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When Horses Fly
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Nan Cuba When Horses Fly

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Virginia Woolf

Are you tired of writing alone in your room? Join us for 6–weeks of experimental write-in’s from Sept 17–Oct 22. Sit in a quiet space and scribble your masterpiece beside fellow writers. Each session ends with a short sharing time. Graciously hosted by Julia Jarrell.

Sept 17 & 24; Oct 1, 8, 15 & 22

Julia Jarrell is a Creative Learning Specialist with 40 years of program development, management, and coordination experience. She has worked in numerous schools and cultural organizations, in both urban and rural communities.

Fri, Sept 12 @ 7pm

Features local faculty Bárbara Renaud González,and Sheila Black. Open mic with Paschal Murat Booker, and others.

Barbara Renaud Gonzalez

Bárbara Renaud González is a freelance writer, journalist and activist. Her essays and articles have appeared in The Nation, The Progressive, The Los Angeles Times and more, and her commentaries have aired on NPR’s Morning Edition, and LatinoUSA. González is a recipient of the Inter-American Press Association Opinion prize, has been a finalist for six Katies in radio commentary and print. Her book, Golondrina, Why Did You Leave Me?, was published in 2009 by UT Press, under the Chicana Matters imprint. González’s most recent publication is an interactive children’s book, The Boy Made of Lightning, based on the boyhood of Willie C. Velásquez, founder of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project. She resides in San Antonio, Texas.



Sheila is the author of two full-length poetry collections House of Bone and Love/Iraq (both CW Press) and two chapbooks–How to be a Maquiladora (Main Street Rag) and Continental Drift (Patriothall Gallery, UK) with painter Michele Marcoux. She recently co-edited with poets Jennifer Bartlett and Mike Northen Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos Press), which was named a Notable Book for 2012 by the American Library Association (ALA). Her recent collection Wen Kroy (Dream Horse Press) received the 2011 Orphic Prize in Poetry. She is a 2012 Witter Bynner Fellow in Poetry, selected by US Poet Laureate Philip Levine.


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