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Saturday, October 15 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Anger Management Hour: COG Rehabilitates Former WIRED Angry Nerd With Literature

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Can former WIRED Angry Nerd Chris Baker stifle his rage? Or will he rant? Find out, and hear from five more stellar COG (www.cogzine.com) contributors.

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Opal Palmer Adisa

Distinguished Professor, California College of the Arts
Opal Palmer Adisa, Ph. D, diverse and multi-genre, is an exceptional talent, nurtured on cane-sap and the oceanic breeze of the Caribbean. Writer of both poetry and prose, playwright/director, professor, educator and cultural activist, Adisa has lectured and read her work throughout the United States, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Germany, Spain, France, England and Prague, and has performed in Italy and Bosnia. An award-winning poet and... Read More →
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Ron Austin

Ron A. Austin holds a MFA from the University of Missouri St. Louis and serves as a senior editor for december. His stories have been placed in Ninth Letter, Black Warrior Review, The Masters Review, Midwestern Gothic, Natural Bridge, december, The Tahoma Literary Review, Gulf Stream, and other journals. He is at work on a collection of short stories: Avery Colt Is A Snake, A Thief, A Liar. He resides in his hometown of St. Louis with his wife... Read More →
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Chris Baker

writer and editor
Chris Baker is a freelance editor and feature writer living in the Bay Area. His work has appeared in Wired, Rolling Stone, California Sunday, Slate, Entertainment Weekly, San Jose Metro, Austin Chronicle, Giant Robot, Spin, Blender, Film Threat, and Gamasutra. He has a very involved theory about how the Death Star attack sequence from Return of the Jedi was inspired by the Bay Bridge. He'll be glad to explain his theory to you in great detail if... Read More →
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Joseph DiPrisco

Joe Di Prisco's most recent books are "Subway to California," a memoir, and "The Alzhammer," a novel. Forthcoming books include "The Pope of Brooklyn," a memoir, and "Sightlines from the Cheap Seats," a book of poems.
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Irene Noguchi

Forum Show Producer, KQED
I'm an NPR radio producer. That means I'm booking lively talkers to go toe-to-toe on issues on your radio dial - issues that you've been debating over beers or the dinner table yourself. I've been producing shows for 8-9 years now, from rainy Seattle to the shiny lights of Las Vegas (during the bottom of the recession). Now I'm at KQED-San Francisco during the hey day of gentrification and our latest tech boom. Feel free to ask me about our range... Read More →
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Siamak Vossoughi

My name is Siamak Vossoughi and I am a writer living in San Francisco. I was born in Tehran and grew up in Seattle. I have had stories published in various journals and my collection, Better Than War, received a 2014 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.


Saturday October 15, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dalva 3121 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

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