Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May Day 2017 on Women's Magazine: Dissent, Love, Hope Through Writing and Action, Part II

Carolina de Robertis Talks about Radical Hope

Carolina de Robertis shares excerpts from and the ideas behind the new anthology RADICAL HOPE: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times.  The book, which is released on Tuesday, compiles letters by 33 prominent writers including Junot Diaz, Karen Joy Fowler, Jewelle Gomez, Mona Eltahawy, Achy Obejas, Alicia Garza, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Christina Garcia.

Photo credit: Nye' Lyn Tho 
De Robertis reads excerpts from this exceptional and important book. "Hope is a form of food...hope is a form of daring,...power and a form of resistance."

Carolina and a number of the contributors will celebrate the book launch with the following events:

May 3, 2017
Launch party for Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times
Featuring Radical Hope contributors Aya de León, Jewelle Gomez, Reyna Grande, Faith Adiele, Kate Schatz, and Carolina De Robertis
Laurel Bookstore
1423 Broadway
Oakland, CA
7 pm

May 10, 2017
Radical Hope — reading, signing, and celebration
Featuring Radical Hope contributors Jewelle Gomez, Elmaz Abinader, Aya de León, Kate Schatz, and Carolina De Robertis
Bookshop West Portal
80 West Portal Avenue
San Francisco, CA
7 pm

June 3, 2017
Bay Area Book Festival
Berkeley, CA
Radical Hope: Staying Sane, Awake, and Engaged in Dangerous Times
Featuring Radical Hope contributors Jeff Chang, Aya de León, Carolina De Robertis, Parnaz Foroutan, Karen Joy Fowler, Francisco Goldman, Cherríe Moraga, Achy Obejas, and Meredith Russo.
Freight and Salvage
Alta Stage
Berkeley, CA
7 pm

For tickets or more information, please visit The Bay Area Book Festival.

Click here to listen to entire show. 59:50 min

Also on today's show:
L.A. Kauffman

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