Saturday, July 12, 2014

Reminder: Reading: Sexy Beasts at Beastcrawl, Oakland @ Sat Jul 12, 2014 5pm - 6pm (Queer Things)

Reading: Sexy Beasts at Beastcrawl, Oakland

The Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
b/t 17th St & Telegraph Ave in Downtown Oakland
Event Description

Curator: Baruch Porras-Hernandez

SEXY BEASTS rawrs again! Baruch and some of the sharpest, most intelligent, powerful, and witty as efff writers out there take the stage and lit it up for Beast Crawl, COME CHECK THIS OUT! The theme, strength, truth, savage awesomeness = Sexy. We are all animals, these writers are just some of the best animals that write. Come check us out.

Baruch Porras-Hernandez is a writer, performer and two time Beast Crawl curator. His work can be found in numerous anthologies, he has organized several literary shows, festivals, and performed all over the bay area. He lives in San Francisco.

Event Readers
Denise Jolly
Denise Jolly Is the founder of the BE BEAUTIFUL PROJECT, her work has been published on the Huffington Post, XOJane, HERA Humanities Journal, and Write Bloody Publishing's Courage Anthology.

Jasmine Schlafke
Jasmine Schlafke has represented Santa Cruz Nationally at the National Poetry Slam in both 2011 and 2013 and serves as a lead diversity trainer for both the University Santa Cruz at California and Planned Parenthood.

Maurisa Thompson
Maurisa Thompson's poems can be found in La Bloga, Pedestal Magazine, The Black Scholar, A Feather Floating on Water, and were recently featured in the Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal in San Francisco, for which she was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Lauren Wheeler
Lauren Wheeler has competed twice at the National Poetry Slam and has featured at Cornell University. Her work has appeared in Other Magazine, 365tomorrows, Lodestar Quarterly, Monkeybicycle, PANK Magazine, and The Nervous Breakdown.

Baruch Porras-Hernandez
Baruch Porras-Hernandez (host, curator, and reader, maybe) Has featured all over the bay area, performed in NY, Washington D.C., Canada, and his work can be found in numerous anthologies. He is also an event organizer, performance artists and lives in San Francisco.

Sat Jul 12, 2014 5pm – 6pm Pacific Time
Queer Things
Larry-bob Roberts - creator

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