Works in Progress: Susan Griffin: Conversation with Writers @Central

March 13, 2016 - 2:00pm-4:00pm (ended)

Susan Griffin, noted writer and theorist, discusses current writing projects with seven authors in this exciting and intimate literary series of four programs.

Griffin was named by Utne Reader as one of a hundred important visionaries for the new millennium. Her numerous works have been translated into 17 languages. She is the author of A Chorus of Stones and Woman and Nature, and the forthcoming novel, The Ice Dancer’s Tale

           March 13  Inheriting Trauma, Secrets and Stories

-Elizabeth Rosner is the author of many celebrated novels, including Speed of Light, Blue Nude, and a work in progress, Survivor Café. During World War II Rosner’s father was imprisoned in a German concentration camp and her mother was in hiding in Poland.

-Joan Miura, whose essay on her experience as a child in the World War II Japanese internment camps was published to wide acclaim in the anthology Transforming Terror, is expanding that work into a book length memoir.

 

 May 8  -  Re-membering History --Adam Hochschild and Nina Wise

June 5Interior Landscapes in Poetry and Prose (in conjunction with the Bay Area Book Festival) --Al Young and Anita Barrows

          January 17 – Climate Change and Indigenous Wisdom (this first discussion has already occurred) ---Susan Griffin and Melissa Nelson

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