Laura Jew is an Oakland native, a tough mudder, baking lover, and a student in her final year at Mills College. She is a proud fellow of Kundiman, a program for Asian American poets, and a recipient of CSU Chico’s annual creative writing award. Her poems have appeared in Watershed and, more frequently, on the desks of her professors.
Lauren Peck is a Southern transplant in pursuit of adventure and has one of those MFA degrees in Creative Writing. She’s primarily a poet, but is also currently writing a work of short stories about the misperceptions of monsters. She collects old love letters and lives in Oakland.
Born in Ecuador and raised in the Bronx, Oscar Bermeo is the author of four poetry chapbooks, most recently, To the Break of Dawn. He has taught creative writing workshops to inmates in Rikers Island Penitentiary, at-risk youth in the Bronx, foster teens in San Jose, bilingual elementary students in East Oakland, and to adults through the Oakland Public Library’s Oakland Word program. He is a Bronx Recognizes Its Own, CantoMundo, SF Intergenerational Writers Lab and VONA: Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation poetry fellow.
Thurs, Nov 8th at 6:30pm
2318 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612
Full Menu of delicious sausages, baked goods, and beverages. Plus $2 PBRs.