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Saturday, October 14 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Sanctuary City

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Sanctuary City is a poetry/art anthology focused on immigrant voices from the Bay Area. Translations will be provided of poetry read in languages besides English.

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avatar for Jyoti Bachani

Jyoti Bachani

Leadership is Listening, Strategy Making in Nonprofit Organizations, Rainwater Harvesting in Indian tribal regions are some of my scholarly publications along with two self-published (& seeking publishers) books of contemporary Hindi poetry translated into English, Simply Said, a... Read More →
avatar for Saswati Das

Saswati Das

Saswati Das, an engineer by profession and a poet by heart lives in Milpitas, California and writes poems and fiction in both English and Hindi. She publishes her poetry in local magazines and also recites her verses in local cultural events. She has published a poetry book in En... Read More →
avatar for Rose Heredia

Rose Heredia

Rose Heredia is Dominican-American and from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. She is currently enrolled in the Creative Writing MFA program at the University of San Francisco. She is a VONA alumni, has read at the InsideStoryTime series, The Racket at Adobe Books, Lit Crawl 2016... Read More →
avatar for Alka Roy

Alka Roy

Born in Ranchi, India, Alka Roy has a degree in engineering and an MFA in creative writing. Her poetry, fiction and interviews have appeared in various journals and magazines. Her translations related works have been published in, Modern Poetry of Pakistan (Dalkey Archive Press, 2011... Read More →
avatar for Pranjali Sirasao

Pranjali Sirasao

Pranjali is passionate about learning and teaching languages from the Indian sub-continent. Besides being fluent in English and Hindi, she is also well versed in various Indian languages like Marathi, Sanskrit, Urdu, Guajarati, and Chhattisgarhi. She also has a diploma in German language. Her research interest involves second language acquisition theory and practices. She has been trained in NYU, New York in standards- based teaching methodologies. She is an ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) certified OPI rater. Previously, she has taught in UC Davis and Stanford University. During summer of 2014, she worked as Hindi consultant with the Speech team at Google, which builds speech recognition and text-to-speech technologies that enable voice-based interactions in Google products. Pranjali Sirasao hosts a weekly... Read More →
avatar for Kenneth Wong

Kenneth Wong

Kenneth Wong is Chinese-American, born and raised in Rangoon, Burma. He immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1989. His essays, articles, and short stories have appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle, Myanmar Times, Irrawaddy, and Boston University’s AGNI magazines, among... Read More →


Saturday October 14, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Artillery Apparel Gallery 2751 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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