MFA Writing faculty and alumni speak out at Lit Crawl 2013

Presented as part of the 2013 Litquake Festival
October 19, 2013 6:00 pm
Mission Cheese | 736 Valencia Street | San Francisco 94117

All Lit Crawl readings are free and open to the public (although some venues are 21 and over).
More info: David Morini,, 415.265.7465

About San Francisco Litquake & Lit Crawl

The 2013 San Francisco Litquake Festival takes place October 11-19. The Lit Crawl is part of the festival, and takes place on the last day.

Spread over three hours, the Lit Crawl hosts live readings of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and more in bookstores, bars, art galleries, restaurants, stores, cafés, laundromats, community spaces … even a police station and beekeeping supply store.

Experience the diverse voices and and talent from the following faculty and alumni of the MFA Program in Writing at California College of the Arts :


Aimee Phan
MFA Program in Writing and Writing and Literature Program chair Amy Phan is the author of The Reeducation of Cherry Truong and We Should Never Meet. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, USA Today, Virginia Quarterly Review, Guernica, and The Rumpus*, among others.

Gloria Frym
Gloria Frym's recent book of poetry is Mind Over Matter. She also is the author of two short-story collections.

Matthew Iribarne
Matthew Iribarne also teaches in CCA's Writing and Literature Program. He lives in San Francisco.


Steffi Drewes
Steffi Drewes (MFA Writing 2006) curates the Featherboard Writing Series in Oakland and is the author of two chapbooks: Cartography Askew and History of Drawing Circles.

Ryan Funk
Ryan Funk (MFA Writing 2012) performs with San Francisco Poets Theater and was recently a guest curator for the Bay Area Poetry Marathon's ninth season in San Francisco.

Nana K. Twumasi
Nana K. Twumasi (MFA Writing 2007) lives and writes in Oakland. Her work has appeared in Ballyhoo Stories and Zyzzyva journal. She coedits Monday Night.