“Laying the smackdown / On ignorance” (Dee Allen)

Superhero by Dee Allen Forget seeing Wonder Woman In the movies Or comicbooks. She’d already graced A Broward County Hotel lobby With her presence, Capably defended Herself and The honour Of Haitians As swift as Her two fists, Landing where they may. Laying the smackdown On ignorance In a tacky Bright blue dress. Wrecking its …

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“If ignorance is bliss / Innocence means shit.” (Meg Brittain)

Clara Davis was born in Redondo Beach, California and moved to San Francisco for college. She is in the process of completing her BA in studio art at CCSF and SFSU. She has been shown in multiple local galleries and currently works in a shop fabricating and installing public art.  Shepherd’s Sheep by Meg Brittain …

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“At last check, Jesus’ teeth were doing fine,” (Christopher Cantrell)

Lydia La Roux is a Detroit transplant to the Bay area. She enjoys daydreaming, vegan cooking, screenplays, and the sun. Find her on Instagram @lyddderbox.   Medical Exam by Christopher Cantrell Jesus has a liver, you see, that does its job of filtering impurities; and two kidneys that function quite well, regular and dutifully. At …

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“Its body grew small and yet, it towered before us” (anonymous)

Thoth by Alex Nizovsky, acrylic on canvas Alex Nivosky is a designer, and biologist who is focused on the beauty of living organisms. His art expresses his passionate engagement with the beautiful forms of insects and their relatives. His new art project WWW.BUGSUR.COM is devoted to creation of the fantastic worlds of surrealistic creatures which …

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Photos from Javier Zamora Reading

We want to thank all who attended our reading on Tuesday at the Mission Campus with poet Javier Zamora! I think the students really appreciated meeting someone who they could see themselves in—young, down to earth, funny, casual, uncertain, honest—who is also an accomplished writer and educator. Thank you, Javier, for coming and we look …

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Poet Javier Zamora Reads at Mission Campus!

Javier Zamora was born in El Salvador and immigrated to the United States as a boy. He earned a BA from UC Berkeley and an MFA at NYU and is a 2016-2018 Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford. Unaccompanied is Zamora's first poetry collection. His poetry has been featured in numerous magazines and he has received …

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