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May 2015
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Curbside Splendor present readings from Cyn Vargas, Dasha Kelly, and Chloe Benjamin

May 26 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Curbside Splendor is an independent press based in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.  They publish fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry that celebrates art, urban life, and extraordinary voices. Curbside recently published a short fiction collection by Cyn Vargas entitled On the Way and Dasha Kelly’s debut novel Almost Crimson. These works incorporate characters who are coming-of-age in various, sometimes marginalized, circumstances. These authors explore minority voices in satisfying and interesting ways. While the readings will play off each other, this event will also cultivate discussion…

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Rivera Sun reading from “The Dandelion Insurrection”

May 31 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Rivera Sun is currently doing nonviolence training and on a tour for the book The Dandelion Insurrection. Author/activist Rivera Sun is the social media director for Campaign Nonviolence and Pace e Bene. She is the author of three social protest novels, The Dandelion Insurrection, Billionaire Buddha, and Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars. She is the cohost of Occupy Radio and the cofounder of the Love-In-Action Network. Rivera Sun attended the James Lawson Institute on Strategic Nonviolent Conflict 2014 and her…

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