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Have a Poet for Lunch w/ Juliana Delgado Lopera
June 2, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Enjoy a lunchtime poetic performance in the gallery with Juliana Delgado Lopera in conjunction with Pride Month and the exhibition Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show.
Juliana Delgado Lopera is an award-winning Colombian writer/educator/oral-historian based in San Francisco. The recipient of the 2014 Jackson Literary award, and a finalist of the Clark-Gross Novel award, she’s the author of ¡Cuéntamelo! an illustrated bilingual collection of oral histories by LGBT Latin@ immigrants awarded the Regen Ginaa Grant from Galería de la Raza and a 2014 National Queer Arts Festival Grant from the Queer Cultural Center. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and published in Four Way Review, Eleven Eleven, Foglifter, The Bold Italic, Weird Sister, Black Girl Dangerous, and SF Weekly, among others. Lopera has performed in countless venues around the West Coast and lectured at San Francisco State University, Wayward Writers and 826 Valencia. She’s the executive director of RADAR Productions, a queer literary non-profit in San Francisco.