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November 2021

Webinar – Reciprocating the Gift: Online Panel Discussion of Braiding Sweetgrass – Q&A Hosted by Writers & Books

November 2 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
Free

Reciprocating the Gift participants: Facilitator Wendy Lowis is a poet and teacher and the founder of the Where’s Walden nature writing program for children and teens at Writers & Books. Rosalie "Daystar" Jones Angela Cannon-Crothers Daystar/Rosalie Jones (Pembina Chippewa) is a dancer and storyteller and the founder and artistic director of DAYSTAR Dance Company, the first dance company in the U.S. created with all-native performers and specializing in the portrayal of the personal and tribal stories of Indian America.   Angela Cannon-Crothers is…

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David B. Seaburn: Broken Pieces of God Book Launch

November 4 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Book Launch Hybrid event: In-person and virtual tickets available (free but registration required) November 4, 2021 @ 7:00 - 8:15 pm  David B. Seaburn’s latest novel, Broken Pieces of God, is a story of resilience in the face of uncertainty, hope in the midst of darkness, and family ties strengthened by life’s vicissitudes. Crippling unemployment, life-threatening illness, and no health insurance push Eddy and Gayle toward life’s dark edge where they hope a Statue of Jesus, the IRS, some magical…

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Elizabeth Miki Brina: Speak, Okinawa

November 30 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
Free

Scroll down and select “Get Tickets” to receive a Zoom link to this virtual event. A searing, deeply candid memoir about a young woman’s journey to understanding her complicated parents—her mother an Okinawan war bride, her father a Vietnam veteran—and her own, fraught cultural heritage.   Elizabeth’s mother was working as a nightclub hostess on U.S.-occupied Okinawa when she met the American soldier who would become her husband. The language barrier and power imbalance that defined their early relationship followed…

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