storytelling - Gemini Ink

From Madness to Heaven: An Evening with Gemini Wahhaj and Chaitali Sen, followed by a Community Open Mic

Join Gemini Ink on Friday, May 10th, for a night of prose and literary celebration as we partner with our friends at Poetic Republic Cafe to create an inviting space for the writing community to share words, wine, and wisdom, with a little latte or espresso on the side.

Let’s honor American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month with the compelling fiction of Gemini Wahhaj and Chaitali Sen, who capture the human experience through the lens of immigration and political unrest and do so with power and elegance.

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Diving into the Weird with Leticia Urieta

Are you a storyteller? Have you ever considered how to push the boundaries of what storytelling could be? Ever wondered what blending genres of horror, folktales and traditional stories, as well as magical imaginings, could mean for your work? In this generative writing workshop for adults 16+, we will explore short stories, poems and hybrid pieces that unlock the strange, the magical, the grotesque, and the beautiful that we find in our everyday lives. You will have the opportunity to find the weird in the ordinary, explore traditional stories and urban legends, and reimagine realities.

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Austin Bat Cave presents Story Department : Family Feud with San Antonio’s Gemini Ink

Featuring writers Florinda Brown, Adam Soto, Leticia Urieta, and Eddie Vega. The Carpenter Hotel
Doors 7p // Storytelling 7:30p Tickets start at $10 online & at the door. ASL interpretation will be provided.
Proceeds support Austin Bat Cave’s tuition-free creative writing programs for young people in Central Texas.

This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

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