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Talking to Strangers reading at Medicine for Nightmares bookstore with (l-r): Tureeda Mikell, Kimi Sugioka,
Shizue Seigel, Karin Turner, Sandra Bass, Tony Aldarondo, Josiah Luis Alderete, Dawn Angelicca Barcelona

SUPPORTING WRITING & ART BY PEOPLE OF COLOR

Write Now! SF Bay builds multicultural community by reflecting the complex diversities among the Black, Brown, Indigenous and People of Color that comprise 60% of the Bay Area's population.

Since 2015, we have supported over 350 emerging and established BIPOC writers and artists. Their prose, poetry and artwork reflects the lived realities of people from all walks of life—educators, healers, activists, immigrants, LGBTQ, the formerly unhoused, and just plain folks with roots in Native America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and beyond. Above: standing, l-r: Kimi Sugioka, Karin Turner, Sandra Bass, Josiah Luis Alderete; seated, Tureeda Mikell, Shizue Seigel, Tony Aldarondo, and Dawn Angelicca Barcelona.

 

WE SUPPORT WRITERS AND ARTISTS OF COLOR THROUGH:
  • BOOKS: Multicultural anthologies of prose, poetry and artwork

  • WORKSHOPS: Free monthly creative writing workshops

  • EVENTS: Virtual and live readings and events

Write Now! SF Bay’s 5th anthology

UNCOMMON GROUND:
BIPOC JOURNEYS TO CREATIVE ACTIVISM

Book Launch Oct 23, 2-4pm LIVE

At the San Francisco Public Library Koret Auditorium. Free
30 Grove St, near Civic Center BART

 

22 Bay Area BIPOC writers and artists share their journeys to a sustainable practice as artists and activists.   

Book launch events HERE

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MONTHLY WORKSHOP: Write Now! 3rd Saturday Creative Writing Workshop, 3-6 pm. Every 3rd Saturday of the month. BIPOCs meet to share work in progress. Oct 15, Nov 19. Suggested donation $10. Tickets on Eventbrite (follow organizer: Write Now! SF Bay)

The BIPOC Hatchery creative writing workshop, every 2nd Tuesday, 6-8pm.  On hiatus.