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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 grew up in New York and is the author of four books as well as numerous reviews, stories essays, and articles for publications including McSweeney’s, Tin House, the Believer, ZYZZYVA, and more. His short story collection Stay Up With Me was nominated for the Folio... 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

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

Leslie Carol Roberts is a writer and journalist whose work draws on a wide range of influences: Antarctic narrative traditions, film, nature writing of the 19th and 20th centuries, baseball, crimes of the century, George Orwell, Ragnar Kjartansson, and photography. Born into a creative... 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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