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Bazaar Writers Salon
January 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The wait is over! Please join us for the relaunch of Bazaar Writers Salon in the newly remodeled Bazaar Café with this fantastic lineup of writers.
Readings by Kate Folk, J.P. Grasser, Sarah McColl, and sam sax
Hosted by Peter Kline
Kate Folk is a fiction writer whose work has appeared most recently in Zyzzyva, The New York Times Magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, and One Story, and is forthcoming in McSweeney’s Quarterly. She’s an Affiliate Artist at the Headlands Center for the Arts, and is writing a novel about a clandestine service that allows people to outsource their emotional and intellectual labor.
A current Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, J.P. Grasser is a PhD candidate in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Utah, where he serves as Editor-in-Chief for Quarterly West. Find him online at www.jpgrasser.com.
Sarah McColl is the author of the memoir Joy Enough. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review, McSweeney’s, and StoryQuarterly, which nominated her essay on singer-songwriter Connie Converse for a Pushcart Prize. She has received fellowships from Ucross, the Millay Colony, and the MacDowell Colony, where she was named the 2017 Mary Carswell Fellow. She’s based in Los Angeles.
sam sax is a queer, Jewish writer and educator, the author of Madness, winner of The National Poetry Series, and Bury It, winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. He’s the two-time Bay Area Grand Slam Champion, with poems in BuzzFeed, The Nation, The New York Times, and other journals. In 2018, he was awarded a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation and is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.