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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 Russell Duncan

Scott Russell Duncan, a.k.a. Scott Duncan-Fernandez, recently completed The Ramona Diary of SRD, a memoir of growing up Chicano-Anglo and a fantastical tour reclaiming the myths of Spanish California. Scott’s fiction involves the mythic, the surreal, the abstract, in other wor... Read More →
avatar for Lisa Gray

Lisa Gray

Lisa Gray writes about growing up black in post—civil rights America. She won a 2013 SF Foundation Literary Prize and is a SF Grotto Fellow.
avatar for Jenny Irizary

Jenny Irizary

Jenny Irizary holds a literature MA from Mills College. A neurotic Swede—Rican from the Russian River wine country, she now lives in Oakland
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 her... 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 f... 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 San... Read More →
avatar for Blanca Torres

Blanca Torres

Blanca Torres is a San Francisco-based journalist, Mills MFA graduate, memoirist, and fiction writer who writes about family, culture, and identity.


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

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