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Litquake on Lockdown: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times

April 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm PDT

Hear from the writers of Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times
as they read briefly from their contribution and engage in conversation about what’s changed, what hasn’t, how we weather what we’re facing not only politically but also culturally, personally, artistically, and as communities who affirm our connections to each other.

All authors’ books available from your favorite indie bookstores, order from bookshop.org!

Livestream link to be posted the morning of!


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Alicia Garza

Alicia Garza is an Oakland-based organizer, writer, public speaker, and freedom dreamer who is currently the Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United… Read More →
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Aya de Leon

Aya de Leon directs the Poetry for the People program, teaching creative writing at UC Berkeley. Kensington Books publishes her award-winning feminist heist/romance series, Justice Hustlers: UPTOWN THIEF (2016), THE BOSS (2017), THE ACCIDENTAL MISTRESS (2018), and SIDE CHICK NATION… Read More →
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Chip Livingston

Chip Livingston is the author of the novel, OWLS DON’T HAVE TO MEAN DEATH; a collection of essays and stories, NAMING CEREMONY; and two poetry collections, CROW-BLUE, CROW-BLACK and MUSEUM OF FALSE STARTS. His writing has appeared in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, New American… Read More →
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Achy Obejas

Achy Obejas is the author of The Tower of the Antilles, which was nominated for a PEN/Faulkner award, among other honors. Her novels include Ruins and Days of Awe, which was a Los Angeles Times Best Books of the Year. Her poetry chapbook, This is What Happened in Our Other Life… Read More →
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Carolina De Robertis

A writer of Uruguayan origins, Carolina De Robertis is the author of the novels Cantoras, winner of a Stonewall Book Award and a Reading Women Award, a finalist for the Kirkus Prize and a Lambda Literary Award, and a New York Times Editors’ Choice; The Gods of Tango, winner of… Read More →