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10 September
2014

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Upcoming SF Author Events

August 1, 2015
Market to Table: Cooking Demonstrations by Cookbook Authors
Starts: 10:30 am
Ends: 12:30 pm
Location: Book Passage at the Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Description: On Saturday mornings, chefs and cookbook authors lead free cooking demonstrations using seasonal ingredients from the Farmers Market. Join them in the CUESA kitchen (North Arcade) for tips, recipes, and a sample. Book Passage will be there with the books.
August 2, 2015
Sunday Morning Storytime with Christopher Smith
Starts: 11:00 am
Ends: 12:00 pm
Location: Author Appearance - , “” Book Passage - 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera
Description: Sunday Morning Storytime with Christopher Smith at Book Passage, Corte Madera
Starting September 12!
Sundays • 11:00 am • Free
Summer is over and Christopher is back! Singer-songwriter Christopher Smith has been writing music and performing in the Bay Area for over 20 years. Smith writes well-crafted story songs that aim for the heart. Children of all ages—and adults—love him!

These events are free and take place at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, unless otherwise noted. For information or to reserve autographed books, call 415-927-0960 or go to http://www.bookpassage.com.
August 3, 2015
Left Coast Writers Literary Salon
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: 9:00 pm
Location: Book Passage - 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera
Description: Left Coast Writers®
A Literary Salon Led by Linda Watanabe McFerrin
1st Monday each month • 7:00-9:00 pm • $120 per year
Left Coast Writers meetings provide literary connections, support, counsel, readings, writing tips, literary chat, unabashed networking, and great fun. Many local authors are active members of this group. Meetings feature presentations by Bay Area literary figures. In addition, LCW hosts a variety of other activities to launch the books of members, to explore publishing
alternatives, and to network with others in the industry.
August 3, 2015
Author Jeff Hobbs
Starts: 7:30 pm
Ends: 9:00 pm
Location: 1614 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
Description: Jeff Hobbs presents the paperback release of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace. An instant New York Times bestseller, Hobbs captures the compelling and honest story of Robert Peace, his good friend and long-time roommate, who struggled between his upbringing in hard-knock Newark and his life at ivy-league Yale.The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace encompasses the most enduring conflicts in America: race, class, drugs, community, imprisonment, education, family, friendship, and love.


Jeff Hobbs graduated with a BA in English language and literature from Yale in 2002, where he was awarded the Willets and Meeker prizes for his writing. Hobbs spent three years in New York and Tanzania while working with the African Rainforest Conservancy. He now lives in Los Angeles with his wife.
August 4, 2015
Write Now!
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: 8:00 pm
Location: Folio Books, 3957 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114, United States
Description: Write Now! @ Folio Books is a monthly word jam to get ... and keep ... your creative juices flowing. Led by long-time book editor and writer Kathy Dalle-Molle, this monthly free-writing adventure is all about getting words on the page ... without judgment or inhibition. We'll use prompts from lots of intriguing sources to channel our muse ... and best of all, we'll walk out the door with more words on the page than when we came in All genres and levels of writing experience are welcome. So pull up a chair, bring your favorite notebook and pen and join us. Here are the vitals: To keep things cozy, we'll have eight participants maximum at each jam. A donation of $5 reserves your spot at the table. Funds will go to support The Children's Book Project, a San Francisco non-profit that helps build literacy by providing books to children who need them. Advance sign-up is required.
August 4, 2015
Author Joshua Mohr
Starts: 7:30 pm
Ends: 9:00 pm
Location: Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122, United States
Description: Josh Mohr in conversation with Lauren Saft about his new novel, All This Life (Soft Skull Press).
August 6, 2015
Shipwreck Presents: Peter Benchley's JAWS
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: 8:00 pm
Location: Booksmith 1644 Haight St., San Francisco
Description: Six Writers destroy six notable characters from one Great Book on the first Thursday of every month at the Booksmith in San Francisco. The Great White Shipwreck's featured writers: Alan Leggitt, Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Whitney Miller, Joe Wadlington, Gabriel Cubbage & July winner TBA.
August 8, 2015
Market to Table: Cooking Demonstrations by Cookbook Authors
Starts: 10:30 am
Ends: 12:30 pm
Location: Book Passage at the Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Description: On Saturday mornings, chefs and cookbook authors lead free cooking demonstrations using seasonal ingredients from the Farmers Market. Join them in the CUESA kitchen (North Arcade) for tips, recipes, and a sample. Book Passage will be there with the books.
August 9, 2015
Sunday Morning Storytime with Christopher Smith
Starts: 11:00 am
Ends: 12:00 pm
Location: Author Appearance - , “” Book Passage - 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera
Description: Sunday Morning Storytime with Christopher Smith at Book Passage, Corte Madera
Starting September 12!
Sundays • 11:00 am • Free
Summer is over and Christopher is back! Singer-songwriter Christopher Smith has been writing music and performing in the Bay Area for over 20 years. Smith writes well-crafted story songs that aim for the heart. Children of all ages—and adults—love him!

These events are free and take place at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, unless otherwise noted. For information or to reserve autographed books, call 415-927-0960 or go to http://www.bookpassage.com.
August 9, 2015
The Writing Mamas Salon®
Starts: 5:00 pm
Ends: 8:00 pm
Location: Book Passage - 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera
Description: The Writing Mamas Salon® at Book Passage, Corte Madera
A Writing Group • Led by Dawn Yun
2nd Sunday each month • Corte Madera store • 5:00-8:00 pm • $200 per year
The Writing Mamas is where motherhood and writinghood combine to create the perfect neighborhood. At The Writing Mamas, you have a comfortable and nurturing place to write, develop writing buddies, improve your writing, get published, and learn how to maximize your reach through social media. Last year five Writing Mamas had their first books published!!! Why not you? The Writing Mamas generally meet on the second Sunday of every month. Please note: exceptions are made to accommodate speakers or due to holidays. Visit http://www.bookpassage.com/writing-mamas-salon.
August 10, 2015
Author LISA PHILLIPS
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: 8:00 pm
Location: Books Inc. Opera Plaza 601 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94107
Description: Join former radio reporter, and winner of the Edward R. Murrow Award and the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault Media Excellence Award, Lisa Phillips at Books Inc. Opera Plaza, where she will be discussing her newest book Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession.


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