WRITERS RESIST: Louder Together for Free Expression

UCR Department of Creative Writing
Writers Resist: Riverside in collaboration with Pen America
https://pen.org/press-clip/writers-resist-rally-standing-freedom-speech/
https://pen.org/event/writers-resist-loudertogether/
https://pen.org/pen_tags/writers-resist/

 
WRITERS RESIST: Louder Together for Free Expression
Hosted by graduate students in the Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts MFA Program: Ashley Banoub, Brenda Delfino, Jennifer Espinoza, Catherine Gurin, Miguel Perez, Crystal Salas, and Jasmine Smith
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.
 
January 23, 2019
Wednesday, 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:

FACULTY
Sara Borjas, Poetry, Creative Writing
Allison Hedge Coke, Poetry, Creative Writing
Katie Ford, Poetry, Creative Writing
 
GRADUATE STUDENTS
Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts (CWPA)
Bela Agosa, Poetry, CWPA, MFA  
Ashley Banoub, English, PhD
Brenda Delfino, Poetry, CWPA, MFA
Jennifer Espinoza, Poetry, CWPA, MFA
Katy Gurin, Poetry, CWPA, MFA
Leelee Jackson, Playwriting, CWPA, MFA
Miguel Perez, Poetry, CWPA, MFA
Michael Robinson, Playwriting, CWPA, MFA
Crystal Salas, Poetry, CWPA, MFA
Jasmine Smith, Poetry, CWPA, MFA  

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS  
Cole Deyo, Creative Writing       
Lucas Lopez, Creative Writing
 
RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY MEMBERS
Carlos Cortes
, Lecturer
Liz Harmer, Fiction
Rachel Leigh Reynolds, Spoken Word Performance
Paige Polcene, UCR alumna

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

Thank you to our supporters @PENAmerican and @writeourdemocracy for the original series support
 
INFORMATION:  (951) 827-3245 ucrwritersresist@gmail.com  creativewriting.ucr.edu

 

Wednesday, January 23 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

CHASS Interdisciplinary South, Round Lab, INTS 1111

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Audience

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

Cost

Free and open to the campus

Department
Creative Writing
Hashtag

##writeourdemocracy

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