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Writer’s Voice Cafe

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Writer’s Voice Cafe
Wednesday, December 12
6:00 pm
This month, the Provincetown Public Library continues its collaborative effort with the renowned Writers Voice Café. Continuing to further its mission of becoming a center for cultural storytelling in our community, the Library is working with the founding members of the Writer’s Voice Café to produce a series of monthly Cafés, Writing Workshops and Annual Events in 2018. Founded by Dian Hamilton with Hilde Oleson and Lorraine Kujawa joining shortly thereafter, the Writer’s Voice Café provides writers of all media opportunities to share their work and to connect with others in the community for support and inspiration.

Sandra Faiman-Silva, author of The Courage to Connect: Sexuality, Citizenship, and Community in Provincetown, will be our featured writer the Writer’s Voice Café on Wednesday, December 12. This month’s Café will center on queer/straight intersections and how they forge community in Provincetown.

The December Writer’s Voice Café event at the Provincetown Public Library will be held in the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Wednesday, December 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Open Mic begins the evening. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be served.  Everyone is welcome! Free will donation. Wheelchair accessible.

More about Sandra Faiman-Silva: Sandra Faiman-Silva is Professor Emerita of Cultural Anthropology at Bridgewater State University, where she taught for more than 30 years.  Her areas of expertise include gender, ethnicity, political economy, Native North America, folklore, and social change.  She is the author of Choctaws at the Crossroads: The Political Economy of Class and Culture in the Oklahoma Timber Region (U Nebraska 1997) and The Courage to Connect: Sexuality, Citizenship, and Community in Provincetown (U Illinois 2004).   She is active in Falmouth’s progressive community and in many peace and justice causes.   She serves on the Boards of the Falmouth Art Center and the Coalition for Social Justice.  She enjoys traveling, pottery-making and photography, and spending time with her delightful granddaughters Amelia and Isabella. 

Details

Date:
December 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room
356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Phone:
508-487-7094
Website:
http://provincetownlibrary.org/