Good Grief: Stories of Loss & Comfort

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6:00 - 7:00 pm

Presented by Root Division 

Good Grief: Stories of Loss and Comfort is a collection of stories and poetry that explores the way individuals and communities deal with various forms of adversity, big and small. Lisa Marie, Adam Balm, Rachelle Cruz (cancelled), Tara Dorabji, Nayomi Munaweera, and others.

Lisa Marie is an Oakland-based, Black/Filipina writer, currently performing her acclaimed solo show Ungrateful Daughter: One Black Girl’s Story of Being Adopted by a White Family… that Aren’t Celebrities.
Adam Balm is a New Yorker who has spent the last 20 years in the Bay Area. He is finishing up his first manuscript, a coming-of age novel entitled Knucklehead.
Nayomi Munaweera is a Sri Lankan-American author and artist. Her first book, Island of a Thousand Mirrors, a novel about the Sri Lankan civil war, was published in 2012 by Perrera Hussein.
Tara Dorabji is a writer, arts educator, mother, and radio journalist at KPFA. Her work is in the Indian Review, Project Censored 2013, and Midwifery Today.