Friday, October 11 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
20 in 20 Santa Rosa: Women Who Go Bump in the Night

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What lurks in the periphery (and center) of women’s lives, you ask? What bumps in the night and elicits fear and anger, and even laughs? Join Ursa Born, Bernice Espinoza, Amanda Janik, Kayatta, Peg Alford Pursell, Lorelle Saxena, and host Dani Burlison for a night of storytelling through short fiction, poetry, personal stories and more! FREE

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Dani Burlison

Dani Burlison (host) is the creator and editor of “All of Me: Stories of Love, Anger and the Female Body” (PM Press), “Some Places Worth Leaving: Short Stories” (Tolsun Books) and “Dendrophilia and Other Social Taboos: True Stories,” an essay collection based on herMcSweeney’s... Read More →

Authors and Participants

Ursa Born

Ursa Born is writer, mother, and amateur naturalist from the great California North. She writes copy, editorials, and press releases to feed her kids, and sad songs for the ukulele, as well as esoteric fiction and non-fiction, to feed herself. When she is not dying and coming back... Read More →
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Amanda Janik

Amanda Janik has been collecting stories for as long as she has been telling them. Her work has appeared in Silver Birch Press, the Readers Write section of the Sun Magazine, on blogs for Chacos.com and the American Camps Association, and more. An alumna of the Squaw Valley Community... Read More →
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Kayatta is an Oakland Native who grew up on the west end with her mother. As a youth Kayatta began her musical exploration at Hoover Elementary, earning the spot as first trumpet. Needless to say, that was the mustard seed that would fuel her artistic maturation. Her lyrical execution... Read More →
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Peg Alford Pursell

Peg Alford Pursell is the author of A Girl Goes Into the Forest (Dzanc 2019) and Show Her A Flower, a Bird, a Shadow, which was the Foreward Indie’s 2017 Book of the Year for Literary Fiction. Peg lives in Northern California and is the founder and director of WTAW Press and of... Read More →
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Lorelle Saxena

Lorelle Saxena is an acupuncturist and mother. Her writing revolves around the shared human experience and finding the beautiful and extraordinary in everyday life. Her proudest accomplishment is being a nice person most of the time.

Friday October 11, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Brew Coffee and Beer House 555 Healdsburg Ave., Santa Rosa

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