In celebration of 20 years of empowering youth through the power of creative writing, WritersCorps presents WritersCorps Live: 20 Years of Youth Voices, in partnership with The Contemporary Jewish Museum. WritersCorps youth and teaching artists will share the stage with author NoViolet Bulawayo.
Who: NoViolet Bulawayo, Sandra Garcia Rivera, Rose Tully and WritersCorps youth from:
International Studies Academy
San Francisco Public Library
Woodside Learning Center at Juvenile Hall
& Special Guest Performers!
When: Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Where: Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street (between 3rd and 4th streets)
NoViolet Bulawayo is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and a graduate of the Cornell University MFA program. Her debut novel, We Need New Names (May 2013), was shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize and the 2013 Guardian First Book award. It was also named to the Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and the New York Times Notable Books of 2013 list. NoViolet is a recipient of the 5 Under 35 award from the National Book Foundation, and won the 2011 Caine Prize for African Writing.Permalink >