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Saturday, October 14 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Moxie Road Productions

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Moments of Failed Bravery. We came, we saw, we thought about conquering but drank wine instead.

Curators
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Janine Kovac

Talent Wrangler, Litquake
Janine Kovac is the author of Spinning: Choreography for Coming Home, a memoir about the death of a career but the birth of miracle twins. A former ballet dancer and software engineer, she is a founding member of the writing group Write on Mamas and a contributing editor of the a... Read More →

Participants
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Cyndi Cady

I'm a writer and a rider, a goat-wrangler and a chicken-herder; I keep ducks for entertainment and there is something illegal brewing in my basement. I write about the hilarity of disastrous relationships, badgers, drug addicts, pizza, basketball, water buffalo and the joy of ki... Read More →
avatar for Michelle Cruz Gonzales

Michelle Cruz Gonzales

Michelle Cruz Gonzales is the author of the memoir The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band. She lives in Oakland with her family: a jazz pianist, a Mexican nationalist, and three Mexican dogs.
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Tarja Parssinen

co-founder, Moxie Road Productions
Tarja Parssinen is a writer, performer, producer, and co-founder of Moxie Road Productions. Her written work has appeared in places like The Washington Post, Salon, The Huffington Post, Scary Mommy, and her own blog, The Flying Chalupa. Tarja also does frequent performances and readings at places like the Cornell University Alumni Comedy Night in New York City, on KQED public radio, at San... Read More →
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Suzanne Russo

Suzanne's writing has appeared in CNN Travel, GOOD, CBS Watch!, National Geographic, MarieClaire.com, and offMetro, among others. In 2008, she founded Lit Crawl New York; and in 2015, she returned to San Francisco to oversee Litquake's Lit Crawl Global network. She lives in Oakla... Read More →
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Angelisa Russo

Angelisa Russo has recently returned back to the bay area after living in Portland, OR for the last 4 years. While in the PNW, she completed an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at Goddard College with a focus in Creative Non-fiction/Memoir. Her MFA thesis is a memoir called "10 Days,”about the brief 10 day life of her first born son. While at Goddard she served as lead drama editor and poetry editor for the Pitkin Review. She has contributed to the Write On, Mamas, Reconceiving Loss, and performed her essay... Read More →
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Jane Vandenburgh

The novelist Jane Vandenburgh is a fifth-generation Californian who writes poems, stories and fictionish non fiction as well. Her books include the bestselling Failure to Zigzag, The Physics of Sunset, The Wrong Dog Dream, and A Pocket History of Sex in the 20th Century: A Memoir. Her poetry has appeared in The New Yorker and The Threepenny Review. She teaches a yearlong workshop in the book-length narrative through the Djerassi Resident Artists Program and will publish her new novel, The January Man, in... Read More →


Saturday October 14, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alite Outpost 3376 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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