Brian Copeland Speaks at a June 19 Panel Among This Week’s Author Conferences and Other Events – Marin Independent Journal

Book events

Passage of the book: 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; June 12: Children’s Writers’ Roundtable with Rachel Montez Minor, Marin resident Mae Respicio and Jose Pimienta. 4 p.m. online; June 13: Mark Kurlansky discusses “The Importance of Not Being Ernest” with Mitchell Kaplan. 5 p.m. online. Register online; June 14: Ryan O’Connell discusses “Just By Looking at Him” ​​with Karley Sciortino. 5:30 p.m. online; June 15: Marin author and IJ columnist Emily Willingham discusses “The Tailored Brain” with Christie Aschwanden. 1 p.m. online; June 15: Caleb Gayle discusses ‘We Refuse to Forget’. 5:30 p.m. online; June 16: Book Passage co-owner Elaine Petrocelli and Book Passage staff discuss their favorite books for the summer. 1 p.m. in person and online; June 16: Dr. September Williams discusses “The Elephant in the Room” with Pauline Sakamoto. 5 p.m. online; June 18: Nicoló Mazza talks about “The Forgotten Sword”. 1 p.m. in person; June 19: Juneteenth panel with Brian Copeland, Kia Corthron, Marin author Anita Gail Jones, Aya De Leon, Jarvis R. Givens, Robert Jones Jr., Julie Lythcott-Haims, Rhonda V. Magee and others. 4 p.m. online.

The Civic Center Library: 3501 Civic Center Drive, Suite 414, San Rafael; 415 473-6057; June 16: The Afternoon Book Club at the Civic Center Library discusses “There There” by Tommy Orange. 1 p.m. online. Email Ann Bertucci for the Zoom link at [email protected]

Copperfield’s books: June 16: Sheleana Aiyana discusses “Becoming the One”. 6 p.m. online. Register online.

Marin County Genealogical Society: June 13: The Marin County Genealogical Society book club discusses “Murder in Matera” by Helene Stapinski. 6:30 p.m. online. To access, email [email protected]

Point Reyes books: 11315 Rte 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1542; June 13: Launch party for the book “No Document” by Anwen Crawford with Juliana Spahr. 7 p.m. online. Register online; June 15: Contributors to “Queer Nature: A Poetry Anthology” read excerpts from their work featuring moderator Michael Walsh. 7 p.m. online. Register online.

Other talks

Corte Madera bookcase: 707 Meadowsweet Drive, Corte Madera; 415-924-3515; June 13: Lotus Dao, gender specialist, discusses “Supporting Your Trans or Non-Binary Child.” 6:30 p.m. online. Register online; June 16: Lisa McCorkell, co-founder of the Patient-Led Research Collaborative, discusses the long COVID. 7 p.m. online. Register online.

San Anselmo Library: 110 Tunstead Ave, San Anselmo; 415-258-4656; June 14: Mary Mead, a community speaker from the Museum of Asian Art, discusses “Gender Expressions in Asian Art” as part of Art Talk Tuesday. Noon online. Register online.

— Compiled by Colleen Bidwill

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