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5/18–5/19: Octavia’s Brood @ Shoreline Community College (Shoreline, WA)

Posted on May 11th, 2016 in Events

Octavia’s Brood is an anthology of original science fiction from social justice movements written by organizers and activists. Each of the 20 stories reimagines the world we live in, putting forth compelling futures with new questions, new visions to explore.

May 18 at 6:30pm in the theater, co-editors Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown, along with contributing writer Gabriel Teodros will engage in a community conversation around radical science fiction and organizing.

May 19 at 10:30am in PUB 9208: Collective Sci-Fi Writing Workshop! Walidah Imarisha, adrienne maree brown, and Gabriel Teodros will lead participants through a collective story-telling/writing workshop where you create collective and individual stories based on current political issues.

May 19 at 1:30pm in PUB 9208: Sci-Fi & Direct Action Training! Participants will use familiar stories of other worlds (such as Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Oz, Harry Potter, etc.) to design direct action campaigns that parallel the world we are fighting for in the here and now. By the end of session, regimes will be toppled, evil forces vanquished and solid skills in direct action organizing developed.