Ellen Bass, Indigo at Bookshop Santa Cruz

Bookshop Santa Cruz 1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz

Indigo merges elegy and praise poem in an exploration of life's complex grey areas. Whether her subject is oysters, high heels, a pork chop, a beloved...

Free

Dana Gioia and Phillis Levin

Mill Valley Public Library 375 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley

Dana Gioia is an internationally acclaimed poet and writer. Former California Poet laureate and Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Gioia was born...

Free

Virtual Poetry Reading

Poets Tess Taylor and Judy Halebsky read from their new collections--in a graveyard! Click here to watch the video of this reading. About Tess Taylor's...

Free

Roshani Chokshi: Aru Shah and the End of Time

Kepler's Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park

 Rick Riordan Presents (dedicated to providing entertaining middle grade fiction based on various world mythologies) with Aru Shah and the End of Time, written by...

Free

Veronica Roth with Charlie Jane Anders

Kepler's Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park

Maybe you're already familiar with Veronica Roth because you or someone you know reads her wildly popular YA, including the #1 New York Times best-selling...

$10 – $40

Ottessa Moshfegh, Death in Her Hands at Bookshop Santa Cruz

Bookshop Santa Cruz 1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz

From one of our most ceaselessly provocative literary talents, a novel of haunting metaphysical suspense about an elderly widow whose life is upturned when she...

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Poetry Santa Cruz: Francesca Bell and Len Anderson

Bookshop Santa Cruz 1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz

Join Poetry Santa Cruz at Bookshop Santa Cruz for a poetry reading featuring local poets and authors. This month's event will feature Francesca Bell and...

Free

Jennifer Ackerman, The Bird Way at Bookshop Santa Cruz

Bookshop Santa Cruz 1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz

This is an advanced event listing. Please check back for updated information, or sign up for our events emails. This free event will take place at...

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Ling Ma

THE EVENT: The Center for Literary Arts is pleased to present Ling Ma, author of Severance, on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 7PM. ​ The event discussion will be...

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VIRTUAL EVENT: Robbie Arnott, The Rain Heron

VIRTUAL EVENT: Award-winning Australian author Robbie Arnott will discuss The Rain Heron, his gripping new novel of myth, environment, adventure, and an unlikely friendship.  Registration for...

CLA Presents: Laila Lalami

online

What does it mean to be American? In this starkly illuminating and impassioned book, Pulitzer Prize­­–finalist Laila Lalami recounts her unlikely journey from Moroccan immigrant...

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This Is Now: Friendship in the Age of Loneliness

Kepler's Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park

How do you make and keep friendships of a lifetime? Angie Coiro interviews Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky on Friendship in the Age of Loneliness. About this...

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Poets@Play!

online CA

After a long absence, Poets@Play is returning! For those not familiar with it, P@P is an informal writing group that meets at the Edwin Markham...

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Beautiful Black Books featuring Tolu Agbelusi!

online CA

Poetry Center San José presents its new program Beautiful Black Books featuring Tolu Agbelusi reading and in conversation with host Tshaka Campbell! Tolu Agbelusi is...

Free

Jessamyn Stanley, Yoke

online CA

VIRTUAL EVENT: Bestselling author and staff favorite Jessamyn Stanley (Every Body Yoga) will join us online to discuss her new book, Yoke: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance,...

Free

Omar El Akkad, What Strange Paradise

online CA

Writer and journalist Omar El Akkad, author of the acclaimed book American War, will be in conversation with Lauren Markham about his new book What Strange...

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Nicole Stott with Kishore Hari

online CA

RSVP "Nicole's wonderful book maps her extraordinary journey from Earth to space and back again. She teaches us how to see our world as the...

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Sandra Cisneros, Martita, I Remember You

online CA

Bookshop Santa Cruz is delighted to welcome acclaimed and bestselling author Sandra Cisneros for a ticketed online event celebrating her new book, Martita, I Remember You...

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Jewell Parker Rhodes, Paradise on Fire

online CA

FREE VIRTUAL EVENT: Bookshop welcomes award-winning and bestselling author Jewell Parker Rhodes for an online event celebrating her new book, Paradise on Fire, a powerful coming-of-age...

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Max Chafkin on Thiel’s Pursuit of Power

online CA

RSVP "Whether you admire him or fear him, Peter Thiel's influence has been undeniable. In this deeply reported and gripping biography, Max Chafkin reveals the...

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Joanna Ho

online CA

RSVP This is an online event Join us to celebrate the launch of Joanna Ho’s beautiful new picture book, Playing at the Border: A Story...

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Gary Paulsen, How to Train Your Dad

online CA

Bookshop Santa Cruz is delighted to welcome acclaimed and bestselling author Gary Paulsen for a virtual event celebrating his new middle grade novel, How to Train...

Free

Rick Riordan

online CA

TICKETS RICK RIORDAN IS BACK! Join us online to hear Rick Riordan tell us all about his new action-packed underwater adventure, Daughter of the Deep, an exciting...

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