#LitHop2017

Enjoy 150+ writers and an evening reading with Gary Soto for FREE!

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For complete bios of each reader, click hereAbril Lopez, Alana de Hinojosa, Alison Mandaville, Alysha Hoffa, Amber Carpenter, Analicia Sotelo, Andrea Farber-De Zubiria, Angela Chaidez Vincent, Angela M. Corbett, Angelica Cazares, Angelica Rodriguez, Anne Biggs, Anoush Ekparian-Hadden, Arielle Jones, Armen Bacon, Arthur Morales, Aurelia Lorca, Belinda Kremer, Brandi M. Spaethe, Breanna Johnson, Brenda Venezia, Brigitte Bowers, Bryan Medina, Carribean Fragoza, Cecilia Martinez-Gil, Christa Fraser, Courtney Lizbeth Potts, Crystal Salas, Cynthia Guardado, Dana Koster, Danielle Potter, David Borofka, David Campos, David Dominguez, Dawn Trook, Delmira Jiminez, Destina Hernandez, Dixie Salazar, Doug Cox, Eddie Gomez, Eileen Apperson-Williams, Emily Basiletti, Emily Beals, Emily Tallman, Erica Hughes, Erick Sáenz, Esmeralda Gonzales, Frances Rundle, Gillian Wegener, Gilliann Hensley, Gloria Longin, Hira Amin, Jackie Williams, James Espinoza, James O’Bannon, Jamie Asaye FitzGerald, Jamie Moore, Jasmine Marshall Armstrong, Javier O. Huerta, Jaylyn Reddix, Jennifer De La Cruz, Jennifer M. Dean, Jessica R. Santillan, John Beynon, Jon Latham, Jonathan Vargas, Joseph Rios, Joseph Voth, Juan Luis Guzmán, Juliana Harris, Kathleen Godfrey, Kazumi Chin, Kenji Liu, Kenneth Chacón, Kerry Klein, Kevin Zamora, Kirk Stone, Larissa Mercado-Lopez, Lee Herrick, Leslie Patron, Liliana Trejo, Lily Serna, Linda Scheller, Linda Yang, Lizbeth Marquez, Loretta Kennedy, Luivette Resto, Maceo Montoya, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Marina Santos, Marisol Baca, Marissa Candy Raigoza, Martin Velasco-Ramos, Mary Coomes, Mary Pickett, Mas Masumoto, Matthew Kenerly, Maurisa Thompson, Maya Chinchilla, Mayra Ramirez, Megan Bohigian, Megan Bronson, Melanie Kachadoorian, Michael Medrano, Michelle Lin, Michelle Patton, Monique Quintana, Nancy Aidé González, Nena Lariezem Nicolas Mareshall, Nikiko Masumoto, Olga García Echeverria, Oscar Del Toro, Patrick Fontes PhD, Paula Treick DeBoard, Phyllis Brotherton, Randa Jarrar, Renato Martinez, Richard Stone, Rosa Lisbeth Navarrete, Ryan LaSalle, Sally Vogl, Sara Borjas, See Xiong, Shanyn Avila, Stella Beratlis, Steven Hammond, Steven Sanchez, Suzy de Jesus Huerta, Sylvia Savala, Teresa Chacon, Thalea Gastelum, Theo Flores, Thomas Morton, Tim Z. Hernandez, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Tricia Savelli, Trinity Serafina Najera-Bartlett, Vickie Vértiz, Victor Trejo, Yaccaira Salvatierra, Yari Herrera, Yosimar Reyes, Yvonne A. De La Cruz Sánchez, Zury Chavez, Zyanna Maynard, and the students of Cooper Academy!

And join us at 7:00 PM for the headliner event with Gary Soto at the Fresno City College Old Administration Building Auditorium.

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See you all there April 29, 2017!


Many thanks to this year’s participating venues, and to Tioga Sequoia Craft Brewery & Shredworthy for sponsoring the official LitHop 2017 afterparty!

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LitHop is a Fresno Poet Laureate initiative founded by Lee Herrick, and is a fundraiser for the Fresno Arts Council. To learn more about the Fresno Poet Laureate Emeritus (2015-2017), visit www.leeherrick.com 

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The Fresno Arts Council (FAC) is a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to “enrich peoples lives through the arts.” To learn how you can foster the arts in Fresno, visit: http://fresnoartscouncil.org