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Wednesday, October 17 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
An Evening with Counterpoint Press

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A panel of celebrated authors from East Bay publisher Counterpoint Press discusses perspectives both personal and narrative. Sylvia Brownrigg is the author of many works of fiction including Pages for Her, named one of 2017’s best books by the San Francisco Chronicle and Kirkus. Cristina Garcia is the author of seven novels, including Dreaming in Cuban, a finalist for the National Book Award. And Margaret Wilkerson Sexton’s debut novel A Kind of Freedom was long-listed for the National Book Award. Moderated by Counterpoint editor Jack Shoemaker. FREE, $10 suggested donation

Moderators
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Jack Shoemaker

Jack Shoemaker was born in California in 1946, and came of age working as a bookseller at a time of political and literary revolution on the West Coast. He has been co-founder, editor, and publisher of three major independent imprints, North Point Press, Counterpoint, and his current... Read More →

Authors and Participants
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Sylvia Brownrigg

Sylvia Brownrigg is the author of several acclaimed works of fiction: five novels—Pages for Her, sequel to the 2001 Lambda Award winning Pages for You, The Delivery Room, winner of the Northern California Book Award, and The Metaphysical Touch—as well as a collection of stories... Read More →
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Cristina Garcia

Cristina García is the author of seven novels, including Dreaming in Cuban, a finalist for the National Book Award that just celebrated its 25th anniversary; The Agüero Sisters, Monkey Hunting, A Handbook to Luck, The Lady Matador’s Hotel, and King of Cuba. Her work has been translated... Read More →
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Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Born and raised in New Orleans, MARGARET WILKERSON SEXTON studied creative writing at Dartmouth College and law at UC Berkeley. She was a recipient of the Lombard Fellowship and spent a year in the Dominican Republic working for a civil rights organization and writing. Her debut novel... Read More →


Wednesday October 17, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm
San Francisco Center for the Book 375 Rhode Island St., San Francisco, CA 94103

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