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Saturday, October 20 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
LibroMobile: Why We Choose Small Presses

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In an age where people believe books are endangered and New York publishers know best, we choose small presses over the name recognition, book listings and mainstream popularity. We choose small presses because they recognize we do not represent one label in society but a variety of intersectional conversations. We choose small presses because they know us best—and they choose us. Diverse and award-winning authors celebrate their publishers, new writings and recently released small press books.

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Sarah Rafael García

Founder/Project Director, LibroMobile
Sarah Rafael Garcia is a writer, community educator and traveler. Since publishing Las Niñas (Floricanto Press 2008), she founded Barrio Writers, LibroMobile and Crear Studio. In 2016, Sarah Rafael was awarded for SanTana’s Fairy Tales (Raspa Magazine 2017), which was supported... Read More →
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Julayne Lee

Julayne Lee is an overseas adopted Korean American poet, essayist, artivist, curator and producer. Her debut collection of poems Not My White Savior (2018, Rare Bird) was on BitchReads: 15 Books Feminists Should Read in March. She is a Las Dos Brujas & VONA alum. Co-founder of Adoptee... Read More →
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Aurielle Marie

Aurielle Marie is a Black, Atlanta-born, Queer cultural strategist and a community organizer. Through her work as a poet and an activist, she explores the uses of intimacy and ritual in the practice of Black resistance. Aurielle is a 2018 Lambda Literary Writer Retreat fellow, a 2017... Read More →
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Mónica Teresa Ortiz

Poet. muted blood. black radish books, 2018.
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Dustin Pearson

Dustin Pearson is a McKnight Doctoral Fellow in Creative Writing at Florida State University. The recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem and the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Pearson has served as the editor of Hayden’s Ferry Review and a Director of the Clemson... Read More →
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Norma Smith

Norma Smith was born in Detroit, grew up in Fresno, and has lived in Oakland since the late 1960s. She worked for many years in hospitals and has also worked as a journalist, as a translator/interpreter, community scholar-educator, event and conference organizer, and as an editor... Read More →

Saturday October 20, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Acción Latina 2958 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

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