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WOMEN, RESISTANCE & HOPE
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New York Writers Workshop rings in the New Year with Hedgebrook authors speaking about resistance and hope. Where are women now in the post me-too movement and a successful outcome in the 2018 midterm elections? Authors Perri Klass, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Keli Stewart, and Anne Whiteside read work about what resistance means to them—where we are and where we’re headed. * Marie Myung-Ok Lee is the author of Somebody's Daughter. Her next novel, The Evening Hero is forthcoming with Simon & Schuster. * Perri Klass, MD, writes the weekly column, “The Checkup,” for the New York Times Science Section. * Keli Stewart's work has appeared in numerous literary journals and was selected for first place in the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award. * Anne Whiteside Taught at UC Berkeley. She is now writing about an Uncle who was a poet and key figure in the French Resistance. New York Writers Workshop is a growing alliance of published authors and professional writers of fiction, non-fiction, journalism, poetry, plays and screenplays, who live and teach in New York City and around the globe. NYWW is dedicated to offering professional guidance, resources and workshops that teach craft, foster creativity, and help writers achieve their goals. Committed to inclusivity and supporting a global community of women, NYWW is pleased to host Hedgebrook’s alumni at this reading event. Hedgebrook is a residency program for women writers from around the globe, a community enriched by diversity of culture, nationality, voice, genre, generation, perspective, religious beliefs and political affiliations. Held at the KGB’s Red Room, this event will include a short Q&A discussion about writing as a craft and career. It will be hosted by Columbia MFA alumnae Christina Chiu. On Thursday evening, January 3rd at KGB, 85 E 4th St, at 7:00 pm. Admission free with a 1-drink minimum. For more info: www.newyorkwritersworkshop.com. Transportation info: Take the R/F/B/D to 8th St Station or Broadway-Lafayette St Station, Red Room is on the third floor.