University of San Francisco MFA in Writing Presents: Impossible Choices and Unspeakable Acts

Saturday, May 4 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Writing & Publishing

Kirstin Chen, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Nayomi Munaweera, moderated by Beth Nguyen

No matter the borders crossed or the time gone by, these novels’ protagonists are driven by demons they can’t seem to outrun. Kirstin Chen, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, and Nayomi Munaweera—all novelist-teachers from the University of San Francisco MFA. in Writing program—dig into the challenges of writing characters who are haunted by their pasts. Here they share the narrative tools they use to push their characters to the very edge and keep the reader turning the page.

Hotel Shattuck Plaza - Boiler Room

Sponsored by the University of San Francisco MFA in Writing program