WritersCorps Live with NoViolet Bulawayo — March 26


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:

Sanchez Elemegenary
Hilltop School
International Studies Academy
San Francisco Public Library
College Track
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)
Cost: Free!

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.

WritersCorps 20th Anniversary Kiosks — April

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In partnership with the San Francisco Public Library, we celebrate National Poetry Month this April with interactive 20th Anniversary Kiosks that invite patrons to create live poetry installations at several library branches.

WHAT: WritersCorps 20th Anniversary Kiosk

WHEN: Month of April 2015. See SFPL website for library branch hours.

Main Branch: 100 Larking Street
Bayview Branch: 5075 3rd Street
West Portal Branch: 190 Lenox Way
Excelsior Branch: 4400 Mission Street
Glen Park Branch: 2825 Diamond Street
Ortega Branch: 3223 Ortega Street
Tech Mobile @ various locations TBD

COST: Free

WritersCorps Wordstorm — May 20


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Part open mic, part literary fair, WordStorm is our year-end event where students come together to create, share and inspire each other.

WHATWritersCorps WordStorm: A Celebration of New Writing

WHEN: May 20, 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: San Francisco Main Public Library

COST: Free

PUBLIC TRANSIT: Muni Lines 5, 19, 21, 43, 49; Civic Center BART and Muni Metro

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March 2015


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