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Writers Resist: Rhode Island

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 - 2 p.m.

Location: DiStefano Lecture Hall

Event Type: Public Event

Audience: Public

Contact: Jen McClanaghan

More than a dozen Rhode Island authors will come together for Writers Resist: Rhode Island, a "re-inauguration" of mercy, equality, free speech and the fundamental ideals of democracy. Hosted by Jen McClanaghan, Salve Regina's writer in residence, the event will feature a diverse group of Rhode Island writers, including Karen Boren, Adam Braver, Tina Cane, Mary Cappello, Darcie Dennigan, Theo Greenblatt, Christopher Johnson, Erica Mena, Julie Danho O'Connell, Patch Tseng Putterman, Kate Schapira, Susannah Strong and more.

A short reading will be followed by an open forum/open mic. There will also be a fundraising raffle for Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island. The event is free and open to the public.

Writers Resist is a national network of writers driven to #writeourdemocracy by defending the ideals of a free, just and compassionate democratic society.