March 18, 2023
Los Angeles Public Library
Frances will talk to Kim Bancroft about writing family history.
LAPL YouTube

Past events:

March 24, 2022
Mechanics Institute
57 Post Street, San Francisco
Gabrielle will be in conversation with Patricia Albers
6:00 p.m.
Live Event
Register Here

May 14, 2022
Gabrielle Selz has been invited to participate in
11th Annual Authors Gala: An Enchanted Evening
Walnut Creek Libary
1644 Broadway, Walnut Creek, CA
6:00 p.m.
Register to attend here

May 21, 2022
Gabrielle Selz has been invited to participate in
19th Annual Authors Dinner
Berkley Public Library
6:00 p.m.
Register to attend here

March 9, 2022
Lafayette Library & Learning Center welcomes Gabrielle Selz as part of the Wonders of the World series where she’ll talk about her new book, Light on Fire.
Virtual Talk
2:00 p.m.

March 6, 2022
Folio Books
At Bethany Church
1270 Sanchez, San Francisco
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Leslie Kirk Campbell in conversation with Allison Hoover Bartlett, discussing Campbell’s The Man With Eight Pairs of Legs, winner of the Mary McCarthy prize in short fiction

February 17, 2022
The Metropolitan Club
Private Event with Gabrielle Selz
640 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA
10:30 – 12:00 p.m.
Book Event and Luncheon

February 24, 2022
Anderson Collection at Stanford University
314 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA
6:00 p.m.
Gabrielle will be in conversation with John Seed

December 5, 2021
Gabrielle and Frances Dinkelspiel were in conversation
Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center Street, Berkeley, CA
2:00 p.m.
Book Event and Reception

October 28, 2021
Gabrielle was in conversation with poet and art critic John Yau
Marlborough Gallery
565 West 26th Street, New York
6:00 p.m.
Book Event and Reception in conjunction with the exhibition: LEGENDS

October 21, 2021
Frances was one of the guests on KQED’s Forum show, discussing the 1991 Oakland firestorm that destroyed her home. Listen here.

October 19, 2021
Gabrielle launched her new book, Light on Fire, at an event hosted by City Lights Bookstore & Litquake
The Hotel Emblem, 562 Sutter Street, San Francisco
6:00 p.m.
Gabrielle was in conversation with author and art historian Patricia Albers. For tickets and information, please visit here.

October 21, 2021
Gabrielle was in conversation with journalist Paul Wilner
Book Passage
5:30 p.m.
Gabrielle will be in conversation with journalist Paul Wilner

October 14, 2021
Commonwealth Club of California: 
Julia was in conversation with New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean about Orlean’s new book, On Animals. This virtual event took place from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, October 14. For information and a link to listen to the conversation, please visit here.

September 18, 2021
Katherine Ellison joined a great lineup of 11 other TED talkers Saturday with her contribution on “The Wisdom of ADHD.” Sutter Street, San Francisco
7:00 p.m.
Register at: TEDxMarin

August 16, 2021
California Book Awards
:  Julia Flynn Siler co-presented the 90th annual California Book Awards at the Commonwealth Club of California. For more information on this year’s winners and to view the ceremony, please visit here.

August 27-29, 2021
Sonoma Valley Authors Festival: 
Julia Flynn Siler joined such writers as Walter Isaacson, Amy Tan, and Doris Kearns Goodwin at the 2021 Festival in Sonoma. For information, please visit here.

August 1-6, 2021
Community of Writers: 
Frances and Julia were on the nonfiction staff during the 50th summer of the west’s oldest and most beloved writing conference. For more information about this online gathering, please visit here.

July 7, 2021
Alta Live: 
Julia discussed her feature story on the unsolved murder of Jane Stanford, Stanford University’s co-founder and principal benefactor, in an online event. Watch the event here. To read the online article, which also appears in the print edition of the Summer, 2021 issue, click here.

Frances Dinkelspiel spoke to the Society of California Pioneers about her book Towers of Gold on May 25, 2021.