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Saturday, October 20 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Memoir, From the Margins to the Core: Writing Our Truths

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Four women take to the mic with stories from our Black, Xicana, White, queer, straight experience and what it’s like to write memoir in community with each other, first as MFA students, now officially as MoFoArtists. We all write to understand our challenging pasts and, most of all, to reveal our common humanity.

Authors
avatar for Brit Hill

Brit Hill

Bay Area born and raised, Britney Hill has spent much time living on both the West and East Coasts, but accredits much of her creativity and flair to the experiences in which she gained living down South in Atlanta, GA. As an out of place city girl in the rural South, she found herself... Read More →
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Stacy Johnson

Writer and Photographer
Stacy Johnson was born in Jackson, Mississippi and often relies on her Southern roots for inspiration. She grew up in the Bay Area writing short stories and poetry in the margins of her notebooks and taking pictures of everyday life in Oakland, California. Stacy combines prose, poetry... Read More →
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Karina Muñiz-Pagán

Karina Muñiz-Pagán is a queer Xicana prose writer of mixed-heritage with roots in San Francisco and the El Paso/Juarez border. She has a MFA from Mills College where she was the Community Engagement Fellow and taught creative writing to members of Mujeres Unidas y Activas, a Latina... Read More →
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Phyllis Oscar

Phyllis Oscar is hard at work on her memoir We Were That Family: Confronting A Murderous Legacy. Phyllis earned her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Mills College in 2017, where she won the Melody Clarke Teppola Graduate Creative Writing Award in 2016. She challenges herself to... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Gents Barber Club 3041 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

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