Doug Rice

Sacramento State professor Doug Rice is a novelist, photographer, theorist, and scholar. He teaches film theory and history. Doug is the author of numerous books including Blood of Mugwump (selected by late novelist Kathy Acker as runner-up Fiction Collective 2… Continue Reading

Marc Anthony Richardson

Marc Anthony Richardson is a novelist and artist from Philadelphia. Year of the Rat, his debut novel, was winner of the Ronald Sukenick innovative fiction prize. A ten-year endeavour, Year of the Rat focuses on themes of critical social issues concerning… Continue Reading

Jovonny “JDWorldwide” Devicente

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jovonny “JDWorldWide” Devicente is a poet, hip-hop artist and activist. Over the years he has performed all over the Los Angeles area, including the famous performing arts theatre, Da Poetry Lounge, Los Angeles City… Continue Reading

Elsa Valmidiano

Philippine-born and LA-raised Elsa Valmidiano is a writer, poet, feminist, literary activist, globe trekker, and women’s freedom fighter. Elsa began writing as early as she started reading. Though life took some turns as she studied law and became an activist… Continue Reading

Next Show: Poet Elsa Valmidiano, August 6, 2016!

Poet Elsa Valmidiano Saturday, August 6, 6:00 P.M. Sharp Robbie Waters Library Enjoy poems and short poetic prose pieces from Elsa’s chapbook-in-progress, which centers on the women who shaped and continue to shape her identity and her perspective. About Our… Continue Reading

Joy Elan

Joy is an award winning spoken word artist hailing from Oakland and Berkeley. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in African American Studies from UC Berkeley and her Master of Arts degree in Education from Stanford University. She has… Continue Reading

Terrence “Chaziel” Thomas

“I started writing raps and poetry at the age of fifteen because it was what my friends were doing at the time,” says San Francisco-born rapper and poet Terrence Thomas, “but suddenly I began to develop a sincere passion for… Continue Reading