We are thrilled to once again partner with the Contemporary Jewish Museum to present an evening of intergenerational readings featuring our students, teaching artists, and Tamim Ansary (West of Kabul, East of New York and Games Without Rules).
What: WritersCorps Live at the CJM
Who: Tamim Ansary, Minna Dubin, and WritersCorps students:
DeAsia Landrum from the WritersCorps Apprentices Program
Mirabella Zangrilli from Aptos Middle School
Savannah Williams from Downtown High School
Karla Rayo from Hilltop High School
Monica Moore from Oasis for Girls
Redemption Dela Rosa and Aung Khine Nyun from Mission High School
Laura Barragan from Sanchez Elementary
Video from students at Woodside Learning Center
When: Thursday, March 7, 2013. 6:30-7:30 pm
Where: Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street (between 3rd and 4th streets)
About Tamim Ansary
Tamim Ansary was born and raised in Afghanistan and has lived in the United States since 1964. His bestselling memoir West of Kabul, East of New York, was a One City One Book pick for San Francisco and for Waco, Texas. He also the author of Destiny Disrupted, a History of the World Through Islamic Eyes, which won the Northern California Book Award for best nonfiction book of 2009; and The Widow’s Husband, a historical novel set in Afghanistan in 1840. His new book Games Without Rules, The Often Interrupted History of Afghanistan, tells the story of this oft-invaded country from the inside looking out. Ansary directs the San Francisco Writers Workshop and teaches sporadically through the Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning at San Francisco State and U.C. Berkeley.