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Litquake - Women in War: Truth and Fiction
Date Wednesday October 15
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
SFPL Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorJanine Siegal
Emailsocialmedia [at]
Please join Swords to Plowshares and Litquake as we host a panel of women veterans, and now authors, who explore honesty in war memoirs, what it means to fight as a women soldier/sailor and much, much more.

When: October 15, 2014 at 6pm.

Where: SFPL Koret Audiotorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA

Join us for no-host cocktails after the panel at Mr. Smith's Lower Level starting at 9pm.

The Panel will feature:

Kristin Beck is a former U.S. Navy SEAL. Christopher Beck has embarked on a new mission as Kristin Beck. She is co-author of the book Warrior Princess: A U.S. Navy Seal's Journey to Coming Out Transgender, and will soon release a new book to coincide with the documentary film, Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story.

Kayla Williams is a former soldier and the author of the memoirs Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army and Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War.

Mariette Kalinowski served in the U.S. Marine Corps, deploying twice to Iraq. She graduated from the Hunter College MFA program. Her short story "The Train" appeared in Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, and The Brooklyn Rail, among others.

Evette Davis is the author of Woman King, the first installment in the Dark Horse Trilogy, with the sequel, Dark Horse, to be released next month, She is founder of Flesh & Bone, an independent publishing imprint. Her work has been published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Book Country, and Searching for Superwoman.
Added to the calendar on Thursday Oct 2nd, 2014 9:14 PM

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