Right to Write! 8/11/19 Readings at SF Library & East Side Arts Alliance

Freedom Voices

In this 3oth anniversary year Freedom Voices is pleased to announce the publication of our newest title Mujeres Magicas: Domestic Workers Right to Write by Las Malcriadas. We are celebrating with double header SF /Eastbay release events co-sponsored by Reimagine! Movements Making Media.


Sunday August 11, 2019, 1 pm San Francisco Public Main Library
Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B Main Library 100 Larkin St.

(In English with some Spanish translation.)

Domingo 11 de Agosto, 2019, 5-7 pm East Side Arts Alliance
2277 Inter
national Blvd. Oakland

(Esta presentación va ser en español con interpretación simultánea en inglés.)

At the SF Event: Readings from Las Malcidas, women from Mujeres Unidas y Activas Celebrate their new book Mujeres Magicas: Domestic Workers Right to Write and Freeodom Voices authors published over these thiry years including: Margot Pepper, Eric Robertson, Faithful Fools, Kelly Curry, Kitty Costello, Jess Clarke and readings from beloved elders and ancestors Mary Tall Mountain, Rhett Stuart, Piri Thomas and Janice King.  MC: Freedom Voices cofounder and word magician, Jess Clarke.

At the Oakland Event: Presented in Spanish with simultaneous translation to English members of Las Malcriadas will read from the book in Spanish and celebrate their work with the support of Mujeres Unidas y Activas.

Mujeres Mágicas es una antología bilingue español-inglés de trabajadoras del hogar que escriben historias que cruzan idiomas, géneros y fronteras para revelar lecciones de resilencia y celebración para todas.

Both events are co-sponsored by Reimagine! Movements Making Media.

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About Freedom Voices

Some Information

Freedom Voices publishes works that speak to or from communities on the margins. Founded in 1989 in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District the press has grown from its origins as a community publisher to include works from around the globe.

FV works closely with the TallMountain Circle which produces, promotes and distributes Mary TallMountain’s literary works and chooses the winners of the TallMountain Award for Creative Writing and Community Service.

FV also distibutes New Earth Publications imprint such as translations of Nicaraguan Ernesto Cardenal’s Quetalcoatl , Costa Rican activist Luisa Gonzalez’s autobiography and Voice of Fire, Communiques and interviews from the Zapatista National Liberation Army.

Freedom Voices is a project of the non-profit Tenderloin Reflection and Education Center and organizes public readings and writing workshops in conjunction with the Center. Freedom Voices is also a partner in the Encounters in the Americas/Encuentros de los Americas project for popular literacy. The founding editor of Freedom Voices is B. Jesse Clarke. Editorial decisions are made by a collective of writers, activists, and street scholars.