Adobe Books in San Francisco’s Mission District sponsored many events for Lit Quake 2018 and on Saturday, October 20th they sponsored contributors of CCSF’s Forum Literary Magazine for the final day of Lit Crawl 2018!!
The well-attended event on Saturday, October 20th at 6pm had writers Jackie Davis-Martin, Matt Andrews, bloodflower, Vincent Calvarese, Matt Luedke and Zachariah Hauptman.
Forum Magazine would like to thank Adobe Books, CCSF English Department faculty Jen Sullivan-Brych, Jackie Davis-Martin, Chante McCormick, John Isles, Julie Young, Leila Easa, Cullen Bailey Burns .
Inspired by a short cellphone video of a raft of refugees, shot by a tourist from the deck of a cruise ship, Merle Kröger and Philip Scheffner created both a feature film and a novel, Havarie (Collision). Scheffner’s film loops the original clip into a haunting 90-minute “slow cinema” hallucination and meditation on the nature of refugees, while Kröger’s book unspools a crime story from the same collection of characters. Kröger reads from her book, followed by a screening of Havarie, and then an onstage discussion with both Kröger and Scheffner. Moderated by CCA film professor Nilgun Bayraktar. (LitQuake 2017)
Two of CCSF’s Creative Writing faculty, Xochiquetzal Candelaria and Jen Sullivan Brych, will be reading at Litquake events this week!
Look Again, Faces on the Wall; Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
When: Oct. 16 @ 7:00PM
Where: Mission Cultural Center; 2868 Mission St.
Description: Artists widen the scope of time capturing and releasing a moment. Hear this group talk about creating art that persists and emboldens in this era of displacement. Includes screening of Anatomy of a Mural, Rick Goldsmith’s 15-minute film about the creation of the Mission Cultural Center’s mural. Donations accepted at the door.
Jen Sullivan Brych
When: Oct. 17th @ 8:30PM
Where: Adobe Books; 3130 24th St.
Description: anthology presents a collection of inspiring, compelling, humorous, and beautifully crafted poetry and fiction for those hungry for striking language and captivating voices.