On 1.24.20 we present Ingrid Rojas Contreras, one of 2019's hottest authors who will read from and discuss her award winning novel, The Fruit of the Drunken Tree.
Time: 6 pm
Location: African American Art and Culture Complex
(762 Fulron Street, San Francisco, CA).
the evening also features
Emerging Women Writers of Color from the
California College of the Arts MFA program
Thanks to our Sister in the Word, Faith Adiele, we will also feature three writers from the California College of the Arts Creative Writing MFA program -- Vanessa Flores, Ngozi Oparah, and Mihee Kim. These three emerging voices will mesmerize you with the stories they share.
"The U.S.' dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 75 years ago, which killed more than 220,000 Japanese civilians and caused suffering for thousands more with cancer and radiation related illnesses, were immoral acts and war crimes and the basest of man's inhumanity to man." Read Anh Lê's commentary.
Not the unrest following the death of George Floyd, but the turn of the century deadly rampages will be examined in the light of today's headlines as excerpts from Micah Penn's "Riot! 1906 Atlanta" Race Riots will be read in Atlanta and San Francisco during The August 8th Live Talk @SFBFF program