WRITERS RESIST: Louder Together for Free Expression

Updated May 24 at 5:25 pm

Department of Creative Writing
Writers Resist: Riverside in collaboration with Pen America

WRITERS RESIST: Louder Together for Free Expression
Co-coordinated by Jaclyn Hymes, Samantha Reid Aviña, Jasmine Smith, and Kathleen Taylor; Advised by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

Please come support the Riverside writing community as we resist attacks on principles of freedom and justice in our community.

May 31, 2018
Thursday, 5:00-7:00 P.M.
CHASS Interdisciplinary, South - Round Lab, INTS 1111
Free and open to the campus

Hear UCR undergraduates, graduate students, faculty writers, alumni, and community members read works of resistance as part of the Writers Resist movement across the nation. This is a major literary protest and show of strength that began just before the January 2017 Presidential inauguration to signal that all eyes, ears and pens are trained on Washington.

Readers include:

Dorothy Barresi, Poetry, English, California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
Jennifer Doyle, Speech, English
Allison Hedge Coke, Poetry, Creative Writing
Kimberly Guerrero, Performing Arts, Theatre, Film and Digital Production Faculty, alumna                   
Melisa Malvin, Poetry, English, CSUN, UCR alumna
Susana Marcelo, Poetry/Fiction, English, CSUN, UCR alumna
Sean Pessin, Fiction/Hybrid, English, CSUN, UCR alumnus
Ashanti Anderson
, poetry, Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts (CWPA), MFA
Jemuel Jr B. Garcia, Performance/Poetry, Critical Dance Studies, Ph.D.
Katy Gurin, Poetry, CWPA, MFA
Utitofon Inyang, Poetry, Comparative Literature, Ph.D.
Leelee Jackson, Playwright, CWPA, MFA
Maricar Macario, Playwright reading Fiction, CWPA, MFA
Alicia Mosley, Fiction, CWPA, MFA
P. Dante Cuauhtemoc Peranda, Drama, Critical Dance Studies, Ph.D.
Michael Robinson, Poetry, CWPA, MFA

Henry Armendariz, Poetry
Monique Guerra, Poetry
Ryan Klachko, Poetry
Gabriela Krezchuk, Poetry
Robert Merrill, Speech, alumnus
José Hugo Moreno, Poetry
Joshua Rosales, Spoken Word Hip-Hop

David Findlay, Fiction

Please spread the word.
If you are tweeting about the event, please use:
#WRITERSRESIST #writeourdemocracy and follow us @ucrwriterresist

INFORMATION: ucrwritersresist@gmail.com

Thursday, May 31 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

CHASS Interdisciplinary South, Round Lab, INTS 1111

Event Type

Arts, Lectures & Presentations


Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Transfer Students




Free and open to the campus

Creative Writing


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