Posts Tagged: Ayelet Waldman

Notable San Francisco: 6/20–6/26

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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Notable San Francisco: 11/29–12/5

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Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week!

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Notable Portland: 1/26–2/1

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Thursday 1/26: James Galvin reads from his poetry, hosted by the Portland State University Creative Writing Department. Literary Arts, 4:30 p.m., free. Rob Spillman, cofounding editor of Tin House, reads from his new memoir, All Tomorrow’s Parties, and is joined in conversation afterwards by Melissa Febos, author of Whip Smart and the forthcoming Abandon Me. […]

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The Way We Were

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Things in my own life that make me want to write about them are often things that are unresolved. And I use writing to figure them out. Memoirists Meredith Maran, Dani Shapiro, Ayelet Waldman, Kate Christensen, and Nick Flynn speak in a YouTube video about why they write about their own lives, and the best/worst things that […]

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Reaching Across the Bay Bridge

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In a sort of Bay Area meeting of minds, Scott Hutchins, author of a novel about San Francisco and Silicon Valley, profiles Michael Chabon, whose latest novel takes place mainly in Oakland and Berkeley. Read it to learn about Chabon’s love for the East Bay, his similarities to Charles Dickens, and Telegraph Avenue‘s beginnings as a […]

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“The Nato Sessions” Premiere This Monday!

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Hey San Francisco! This Monday, April 8th is the premiere of The Nato Sessions: Live Conversating & Podcastery with Famous Smart People, hosted by comedian and Rumpus contributor Nato Green, and featuring literary and comedic figures such as Gerard Jones, Ayelet Waldman, Mort Sahl and Helene Wecker. It’s a series that runs every Monday for […]

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More Writers Taking TV Turns

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Veteran director, Darren Aronofsky, is directing a new television series called “Hobgoblin.” How is this piece of news relevant to the literary community? Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman are writing the pilot, swept up in the TV magnetism that has attracted more and more seasoned writers as of late. The pilot is about magicians and […]

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