Literary Laureates

Friday Apr 16 2010   19:30:00
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Friday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Elaine Elinson
and Stan Yogi, authors of Wherever There’s a Fight, are being honored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library as “Literary Laureates.” Join them at the Friends of the Library’s Literary Laureates Dinner.
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Registration required; for more information visit www.friendssfpl.org.

Elaine ElinsonElaine Elinson was the communications director of the ACLU of Northern California and editor of the ACLU News for more than two decades. She is a coauthor of Development Debacle: The World Bank in the Philippines, which was banned by the Marcos regime. Her articles have been published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Nation, Poets and Writers, and numerous other periodicals. She is married to journalist Rene CiriaCruz and they have one son.

Photo by Matthew Elinson

Stan Yogi

Stan Yogi is the coauthor, with Elaine Elinson, of Wherever There’s a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California. He managed development programs for the ACLU of Northern California for fourteen years and is the coeditor of two books, Highway 99: A Literary Journey through California's Great Central Valley and Asian American Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. His work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, MELUS, Los Angeles Daily Journal, and several anthologies. He is married to nonprofit administrator David Carroll and lives in Los Angeles.

Photo by Michael Woolsey