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Saturday, October 14 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Seventeen Syllables: Islands of Dreams and Illusions

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Islands can represent pleasure and escape, or loneliness and confinement. These Asian-Pacific American writers explore the tension between belonging and wanting to break free.

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Brian Komei Dempster

Brian Komei Dempster's debut book of poetry, Topaz, was published by Four Way Books in 2013 and received the 15 Bytes 2014 Book Award in Poetry. He teaches at the University of San Francisco, where he also serves as Director of Administration for the Master of Arts in Asia Pacifi... Read More →
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Lillian Howan

Lillian Howan spent her early childhood in Tahiti and later graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. Her writings have been published in the Asian American Literary Review, Café Irreal, Calyx, New England Review, and the anthologies Ms. Aligned 2, a... Read More →
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Caroline Kim-Brown

Caroline Kim-Brown's work has appeared in MANOA, The Michigan Quarterly, Green Mountains Review and Spinning Jenny. She lives in Walnut Creek.
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Grace Prasad

Grace has been published in Catapult, Ninth Letter, The Manifest-Station and Hedgebrook Journal. She is a contributor to the anthology Six Words Fresh Off the Boat and her memoir-in-progress is entitled The Translator’s Daughter.
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Brynn Saito

Brynn Saito is author of The Palace of Contemplating Departure, a finalist for 2013 Northern California Book Award, Power Made Us Swoon, both from Red Hen Press.

Saturday October 14, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Praxis 3047 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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