Lit Crawl San Francisco - Let me hear your body talk - Oct. 17th (8:30-9:30)

October 16, 2015

Lit Crawl San Francisco 2015

SF Lit Crawl is back, and Asian American culture and politics magazine Hyphen has gathered some of the Bay's finest poets and writers to perform their work in anticipation of our upcoming Health edition. We're getting physical with poetry and literature that explores the sweaty, sticky, sexy, soft, solid and supreme structures we call our bodies.

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Jason Bayani is the author of Amulet from Write Bloody Press. He's an MFA grad from Saint Mary's College, a Kundiman fellow, and is currently the program manager for Kearny Street Workshop.

Ploi Pirapokin is featured in the Griffith Review, Hyphen magazine, Asia Literary Review, the Queen of Statue Square: New Short Fiction from Hong Kong, and Transfer Magazine.

Abigail Licad is an MFA student in poetry at Warren Wilson College. She is Hyphen's books editor.

Michelle Lin is the author of A House Made of Water (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2017). She serves as Poetry Reader for Twelfth House Journal.

Jeffrey Thomas Leong has an MFA from VCFA and is translating the Angel Island Chinese wall poems. He’s published in Crab Orchard, Cimarron Review, Bamboo Ridge, and elsewhere.


Alley Cat Books
3036 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110


Mia Nakano

Mia Nakano
LGBTQ Editor + Founder

Mia Nakano is a freelance photographer, videographer, and web designer based out of Oakland, CA. She is the founding photo-editor of Hyphen. Her work has been seen in dozens of media outlets including Colorlines, the Kathmandu Post, and Democracy Now!. Nakano has contributed to organizations such as the Smithsonian,, and the de Young Museum.