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Word Week “Language & Power: Celebrating International Women’s Day”
March 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Our celebration of International Women’s Day will be led by three powerful women reading from their work and talking about how their writing has empowered them through language used in new and different ways. Thursday, March 8, 7pm at Folio Books, 3957 24th St. in Noe Valley. Book signing after the readings. Free admission and refreshments. A Word Week 2018 event.
Cassandra Dallett poet and memoir writer, author of Wet Reckless (2014), Raw and five chapbooks (2015), and a full-length collection, Collapse, this year. She lives in Oakland, is a two-time Pushcart nominee and Literary Death Match winner publishing online and in print magazines, such as Slip Stream, Sparkle and Blink, Chiron Review etc.
Natasha Dennerstein, Australian ex-pat, poet and artist, author of Anatomize (2015) Triptych Caliform (2016), and edgy novella in verse About a Girl (2017), all published by Norfolk Press. She has authored a chapbook Seahorse (2017) and published poetry in many journals including Landfall, Snorkel, Shenandoah, Bloom, Transfer, Red Light Lit etc.
Kim Shuck is the current poet laureate of San Francisco. Daughter of a Cherokee man from Oklahoma and Polish mother. Educator, visual artist, poet, iconoclast in San Francisco, she has published two collections of poetry, one chapbook, one collection of prose poems and is working on a collection of poems to be published in 2019.