Dodie Bellamy: Readings by Bakke, Carlson, Gannon, Jackson, and Muhammad by CCA Wattis Institute published on 2018-11-05T18:37:03Z Dodie Bellamy is many things, and one of them is a teacher. In the context of her college courses or her informal writing workshops, she has mentored hundreds of younger writers, which has inevitably left a mark on parts of the Bay Area's literature and poetry community. Linda Bakke, Michele Carlson, Victoria Gannon, Carlos Jackson, and Ismail Muhammad have all studied with Bellamy - some recently and others not so recently. They come together to read their work, and, by extension, to provide an introduction to a new generations of Bay Area writers and poets. Linda Bakke is an artist and writer based in the Bay Area. Michele Carlson is an artist, writer, curator, Executive Director of Art Practical, and an Associate Professor in Visual and Critical Studies at California College of the Arts. Victoria Gannon is a writer and editor based in Oakland. Carlos Jackson is an artist, writer, and an Associate Professor and Chair of the Chicana/o Studies Department at UC Davis. Ismail Muhammad is a writer and critic based in Oakland. This event is organized and hosted by Michele Carlson. This is the third event in our year-long season dedicated to the questions posed by the work of Dodie Bellamy and how they address art, culture, and society today.