San Francisco Public Library and Litquake Present No Shadow Without Light: Writers Respond to Trump

For Immediate Release:
Media Contact: Katherine Jardine
(415) 557-4295; Katherine.Jardine@sfpl.org

 

San Francisco Public Library and Litquake Present
No Shadow Without Light: Writers Respond to Trump

On Wednesday, January 18, San Francisco Public Library and Litquake join forces to present an eclectic group of diverse authors and poets speaking to our nation’s fear, anger, and unrest in the post-election season.

No Shadow Without Light: Writers Respond to Trump
January 18, 6-8 p.m.,
San Francisco Main Library,
Lower Level, Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin St., San Francisco

Words from:

Elmaz Abinader — Arab-American author, poet, and Mills College professor (Children of the Roojme: A Family’s Journey from Lebanon)
Faith Adiele — author and editor (The Nigerian-Nordic Girls Guide to Lady Problems; Coming of Age Around the World: A Multicultural Anthology)
Robert Mailer Anderson — novelist and playwright (The Death of Teddy Ballgame, Boonville)
devorah major — San Francisco’s third Poet Laureate (and then we became)
Sarah Ladipo Manyika — novelist and editor (In Dependence; The Weaverbird Collection: New Fiction from Nigeria 2008)
Alejandro Murguía — San Francisco’s current Poet Laureate (Stray Poems: San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 6; This War Called Love)
Ishmael Reed — author, editor, journalist, SFJAZZ Poet Laureate (The Complete Muhammad Ali; Black Hollywood Unchained)
Tennessee Reed — poet and activist (City Beautiful: Poems 1998-2006)
T.J. Stiles — author and twice recipient of the Pulitzer Prize (Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America; The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt)

This event is supported by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.