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The Green Arcade Bookstore Presents An Afternoon of Readings

  • The Green Arcade Bookstore 1680 Market Street San Francisco, CA, 94102 United States (map)

FAISAL MOHYUDDIN is the author of The Displaced Children of Displaced Children (Eyewear, 2018), winner of the 2017 Sexton Prize for Poetry and a 2018 Recommendation of the Poetry Book Society. The recipient of the Edward Stanley Award from Prairie Schooner and a Gwendolyn Brook Poetry Prize, he is also the author of the chapbook The Riddle of Longing (Backbone, 2017) and has work included in the 2019 Forward Book of Poetry. He teaches English at Highland Park High School in Illinois, serves as an educator adviser to the global not-for-profit Narrative 4, and lives with his family in Chicago.

ATHENA KASHYAP, a poet of Indian origin currently living in San Francisco, has two books of poetry, Crossing Black Waters (2011) and Sita’s Choice (forthcoming January 2019), both from by Stephen F. Austin State University Press. Her poetry has been published in Sanskriti, The Fourth River, Quiddity, Noe Valley Voice, and Asia Writes, among other journals. Her poetry is anthologized in Voices of Asian American Writers (U.S.) and Same Difference (Vaani, UK), and elsewhere. She currently teaches in the English Department at the City College of San Francisco.

KIRIN KHAN is a writer living in Oakland, California, who calls Albuquerque, New Mexico, her hometown, and Peshawar, Pakistan, her homeland. Kirin is an alumnus of VONA, Las Dos Brujas, and the Tin House Writers Workshop, and she is a 2017 PEN Emerging Voices Fellow, a 2017 SF Writers Grotto Fellow, a 2018 AWP Writer to Writer Mentee, and a 2018 Steinbeck Fellow. Her work has appeared in The Margins, sPARKLE & bLINK, Your Impossible Voice, 7x7 LA, and elsewhere. Kirin is currently working on her first novel.