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10/10/2012: I Give You My Word: 40 Years of KSW Writing (I-Hotel Manilatown Center, SF)


I Give You My Word: 40 Years of KSW Writing

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 6:30 – 8:30 PM

I-Hotel Manilatown Center 868 Kearny Street San Francisco, CA 94108

Admission: Sliding scale $5-10, no one turned away for lack of funds

In continuation of its year-long programming to commemorate its 40th anniversary, Kearny Street Workshop, the nation’s oldest Asian Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization, proudly presents I Give You My Word, an evening of literary readings and performances featuring the voices of three generations of Asian Pacific American writers. Examining the past, present, and future, I Give You My Word is a homecoming to the site of the original I-Hotel where Kearny Street Workshop was birthed in 1972.

Featured artists include Genny LimOscar PeñarandaLeah Lakshmi Piepzna-SamarasinhaAlice Sola Kim, and Jai Arun RavineTony Robles will be the master of ceremonies.

This event is co-presented by LitQuake.

07/06 - 07/07/2011: Kearny Street Workshop IWL Readings


Final Readings by the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Writers Lab Facebook Event Page

Literary Reading & Online Anthology Launch Featuring IWL Participants & Instructors Wednesday, July 6, 2011 7-9pm $10 -15 sliding scale

Litquake’s Journey to the Epicenter Reading Featuring IWL Participants Only Thursday, July 7, 2011 7-9pm $5-15 sliding scale

IWL Participants: Indira Allegra, Maria Allocco, Elwin Cotman, Erika Cespedes-Kent, Sarah Dayley, Will Gutierrez, Lisa Hsia, Jen Palmares Meadows, Nayomi Munaweera, Ron Ragin, Jenny Strauss

IWL Instructors: Jaime Cortez, Cheryl Dunye, Leticia Hernandez, Brenda Wong Aoki

Location: Intersection for the Arts 925 Mission Street, Suite 109 San Francisco, CA 94103

Tickets and Information:, 415.626.2787 x109

This event is supported by Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant it has received from The James Irvine Foundation

Online anthology and poster design by: Querido Mundo