Wednesday, March 18, 2020

BE WELL EVERYONE!

STAY WELL DURING THIS TIME OF HEALTH CRISIS AND ALWAYS. 

 SEE YOU OUT THERE WHEN THEY LET US BACK OUT THERE.  





Sunday, March 1, 2020

CANCELLED: B STREET WRITER'S WINTER READING AND OPEN MIC MARCH 7, 2020


THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS
WATCH THIS SPACE FOR FUTURE B STREET WRITERS READINGS 

B Street Writers Collective’s Winter Reading
Saturday, March 7, 2020
2 to 4pm
Sun Gallery
1015 E St 
Hayward, California 94541

Cathy Dana, Poet Laureate of Alameda, featured poet. 
Sheryl Bize-Boutte, emcee. 

All welcome! The reading includes an open mic with 3 minutes. (That's one long poem or two short ones. Stories welcomed too!) 
Email bstreetwriterscollective@yahoo.com to get on the list. Sign ups also at the event, space permitting.

$5 donation appreciated, all proceeds go to the Sun Gallery.
Writers’ books will be available for purchase.
Open to the public.
Invite family and friends.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Thursday, February 6, 2020

POSTPONED:MAY 15, 2020 BACK AT THE M.I.!


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DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED---WATCH THIS SPACE FOR UPDATES!

Writers Lunch: Storytelling: the Writers Tradition
NEW DATE TBD

Mechanics' Institute
57 Post Street

San Francisco, CA  94104
Have you ever wondered how your stories, told through the generations, shaped your legacy and informed your writing? Would you like to explore your storytelling voice and learn how to tell an unforgettable story? Enjoy three storytellers and their personal tales! Discover basic tips for creating and crafting authentic stories that draw from your cultural roots.

The author and two contributors to Story Power will join in a lively telling and discussion. Story Power is available for pre-order via this link.
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Kate Farrell will give a brief overview of the oral tradition and how it guides the craft of writing. She will tell a story from Story Power and discuss how her German immigrant heritage influenced her work.
Humaira Ghilzai will share how Afghan folktales, proverbs, and the power of oral storytelling shaped her as a writer, blogger, and cultural advisor.
Sheryl Bize-Boutte will share experiences from her Creole relatives' expressive storytelling and how it helped to inform her writing.