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Saturday, October 15 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Witches and Prose: A Reading by the Bruja Collective

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In an evening celebrating the voices of early-career women of color writers, the Brujas will read spellbinding stories from their memoirs, novels, and works in-progress.

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avatar for Amber Butts

Amber Butts

Amber Butts is a writer, educator and housing rights organizer from Oakland, CA. She is the co-author of “The Story of La Niña: A Chronicle of Today’s Professional Womyn”. She is currently at work on an afro-futurist novel focused on themes of intergenerational trauma, healing and imagination. Amber’s writing challenges multiple systems of oppression through the use of queer and womanist frameworks. She works to highlight... Read More →
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Angie Chau

Angie Chau is the author of Quiet As They Come, a book described by Publisher's Weekly in a starred review as "serenely stirring stories" in which, "characters radiate dignity and depth, seek freedom but find crushing loneliness." She has received awards and support from Hedgebrook, the Anderson Center, and the Macondo Writers’ Workshop. She is a member of the San Francisco Writer’s Grotto and is currently at work on a novel set in Vietnam... Read More →
avatar for Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Ingrid Rojas Contreras is the 2014 recipient of the Mary Tanenbaum Literary Award in Nonfiction from the San Francisco Foundation. She has received awards and support from Bread Loaf, Hedgebrook, the San Francisco Writer’s Grotto, Djerassi Artist Residency, National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures, and the San Francisco Arts Commission. Currently, she is working on a memoir about her grandfather, a medicine man from Colombia who it... Read More →
avatar for Nancy Jooyoun Kim

Nancy Jooyoun Kim

Nancy Jooyoun Kim’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Electric Literature’s Okey-Panky, Asian American Writers’ Workshop’s The Margins, The Offing, Apogee Journal’s Perigee, The Butter, Prairie Schooner blog, and elsewhere. She lives in Oakland, CA where she's working on a novel and personal essays.
avatar for Tanya Rey

Tanya Rey

Tanya Rey's writing has appeared in Granta, The Chattahoochee Review, The Morning News, Roads & Kingdoms, The Nervous Breakdown, McSweeney’s, Catapult and Trop. She holds an MFA degree in fiction from New York University and has received fellowships from the San Francisco Writers Grotto, Hambidge Center for the Arts, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, the Rona Jaffe Foundation, UCross Foundation and Blue Mountain Center. She has... Read More →
avatar for Melissa Valentine

Melissa Valentine

Melissa Valentine is a writer and editor from Oakland, CA. Her work has appeared in Guernica, Jezebel, Apogee, and elsewhere. She is currently completing her memoir, a story about the aftermath and cost of black inter-community violence.


Saturday October 15, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Women's Building, Audre Lorde Room 3543 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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