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November 3, 2022(1 event)

6:30 pm: “Writing About Culture: Appropriate or Appropriation?”

November 3, 2022

Thursday, November 3, 2022

6:30-8:00 PM, doors open at 6:00

Riverside Main Library Community Room

3900 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501

Free and open to the public.


When is it okay to write about a culture that is not your own? Can it be done, or should you avoid it entirely? Why? Hear from leading voices on multiculturalism and literature, and learn how to avoid pitfalls to write with sensitivity and respect.

Moderated by Minerva Canto. Panelists will include Carlos Cortés, Yi Shun Lai, Terria Smith, James Coats, and Ellen Estilai.

A pre-panel lineup of writers will read and share their work beginning at 6:30. Booksellers will be on hand to share, sell, and sign their books beginning at 6:00 PM.

November 4, 2022
November 5, 2022