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Saturday, October 20 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The MFA Writing Program at California College of the Arts Presents: The #1 Bestseller: SF Writing Now

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Tom Barbash on John Lennon, Jasmin Darznik on politics and prose, Joseph Lease on rent as theft, and Leslie Carol Roberts on climate chaos.

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Tom Barbash

Tom Barbash is the author of five books, including Dakota Winters. His short story collection Stay Up With Me was nominated for the Folio Prize and picked as a Best Book of the Year by the Independent of London, NPR, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the San Jose Mercury News. His... Read More →
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Jasmin Darznik

Jasmin Darznik is the author of the debut novel Song of a Captive Bird, a fictional account of Iran’s trailblazing woman poet, Forugh Farrokhzad, which was chosen by The New York Times Book Review as an “Editor’s Choice.” She is also the author of the New York Times bestseller The... Read More →
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Eric Dolan

CCA
i am a poet from new jersey, by way of bed-stuy & many couches - i promise to have plenty of copies of my little booklets, it means the world to share my poems & ill have oodles of free everything to give & let go - i love writing, i love this opportunity, and i cannot wait to celebrate... Read More →
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Joseph Lease

Professor of Writing, California College of the Arts
Joseph Lease's critically acclaimed books of poetry include The Body Ghost (Coffee House Press, 2018), Testify (Coffee House Press, 2011), and Broken World (Coffee House Press, 2007). Lease’s poems "'Broken World' (For James Assatly)" and "Send My Roots Rain" were anthologized in... Read More →
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Gabe Martinez

Gabe Martinez is an ex-farm boy, ex-New Yorker, ex-advertising lawyer, and ex of many men in the Castro. He writes fictional accounts of these experiences and other fun social commentary. He is writing his first novel about self-actualization. He received his BA and JD from Columbia... Read More →
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Leslie Carol Roberts

Professor and Chair, MFA Writing, California College of the Arts
Leslie Carol Roberts is Professor and Chair of MFA Writing at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. She is also faculty with the Architectural Ecologies Lab at CCA, where she founded the ECOPOESIS Movement with Adam Marcus and Chris Falliers, which explores embodied messaging... Read More →



Saturday October 20, 2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Make-Out Room 3225 22nd St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

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