Students from the Berkeley Public Library, Spring, 2016, Memoir Writing Workshop will read from their original stories in the forthcoming anthology, Red Skirt, Blue Jeans: True Stories at Litcrawl. This event, Talking to the Wall: True Stories, will be held in San Francisco, as part of San Francisco's annual Bay Area literary Festival, Litquake. Saturday, October 15, 7:15pm - 8:15pm. Carousel Consignment 2391 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110.
You are also invited to join us in a reception for the forthcoming anthology, Red Skirt, Blue Jeans: True Stories, from the Berkeley Public Library Memoir Writing Workshop, when students from the Berkeley Public Library, Spring, 2016, Memoir Writing Workshop will read from their original stories. Saturday, November 12, 2016, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Branch of the Berkeley Public Library. 3rd Floor Community Meeting Room.
Instructor and anthologist, Frances Lefkowitz, is the author of the memoir To Have Not, about growing up poor in 1970s San Francisco. She is the founder/director of the Community Memoir Project, which brings free memoir-writing workshops to public libraries. Her stories and essays appear in Tin House, The Sun, Glimmer Train, Catamaran, San Francisco Chronicle, Good Housekeeping, National Geographic, and many more.