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Friday, October 12 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Literary Citizenship: Readings and Discussion with Left Margin LIT

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How should our politics intersect with our stories and poems? Left Margin LIT presents a reading and discussion with members of its writing community, who will speak to how the current political climate influences their writing, from first to final draft. Featuring Zoe Fitzgerald Carter, Alan Chazaro, Laleh Khadivi, Hannah Michell, and Lauren Markham. FREE

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Zoe Fitzgerald Carter

Zoe FitzGerald Carter is the author of Imperfect Endings, a memoir about her mother’s decision to end her own life after struggling with a long illness. Her current book project, Bloodlines, is about race, family, and unexpected kinship and what it means to be descended from slave-owners... Read More →
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Alan Chazaro

Alan Chazaro is a high school teacher at the Oakland School for the Arts, a Lawrence Ferlinghetti Fellow at the University of San Francisco, and a June Jordan Poetry for the People alum at UC Berkeley. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in various journals including BOAAT... Read More →
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Laleh Khadivi

Laleh Khadivi was born in Esfahan, Iran. Her debut novel, The Age of Orphans, received the Whiting Award for Fiction, the Barnes and Nobles Discover New Writers Award and an Emory Fiction Fellowship.Her debut documentary film 900 WOMEN aired on A&E and premiered at the Human Rights... Read More →
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Lauren Markham

Lauren Markham is writer and educator based in Berkeley who writes fiction, essays, and literary journalism. Her book, The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life, was published by Crown in 2017, and was the winner of the Ridenhour Prize, silver medal... Read More →
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Hannah Michell

Hannah Michell was born in Yorkshire in 1983 and grew up in Seoul, South Korea. She studied Philosophy and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, then received an MA in Creative Writing from City University. She is a lecturer on Korean pop culture at the University of California... Read More →

Friday October 12, 2018 6:30pm - 8:00pm PDT
Left Margin Lit
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