UCR Department of Creative Writing
Writers Resist: Riverside in collaboration with Pen America
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.
Sara Borjas, Poetry, Creative Writing
Allison Hedge Coke, Poetry, Creative Writing
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org creativewriting.ucr.edu
Wednesday, January 23 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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