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© 2018 by Shizue Seigel. with support from the San Francisco Arts Commission.

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WRITE NOW! SF BAY Writers of Color

The San Francisco Bay Area is now 60% people of color, yet writers of color remain under published and underrepresented. Write Now! SF Bay is now publishing its third community anthology and offers ongoing creative writing workshops every month, as well as readings and publication opportunities. No writing experience necessary. Writers at any level and any genre are welcome.


WRITE NOW! Creative Writing Workshops meet on the third Saturday of the month, noon-3pm, at the San Francisco Main Library, Paley Room, 3rd floor, 30 Grove St (near Civic Center BART)

Please RSVP to shiz1(at)mindspring.com  so readers know how many hard copies to bring.

• Next meetings: Saturdays, Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, and Dec 21

For updates see https://www.facebook.com/pg/EndangeredSpeciesSF/events

READINGS: https://www.facebook.com/pg/CivilLibertiesUnited/events

Aug. 23, 7pm, Browser Books, 2195 Fillmore with Joish Luis Alderete, Sandra Bass Tehmina Khan,Gail Mitchell, Shizue Seigel and Kimi Sugioka.

Wed Sept 4, 6-8pm, Cesar Chavez Branch of the Oakland Public Library – Poetry and artwork from Civil Liberties United, 3301 E. 12th St., Ste. 271, near Fruitvale BART. Featuring: Tony Aldarondo, Avotcja, Rafael Jesus Gonzalez, Susana Praver-Pérez, James Cagney, Raluca Ioanid, Sriram Shamasunder, Shizue Seigel and a slideshow of visual art.


Sat, Sept 7, 6-8 pm, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Rms 4/5,  388 9th St, in Oakland Chinatown. Near 12th BART station. Featuring Avotcja, Tureeda Mikell, Susana Praver-Perez, Ravi Chandra, Carole Chinn-Morales, Keh-Ming Lin, Tureeda Mikell, Grace Morizawa, Shizue Seigel, R. Sridevi, Kimi Sugioka, Kenji Taguma.


CIVIL LIBERTIES UNITED Diverse Voices from the San Francisco Bay Area

edited by Shizue Seigel, Pease Press, 2019. 300pp (90pp in color) featuring 200+works of prose, poetry and visual art by 70 San Francisco-area writers and artists of color.


edited by Shizue Seigel, Pease Press, 2018. 272pp (90pp in color) featuring 150 works of prose, poetry and visual art by 100 San Francisco-area writers and artists of color. 



​edited by Shizue Seigel, Pease Press, 2016. 140 pp. African Americans and Japanese Americans exploremultiple layers of displacement in neighborhoods been impacted by immigration, World War II incarceration and migration, redevelopment, and gentrification.

Look for the book at Adobe Books, Alley Cat Books, Bird & Beckett, Bookshop West Portal , Browser Books, Dog-Eared books, Forest Books, Green Apple (both stores), Green Arcade, Forest Books, Eastwind Books of Berkeley.