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UPCOMING EVENTS

BOOK LAUNCH Sun, Oct 23, 2-4pm, San Francisco Public Library Koret Auditorium, 30 Grove St, San Francisco. FREE SFPL.org. Readings and slide presentations by Adrian Arias, Avotcja, Salma Arastu, Lorraine Bonner, Karla Brundage, C. K. Itamura, Tehmina Khan, Tureeda Mikell, Josue Rojas, Kim Shuck, Shizue Seigel, Kimi Sugioka,  Elizabeth Travelslight, and Andre Le Mont Wilson. Free. register HERE

 

Thurs, Oct 13, 1:30-2:30, Redefining Crazy Conference, Mental Health Association of San Francisco (virtual). Readings and conversation with mental health mistreatment survivors Tureeda Mikell and Shizue Seigel.

Tue, Oct 18, 8:30, on KFPA.org/94.1 FM, BEBOP, CUBOP & THE MUSICAL TRUTH with Avotcja and guest Shizue Seigel

Sat, Oct 22, 8-9 pm, Lit Crawl, Write Now! SF Bay presents "Talking to Strangers," Manny's Cafe, 3092 16th St, San Francisco, with Tony Aldarondo, Dondi Dancy, Janice Hom, Shizue Seigel, and André Le Monte Wilson.

 

Wed, Oct 27, 7-9, Bird & Beckett Books & Records, 653 Chenery St, Glen Park, SF. Readings by Avotcja, Tehmina Khan, Shizue Seigel, and Elizabeth Travelslight. https://birdbeckett.com/

 

Fri, Nov 4, 1:15pm, on KPOO.com/89.5 FM, LA VERDAD MUSICAL (THE MUSICAL TRUTH) with Avotcja and guests shizue Seigel and Eastwind Books of Berkeley

Sat, Nov 5, 2-4pm, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th St,  Ste 290, Oakland. Readings and artwork by Avotcja, C. K. Itamura, Tureeda Mikell, Shizue Seigel, Kimi Sugioka, and Janice Hom, followed by interactive creative writing time with the audience. Co-sponsored by Eastwind Books of Berkeley and by UC Berkeley’s Public Service Center and the Asian American and Asian Diasporic Studies Department. REGISTER HERE

 

Wed, Nov 9, 6:30-9pm, Medicine for Nightmares, 3036-24th Street, Mission, SF 3036-24th Street. Readings and visual art by Avotcja, Mark Harris, C. K. Itamura, Tehmina Khan, Tureeda Mikell, Josue Rojas, Sriram Shamasunder, Shizue Seigel, and Kimi Sugioka + Josiah Luis Alderete and open mic. medicinefornightmares.com/events

 

Sat, Nov 12, 3-5pm, The Imaginists, 461 Sebastopol Avenue, Santa Rosa. With music by Sachiko Kanenobu and readings and visual artl slides by Avotcja, Charles Dixon, C. K. Itamura, Shizue Seigel, and Kimi Sugioka from the Bay Area + local writers Ernesto Garay and Nicole Zimmerman. 

 

Tues, Nov 29, 7-8:30, Green Apple on the Park, 1231- 9th Ave. Readings by Faith Adiele, Karla Brundage, Shizue Seigel, and Elizabeth Travelslight. 

PAST 2022 EVENTS
  • Sep 21, 7pm virtual, The Tiger & the Cliff, San Francisco Public Library. See it on YouTube.

  • Aug 20, 3-6pm virtual: Write Now! SF Bay’s Third Saturday creative writing workshop

  • Aug 9, 6-8 pm virtual: The BIPOC Hatchery with VONA alums Brittany Felder and Nicky Andrews discussing writing workshops and conferences

  • July 30: Essential Truths: Bay Area Artists in Color gallery walk and talk

  • July 20: Essential Truths: Bay Area Artists in Color virtual artist talk

  • July 18: Seasons – Breathing Together, Bird & Beckett, celebrating Kathryn Waddell Takara’s book Seasons in Haiku with Kathryn Waddell Takara, Karla Brundage, Amos White, Maw Shein Win and Shizue Seigel

  • July 15-Aug 14: Essential Truths: Bay Area Artists in Color, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica. Featuring visual artists Adrian Arias, Salma Arastu, Lorraine Bonner, C.K. Itamura, Choppy Oshiro, Shizue Seigel, Malik Seneferu, Twin Walls Mural Company, and Mel Waters

  • Jun 18, 3-6pm virtual: Write Now! SF Bay’s Third Saturday creative writing workshop

  • Jun 10, 6-8 pm virtual: The BIPOC Hatchery creative writing workshop led by Kimi Sugioka, Poet Laureate of Alameda

  • May 21, 3-6pm  virtual: Write Now! SF Bay’s Third Saturday creative writing workshop

  • May 19, 7-8 live: Essential Truths reading, Green Apple Books on the Park

  • May 10, 6-8pm virtual: The BIPOC Hatchery creative writing workshop

  • Apr 16, 3-6pm  virtual: Write Now! SF Bay’s Third Saturday creative writing workshop

  • Apr 12, 6-8pm virtual: The BIPOC Hatchery creative writing workshop

  • Mar 22, 7-9pm live: Getting Real About Race reading, Medicine for Nightmares

  • Mar 15, 3-6pm virtual: Getting Real About Race creative writing workshop with Kim Shuck & Shizue Seigel

  • Mar 8, 6-8 pm virtual: Getting Real About Race creative writing workshop with Kim Shuck & Shizue Seigel

  • Mar 1, 6-8 pm virtual: Getting Real About Race creative writing workshop with Kim Shuck & Shizue Seigel

  • Feb 15, 3-6pm virtual: Write Now! SF Bay’s Third Saturday creative writing workshop

  • Feb 8, 6-8 pm virtual: The BIPOC Hatchery creative writing workshop

  • Jan 23, 1-2pm, Poetic Justice, 19th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival, with Kimi Sugioka, Aileen Cassineto, Tehmina Khan, and Shizue Seigel

  • Jan 15, 3-6pm virtual: Write Now! SF Bay’s Third Saturday creative writing workshop

  • Jan 10, 6-8 pm virtual: The BIPOC Hatchery creative writing workshop

 

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