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Saturday, October 15 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Our Bodies, Our Stories: Mixed-Race Women on Accessing Truth

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Accessing your truth can be like peeling an artichoke—many layers might shield the heart of it. Fierce truth telling by the women of Mixed Writes.

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Maria T Allocco

Maria T Allocco is a South Korean and Italian Voices of Our Nation alum and was an Academy of American Poets Prize winner by age twenty. Her pieces have been featured on KPFA andMutiny Radio, and performed for SOMArts, LitQuake, Kearny Street Workshop, The Intersection For The Arts, and The San Francisco International Arts Festival. Her work has been published inThe Lantern Review, Fusion Magazine, Monday Night, Sparkle and Blink, and in the... Read More →
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Jackie Graves

Jackie Graves, a tenured English instructor at Laney College, writes personal essays, plays, fiction, poetry, and memoir. Her work has appeared in African Voices, Bum Rush the Page: A Def Poetry Jam, and onstage performances include the Guerrilla Jazz Collective and Strong Current Dance Company. She has received a City of Oakland Spoken Word Fellowship, and residencies at Djerassi, Jentel, Soapstone Writers Residency for Women, and Julia and... Read More →
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Audrey T. Williams

Audrey T. Williams is an Oakland-based writer. She is a VONA alum, and working towards an MFA in Creative Nonfiction at CCA. Audrey is currently writing the manuscript for "Chutney and Chitlins," a mixed-race family memoir that makes use of hybrid creative nonfiction using narratives and images. The book begins with stories from her African-American father as he joined thenewly integrated US Marines in the late 1950's (possibly the first... Read More →


Saturday October 15, 2016 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Mission Cultural Center 2868 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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