Write from the Gut!
SF Creative Writing Institute
Leg Three | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Classic Cars West
Event info TBA
Co-Curators: Alexandra Kostoulas & Paul Corman-Roberts
Alexandra Kostoulas is an award-winning writer of poetry, fiction and journalism. She is the founder of the San Francisco Creative Writing Institute. She has performed her work on stage locally and nationally at Los Angeles Festival of Books, UC Berkeley, Beyond Baroque Bookstore in Venice, CA, Mills College, June Jordan’s Poetry for the People in Berkeley, and the Bowery Poetry Club in New York and more. She teaches people to find their voice and unblock themselves creatively every day as an instructor in The Jack Grapes METHOD WRITING Program and at the SF Creative Writing Institute.
Paul Corman-Roberts is an original core-founder of the Beast Crawl Lit Fest. He works extensively with SF Creative Writing Institute, Nomadic Press and his most recent collection of poems is We Shoot Typewriters (Nomadic Press 2015.)
Kim Shuck became the 7th Poet Laureate of San Francisco on June 21st, 2017. She is a Tsalagi (Cherokee)/Euro-American poet, author, weaver, and bead work artist who draws from Southeastern Native American culture and tradition as well as contemporary urban Indian life. A native of San Francisco, she belongs to the northern California Cherokee diaspora and is a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Her most recent works include Sidewalk NDN, Clouds Running In and Rabbit Stories.
Marien Villafaña is a math tutor by day and a writer by night. She is from Puebla, Mexico and has a degree in Mathematics. She found her voice while studying creative writing with Alexandra Kostoulas at the SF Creative Writing Institute. When she is not writing or teaching, you can find her at any film festival in the City.