Show: Open Mic Poetry

Episode: Nellie Wong & Valerie Ibarra-Featured Poets-San Francisco Poetry TV

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This is The San Francisco open Mic Poetry Podcast TV Show with John Rhodes and Clara Hsu. Our featured poets are Valerie Ibarra and Nellie Wong
Here are their Bios
Nellie Wong:
Poet and activist Nellie Wong was born in Oakland, California. She is the daughter of Chinese immigrants, and in her poetry and through her community activism, she confronts social problems such as racism, sexism, and labor issues. Her collections of poetry include Dreams in Harrison Railroad Park (1977), The Death of Long Steam Lady (1986), Stolen Moments (1997), and Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (2012). With Merle Woo and Mitsuye Yamada, Wong coauthored 3 Asian American Writers Speak Out on Feminism (2003). She is one of the founding members of the writing collective Unbound Feet, and her poems have been installed in public sites in the San Francisco area.

Wong is a member of various literary, artistic, and political groups, including Radical Women, the Freedom Socialist Party, and the National Asian American Telecommunications Association. In 1989, she received a Women of Words award from the San Francisco Women’s Foundation. With Yamada, she was the subject of the documentary Mitsuye & Nellie, Asian American Poets (1981). In 2011, a building at Oakland High School was named after Wong.

Valerie Ibarra:
Radio Producer & On Air Talent
Mutiny Radio & KPFA 94.1
2010 – Present (6 years)San Francisco
- Producer/Co-Host/Cat-herder of 'The Common Thread Collective with Diamond Dave' Fridays 3-6pm on An open mic community extravaganza with intelligent conversation and lots of fun with music, poetry and activism!
- Producer/Host of 'Women's Magazine with Global Val' Fridays 2-3pm on
- Producer/Host/Editor of "Women's Magazine" on KPFA 94.1 &, Mondays 1-2pm (2012 - Present)- Interviewing women who are changing the world through activism, education and art.

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