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Writing Teachers Write – May 10th!

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A monthly literary reading series featuring Bay Area Writing Project

Teacher Consultant sand other local writers

ExpressionsGallery

2035 Ashby Avenue at Adeline in Berkeley (very close to Ashby BART) www.expressionsgallery.org

Sunday, May 10, 2015 

3:00-4:30p.m.

Stephanie Baker’s poetry has recently appeared in Mariposa, Acorn,and Inquiring Mind. She has been a San Francisco Arts Commission grant recipient, a “Poets 11,”as selected by Jack Hirschman, and a writer-­-in-­-residence at the Morris Graves Foundation. A Bay Area Writing Project teacher consultant and educational therapist,Stephanie also works as an independent editor and trains horses.

Murray Silverstein’s second book of poems, Master of Leaves (Sixteen Rivers Press), has just been released. His first collection, Any Old Wolfreceived the 2007 Independent Publisher medal for poetry. He served as executive editor for The Place That Inhabits Us: Poems of the San Francisco Bay Watershed. An architect and co-author of four books about architecture, including A Pattern Language (Oxford University Press),Silverstein lives in Oakland, California.

The BayA rea Writing Project (BAWP) is a collaborative program between the University of California at Berkeley and Bay Area schools, dedicated to improving writing and the teaching of writing at all grade levels and in all disciplines. One of the founding principles of BAWP suggests that the best teachers of writing also write themselves. This monthly reading is a lively and unique place to hear the powerful voices of teachers and other writers in our rich and varied Bay Area communities.

Read our literary journal, DigitalPaper, on BAWP’s website at bayareawritingproject.org.

Light refreshmentswill be served

Please contact Judy Bebelaarat judy@judybebelaar.com with questions or to sign up for Open Mic