Virtual Literary Event on Saturday, February 6, 2021 from 9:45AM-12PM PST *This event will take place virtually until public health concerns have lifted* Join us for authors and their stories.
REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED ON FEB. 5TH, 1PM PST.
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** $30 per reservation **
$20 for six tickets / $10 for three / $5 for one ticket.
Winners will be drawn during the event!
Additional tax deductible donations accepted.
Megan Stielstra is the author of three collections, most recently The Wrong Way to Save Your Life, winner of the 2017 Book of the Year Award from the Chicago Review of Books. Her work appears in the Best American Essays, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, The Believer, Tin House, and on National Public Radio.
She is a 2020 Shearing Fellow at the Black Mountain Institute in Las Vegas and a 2021 Civic Media Fellow at the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California, and teaches creative nonfiction at Northwestern University.
Meredith May spent sixteen years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where her narrative reporting won the PEN USA Literary Award for Journalism and was short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize. Her memoir The Honey Bus, about her beekeeping childhood with her grandfather in Big Sur; was sold in eighteen countries and translated into eleven languages.
Meredith is a former professor of journalism and podcasting at Mills College in Oakland, CA. She is a fifth-generation beekeeper, and lives on ten acres in Carmel Valley, where she cares for several beehives. She’s currently working on her next book, Loving Edie, about her golden retriever puppy Edith who has extreme anxiety.
In partnership with Pegasus Books, please consider purchasing books at one of their three locations in Berkeley and Oakland or online at: www.pegasusbookstore.com.
Our NEW Festival of Women Authors merchandise is now available on our online store!
Authors in Past Years:
Bebe Moore CampbellAnne Lamott
Sister Carol Anne O’Marie
Ruthanne Lum McCunn
Judith Merkle Riley
Joyce Carol Thomas
J. California Cooper
Tess Uriza Holthe
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
Karen Joy Fowler
Opal Palmer Adisa
Emily Rapp 2009
Clair Hope Cummings
Dorothy Clemens 2010
Dana Whitaker 2011
Carolina De Robertis
Jacqueline Winspear 2012
Peggy Orenstein 2013
Penny Warner 2014
Liz Jasper 2015
Ann Parker 2016
Julia Flynn Siler
Gail Tsukiyama 2017
Terry Gooch Ross
Canyon Sam 2018
Dr. Arlie Russell Hochschild
Mary Volmer 2019