Reading of Julie Dargis' Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa

Independent writer and publisher Julie R. Dargis (Morocco 1984–87) will be reading in San Francisco  from her latest book Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa. She is being hosted by the Commonwealth Club julie-r-dargisand NorCal Peace Corps Association.

Date: Monday, September 23 2013
5:30 p.m. — networking reception; 6 p.m. — program; 7 p.m. — book signing
Commenwealth Club/SF Office, 595 Market Street  (directions)
Members free, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)

pit-stop-paris-africaJulie will take you on a trip around the world through selected excerpts from stories and verse in her book. In addition, she will share reflections on her humanitarian aid work with African and Eastern European populations affected by war and natural disasters, and include how she dealt with adversity in her day-to-day life in some of the most difficult and dangerous countries in the world. She will close with a brief discussion on how she came to write about and publish her experiences, including ideas on how others can recount stories of their own.

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