Wednesday, October 8, 2014

wednesday, october 8 - thursday, october 16, 2014


Vol. 3, Issue 6


PUBLICATION

Liz Mayorga (MFAW '13) has a webcomic up and published on Razorcake.

Marissa Bell Toffoli (MFAW '06) interviews writer Julia Mary Gibson on her blog W3 Sidecar.

MEDIA

Elastic City, Director/Founder Todd Shalom (MFAW '04), has received some recent coverage in the form of an article for the New York Daily News and an interview on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show.

FUNDRAISING

Marie Hanson (MFAW '16) is looking for sponsors for The Night of Writing Dangerously to raise money for the Young Writers Program.

ON CAMPUS

WED 8: Reading/Launch: MFA Program in Writing presents Eleven Eleven #17 with Jeff Ewing, Alexandra Mattraw, Tim Xonnelly, Jen Siraganian, 7:30 - 9:30pm at the Writers Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

OFF-SITE

FRI 10 - SAT 18: Reading: LITQUAKE Literary Festival (San Francisco)

SAT 11: Reading: LITQUAKE: Salaam, Love: American Muslim Men on Love, Sex, & Intimacy with Stephen Leeper (MFAW '15), Alykhan Boolani, Ayesha Mattu, Randy Nasson, Mohammed Shamma, Yousef Turshani, 2pm at Hotel Rex (562 Sutter St., SF) Free

SUN 12: Grad Student Alliance Event: CCA vs. SFAI Homecoming Flag Football/BBQ, 3pm at George Washington Grove, Golden Gate Park (1197 25th Ave, SF) FB Page

TUE 14: Reading: LITQUAKE: CCA MFA Program in Writing Faculty and Alumni, with Opal Palmer Adisa (MFAW faculty), Jordan Karnes (MFAW '12), Vernon Keeve III (MFAW '13), Kevin Killian (MFAW faculty), and Laura Schadler (MFAW '07) hosted by Tom Barbash (MFAW faculty), 7pm at the Make-Out Room (3225 22nd Street, SF) $5

THUR 16: Reading: The Poetry Center presents Anne Lesley Selcer (MFAW '13) and Dawn Lundy Martin, 3:30pm at The Poetry Center (SFSU, 35 Tapia Dr, SF)

THUR 16: Reading:  The Poetry Center presents Anne Lesley Selcer (MFAW '13) and Dawn Lundy Martin, 7pm at The Green Arcade (1680 Market St., SF)

THUR 16 - SUN 19: Workshop: The One Club presents Creative Boot Camp, a great opportunity for participants to learn about the creative process in advertising, The Cannery. INFO

COMING UP  

10/17: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Andrew Sean Greer, 6:00pm in Timken Lecture Hall (1111 8th Street, SF) FB Event

10/17: Reading: The Poetry Project presents 25 Years of Tender Buttons Press with Dodie Bellamy (MFAW faculty), Bernadette Mayer, Katy Bohinc, Anne Waldman, Laynie Browne, India Radfar, Jennifer Moxley, and video appearances / art by Harryette Mullen, Michelle Rollman, Julie Patton, Rosmarie Waldrop and Hannah Weiner, 7pm in St. Mark's Church (131 E. 10th St., New York, NY)

10/18: Reading: LITQUAKE: LITCrawl: Eleven Eleven presents Translations and Variations featuring writers/translators from Issue 17: Tim Kahl (reading the work of Denise Emmer), Ava Koohbor, Sara Larsen (reading the work of Sappho) and Margarita Meklina, 6 - 7pm at Voyager (365 Valencia St., SF) FB Event

10/18: Reading: LITQUAKE: LITCrawl: Nicole Thompson (MFAW '02) of The Literary Leaf of Deconstructed Artichoke Press presents Miquila Alejandre (MFAW '12), Teresa Walsh  (MFAW '02), Hazel White (MFAW '05), Rebekah Bloyd, Judith Serin (both MFAW faculty), Katherine Case, Jen Sirganian, and Annie Stenzel, 8:30 - 9:30 pm at Synergy Organic Clothing (969 Valencia, SF)

10/18: Reading: LITQUAKE: LITCrawl: The Bonfire Collective with Jack Bergquist, Shelana DeSIlva, Lyndsey Ellis, Andrew Gori, Adam Moskowitz, Nana K. Twumasi (all MFAW '07), 6 - 7pm at Black and Brown Social Club (474 Valencia, SF)

10/18: Reading: LITQUAKE: LITCrawl: (In)Visibly Green with Al Young (MFAW faculty), Carolyn Finney, Kim Shuck, Nellie Wong, 6-7pm at Wild Equity Institute (474 Valencia, SF)

10/18 - 19: Workshop: "Diving Deep: A Weekend Writing Workshop at the Beach" with Anita Amirrezvani (MFAW faculty) and Janis Cooke Newman, Bodega Bay. more info

10/19: Reading: Small Press Traffic presents Ed Roberson and Troung Tran, hosted by former SPT Director Elizabeth Treadwell, 5pm at Artist Television Access (992 Valencia St., SF)

10/19: Reading: Carnville Reading Press presents Emily Abendroth and Miranda Mellis: A Reading and A Conversation, 3:30pm at Carnville Annex (4037 Judah St., SF)

10/22: Reading: HearSay presents author Angela Pneuman, 7:30pm at A2 Cafe on the Oakland campus (5212 Broadway at College Ave)

10/22: Reading: Al Young (MFAW faculty), Marissa Bell Toffolie (MFAW '06), Erica Goss, Marvin R. Hiemstra, and Dan Brady celebrate SF Peace and Hope's 4th anniversary, 7 - 10pm at The Sacred Grounds Cafe (2095 Hayes St, SF)

10/24: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with David Lida, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

10/24: Reading: Fright Night III, readers TBD, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)

10/26: Class: Writer Vanessa Hua teaches a class at the Writers' Grotto on how to land a writing/reporting fellowship. (San Francisco) more info

10/30: Reading: Al Young and Caroline Goodwin (both MFAW faculty) launch San Mateo County's Poetry Is campaign, 6 - 8pm at the Belmont Library (1110 Alameda De Las Pulgas Rd, Belmont)

10/31: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Miranda Mellis, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

11/7: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Michelle Richmond, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

11/7: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #3, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)

11/8: Release: Featherboard Writing Series presents Tom Comitta ('11) with a chapbook release, 6pm at Aggregate Space Gallery (OAK)

11/8 - 9: TechRaking: Designing the News, a two-day Design Sprint, hosted by The Center for Investigative Reporting and CCA's Center for Art and Public Life and MBA in Design Strategy, invites interdisciplinary teams of CCA students to rapidly explore and collaborate on the needs of media organizations of different disciplines. Register here

11/14: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Julia Fierro, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

11/16: National Novel Writing Month presents the 2014 Night of Writing Dangerously Write-a-thon, 4pm at the Julia Morgan Ballroom (Merchants Exchange Building, 465 California St., 15th Floor, SF)

11/21: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Brock Clarke, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

11/21: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #4, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)

11/27-28: THANKSGIVING BREAK

12/5: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents the Writers Series with Gillian Conoley, 4:30pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF) FB Event

12/5: Reading: MFA Program in Writing presents Student Reading #5, 6:00pm in the Writers' Studio (195 De Haro, SF)