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Saturday, October 20 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Dirty Laundry: Loads of Prose

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The Washing Society, a film by Lizzie Olesker and Lynne Sachs is a poetic, illuminating look at the hidden labor that goes into cleaning your clothes.  The screening will be followed by stories about of hidden labor by writers, Emily Rubin, Sunisa Manning, Colette Plum, and Rowena Richie.

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Sunisa Manning

Sunisa Manning. Half American and half Thai, Sunisa holds degrees from Brown University and Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, The Rumpus, Atlas and Alice and elsewhere. She’s been a writer in residence at Hedgebrook and The Hambidge Center... Read More →
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Lizzie Olesker

Lizzie Olesker, director, is a writer/director/performer whose plays and performances explore the poetry of the everyday. Recent work includes a solo performance TINY LIGHTS: Infinite Miniature seen at the New Ohio Theater and Brooklyn’s Invisible Dog. She was an Audrey Fellow at... Read More →
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Colette Plum

Colette Plum writes narrative non-fiction and is currently writing a memoir about raising her daughters as global nomads. She has a PhD in Chinese history from Stanford University and is a Lit Camp 2015 alumna.
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Rowena Richie

Rowena Richie is grateful to have another go-round with West Coast Loads of Prose. Richie’s recent highlights include collaborating with Erika Chong Shuch and Ryan D. Tacata on For You, a series of performance works for audiences of twelve, playing Finist the Falcon in the sold-out... Read More →
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Emily Rubin

Emily Rubin, producer/reader, is a writer living in NYC.  Her debut novel, STALINA, Mariner Books 2011, was a winner of the Amazon Debut Novel Award Contest. Her fiction and essays have been published in the Red Rock Review, Confrontations, NY Observer, Poets and Writers, and HAPPY... Read More →
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Lynne Sachs

Lynne Sachs, director, makes films, installations, performances and web projects that explore the intricate relationship between personal observations and broader historical experiences by weaving together poetry, collage, painting, politics and layered sound design. Strongly committed... Read More →

Saturday October 20, 2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm PDT
Mission Laundromat