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NBCC LitPanel #1 - Book Culture: The Future Is Global

January 10, 2008 6:00 pm
Book Passage Bookstore
1 Ferry Building, #42 San Francisco, CA


NBCC President John Freeman moderates a panel of writers who also edit, teach, and travel across cultures, discussing how the cultural convergences of the Bay Area help shape today’s literary culture.

PANELISTS
Daniel Alarcon, fiction writer (LOST CITY RADIO, WAR BY CANDLELIGHT),associate editor of the Lima-based magazine Etiqueta Negra, co-editor of Virginia Quarterly Review’s Latin American issue.

Sylvia Brownrigg, critic (The Guardian, Times Literary Supplement, The New Statesman, Salon), fiction writer (TEN WOMEN WHO SHOOK THE WORLD, THE DELIVERY ROOM, forthcoming MORALITY TALE).

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, co author, FAREWELL TO MANZANAR, novelist (THE LEGEND OF FIRE HORSE WOMAN).

James D. Houston, co-author, FAREWELL TO MANZANAR, novelist (CONTINENTAL DRIFT, SNOW MOUNTAIN PASSAGE, BIRD OF ANOTHER HEAVEN, THE LAST PARADISE), professor, essayist , co-editor, THE LITERATURE OF CALIFORNIA (Volumes 1 and 2).

Micheline Aharonian Marcom, novelist (THE DAYDREAMING BOY, THREE APPLES FELL FROM HEAVEN), creative writing professor (Mills College).

Al Young, California poet laureate, essayist, novelist, memoirist, (author COASTAL NIGHTS AND INLAND AFTERNOONS, THE SOUND OF DREAMS REMEMBERED, SEDUCTION BY LIGHT, MINGUS, MINGUS: TWO MEMOIRS), professor, co-editor, THE LITERATURE OF CALIFORNIA (Volumes 1 and 2).


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