Margaret Wilkerson Sexton with R.O. Kwon - On The Rooftop

On The Rooftop by author Margaret Wilkerson Sexton is a stunning novel about a mother whose dream of musical stardom for her three daughters collides with the daughters’ ambitions for their own lives — set against the backdrop of gentrifying 1950s San Francisco. The neighborhood is changing, too: all around the Fillmore, white men in […]

Mark Yaconelli and Anne Lamott - How Stories Can Save Us

New York Times bestselling author Anne Lamott will interview Mark Yaconelli, author of Between the Listening and the Telling: How Stories Can Save Us, about the way storytelling can heal our families, our communities, and ourselves. This conversation is for anyone who wants to learn how our personal stories can become a medicine and source […]

Art in the Time of Unbearable Crisis - She Writes Press Panel

In response to the multitude of global crises we’re currently experiencing, editor Stefanie Raffelock put out a much-needed call to her writing community for art to uplift and inform the world, and the authors of She Writes Press answered. Art in the Time of Unbearable Crisis — a sometimes comforting, sometimes devastating, but universally relatable […]

Scott Fletcher - Moments in Marin History

The photographs in Moments in Marin History capture moments in time that tell the story of a people and land that have shaped Marin’s past, present, and future. Working closely with the staff of the Marin History Museum, Scott Fletcher has carefully selected images from the museum’s collection and brought their stories to life in […]

Sixteen Rivers Press Poetry Event

Featuring authors: Celeste Kostopulos-Cooperman, Marjorie Agosin, Terry Ehret, and Nancy Morales Join us for the Marin County book launch of Plagios/Plagiarisms, Volumes One and Two, by Mexican poet Ulalume González de León; and Beyond the Time of Words/Más allá del tiempo de las palabras, by Chilean poet Marjorie Agosín. Nobel Laureate Octavio Paz called González […]

Rhys Bowen - Where the Sky Begins

…a threat looms larger than anyone imagined. And a dangerous secret is about to upend Josie’s life again. Her newfound courage will be put to the test if she is to emerge, like a survivor, triumphant. In Where the Sky Begins, a woman’s future is determined by fate and choice in a gripping WWII novel […]

Leila Mottley w/ Monica West - Nightcrawling

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A dazzling novel about a young Black woman who walks the streets of Oakland and stumbles headlong into the failure of its justice system — the debut of a blazingly original voice and “a soul-searching portrait of survival and hope” (Oprah Winfrey) Rich with […]

Leila Mottley - Nightcrawling

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A dazzling novel about a young Black woman who walks the streets of Oakland and stumbles headlong into the failure of its justice system — the debut of a blazingly original voice and “a soul-searching portrait of survival and hope” (Oprah Winfrey) Rich with […]

Peter Coyote - Tongue of the Crow

Peter Coyote’s poems take us on a whirlwind tour of an eclectic and exciting life as an actor and Zen Buddhist priest, meandering from love affairs to marriage to divorce to the Sixties to psychedelic spirituality and beyond. Written over several decades, they read as a collage, each piece distinct and contributing to a cohesive […]