Date & Time: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Soda Center, Claeys Lounge
Event Description: 

 

 

Kaya Oakes

 

KAYA OAKES third book, a hybrid memoir/ethnography/theological rant, Radical Reinvention, was published by Counterpoint Press in 2012. Her previous nonfiction book, Slanted and Enchanted: The Evolution of Indie Culture, was published by Henry Holt in 2009 and was selected as a San Francisco Chronicle notable book. She’s also the author of a collection of poetry, Telegraph, which received the Transcontinental Poetry Prize from Pavement Saw Press. In 2002, Kaya co-founded Kitchen Sink Magazine, which received the Utne Independent Press Award for Best New Magazine in 2003. Currently, she writes about faith and feminism for Commonweal, America, and Killing the Buddha, and is the editor in chief of Limina: A Magazine of Women Writing About Faith on the Margins, which will launch in the summer of 2013. Since 1999, she’s taught expository, research, creative nonfiction and narrative journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. Kaya has been the recipient of teaching fellowships from the Mellon Faculty Institute and the Bay Area Writing Project, as well as writing awards from the Academy of American Poets.

 

 

Event Contact: 

Sara Mumolo

Program Manager

sm13@stmarys-ca.edu

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