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Get Lit: Liberation Aesthetics with Charlotte Ballard, Holum Press

Date(s): Thursday, August 6, 2020, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Genre and Form(s): Community, Human Rights, Social Justice
Cost: Free

About this Event

Spirited conversations. Literary culture. Usually every first Thursday at Valley Bar; online during COVID-19. Get Lit.

This Month: Liberation Aesthetics with Charlotte Ballard and Holum Press

What would it look like to center liberation in our creative practice? How do we see through the mirages of capitalism? How can writing be used to untangle our environment and see systems more clearly? How can we redefine ourselves through reflection and community action? How do we mine our inner lives and resources in order to survive?

August 6, 2020. 7 pm. On Zoom. Get Lit

Please note: while this event is free and open to the public, you must register through Eventbrite to receive the Zoom link. Space is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Attendance will be capped at 30 guests in order to allow everyone the opportunity to speak. Registrations do not guarantee or reserve seats. The Zoom link will be sent two days before the meeting. If you have any questions or require different forms of access, please reach out to Marketing and Outreach Specialist Jake Friedman at

About the Author

Photograph of Charlotte Ballard

Charlotte Ballard is the current editor-in-chief of Oasis and a speculative fiction writer in the Phoenix community. When writing, Charlotte is just as likely to be found out in her garden or up a mountain, as she is likely to be found in front of her laptop. 

Photograph of editors of Holum Press

Holum Press has been publishing the Oasis journal-zine quarterly since 2017. Oasis publishes and welcomes fiction, personal essays, poetry, art, music, and multimedia which focus on anticapitalism and the spirit of the desert.