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

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Writing from home, fighting for our spaces! Latinx writers share works about their hometowns, in protest against gentrification, and in search of their own self.

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Cathy Arellano

Just another Mexican lesbian poet from the Mission, Cathy Arellano is thrilled to read from her recently published collection of broken-hearted lesbian love poems I LOVE MY WOMEN, SOMETIMES THEY LOVE ME and her memoir SALVATION ON MISSION STREET (2016) both published by Kórima... Read More →
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Sarah Rafael García

Founder/Project Director, LibroMobile
Sarah Rafael García is a writer, community educator and traveler. Since publishing Las Niñas, she founded Barrio Writers and LibroMobile. García is a Macondista and Las Dos Brujas participant as well as an editor for the Barrio Writers and pariahs writing from outside the marg... Read More →
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Javier O. Huerta

Javier O. Huerta's debut collection Some Clarifications y otros poemas (Arte Publico 2007) received the 31st Chicano/Latino Literary Prize from UC Irvine. He is also the author of American Copia (2012). A graduate of the Bilingual MFA Program at UT El Paso, Huerta is currently a... Read More →
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Marilynn Montaño

Marilynn Montaño is a Chicana writer, poet, and proud daughter of migrant parents from Puebla, Mexico. Since the age of fifteen, she has been active in Santa Ana through creative writing, community organizing and documenting life by any medium necessary. Her writing highlights... Read More →
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Maceo Montoya

Maceo Montoya’s first novel, The Scoundrel and the Optimist (Bilingual Review, 2010), was awarded the 2011 International Latino Book Award for “Best First Book” and Latino Stories named him one of its "Top Ten New Latino Writers to Watch." In 2014, University of New Mexico Press published his second... Read More →
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Joseph Rios

Joseph Rios is the author of Shadowboxing: Poema and Impersonations (Omnidawn). He is from Fresno's San Joaquin Valley. He's been a gardener, a janitor, a packinghouse supervisor, and a handyman. He is a recipient of scholarships from the Community of Writers Workshop at Squaw Valley and CantoMundo. He is a VONA alumnus and a Macondo Fellow. In 2015, he received the John K. Walsh residency fellowship from the University of Notre Dame. In 2016, his debut poetry collection was chosen by Claudia Rankine as a finalist for Omnidawn's first book prize. He is a graduate of Fresno City College and the University of... Read More →

Saturday October 14, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Casa Bonampak 1051 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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