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Tuesday, August 13 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Poetic Tuesday–August

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Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation! Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors. Curated by Baruch Porras-Hernandez. FREE!

Authors
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Baruch Porras Hernandez

Baruch Porras Hernandez is the author of the chapbooks “I Miss You, Delicate” and “Lovers of the Deep Fried Circle” both with Sibling Rivalry Press. He had the honor of touring with the legendary Sister Spit Queer poetry tour with Radar Productions in 2019, is a is a two-time... Read More →
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Raina León

Raina León is an Afro-Latina, native Philadelphian, daughter, sister, madrina, comadre, partner, poet, writer and teacher educator. She believes in collective action and community work, the profound power of holding space for the telling of our stories, and the liberatory practice of humanizi... Read More →
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Preeti Vangani

Preeti Vangani is a poet & essayist. Her work has been published in BOAT, Buzzfeed, Gulf Coast, Threepenny Review among other journals. She is the winner of the RL Poetry Award 2017 and her debut book of poems titled Mother Tongue Apologize was published by RLFPA Editions in February 2019. She hol... Read More →
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Tanea Lunsford Lynx

Tanea Lunsford Lynx is a fourth generation Black San Franciscan on both sides. Tanea is a proud alum of Voices of Our Nation (VONA) and the Lambda Literary Retreat. In 2018 she co-curated ‘Still Here VI: Existence as Resistance’, a performance featuring queer Black San Franciscans... Read More →
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Lauren Wheeler

Lauren Wheeler writes poetry, fiction, and about the places where the personal, the political, and pop culture intersect. She sometimes contributes to Black Nerd Problems. After years in the game industry, she now makes robots in San Francisco and lives in Oakland with a a four-year-old and two... Read More →
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Jade Way

Jade Way is a singer/songwriter and musician from Michigan. Raised by musician parents, from an early age, Jade had many teachers of classical, jazz, pop and RnB influence. Jade is the front-person of her band, Jade VELVET, where she cultivates the sounds of being lost and found in the Bay... Read More →



Tuesday August 13, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Yerba Buena Gardens Esplanade Mission St. between 3rd and 4th Streets, San Francisco, CA 94103