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Saturday Night Special presents: Silver Linings

November 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm PST

Silver Linings
Well friends, 2020 has been a hell of a year. And here we are, almost at the end of it. Join me this traditional season of gratitude in search of some silver linings, at the last SNS of the year. (That’s right, Dec. is my annual hiatus, not returning until the end of January).
November theme: SILVER LININGS
(see bios below)
OPEN MIC: Share your poems, stories, comedic sketches, songs, or dances, on our (optional) theme (or any topic).
Each reader will have 3 minutes maximum.
SATURDAY, November 28, 2020
7 – 9:30 pm
Hosted by: Hollie Hardy
SIGN UP starts one week in advance, on Nov. 21. Requests added in the order received until the list is full.
To sign up, please put your request to read in the event comments, or direct message Hollie Hardy. Please time your reading & keep it to 3 minutes max.
ALL ATTENDEES: To prevent being mistaken for a Zoom bomber and blocked, please RSVP to this FB event and use your real full name on Zoom. If you are new and unknown to me, please reach out in advance so I can vet you, and put you on the safe list. We will be using the Waiting Room feature and only letting in people we can verify.
Meeting ID: 991 2777 8477
Password: 814144
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Meeting ID: 991 2777 8477
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Sara Biel is a poet and social worker. She is passionate about collaborative art and performance processes, and focuses on art as a medium for building community. Sara’s work has been featured in Oakland’s Moondrop productions and sPARKLE & bLINK. Sara is the editor of Colossus: Bay Area Poets Challenge Immigration Injustice, And CoEditor of Colossus:Home.
Shawna Sherman is a poet and librarian born and raised in Hawaii and living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her writing focuses on race and place and borrows from history in order to make sense of the present. As a librarian, she works to hold space for African American writers and culture by curating community programming at a public library. Her work has appeared in Colossus: Home and on the San Francisco Public Library’s Poem of the Day website.


November 28, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm PST
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