Portland WOC Zine Collective: Issue #7 Launch Party

Saturday, June 28, 2014

5pm-7pm

Glyph Cafe & Arts Space

804 NW Couch St.

The WOC Zine Collective is happy to announce its latest issue, Around Portland. Join us for a night of reading and celebrating with our lovely host, Glyph Cafe & Arts Space.

Reading Includes local writers Tonya L Jones, Cathy Camper, and Olivia Olivia.

About the writers:

Cathy Camper is Arab-American and her graphic novel Lowriders in Space will be published by Chronicle Books in November. 2014. She’s also written Bugs Before Time; Prehistoric Insects and Their Relatives, and co-edits the zine Sugar Needle. She currently works as a librarian at Multnomah County Library. She’s also reading earlier this month at the Queer Lit Happy Hour <> PRIDE KICKOFF <>. You can reach her at www.cathycamper.com.

Tonya Jones loves to read, write, and cook soul food. She is a student at Portland State University and founder of the WOC Zine Workshops (club). She learned about zines in a Women’s Studies class. Check out her work with the Women of Color Zine Workshops at https://wocpdxzines.com/

Olivia Olivia is a Salvadoran American writer and editor of the Notable Portland column at The Rumpus. Her personal essays and fiction have appeared in Salon, The Rumpus, SPARK, and the Portland Observer, and she is currently working on her first book, Everything That Never Happened To Me. You can learn more about Olivia at www.OliviaWrites.com.

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Thanks again to Glyph owners Sandra and Hugo for sponsoring this event!

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