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Saturday, October 20 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
The Escapery: H(a)unting the Moon

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Poets throughout history have used the moon as a metaphor to describe passionate loves, or the wavering emotions/moods that we experience, or the contemplative times when we muse over death and loss, or the ways we run from love or seek out pain.  This reading features five writers who will explore life's peaks and craters, the ways that the moonshine reaches all of us, the glint and glare of love and death, the waning gleam of the moon as we move through our lives.  

Authors
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Nancy Au

Nancy Au is an Oakland-based writer and co-founder of The Escapery. She teaches creative writing (in the biology department!) at CSU Stanislaus. Her writing appears in Tahoma Literary Review, Lunch Ticket, Forge Literary Magazine, Foglifter Journal, SmokeLong Quarterly, and elsewhere... Read More →
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Haldane King

Haldane King is the founder, curator, emcee, and coordinator of Terra Incognita, a new literary reading series hosted in Oakland's fabulous Octopus Literary Salon,  which is partnered with The Escapery. He is an instructor with The Escapery. He earned his Master of the Fine Arts... Read More →
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Kathryn Kruse

Kathryn Kruse received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She was an instructor with The Escapery from 2016-2017. She holds a BA in English with a certificate in Creative Writing from University of Wisconsin-Madison. While at UNLV she taught writing... Read More →
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Ploi Pirapokin

Ploi Pirapokin has work featured in Tor.com, Apogee Journal, the Bellingham Review, Fiction International, Cleaver Magazine and more. She has received grants and fellowships from the San Francisco Arts Commission, the Creative Capacity Fund, the Headlands Center for the Arts, the Ragdale Foundation, Kundiman and others. She... Read More →
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Roxanne Villaluz

Roxanne Villaluz is a queer artist, writer, baker/experienced cook and member-owner at a local bakery and pizzeria. Her first writing experiment was writing Sweet Valley High fan fiction influenced by Beverly Cleary's Ramona series. Roxanne's excitement for learning and growing in... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Red Poppy Art House 2698 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

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