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February Bay Area Literary and Author Events

All month long, San Mateo County Libraries will host events and authors celebrating comics during the 2018 Comic Arts Fest. Guests include Svetlana Chmakova, author of Awkward and Brave, and Mariko Tamaki, author of This One Summer, Skim, and Boundless! Click over here to see more information.

NYMBC presents Marieke Nijkamp in Alameda talking about her new novel Before I Let Go
Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:00pm
Books Inc.
1344 Park St, Alameda
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Melissa Albert talking about her new book The Hazel Wood with Stephanie Garber, author of Caravel
Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Derek Thompson and Alexis Madrigal talk about culture, memes, and Thompson’s book Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction
Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Dhonielle Clayton talking about her new book The Belles with Sabaa Tahir, author of the An Ember in the Ashes trilogy
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Comics legend Trina Robbins talks about her amazing life
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Menlo Park City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St., Menlo Park
Event details and ticket reservations here

Menlo Park Library’s Teen Murder Mystery Party
Friday, February 9, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Menlo Park Library
800 Alma St., Menlo Park
Event details and registration here

Small Press Comics Expo with special guest Svetlana Chmakova, author of Awkward and Brave
Sunday, February 10, 2018, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oak Room in the San Mateo Main Library
55 W. Third Avenue, San Mateo
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NYMBC Presents Neal Shusterman and his new book Thunderhead, the sequel to Scythe
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 7:00pm
Books Inc.
601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
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Terese Marie Mailhot and Greg Sarris on what it means to be a Native American author today
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
Event details and RSVP

Tavi Gevinson, founder and editor of the for teens, by teens online magazine Rookie
Friday, February 16, 2018, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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Think it, Ink it: Comics workshop with comics and TV pro Carlos Nieto III
Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Menlo Park Library
800 Alma St., Menlo Park
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City Arts & Lectures presents George Saunders, author of Lincoln in the Bardo
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 7:30pm
Nourse Theatre
275 Hayes St., San Francisco
Tickets and event details

Shing Yin Khor and her dog Bug talk about her book The American Dream? A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Mufflier Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito 
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Rd., Burlingame
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This is Now with Angie Coiro Presents: Morgan Jerkins on Race and Misogyny
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
Event details and RSVP here

NYMBC presents Jen Wang with her new graphic novel, The Prince and the Dressmaker
Sunday, February 25, 2018, 2:00 pm
Alameda Free Library
1550 Oak St, Alameda
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City Arts & Lectures presents writer and activist Rebecca Solnit & anthropologist and Zen Buddhist priest Joan Halifax
Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:30pm
Nourse Theatre
275 Hayes St, San Francisco
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Jennifer Nielsen talks about her new book The Traitor’s Game with Evelyn Skye, author of The Crown’s Game books
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park
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