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SF in SF with Mia Tsai and Becca Gomez Farrell

Join us on Sunday, March 26th for SF in SF when authors Mia Tsai and Becca Gomez Farrell join at the American Bookbinders Museum for an evening of reading and conversation with Bay Area writer Cliff Winnig.

Mia Tsai is a Taiwanese American author of speculative fiction. She lives in Atlanta with her family, and, when not writing, is a hype woman for her orchids and a devoted cat gopher. Her favorite things include music of all kinds (really, truly) and taking long trips with nothing but the open road and a saucy rhythm section. She has been quoted in Glamour magazine once. In her other lives, she is a professional editor, photographer, and musician.  Mia is on Twitter at @itsamia and on Instagram at @mia.tsai.books.  Learn more at

Becca Gomez Farrell is a professional writer, creating works in the genres of fantasy, romance, horror, and science fiction, with side trips into personal essay and creative nonfiction. With nearly 20 short stories published, one epic fantasy novel, and a romance novella to her credit, she is currently also working on a new novel, Natural Disasters.

Wings Unfurled, her current novel out in the world, is the second part of her duology, Wings Rising.  It was preceded by Wings Unseen, featured at Becca’s last appearance with SF in SF in September, 2017.  Her other passion is writing about wine, cocktails, dining out, and travel, at her blog, The Gourmez, a fascinating dive into what makes a good meal, a great cocktail, and great restaurant recommendations. In this guise, she contributes to the award-winning Carpe Durham and WRAL Out and About blogs. In addition, she writes reviews and critiques of soap operas, network shows, and tweets short movie reviews and write occasional ones for plays, books, and concerts.  A Bay Area resident since 2013. she’s also an owner of furry creatures, a wife of a fantastic front-end developer, a progressive politicker, and a formidable pinochle player, Learn more at her website

Doors open at 6:00 pm; event begins at 6:30 pm. Admission is $10 (no one is turned away for lack of funds). Cash bar from 6:00 until the Q&A begins (21+, beer/wine/whiskey/sodas). All proceeds benefit the American Bookbinders Museum.

As always, Bookshop West Portal will be on hand with copies of the authors’ works for sale. The event will be recorded for later broadcast by SOMA FM.


  • March 26, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm