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Saturday, October 15 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Military Veterans Turned Authors

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Military veterans unleash their creativity through the written word, and share their writing related to war, military life, or simply inspired by their military past.

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avatar for Sean Mclain Brown

Sean Mclain Brown

Currently, I am an active member of Maxine Hong Kingston's Veterans Writing Workshop. "Art," says Maxine Hong Kingston, "is the transformation of feelings and experience into meaning. Writing is a tool for accessing events and memories and giving them meaning ...we have lived with war experiences in our hearts. Now we can put them through the process of art. Now is the time for the healing and the coming home." | | Maxine Hong Kingston and the... Read More →
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Justin Sloan

Justin Sloan is a video game writer on such titles as Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead, as well as a novelist and screenwriter. He studied writing at the Johns Hopkins University MA in Writing program and at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Professional Program in Screenwriting. | | Justin was in the Marines for five years and has lived in Japan, Korea, and Italy. He currently lives with his amazing wife and children in... Read More →
avatar for Juan Vaca

Juan Vaca

Game Designer, Telltale Games
I am a story teller and combat veteran using writing as part of my healing process. Armed with a fading collection of painful memories, it can sometimes be a rough trip down memory lane, but if we don't tell our stories, who will?


Saturday October 15, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mission Police Station 630 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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