Posts Tagged: Lemony-Snicket

Notable San Francisco: 5/30–6/5

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

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Diversity Matters

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Daniel Handler’s (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket) recent racist joke at the National Book Awards exposed an uncomfortable truth about the American publishing industry: its overwhelming whiteness. For the industry to survive, it must embrace diversity. Over at the Guardian, Carole DeSanti points out that regardless of changes in the business of publishing, what matters is the […]

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Notable SF: 2/17–2/23

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Monday 2/17: The Porchlight Series continues with Long Walks on the Beach: The Dating Show, featuring stories by Rachel Balik, David Jordan, and Heather Marlowe. $15 adv/$20 door, 7 p.m. at Verdi Club. Tuesday 2/18: Peter Mountford, author of The Dismal Science, is in conversation with Peter Orner at The Booksmith. Free, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday […]

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Lemony Snicket Interviews Newbery Winner

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Parents, kids, and other fans of children’s literature will enjoy renowned YA author Lemony Snicket’s interview with Kate DiCamillo, who just won the Newbery Medal for her novel Flora & Ulysses. DiCamillo is also the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and has lots to say working with an illustrator, her favorite stage of the writing […]

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