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Saturday, October 20 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Surviving Encounters of the Human & Animal Kind: The San Francisco Writers' Grotto

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The San Francisco Writers' Grotto reveals how to survive encounters of all kinds - from whales to Colombian drug lords, from fallen angels to treacherous lovers, from the INS to kitty cats

Authors
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Faith Adiele

Assoc Professor, California College of the Arts
Faith Adiele’s work includes the audio/ebook The Nigerian Nordic Girl’s Guide to Lady Problems; Meeting Faith, a memoir about becoming Thailand’s first Black Buddhist nun that won the PEN Open Book Award; My Journey Home, a PBS documentary about finding her family in Nigeria... Read More →
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Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Ingrid Rojas Contreras is author of the novel Fruit of the Drunken Tree, a silver medal winner in First Fiction at the California Book Awards and a New York Times editor's choice. She was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. Her essays and short stories have appeared in the New... Read More →
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Kristen Cosby

SF Grotto
Kristen Cosby is a freelance writer, editor, and educator.  She is currently at work on her first book project thanks to generous support from the Jan Michalski Fondation, the MacDowell Artist's Colony, the Corperation of Yaddo, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.  Her... Read More →
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Rachel Levin

Rachel Levin is a freelance journalist who has written about pastrami and Pt Reyes, speed-dating mothers and crack-addict ex-con ultra-marathoners, and more for such publications as The New York Times, The New Yorker, Outside, Lucky Peach, Sunset, and Eater as its first San Francisco... Read More →
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Roberto Lovato

Writer, SF Writers Grotto
Roberto Lovato is a San Francisco-born & bred journalist and writer working out of the Grotto. Prior to joining the Grotto, he was a Visiting Scholar at U.C. Berkeley's Center for Latino Policy Research. Roberto is also the recipient of a crisis reporting grant from the Pulitzer Center... Read More →
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Zoe Young

Zoe Young is a fiction writer and journalist. She holds a writing M.F.A. from California College of the Arts and has taught at San Francisco State University. Her short fiction has been published in A Tale of Four Cities Review and The Bensonhurst Review. Her short story “Angel... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Elbo Room (upstairs) 647 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

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