Friday, April 12, 2013

May 11: Women Writers: Inspired by Life

Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – noon
Feminist Majority Building, 433 S. Beverly Blvd., Beverly Hills

The Huntington Women’s Studies Seminars Steering Committee
in collaboration with the Feminist Majority Foundation presents:

Women Writers:  Writing Inspired By Life

Michele Kort

Senior editor, Ms. Magazine, author of Soul Picnic:  The Music and Passion of Laura Nyro,
The End of Innocence:  A Memoir (co-written with Chastity Bono) and Dinah!  Three Decades of Sex, Golf and Rock & Roll, and co-editor of Here Come the Brides:  Reflections on Lesbian Love and Marriage

Lynne Thompson

Poet and author of the poetry collection Beg No Pardon
and the chapbooks We Arrive By Accumulation and Through a Window

Felicia Luna Lemus
Author of the novel Trace Elements of Random Tea Parties and Like Son

May-lee Chai
Author of the novels My Lucky Face, Dragon Chica, the short story collection Glamorous Asians,
and the memoirs Hapa Girl and The Girl From Purple Mountain


Introductions:  Wendy Smith, Elline Lipkin, and Karon Jolna


Karon Jolna will announce the new Ms. Magazine “Reading Circles” book club.
Our guest writers will have books available for purchase and signing.

THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THE SEMINAR AND NO RESERVATION IS REQUIRED.
Please come early, as space is limited. Metered parking available on Beverly Drive;
limited free parking behind building (enter on Beverwil).

1 comment:

Marilynn Meyer said...

What an AMAZING & inspiring morning! This was one of THE best Huntington seminars yet! (& I've been attending for years, thanks to the connection the Huntington had with the WAWH)These women are just amazing...and their stories & poetry...beautiful. Thank you for assembling this panel and this seminar...and thank you Ms. Magazine for your continued hosting.