WritersCorps at Lit Crawl 2014 – October 18

2014 Lit Crawl

 

For 20 years, WritersCorps has placed writers in San Francisco communities to help youth confidently express themselves. Hear from our writers-in-residence and youth writers during our reading at Lit Crawl, an annual evening of literary events on Saturday, October 18th. Teens welcome!

WHAT: WritersCorps Turns 20: A Reading at Lit Crawl i

WHEN & WHERE: Saturday, October 18, 2014, 6-7 p.m.
Paxton Gate’s Curiosities for Kids
766 Valencia Street (Between 18th & 19th Streets)
PLEASE NOTE: Paxton Gate’s Curiosities for Kids is down the street from the regular Paxton Gate location.

COST: Free!

FEATURED WRITERS

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WritersCorps teaching artists and youth will read together.

Maddy Clifford writes and performs across the genres of page poetry, spoken word, and rap. She has performed on the historic Apollo Theatre stage.

Sandra García Rivera is the author of two chapbooks. She curates and hosts the monthly bilingual literary series Lunada at Galería de la Raza.

Rose Tully holds an MFA in creative writing from SFSU where she received the Leo Litwak Award in Fiction. She is co-editor of the journal Reasons for Leaving.

Annie Rovzar holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of San Francisco and is passionate about work that connects creative writing and social good.

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