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04/19/2015: "sound, word." National Poetry Month with Jason Bayani and Janice Sapigao


April is National Poetry Month, and PAWA and Kearny Street Workshop are doin' a little something for the occasion. 

Pin@y poets are doing remarkable things in print publication and in performance. Please join us on 04/19/2015 at 1:30 pm, at Arc Studios and Gallery, for "sound, word." Bay Area Pin@y poets Jason Bayani and Janice Sapigao will be droppin la poesía!

Jason Bayani is the author of Amulet from Write Bloody Press. He's an MFA grad from Saint Mary's College, a Kundiman fellow, and is currently the program manager for Kearny Street Workshop. 

Janice Sapigao is a Pinay poet and writer from San Jose, CA. She earned her M.F.A. in Critical Studies/Writing at CalArts. She co-founded an open mic in Los Angeles called Sunday Jump and she is the Associate Editor of TAYO Literary Magazine. She works at Skyline College and San Jose City College. She enjoys running, drinking tea, and playing with stuffed animals. 

Where: Arc Studios and Gallery  1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 

When: Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 1:30 pm.

How much: FREE! 

" poesía es como el pan, de todos." "...poetry, like bread, is for everyone." (Roque Dalton)