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Wednesday, October 11 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Lifelong Learning at Freight & Salvage

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Co-presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at U.C. Berkeley

This lunchtime reading in Berkeley's downtown district features faculty and members from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. With Tamim Ansary, Jannie M. Dresser, Elizabeth Fishel, Philippa Kelly, Louise Nayer, and Darren C. Zook. FREE

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Tamim Ansary

Tamim Ansary directed the San Francisco Writers’ Workshop for 22 years, has worked with memoirists for 15 years, and now runs an intensive six-week writing workshop for selected participants. His memoir West of Kabul, East of New York was San Francisco’s One City One Book pick... Read More →
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Jannie M. Dresser

Jannie M. Dresser is a poet, editor, and teacher. Her book, Workers' Compensation: Poems of Labor & the Working Life, reflects her San Joaquin Valley roots and Bay Area gig-life. She holds a master’s from Mills College and teaches at OLLI-Concord and OLLI-Berkeley as well as in... Read More →
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Elizabeth Fishel

Elizabeth Fishel is the author or co-author of five nonfiction books, including Sisters, Reunion, and Getting to 30. She has also written for magazines including Oprah’s O, Vogue, Good Housekeeping, The Writer, and Huffington Post, among many others. She has taught writing workshops... Read More →
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Philippa Kelly

Philippa Kelly has worked as resident dramaturg for the California Shakespeare Theater and the Napa Shakespeare Festival. She has received awards from the Fulbright, Rockefeller, and Walter and Eliza Hall Foundations, and the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of America. She has published... Read More →
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Louise Nayer

Louise Nayer is the author of five books, most recently Poised for Retirement: Moving from Anxiety to Zen a memoir/self-help hybrid about emotional planning for retirement. Her previous book, Burned: A Memoir was an Oprah Great Read and won the Wisconsin Library Association Award... Read More →
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Darren C. Zook

Darren C. Zook has taught for 15 years at U.C. Berkeley, and has been recognized numerous times for his contributions to education on campus. He teaches courses on comparative politics, security studies, human rights, and conflict resolution, and has extensive field experience in... Read More →

Wednesday October 11, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse 2020 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94704