Event: Fresno Women Read’s First Annual Community Reading

Tower Sports Bar, December 2016

Readers: Sandra Arevalo, Megan Bronson, Phyllis Brotherton, Amber Carpenter, Angela Corbett, Jennifer De la Cruz, Carole Firstman, Esmeralda Gamez, Gloria Hernandez, Alysha Hoffa, Breanna Johnson, Michelle Patton, Chelsey See Xiong

Emcee: Brenda Venezia

Call for readers flier for first annual community reading
Call for readers for the first annual community reading
Flier for the first annual community reading
Flier for the first annual community reading. Flier by Amber Carpenter
Photo of most of the readers and organizers
Group photo of organizers and (almost all) readers
Photo of the audience at the first community reading
The beautiful audience for Fresno Women Read’s first community reading
Photo of poster listing line-up for first annual community reading
The line-up for the first annual community reading
Photo of broadside available at first annual community reading in honor of local poet and activist, Mia Barraza Martinez, featuring her poem, "I Am Learning," along with artwork created for the broadside by local artist, Lauren Baker
Broadside available at first annual community reading in honor of local poet and activist, Mia Barraza Martinez, featuring her poem, “I Am Learning,” along with artwork created for the broadside by local artist, Lauren Baker
Photo of Melanie Kachadoorian emceeing
Melanie Kachadoorian emceeing the first annual community reading
Photo of Sandra Arevalo reading
Sandra Arevalo
Photo of Megan Bronson reading
Megan Bronson
Photo of Esmeralda Gamez reading
Esmeralda Gamez
Photo of Angela Corbett reading
Angela Corbett
Photo of Jennifer De La Cruz reading
Jennifer De La Cruz
Photo of Phyllis Brotherton reading
Phyllis Brotherton
Photo of Breanna Johnson reading
Breanna Johnson
Photo of Alysha Hoffa reading
Alysha Hoffa
Photo of Michelle Patton reading
Michelle Patton
Photo of Carole Firstman reading
Carole Firstman
Photo of Chelsey See Xiong reading
Chelsey See Xiong reads at the first annual community reading
Photo of Angela Corbett reading
Angela Corbett reading at the first annual community reading
Photo of Michelle Patton reading
Michelle Patton reads at the first annual community reading
Photo of Gloria Hernandez reading
Gloria Hernandez reading at the first annual community reading
Photo of Esmeralda Gamez reading
Esmeralda Gamez reading at the first annual community reading
Photo of Jennifer De La Cruz reading
Jennifer De La Cruz reads at the first annual Fresno Women Read community reading
Photo of Phyllis Brotherton reading
Phyllis Brotherton reads at the first annual Fresno Women Read community reading
Photo of Sandra Arevalo reading
Sandra Arevalo reading at the first annual community reading
Photo of Amber Carpenter reading
Amber Carpenter reads at the first annual Fresno Women Read community reading
Photo of Phyllis Brotherton and the audience
Phyllis Brotherton reading at the first annual community reading
Photo of Alysha Hoffa reading
Alysha Hoffa reads at the first annual community reading
Photo of Breanna Johnson reading
Breanna Johnson reads at the first annual Fresno Women Read community reading
Photo of child writing poetry at a literary reading
Six-year-old audience member, Brooklyn White, was inspired to write a poem of her own as she listened to the readers
Photo of Fresno Women Read organizers, Amber Carpenter, Sarah Warren, Brenda Venezia, and Melanie Kachadoorian
Fresno Women Read organizers, Amber Carpenter, Sarah Warren, Brenda Venezia, and Melanie Kachadoorian

Reader info to come!

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