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BIPOC Reading Series- January

Fri, January 28 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
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This bimonthly reading series is intended to prioritize the safety, creativity, and stories of Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color.

Come listen to our featured readers, or sign up to share your work in our open mic. Readings will be followed by a short community discussion.

The theme for January is “Twin/Duality/Pair.” 

Our featured readers are Stacy D. Flood and TJ Acena.

Click here to register for this event. This event is open to everyone, but only people who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color will be invited to read. If you have any questions, please contact our host Jessica at  jessica@literary-arts.org.

Stacy D. Flood

Originally from Buffalo, and currently living in Seattle, Stacy D. Flood’s work has been published nationally, and performed on stages nationwide as well as in the Puget Sound Area. He has been a DISQUIET scholar in Lisbon, an artist-in-residence at Millay Arts, and the recipient of a Getty Fellowship to the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. His first novella, entitled The Salt Fields, was published earlier this year by Lanternfish Press.

Order The Salt Fields: annie bloom's | broadway | powell's

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TJ Acena

TJ Acena is a writer living in Portland, Oregon. His writing has appeared in Hello Mr., Pacifica Literary Review, The Oregonian, and The Portland Mercury. He has a short story in the anthology Dispatches from Anarres: Tales in Tribute to Ursula K. Le Guin from Forest Avenue Press, which came out in November. He's a proud union member and thinks the best time to start organizing your workplace is today.
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