colossus press - home:free
Colossus Press is focused on gathering artists and writers in the spirit of resistance, mobilizing and giving voice to our passion for social justice. We create virtual and concrete spaces where we combine activism and art. We take the direct actions of publicizing pressing issues and making monetary donations to local organizations working on the ground.
-Colossus: Published in 2017 and focused on the immigration crisis, included the work of 13 writers on the theme of immigration, proceeds from readings and book sales were donated to Freedom for Immigrants.
-Colossus:Home, published in 2019, included the voices of 68 writers on the theme of Home and donated all funds collected from sales of this book and from readings are donated to Moms 4 Housing.
-Colossus:Freedom will be published in the summer of 2022. This anthology includes the writing and visual art of 48 individuals responding to the theme "freedom". This anthology includes the voices of currently incarcerated people, their family members, and victims of crime. We have also included writers who haven’t experienced a direct impact from crime or incarceration. All funds collected from sales of this book will be donated to support California Coalition of Women Prisoners.
Home:Free is a reading featuring Tony Aldarondo, Elisa Salasin, Poet E. Spoken, Georgina Marie and Fred Dodsworth. These fantastic spoken work artists will read their powerful work and poems from Colossus:Home and our latest anthology Colossus:Freedom. Join us and celebrate the unstoppable combination of poetry and social justice.
Venue: Chapter 510 Leg: Two 5:30PM
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