Past Events

Litquake, SF reading at the Maritime Museum 10.17.15
Litquake, SF reading at the Maritime Museum

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Naturally, a writer of historical fiction has to keep an archive of past events. Here’s where I’ve been:

 

2016 Events

Saturday, January 9, 2016, 7:30 pm
Writers With Drinks, The Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St. & Mission, San Francisco (Facebook event page)

Sacramento-Area Writers Panel, AWP Photo: Bonnie ZoBell
Sacramento-Area Writer’s Panel, AWP
Photo: Bonnie ZoBell

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 7 pm
Annie Liontas & Naomi Williams Read at UC Davis, 126 Voorhies Hall, UC Davis

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 7 pm
Sara Majka & Naomi Williams in Conversation with Yiyun Li, City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Ave., San Francisco

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 5-10 pm
Authors on the Move (benefit for Sacramento Public Library Foundation), Hyatt Regency Sacramento, 1209 L St., Sacramento (click here for ticket information)

Friday, April 1, 2016, 9:00-10:15 am
AWP Conference, Los Angeles
Dry Heat: Sizzling Fiction from Sacramento Valley WritersRoom 512, LA Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles
Presented by Stories on Stage Sacramento & Davis (with Valerie Fioravanti, Renee Thompson, Sue Staats, and Elise Winn)

Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 7 pm
Emerging Writers Festival, University of San Francisco, Fromm Hall, Xavier Auditorium

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 7 pm
Colonial Manifests: A Reading with John Keene and Naomi Williams, 112 W 27th, Suite 600, New York, NY
Presented by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:30 pm
An Evening with the One Story Debutantes, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY
Sponsored by The Author’s Guild (with Brian Booker, Kim Brooks, Matthew Cheney, Charles Haverty, and Cote Smith)

Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:30-11:00 pm
The Literary Debutante Ball: A Celebration of Emerging Writers, Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY
Presented by One Story (with Brian Booker, Kim Brooks, Matthew Cheney, Charles Haverty, and Cote Smith)

Sunday, June 5, 2016, 3:15-4:30 pm
Is Fiction “Truer than Truth”? The Historical Novel, Magnes Museum, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley
Part of the Bay Area Book Festival, in partnership with the San Francisco Chronicle (moderated by Janis Cooke Newman, with Christian Kracht, Shawna Yang Ryan, and Steve Sem-Sandberg)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Lori Ostlund in conversation with Naomi Williams
Avid Reader, Davis

2015 Events

Click here for a listing of 2015 events

 


 

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