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Monday, September 11th – 7-9pm on ZOOM
Featured poets Kimi Sugioka and Lia Le-Nguyen + open mic

Kim Shuck, San Francisco’s 7th Poet Laureate (2017-2020), hosts two readings on zoom each month, with featured readers and an open mic on the second Monday of each month and an all-open mic format on the fourth Monday of the month.


Meeting ID: 843 5026 5713
Passcode: 244211

September 11, Kimi Sugioka and Lia Le-Nguyen are featured.

Kimi Sugioka is a mother, educator, songwriter and poet. She earned an MFA from Naropa University and has published two books of poetry; the newest of which is Wile & Wing on Manic D Press. She has been published in numerous anthologies and is the poet laureate of Alameda, California. As an active board member for literary arts organizations, she curates and hosts readings in Alameda and San Francisco. She believes that creating community through art is a revolutionary act.

Lia Le-Nguyen (she/they) is a writer based in Fremont, California. This year, Lia was on the shortlist for Youth Poet Laureate of Alameda County. She has been a writer ever since she made homemade hardcovers out of cardboard in the first grade. Lia believes in the power of poetry to enact social change and that pineapple does belong on pizza.


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

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The Independent Musicians Alliance

Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.


Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site

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