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Laborfest: LaborFest Writing Group Workshop
Date Sunday July 15
Time 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Bird and Beckett Bookstore - 653 Chenery St, San Francisco. between Diamond and Castro in San Francisco’s Glen Park.
1 1/2 blocks from the Glen Park BART station and MUNI lines 23, 36, 44, 52 & J-Church.
By car, take the Monterey exit off I-280 South, or the Bosworth exit off I-280 North.
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
A Reading with LaborFest Writing Group Workshop
Members of the LaborFest Writing Group will read their work, followed by a writing exercise on the theme From Sit-down Strikes to the Occupy Movement - Inventing new ways to fight back.
LaborFest writers believe everyone has a story to tell. An afternoon of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and memoir. The sit-down strikes were new at the time. How do the past sit-down strikes inform and inspire us today? What are new ways to fight back for the 99%? Members of the group are Phyllis Holliday, Margaret Cooley, Keith Cooley, Susan Ford, Nellie Wong, Richard Tan, Jerry Path and Alice Rogoff.
See also:
http://www.laborfestwriters.org/
http://www.laborfestwriters.org/phyllisholliday.html
http://www.laborfestwriters.org/margaretcooley2.html
http://www.laborfestwriters.org/keithdavidcooley.html
http://www.laborfestwriters.org/nelliewong.html
http://www.apiculturalcenter.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=78:nellie-wong&catid=47:authors&Itemid=58 (Nellie Wong)
https://sites.google.com/site/laborfestwriters/alicerogoff
http://www.birdbeckett.com/events/
http://www.laborfest.net/2012/2012schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Monday Jun 18th, 2012 6:13 AM

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