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Uptown Fridays Presents: Yume Kim and Jacob Walse-Dominguez

  • Nomadic Press 2301 Telegraph Avenue Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

Join us for an Uptown Fridays reading you won't forget, featuring readings by Yume Kim, Jacob Walse-Dominguez and musical guest Azuah.

Suggested donations of $5-25 collected at the door, but no one turned away for lack of funds. 

Red wine and Red Bay coffee will be available. 

Information about performers:

Jacob Walse-Dominguez is an immigrant living in the Bay Area. He mostly works with poetry. He writes about issues of LGBT rights as income & housing inequality, as well as the stories of the homeless youth of San Francisco. He is also a cultural practitioner/community artist who dances indigenous Philippine dances & performs traditional music. He lives with his husband and their imaginary dog.

Yume Kim is a recipient of both an MA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Additionally she is also a 2012 recipient of the Kundiman Asian-American Poetry retreat fellowship at Fordham University. Some of her works can be found in sPARKLE + bLINK, The West Wind Review, gesture, Transfer, Writing Without Walls (Vol. 7), Sugared Water, and The East Bay Review. Prior to becoming an East Coast transplant here in the Bay Area, she was previously a server while also attempting to BS her way through her undergrad studies at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Has she succeeded with her BS attempts? Only time will tell.