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Saturday, October 14 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Brown People Don't Read

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This event pushes boundaries and dispels the myth that brown people don't value the written word. We bring you voices of humor, rage, wonder and introspection.

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Scott R. Duncan

Scott Russell Duncan is a Chicano writer with the whitest name in America. His unpublished novel The Ramona Diary of SRD is about Spanish California. He is assistant editor at Somos en escrito, The Latino Literary Online Magazine. 
avatar for Lisa D. Gray

Lisa D. Gray

Lisa reads, writes, and rants about the things that tick her off and amuse her. She follows trends and looks back at how the past affects our present. She lives and writes in the Bay Area. Her writing focuses on intersections of blackness, womanhood, and Americaness. She earned her... Read More →
avatar for Jenny Irizary

Jenny Irizary

Jenny Irizary is working on a memoir about growing up along the Russian River. Her work is published in Sick Lit, Squalorly, Snapping Twig, Communion, Atticus Review, and other journals.
avatar for Casandra Lopez

Casandra Lopez

Casandra Lopez is a Chicana and California Indian writer who has received fellowships from CantoMundo and Jackstraw. She’s been selected for residencies with SFAI, SAR, and Hedgbrook. Her chapbook Where Bullet Breaks was published by the Sequoyah National Research Center, and... Read More →
avatar for Roger Porter

Roger Porter

Roger Porter is a writer and educator from Oakland, CA USA whose first book, “The Souls of Hood Folk,” is available at lulu.com. He has a degree in English from UC Berkeley and an MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College. He describes himself as “An average everyday man from... Read More →
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April Sinclair

April Sinclair is author of three novels, including the critically acclaimed bestseller Coffee Will Make You Black (named a 1994 Book of the Year by the American Library Association), Ain’t Gonna Be the Same Fool Twice, and I Left My Back Door Open. Sinclair received the Carl... Read More →
avatar for Blanca Torres

Blanca Torres

Blanca Torres earned a Masters of Fine Arts in fiction from Mills College and is a founding member of Sunday Stories. She is finishing a short story collection and a memoir about her mother’s childhood in Mexico.


Saturday October 14, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Beauty Bar 2299 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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