Friday, October 14th 2016 7:00pm Wine reception at 6:30pm for pre-registered guests. Main Reading Room
It’s our annual Litquake show! Naked Truth returns to the Library with an amazing lineup sharing their tales of “Kismit: true stories of things meant to be.” Sit back, enjoy a glass of wine, and watch as the Library is transformed into a venue for real people telling real-life stories.
Registration highly recommended. Click here to register.
(If registration for this event is full, there is a good chance you can still get a seat. Registration may re-open as cancellations occur, or feel free to stop by the night of the event and join the wait line.)
For adults and high school students only.
Brian Copeland is an award winning actor, comedian, author, playwright, television and radio talk show host based in the San Francisco Bay Area.http://www.briancopeland.com/
David Nihill is a best selling author, Inc. Columnist and the Founder of FunnyBizz. He has performed at some of California’s leading comedy clubs including Cobbs, the Comedy Store, and the Punchline and his writing has been featured in Inc., Fast Company, HuffPost, and Forbes. http://www.7comedyhabits.com/
Janis Bell is an English professor and writer. Her book Clean, Well-Lighted Sentences was published in 2008 by W.W. Norton.
Kari Kiernan is a writer and storyteller whose work has appeared in Skirt!, The Morning News and onstage at Porchlight, The Vent, and Literary Death Match. www.cerealfordinneragain.com
Gregory Donovan is the author of Torn from the Sun (Red Hen Press, 2015) and Calling His Children Home (U. of Missouri Press), and the winner of the Devins Award for Poetry. Donovan is on the faculty of the graduate creative writing program of Virginia Commonwealth University, and he is Senior Editor for Blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts.
Josh Healey, writer, performer, and creative activist, has been featured in The New York Times and San Francisco Chronicle, and is a regular on NPR’s Snap Judgment. www.joshhealey.org