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September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

September Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Kerri Maniscalco with Stephanie Garber celebrating Kerri’s new historical thriller, Capturing the Devil
Thursday, September 12 7:00-9:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Lindsay Lackey with Lisa Moore Ramee discuss Lindsay’s middle grade novel, All the Impossible Things
Saturday, Septermber 14 3:00-5:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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David Yoon in conversation with Sabaa Tahir to discuss his debut novel, Frankly in Love
Monday, September 16 6:00-8:00pm
Linden Tree Children’s Books
265 State Street, Los Altos
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Sharon Robinson (daughter of Jackie Robinson) celebrating her new memoir, Child of the Dream
Wednesday, September 18 3:30-5:00pm
Hicklebee’s
1378 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose
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Rebecca Kim Wells discusses her debut novel, Shatter the Sky, with Megan Whalen Turner and Elizabeth Fama
Wednesday, September 18 7:00-9:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Katy Rose Pool in conversation with Adrienne Young to celebrate Katy’s debut book, There Will Come a Darkness
Wednesday September 18 7:00pm
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
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Victoria Schwab talks to Tara Sims about Victoria’s new book, Tunnel of Bones
Thursday, September 19 6:00-8:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Raina Telgemeier in conversation with Gene Luen Yang about her new graphic novel, Guts
Sunday, September 22 1:00-4:00pm
Hicklebee’s
1378 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose
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Akwaeke Emezi in celebration of their genre-defying debut novel, Pet
Thursday, September 26 7:00pm
Books Inc. Alameda
1344 Park Street, Alameda
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Naomi Klein discusses her new book, On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal
Friday, September 27 7:30-9:00pm
San Mateo Performing Arts Center
600 N Delaware Street, San Mateo
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Rick Riordan discusses The Tyrant’s Bomb, book four in the Trials of Apollo series
Sunday, September 29 3:00-4:00pm
Fox Theater
2215 Broadway, Redwood City
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July and August Bay Area Literary and Author Events

July and August Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Mathangi Subramanian, author of A People’s History of Heaven
Wednesday, July 10 2019 7:00pm
Books Inc.
317 Castro Street, Mountain View
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Kalyn Josephson with Tara Smith launching Kalyn’s debut novel The Storm Crow
Saturday, July 13 2019 3:00-5:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin celebrating their new book Please Send Help, the sequel to I Hate Everyone But You
Tuesday, July 16 2019 7:00pm
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
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Kawaii Sweet World Baking Party with Rachel Fong
Sunday, August 4 2019 4:00-5:30pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Mary Pearson with Stephanie Garber celebrating Mary’s new book Vow of Thieves, the sequel to Dance of Thieves
Friday, August 9 2019 7:00-9:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Stacy Lee with Stephanie Garber celebrating Stacy’s new novel The Downstairs Girl
Tuesday, August 13 2019 7:00-9:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Tanya Boteju and Claire Kann discuss Tanya’s new book Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens
Tuesday, August 20 2019 7:00pm
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
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June Bay Area Literary and Author Events

June Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Reclaiming the Future: Privacy, Ethics & Organizing in Tech with Meredith Whittaker & Kade Crockford
Friday, June 7, 7:30 pm
Sydney Goldstein Theater
275 Hayes St, San Francisco
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YA authors Randy Ribay and Mitali Perkins
Wednesday, June 12, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn, in conversation with Meg Elison
Tuesday, June 25, 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Join Books Inc for Graphix Con!
An afternoon of fun activities featuring your favorite Scholastic graphic novel characters like Dog Man and Bone, photo ops and a costume contest! All ages welcome.Event date:
Sunday, June 30, 4:00pm
Books Inc.
1875 S. Bascom Ave, Suite 600, Campbell
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May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

May Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Gareth Hinds shares his masterful new graphic novel adaptation of The Iliad
Wednesday, May 1 – 7:00pm
Books Inc. 317 Castro Street, Mountain View
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Civic Action Zine Fest at Burlingame Public Library!
Friday, May 3rd, 6:00 – 8:00pm
480 Primrose Rd. Burlingame
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Meet Julayne Lee, author of the poetry book Not My White Savior
Saturday, May 4, 10:30 – 11:30am
San Mateo Main Library, Oak Room
55 W. Third Avenue, San Mateo
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NYMBC Presents BookTuber Christine Riccio talking about her debut novel with Kat O’Keefe
Tuesday, May 7 – 7:00pm
Books Inc. 1875 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite #600, Campbell
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NYMBC presents Elizabeth Acevedo, author of The Poet X, with her new book, With the Fire on High
Monday, May 13 – 7:00pm
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness, San Francisco
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Sandhya Menon, author of When Dimple Met Rishi, in conversation with Misa Sugiura about Menon’s new book There’s Something About Sweetie
Wednesday, May 15 – 7:00 – 9:00pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Elisa Camahort Page, discusses her book, Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism, and Advocacy for All with Courtney Macavinta, CEO/Founder of The Respect Institute
Tuesday, May 21 – 7:00pm
Books Inc. 1875 S. Bascom Ave, Ste 600, Campbell
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NYMBC Presents Arvin Ahmadi and his new techno-thriller Girl Gone Viral, in conversation with Randy Ribay, author of After the Shot Drops
Thursday, May 23 – 7:00pm
Books Inc. 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto
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Mason Funk–Founder and Executive Director of OUTWORDS, a nonprofit that documents the history of LGBTQ  people all over the United States–discusses The Book of Pride: Lgbtq Heroes Who Changed the World
Thursday, May 30 – 7:00pm
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
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Write On! Teen Poetry & Creative Writing Contest

Write On! Teen Poetry & Creative Writing Contest

A graphic advertising the Write On Burlingame creative writing contest for teens. Text reads The Burlingame Public Library Presents Write On Burlingame: Teen Poetry and Creative Writing Contest! For Grades 6 through 12, April 1st through April 25th. The graphic shows a quill feather pen in a variety of colors that look like paint splotches.

Burlingame Public Library is hosting a teen creative writing contest this month!

There are two divisions, Middle School for grades 6-8, and High School for grades 9-12. You can submit poetry, flash fiction, or a short story on the theme of CONFLICT. The deadline to submit is April 25th. For more information, including prizes and how to submit your work, click here to head over their website!

 

 

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April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

April Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Casti favorite author Laurie Halse Anderson with her new memoir-in-verse SHOUT
  Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
Tickets and more information here

 

Dr. Michio Kaku in conversation with Alexis Madrigal about his new book The Future of Humanity: Our Destiny in the Universe
Monday, April 8, 2019 – 7:30pm
Sydney Goldstein Theater
275 Hayes St, San Francisco
Tickets and more information here

 

Soccer star and Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach presents her new book Wolfpack
Tue, Apr 16, 2019, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Palo Alto High School 
Performing Arts Center
Tickets and more information here

 

S.K. Ali in conversation with Ayesha Mattu about Ali’s new book Love From A To Z 
  Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Graphic advertising Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday April 27th

Independent Bookstore Day at Books Inc!
Head over to your local Books Inc to check out special guest authors, limited edition merch, and more!
Saturday, April 27th, 2019, all day long.
Click here for more information.

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