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Opening Reception for The Joy of Cookbooks

Saturday, June 23rd, 6pm – 8pm

Join us for some light picnic food and beverages to celebrate the opening of our new exhibit, Joy of Cookbooks.

Peruse a collection of 18th to 21st century cookbooks and meet the collector and co-curator, Celia Sack. Join the American Bookbinders Museum team in summer snacks and beverages.

SF in SF: Reading and Conversation with Paul Park and Terry Bisson

Sunday, July 22nd, 6pm – 8pm

Please join us for another evening of readings hosted by SF in SF. This July’s readers are Paul Park and Terry Bisson; they will be reading, and participating in a discussion moderated by Bay Area author Cliff Winnig.

Paul Park is a writer of science fiction and fantasy whose novels include the Starbridge Chronicles trilogy, Coelestis, Three Marys, and the Princess of Roumania series. He has published short fiction in Omni Magazine, Interzone, and in various anthologies. His short story “The Persistence of Memory, or This Space for Sale” was nominated for a 2010 World Fantasy Award; his novella “Ghosts Doing the Orange Dance” was nominated for a 2010 Nebula Award.   Park teaches a course in reading and writing science fiction at Williams College.[2] He has also taught at the Clarion West writing workshop and the Clarion workshop and was an instructor at Clarion West in 2011.

Bay area writer and Terry Bisson goes from moderator to guest for this edition of SF in SF. Bisson has written novels, short fiction, comic books, and both fiction and non-fiction for children. His 1990 short story “Bears Discover Fire” won both the Nebula and Hugo Awards. His most recent novel, Any Day Now, was nominated for the John Campbell Award. He is the editor of the Outspoken Authors series for PM Press.

Doors and cash bar open at 5:30 – Program begins at 6:30. Admission is $10 at the door (no one is turned away for lack of funds.)

As always Borderlands Books will be on hand with copies of the authors’ work.

We hope to see you here!

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