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Saturday, October 14 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Laureates Go Beast-mode

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2017 San Francisco Library Laureates share their wildest work. From poetry to prose to illustration, it'll grab and shake you. It may never let go.

Curators
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Marie Ciepiela

Marie Ciepiela, Executive Director of Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, is a life-long social sector leader in community change and advocacy. For over 25 years, she has worked exclusively in nonprofit agencies in the Bay Area dedicated to education, youth, and families, and foremost, to expanding access and equity for all people to gain the quality in life we deserve... Read More →

Participants
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Tamim Ansary

Publisher, Memoir Pool
I have a blog dedicated to the art of writing/telling the real-life story, and I run a memoir writing workshop called Life/Story. I've written two memoirs including West of Kabul, East of New York (San Francisco's One-City-One-Book pick for 2008) and Road Trips, about coming here... Read More →
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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown draws things like illustration and comics, writes things like books and book reviews, and teaches things to kids and college students. Her debut picture book, How to Be, was one of the Thirteen Best Children’s Books for Family Literacy. Since then she has published a ton more books... Read More →
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Lucha Corpi

Born in México, Lucha Corpi came to Berkeley as a student wife in 1964. She is the author of two collections of poetry: Palabras de mediodía/Noon Words and Variaciones sobre una tempestad/Variations on a Storm (Spanish with English translations by Catherine Rodríguez Nieto); two bilingual... Read More →
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Judy Juanita

Judy Juanita's DeFacto Feminism: Essays Straight Outta Oakland (EQUIDISTANCE) looks at black and female empowerment. Her novel, Virgin Soul [Viking, 2013] is now in paperback. | I'm honored to serve as a 2017 San Francisco Library Laureate.  | Big up to ZYZZYVA and Glimmer Train ... Read More →
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Sarah Ladipo Manyika

Sarah Ladipo Manyika was raised in Nigeria and has lived in Kenya, France, and England.  She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and currently teaches literature at San Francisco State University. Her writing includes essays, academic papers, reviews and short... Read More →
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Joel Selvin

Joel Selvin began covering pop music for the San Francisco Chronicle shortly after the Civil War. Find his work in newspapers, magazines and nine books.


Saturday October 14, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
San Francisco Public Library, Mission Branch 300 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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