San Francisco stories from visionary voices wrest wisdom from chaos and channel boundless energy into artful narratives, demonstrating that grace and resilience are as much a measure of the Citys legacy as a determination of its future.
Your Golden Sun Still Shines illustrates San Franciscos continuing legacy as home and beacon to the literary vanguard, situated at the edge of the world.
With essays from noted literary figures and close friends, this unique collection of Chin's literary legacy curated from his 7 published books will serve as both a primer for those new to his works, as well as a loving tribute by those who knew him and his work best.
Chin passed away at the end of 2015 at the age of 46.
In Happy Punks 1 2 3 we meet each of the punks as they go through their day, explore New Flip City, meet up with their friends, and have a big party with music and dancing. "A children's book on anarchy seems somehow just right: an instinctive, intuitive sense of fairness, community, and interdependence sits naturally enough with a desire for participatory democracy, self-determination, and peace and global justice." - Bill Ayers, author of Fugitive Days Simply celebrating childhood: the joy, the wonder of discovery, the spontaneity, and strong emotions. Poet and writer of fiction, memoir, nonfiction, and performance art texts, Justin Chin's fearless and fierce voice was resolute in relating his worldview, whether directly or through metaphorical language.
As a queer Asian American, born and raised in Southeast Asia within a devoutly Christian, ethnically Chinese family of medical professionals, Chins early life experience informed his writing and framed his point of view.
* Tony Robles * Norman Antonio Zelaya * Michael Koch * John Goins * Shizue Seigel * Denise Sullivan * Lynell George * Don Skiles * Barbara Stauffacher Solomon * Alice Elizabeth Rogoff * Stefanie Doucette * E.
Hagan * Peter Case Artist evictions, tech invasions―where will it end?
Poetry & Comix the zines that launched a thousand (actually a few dozen) careers are anthologized here for the first time.She is the author of Madness and Retribution and has edited several anthologies. Bambi Lake was the first trans person I ever met on a regular basis. She would go on before Black Flag and lip-synch to Marlene Dietrich tapes. Weekly Before Ru Pauls Drag Race and Transparent, there was Bambi Lake.She got the respect because she was more punk than anyone in the building. Twenty years after it was first published, this intimate account follows one individuals evolution from innocent, suburban Johnny Purcell in the 60s into often fabulous, occasionally infamous, always talented Bambi Lake.Starting in the final days of the last century, poet & cultural activist Juliette Torrez published hand-stapled mini-books of illustrated poetry and short stories featuring original work by up-and-coming writers and artists.Sometimes raunchy, often hilarious, occasionally transgressive, this entertaining historic collection is wholly unique, delightfully diverse, and thankfully never normal.Since 1979, Dictor has toured throughout the world with MDC, releasing more than nine albums with MDC that have sold more then 125,000 copies.