February 15, 2020丨Catching Memory: Two Languages / One Community Poetry Reading

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February 15, 2020丨Catching Memory: Two Languages / One Community Poetry Reading

Time: February 15, 2020 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: 750 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Street: 750 Kearny Street
City/Town: San Francisco
Website or Map: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/…
Event Type: poetry, reading
Organized By: Chinese Culture Center
Latest Activity: Jan 15

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Come hear award-winning writers Michael Warr and Chun Yu recite their poems in Chinese and English!

Award-winning writers Michael Warr and Chun Yu will recite their poems in Chinese and English and share related images. They will share works written as part of their Two Languages / One Community Workshop Series in which they engage African American and Chinese American participants in a rare cultural exchange based on dialogue, storytelling, and writing.

Workshop attendees write poems and short stories based on memories sparked by photographs of their parents, their younger selves, and other family members. The writing is translated in Chinese and English and published online and as a book titled Catching Memory.

Following the featured reading, the audience will have an opportunity to share their poems and stories based on their family experience. Each open mic reader will have three minutes.

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