Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tag: Literature

Black Freighter Press sails in, boosting writers of color and radical imagination

The revolution will be published, with the help of SF Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin and Alie Jones' new outlet.

Breed won’t promise to spend real-estate tax money on rent relief

The voters approved Prop. I last fall to support tenants and affordable housing, but the mayor says she will use the money for her own priorities.

A trailblazing lesbian hero’s story, finally coming to film

Sally Gearhart's incredible, multifaceted life—lesbian separatist, gay lib icon, sci-fi author—gets a doc.

Beyond Didion: Alta Journal’s monthly California Book Club expands Golden State canon

'The idea is to fill in the textures and the flavors and the voices' of history and life in the West.

Leaders under 30: SF Youth Commissioner Jayden Tanaka on valuing diverse young voices

A high school student talks about the role of young people in the political process -- and why we need more affordable housing.

Books: ‘Pura Neta,’ the Mission, and the price of gentrification

An interview with author Benjamin Bac Sierra on his new and powerful novel.

Zoning and housing costs: The debate continues

UCLA professors respond to our piece on housing costs -- and why this discussion matters.

UCLA professors respond on housing

Zelda Bronstein, in her December 13 article, calls us hypocrites. Specifically, she says that we said one thing in an article for Urban Studies, but then admitted the opposite...

Screen Grabs: Warm season, very hot topics

Political violence, ethnic strife, and marital doubts south of the equator. Plus: Lost Landscapes of SF, more

COVID denial is a grim rerun of AIDS denialism

Two decades ago, a cult-like crowd believed that HIV was harmless and AIDS was a plot. Many of them ended up dead.