Ocean Vuong & Martín Espada: Benefit reading for asylum seekers

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Monday, October 28, 2019 6:30-9:30pm
Suggested donation: $10-$50 cash. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds.

A benefit reading to raise money to bail women and trans asylum seekers out of ICE internment and provide support in the immediate aftermath of their release, featuring award-wining authors Ocean Vuong and Martín Espada. The reading will be followed by a reception with the authors, activists involved in asylum seeker support, and asylum seekers. Please bring cash. Books will be on sale and all proceeds go to asylum seeker support. Award-winning authors with books on sale include: Jordy Rosenberg, Ocean Vuong, Cameron Akward Rich, Noy Holland, Martín Espada, and Betsy Wheeler. Testimonials from asylum seekers will follow the reading.