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Saturday, October 20 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Celebrating Twenty Years of VONA/ Voices: Twenty Years of Amplifying Voices of Color

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Founded by and for writers of color as a revolution, The Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation (VONA) is the only national, multi-genre writing workshop for writers of color. Over its twenty years, VONA has nurtured 2,400 writers from around the globe, who have published 400 books, established presses and anthologies, and won awards, changing the literary landscape.

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Tara Dorabji

Tara Dorabji is a writer, mother, and radio journalist at KPFA. Her work is published in Huizache, Good Girls Marry Doctors: South Asian American Daughters on Obedience and Rebellion, and Mutha Magazine, among others.
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Duane Horton

Duane Horton is an MFA student in prose at Mills College and received his undergraduate degree at Allegheny College in English and Women Studies. He keeps Alice Walker, Octavia Butler, Toni Morrison, and Tananarive Due close to his pen as he writes.
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Dickson Lam

Dickson Lam is the author of Paper Sons: A Memoir, winner of the 2017 Autumn House Press Nonfiction Prize. Lam’s work has appeared in StoryQuarterly, The Kenyon Review Online, Hyphen Magazine, The Normal School, PANK, The Good Men Project, The Rumpus, and Kartika Review. He is... Read More →
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Jamie Moore

English Professor
Jamie Moore is the author of the novella, "Our Small Faces." She is a Kimbilio Fellow, VONA alum, and has recently published in The Nervous Breakdown. She lives in the Central Valley and works as an English Professor
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Melissa R. Sipin

Melissa R. Sipin is a writer from Carson, CA. Her work is in Salon, Slice Magazine, Bitch Media, Prairie Schooner, and Guernica Magazine, among others. She is hard at work on a novel on her grandmother's capture in WWII Philippines

Saturday October 20, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
The Chapel (outdoors) 777 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA