|Author Faith Adiele|
The lineup of panelists and presenters includes such luminaries as internationally acclaimed poet Dana Gioia and former US Poet Laureate Robert Hass, Armistead Maupin (author of the Tales of the City series), Tobias Wolff, Ellen Ullman, Faith Adiele and more!
Tales From Two Cities examines the literature of Alta, California, north and south — from immigration to innovation, from the desert to the coast. Poetry, fiction, non-fiction, print and digital: It’s all part of how California defines itself, going back to the earliest days...
Here are a few excerpts from the Tales From Two Cities conference schedule. Or, if you can't make it, watch the Live Stream on FORA.tv.
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday
THE NEW PUBLISHING
The conference opens with a discussion, moderated by Will Hearst, which explores "new publishing" in the Bay Area and beyond.
9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m. SaturdayREGIONAL VOICES
Frances Dinkelspiel, Ellen Ullman, Karen Tei Yamashita, Faith Adiele
Moderated by Anthea Hartig, the Executive Director of the California Historical Society, this panel is a wide-ranging discussion about regional literary production beyond the limits of San Francisco
4 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
Moderated by Jane Ganahl, this panel tackles “the city.” What's the enduring power of San Francisco as literary site, trope, problem, puzzle, mystery, icon?
PART 1 • OCTOBER 4-5, 2013 • 1:00-5:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY • 100 LARKIN ST. • KORET AUDITORIUM
Look forward to PART 2 in Los Angeles on February 21-22, 2014!