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In Your Ear: Selected Writings from Oakland Word

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Between February and April 2010, Oakland Word offered twenty free creative writing workshops to the general public. Featuring a range of voices from the workshops, there are myriad themes in this collection--childhood, life transitions, immigration, injustice, romance, bereavement, war legacies, spirituality, and the simple joys of life. Playful, serious, contemplative, an ...more
Paperback, 172 pages
Published July 2010 by Oakland Public Library
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Jennifer
Ah, the anthology is on goodreads! As one of the contributers, I have to say it was an amazing experience to participate in Oakland Word and have my work published. I came away with a profound respect for my fellow writers, some who have become a new creative community for me. The anthology does make good reading too. The writing is on the more burgeoning side than polished side, but there is promise in these pages. Check it out!
Lisa
This is an amazing anthology of prose and poetry, fiction and memoir, created by students in 20 free creative writing workshops held at the Oakland Public Library over 2 months in 2010 (including adult literacy students). Naturally the writing's not as polished as you might find elsewhere, but the emotions and stories are real and true. I sat down to read for a short while and ended up reading the whole book.
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Kenji C. Liu (www.kenjiliu.com) was born in Kyoto and raised in the United States. A Pushcart Prize nominee and first runner-up finalist for the Poets & Writers 2013 California Writers Exchange Award, his writing has appeared in several journals, including Barrow Street, CURA, The Baltimore Review, RHINO Poetry, Generations, Ozone Park Journal, Eye to the Telescope, Kweli Journal, Doveglion Pr ...more
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