PoetrIE Presents: Sarah Rafael Garcia

 

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When: Saturday April 22, 2017
Where: The San Bernardino Garcia Center for the Arts
526 W. 11th St. San Bernardino, Ca 92410
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Also reading: Alexa Vasquez

Fee: This event is free but we accept donations. In fact, we strongly encourage them, so that the lights can stay on in the Garcia Center, and so that these readings can continue to be free and open to the public.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Writers will have their books for sale at the event-cash is preferred.

This event is made possible with the generosity of The San Bernardino Garcia Center for the Arts and with the support of Poets & Writers, Inc.

Sarah Rafael García is a writer, community educator and traveler. Since publishing Las Niñas in 2008, she founded Barrio Writers and LibroMobile. Her writing has appeared in LATINO Magazine, Contrapuntos III, Outrage: A Protest Anthology For Injustice in a Post 9/11 World, La Tolteca Zine, The Acentos Review, among others. In 2010 Senator Lou Correa honored the artist with the “Women Making a Difference” award and in 2011 she was awarded for “Outstanding Contributions to Education” by the Orange County Department of Education in California. Sarah Rafael is also a Macondo Fellow and an editor for the Barrio Writers and pariahs writing from outside the margins anthologies. She obtained a M.F.A. in Creative Writing with a cognate in Media Studies in May 2015.

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