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Saturday, October 14 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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The Castro Writers’ Cooperative presents “1984, Part II,” an original tale of Trumpian Newspeak, with writers handing off portions of the tale to one another. http://www.castrowriterscoop.com

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avatar for Alison Bing

Alison Bing

For research, Alison Bing has done many things that aren't strictly advisable - including accepting dinner invitations from cults, researching 250 wineries in 30 days, and trusting the camel to know the way. She has survived to tell tales for BBC, NPR, NBC, Telegraph, Guardian, N... Read More →
avatar for Karen Bjorneby

Karen Bjorneby

Karen Bjorneby is the author of Hurricane Season. Her work has appeared in such places as The Threepenny Review, New Letters, The Sun, North American Review, New Orleans Review, Confrontation, and online at Zocalo Public Square, Poetry Daily and AbleMuse.
avatar for Jeanne Carstensen

Jeanne Carstensen

I write about culture, science, global affairs and human rights for the New York Times, Foreign Policy, PRI’s The World, Nautilus, The Intercept, Salon and other publications. When I'm not traveling, I park my laptop at the Castro Writers' Cooperative in San Francisco. Orpheus is... Read More →
avatar for Joshua Citrak

Joshua Citrak

Joshua Citrak is the creator of slouch magazine, and his work has appeared in Small Spiral Notebook, Air In the Paragraph Line, SoMa Literary Review, Instant City and a whole bunch of others that he can't remember at the moment. He is currently at work on his first best seller... Read More →
avatar for Andrea Coombes

Andrea Coombes

Andrea Coombes writes about personal finance for the Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch and others. Does she have hot stock tips? She does not. Coombes also is writing a memoir about two women: an Austrian mother whose experiences during World War II helped form her into a wild you... Read More →
avatar for Susie Hara

Susie Hara

Susie Hara is the author of Finder of Lost Objects, a Lambda Literary Award Finalist and winner of a first-place International Latino Book Award. Her stories have appeared in several anthologies, including Stirring up a Storm and Best American Erotica. Her playLost and Found in the... Read More →
avatar for Scott James

Scott James

Writer, Castro Writers' Cooperative
Scott James is co-founder of the Castro Writers' Cooperative, The Coop, a co-working space for writers in The Castro. He's a three-time Emmy winning journalist, best known for his weekly column about San Francisco that was published in The New York Times. In the world of fiction... Read More →
avatar for Mercilee Jenkins

Mercilee Jenkins

Writer, The Castro Writers' Cooperative
Lee is a playwright, poet and some time fiction writer who loves San Francisco but wishes we had more summer. She is thrilled that her play, Winning, was published in The Best American Short Plays 2014-15. She's working on a series of one acts with overlapping characters and st... Read More →
avatar for Lee Kravetz

Lee Kravetz

Lee Daniel Kravetz is the author of Strange Contagion (Harpercollins), as well as 2014’s international bestseller, Supersurvivors. He has written for The New York Times, Psychology Today, and The San Francisco Chronicle, as well as PBS’s Frontline. He is a proud member of t... Read More →
avatar for Kathryn Lefroy

Kathryn Lefroy

Australian by accent, San Franciscan by soul, Kathryn is a ukulele enthusiast and writer of kids fiction and dance movies. Other notable pursuits include champagne drinking and putting the "u" back where it belongs.
avatar for Jenelle Lindsay

Jenelle Lindsay

Born and bred in the SF Bay Area, Jenelle left for Chicago where she received a Master's Degree in Film/English before moving to New York which began a career writing for soap operas (Guiding Light, Port Charles and The Young and the Restless) and a teen drama (South of Nowhere... Read More →
avatar for Shana Mahaffey

Shana Mahaffey

Writer, Castro Writer's Cooperative
Shana Mahaffey is co-founder of the Castro Writers' Cooperative, a co-working space for writers in The Castro, and the author of the San Francisco Chronicle notable book for Fall 2009, Sounds Like Crazy. She is a survivor of catechism and cat scratch fever living in an old S... Read More →
avatar for Tina LeCount Myers

Tina LeCount Myers

Writer
Tina LeCount Myers is a writer, artist, independent historian, and surfer. Born in Mexico to expat-bohemian parents, she grew up on Southern California tennis courts with a prophecy hanging over her head; her parents hoped she'd one day be an author. Tina lives in San Francisco w... Read More →
avatar for Janis Cooke Newman

Janis Cooke Newman

Founder, Lit Camp
Janis Cooke Newman is the author of the novel, A Master Plan for Rescue, named one of the Best Books of 2015 by the SF Chronicle, as well as the novel Mary; Mrs. A Lincoln, a Finalist for an LA Times Book Prize and USA Today's Historical Novel of the Year. She is also the author... Read More →
avatar for Natacha Ruck

Natacha Ruck

Founder, dotelldo
Natacha is a storyteller, media producer and educator. She strives to use text, performance, film and sound to deepen our understanding of the world we live in, and to help others reach a better understanding of their lives through narrative and storytelling. Her documentary work... Read More →
avatar for Melina Selverton-Scher

Melina Selverton-Scher

Castro Writer's Cooperative
Melina believes that everyone is a hero. She is shopping For You and All of Us, a historical novel of Judith and Holofernes. She is completing a second novel, Parrot Park, in which a young woman must form an unlikely alliance to challenge an oil company in the rainforest. Foll... Read More →
avatar for Cameron Tuttle

Cameron Tuttle

Cameron Tuttle began her career as a writer for an advertising agency before writing her first book, "The Paranoid's Pocket Guide," which landed her on Oprah. Inspired by the movie Thelma and Louise, Tuttle went on the lam in 1996, doing research for what would become the Bad Girl's Guide to the Open... Read More →
avatar for Anna Volpicelli

Anna Volpicelli

Content Writer, Editor and strategist with experiences in creating high - quality content for consumer magazines, print and web. | Publication: Il Sole 24 Ore, The San Francisco Chronicle, SOMA MAGAZINE, D la Repubblica delle Donne, L'Espresso (print & web), Marieclaire.it, A, Leiweb.it, Yoga Journal Italy, Vogue Sposa... Read More →
avatar for Edmund Zagorin

Edmund Zagorin

Bid Ops
Edmund Zagorin is founder of Bid Ops, an acquisitions platform that drives savings on total cost of ownership. He is a LEED AG and co-author of Sustainable Procurement Playbook for Cities.


Saturday October 14, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Fellow Barber 696 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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