December Calendar

Poet/musician Joy Harjo plays Woodsounds Flutes created by Brent Haines. She writes, “They are finely crafted and always in tune. I’m excited that we are going to release a Redbird flute–my own flute!!” Will let you know when they’re available.

Jennie Fields‘ book tour for The Age of Desire will take her to San Francisco next summer. We’re already plotting a long-overdue reunion! No sourdough bakery will be safe.

The Latino List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders” at Brooklyn Museum closes December 11. Sandra Cisneros‘s is among the 25 large-format color portraits of accomplished and influential Latinos. Her cool company includes Eva Longoria, America Ferrera, John Leguizamo, Chi Chi Rodríguez, Sonia Sotomayor, Pitbull, and Gloria Estefan. 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY.

Anticipating our reading at Book Passage in San Francisco December 13, Jane Smiley writes, “This looks like such fun!” Ok, maybe not earthshattering news to you, but we’re very excited she’s participating.



Dec 2 — T.C. Boyle‘s birthday (setting a raucous tone for the rest of the year, no doubt)

Dec 6 — Release of Joe Haldeman‘s latest novel, Earthbound, the last book in the trilogy that also includes Marsbound, and Starbound. 

Dec 8 — Joe Haldeman book signing at Pandemonium Books & Games, 4 Pleasant St., in Central Square, Cambridge, MA  7 – 9 pm

Dec 13 — We Wanted to Be Writers reading at Book Passage in San Francisco. Co-authors Eric Olsen and Glenn Schaeffer joined by Jane Smiley and Jeffrey Abrahams, who are among the 30 writers interviewed for the book. 6 pm, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA

Dec 14 — Cheryl and Eric Olsen‘s 43rd wedding anniversary. Proof that writers can check their egos at the door. Sometimes.

Dec 20 — Feliz cumpleanos Sandra Cisneros!

Dec 26 – Jan 1 — Catherine Gammon co-leads a New Year’s Retreat retreat that includes writing at Green Culch Zen Center

 Go Be Festive!

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