Alice at the San Francisco Public Library

Tuesday Nov 29 2016   6:30 PM
San Francisco Public Library, Latino Room  100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA  map

Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus will discuss their new book, Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute, with a book sale to follow. Free and open to the public.

Devon Angus is an artist, activist, and historian based in San Francisco. He composed and performed a conceptual folk operetta based on San Francisco history, The Ghosts of Barbary, throughout the Bay Area, Switzerland, and Italy. He organized and published a series of oral histories of immigrants in the Catskills region, and was the recipient of an arts grant through the New York State Council on the Arts for his show Songs and Stories of Old New York. Angus is currently pursuing a history M.A. at San Francisco State University.

Ivy Anderson is a San Francisco–based writer who focuses on issues of ecology and radical history. Her reportage on water management issues was published in Water Efficiency Magazine and and her poetry in Poecology. She holds a B.A. in environmental studies with a minor in geography, runs a community garden, and is on the board of a bookstore collective in San Francisco.