FAITH'S TOP 5 PICKS
This week’s Top 5 Picks come from Faith Adiele, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Creative Nonfiction. Want to get to know her? Come to the party at her place after Michelle Wright reads at CWS next week! And now, in order of occurrence: #1 (Nov 1) - Luis J. Rodriguez at Oakland Public Library’s César E. Chávez Branch Tuesday, November 1st, 6:30 p.m. 3301 E. 12th Street, Suite 271,...
for this week’s upcoming WIP readers! Karen Hayashi believes in magic. Carol Davis loves fast cars & slow food. Robin Lysne: Devotee of Click and Clack.
ANNETTE'S TOP PICKS
i love intersections. that place in X - where you vanish into vanishing appearing into “__________ “- the element of chance. ok so john cage is caged in my brain somewhere - and i am not letting him out, not yet at least - here’s where you get to intersect at mills - yeah, that means outside of mills hall :) Join a Visual Art Workshop! Learn how to use a table saw and feel...
We can go to the occupation and write. We can also go there and read. Sunday afternoon there was a radical poetry reading/open mic at Occupy Oakland, the highlight of which was David Brazil’s literally howling Howl. America! What’s happening in America? to America? In keeping with the revolutionary tradition, some babes read radical paraphernalia, including Ellen Welcker, a...
JOSE'S TOP PICKS
*Mills professor and Bay Area performing arts legend, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, is currently premiering his latest production, red, black & GREEN: a blues (rbGb), at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. You might also know of Bamuthi from his annual (and now national) Life is Living arts/eco-festival at Little Bobby Hutton park in West Oakland. Over the years Bamuthi has become a...
of readers at WIP this coming week: Kate Robinson wants to crawl inside you. Kat Howard book artist, poet, history junkie. Shay Belisle Caitanya Priya Belisle-Osborne aka Shay. David Buuck teaches at Mills.
BRITTANY'S TOP PICKS
BREAKING: OccupyOakland! The kick off in solidarity with OccupyWallStreet, San Francisco and Indigenous People Day starts at 4pm, today, Monday, October 10th in downtown Oakland at Frank Ogawa Plaza. No end date in sight. Litquake Body Slam: It’s true Litquake has begun and some of Mills’ finest creative writers and fellow Place for Writers TAs Cheena Marie Lo (2nd year Poetry), Kate...
padmaluz: between his seed and her seed - a promise was made to wake up in trees by the sea inthespaceof nectar
KRISTINA'S TOP PICKS
It’s here—that point in the semester when we wake up and summer is a distant memory and the demands of our schedules turn us into literary zombies, shuffling around campus doped up on cold meds, surviving on unhealthy amounts of caffeine and over-priced food from the Tea Shop. Cheer up fellow zombies! The Bay Area continues to be a mecca to those souls needing inspiration and this week is...