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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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avatar for Brian Komei Dempster

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 is the editor of both From Our Side of the Fence: Growing Up in America’s Concentration Camps (Kearny Street Workshop, 2001... Read More →
avatar for Lillian Howan

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 Asian American Literary Review, Café Irreal, Calyx, NewEngland Review, Vice-Versa, and the anthologies Ms. Aligned... Read More →
avatar for Caroline Kim-Brown

Caroline Kim-Brown

Caroline Kim-Brown graduated with an MFA in Poetry from The University of Michigan where she won a Hopwood Award, and was a Michener Fellow in Fiction at The University of Texas at Austin. She has been published or has work forthcoming in The Michigan Quarterly Review, The Green Mountains... Read More →
avatar for Grace Loh Prasad

Grace Loh Prasad

Grace Loh Prasad was born in Taiwan and raised in New Jersey and Hong Kong before settling in the SF Bay Area. Grace received her MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College, and she is an alumna of the VONA workshop for writers of color along with residencies at Hedgebrook and the... Read More →
avatar for Brynn Saito

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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