Monday, April 21, 2008

Sat 4/26: An Evening of Innovative Fiction

featuring Amanda Davidson, Yuri Herrera, Summi Kaipa, & Chris Nagler

Saturday, April 26, 2008 7:30 p.m.
CCA's Oakland Campus, Nahl Hall
5212 Broadway, Oakland

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Please note the special *Saturday* date and
special *Oakland* location for this SPT event

Amanda Davidson is a San Francisco-based writer and multi-
media artist. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Famous
magazine, Viz. Inter-Arts, Encyclopedia Volume F-K, and elsewhere.
She co-edits Digital Artifact Magazine and maintains several alter-
egos online at

Born in Actopan, México in 1970, Yuri Herrera is a Ph.D. Candidate
at the University of California, Berkeley in Hispanic Language and
Linguistics. He received a M.F.A from University of Texas in El
Paso and his B.A. from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de
México in Political Science. Herrera edits the literary journal El
perro and is the author of Trabajos del reino (a novel), Este es mi
nahual! (a short story for children), and has contributed to several
anthologies of short stories in Spanish.

Summi Kaipa has authored several chapbooks, including The
Epics (Leroy Press), One: I Beg You Be Still (Belladonna), and
most recently The Language Parable (Corollary Press). For eight
years, she was the editor of Interlope, a magazine publishing
innovative writing by Asian Americans, and in 2002, she received
a Potrero Nuevo Fund Prize to write and produce her first play.
Kaipa is currently completing a doctorate in clinical psychology and
is slowly writing her first full-length manuscript.

Christian Nagler is a fiction writer, translator, and performer. In
2005 he received his M.F.A. from Brown University. His work has
appeared most often in the form of handmade artist's books.
Recently, he has been performing with Anna Halprin's Sea Ranch
Collective, and with Severine La Pan Vaux's Dance company in
France, and translating the works of the Salvadoran philosopher
and economist Alberto Masferrer. He teaches community art at
San Francisco State and is working on a novel.

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