Wednesday, October 22, 2014

wednesday, october 22 - thursday, october 30, 2014


Vol. 3, Issue 8


PUBLICATION

KQED Pop's Matthew Jent (MFAW '09) ponders Facebook's ability to measure friendship.

Marissa Bell Toffoli (MFAW '06) sits down with writer Kate Tough for a Q&A on her blog W3 Sidecar.  

Check out Latasha N. Nevada Diggs's (MFAW '08) piece "Duck Season/Rabbit Season" in ART21 Magazine.


MEDIA

Latasha N. Nevada Diggs (MFAW '08) receives a write-up in The Daily Reveille in response to her reading at the Baton Rouge Gallery last week.

Todd Shalom's (MFAW '04) Elastic City Walks are named Best Art Walk in New York by Village Voice.   


ON CAMPUS

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

THUR 23: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Tarek Elhaik, 7 - 9pm in Timken (SF) more info

FRI 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

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


OFF-SITE

WED 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)

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

THUR 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)


COMING UP  

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)

11/20: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Marina Rosenfeld & Chrisoph Cox, 7pm in Timken (SF) more info

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

12/2: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Geeta Dayal, 7pm in Timken (SF) more info

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)

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

wednesday, october 15 - thursday, october 23, 2014


Vol. 3, Issue 7


NEWS

Congratulations to Calamity West (MFAW '07) for receiving a 3Arts 2014 Award!


PUBLICATION

Latasha N. Nevada Diggs (MFAW '08) writes about her encounters with artist Ben Patterson's work on Walker Art Center's Field Guide blog.

Gloria Frym (MFAW Interim Chair/Faculty) has proses published in the 38th issue of White Wall Review.


MEDIA

Baboon, a collection of stories translated by Denise Newman (MFAW faculty), receives a positive review by the LA Review of Books.


ON CAMPUS

FRI 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

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

THUR 23: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Tarek Elhaik, 7 - 9pm in Timken (SF) more info


OFF-SITE

THUR 16: Reading: LITQUAKE: Hot Flash Fiction: Steamy, Sexy, Super-Short Original Fiction by Women Old Enough to Know Better with Faith Adiele (MFAW faculty), Anne Buelteman, Zoe FitzGerald Carter, Audrey Ferber, Jane Ganahl, Molly Giles, Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Beth Lisick, Susanne Pari, April Sinclair, Ellen Sussman, and Cameron Tuttle, 7pm at Z Space (450 Florida St., SF) $10

THUR 16: Reading: LITQUAKE: Lit on the Lake with Opal Palmer Adisa (MFAW faculty), Novella Carpenter, Nayomi Munaweera, Heather Mackey, and Joseph Di Prisco, 6pm at Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill's Gondola Room (1520 Lakeside Drive, Oakland)

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, 2801 Leavenworth St. INFO

FRI 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)

SAT 18: Reading: LITQUAKE: The SF Writer's Grotto presents Earth, Wind, Water, Fire: A Night With the Elements with Faith Adiele (MFAW faculty), Natalie Baszile, Marianna Cherry, Ali Eteraz, David B. Feldman, Vanessa Hua, Bonnie Tsui, and Meghan Ward, 7:15 - 8:15pm at The Chapel (777 Valencia St., SF)

SAT 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

SAT 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)

SAT 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)

SAT 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)

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

SUN 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)

SUN 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)

WED 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)


COMING UP  

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)

11/20: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Marina Rosenfeld & Chrisoph Cox, 7pm in Timken (SF) more info

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

12/2: Lecture: Graduate Studies Lecture Series presents Sound and Vision with Geeta Dayal, 7pm in Timken (SF) more info

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)