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EVENTS

BOOK PARTY FOR THIS REISSUED DIVERSITY CLASSIC

BOOK LAUNCH PARTY

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 3 pm
Reading and signing
Laurel Book Store
1423 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

 

"In its chatty, no-nonsense way, puts all the taboos on the table...it's tricky territory, but in Lester's hands, the paths are clear and easily followed." San Francisco Chronicle

 

"Whether you are an African Caribbean lesbian living in Kansas City, or a white, heterosexual man living on Long Island, you can learn from this book." Ms Magazine

 

"Welcomed in the corporate arena as well as in personal life." Booklist

 

"A warm, inviting book by a diversity consultant that doesn't toe the political party lines." Orange County Register

 

 

PAST EVENTS FOR THE NOVEL "MAMA'S CHILD"

Sunday, May 5, 2013. LAUNCH PARTY, BERKELEY

4 p.m.
Launch party for Mama's Child at Mrs. Dalloway's Bookstore
2904 College Ave, Berkeley, CA. [near Ashby Ave.]

 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013. READING, OAKLAND
7 p.m.
"Oakland Book Launch," Great Good Place for Books
6120 La Salle Ave, Oakland, CA.

 

Saturday, May 11. BRUNCH AND READING, OAKLAND
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Featured reading with book signing at Mother's Day Brunch, East Bay Church
4130 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA.

 

Thursday, May 16. READING, SAN FRANCISCO
7 p.m.
Books, Inc., Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA.

 

Sunday, May 19. BOOK SIGNING, OAKLAND
Signing books, 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
East Bay Church
4130 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA.

 

Wednesday, June 5, 2013. BOOK PARTY, WELLFLEET
7:30 p.m.
Reading and book signing, Wellfleet Public Library
55 West Main Street, Wellfleet, MASS.

 

Saturday, June 15, READING, CORTE MADERA
7 p.m.
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA

 

Thursday, June 20, 2013. READING, MENLO PARK
7:30 p.m.
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA.

 

Saturday, August 10, READING, GUALALA, CA
4 p.m.
Four Eyed Frog Bookstore
39138 Ocean Drive, Gualala, CA

 

Saturday, Sept 21, READING/DISCUSSION. SAN FRANCISCO
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
http://www.meetup.com/sanfranciscowriters-com
Cafe Zoetrope, 916 Kearny St.
San Francisco, CA

 

Sunday, October 13, READING, OAKLAND
6 - 8 p.m, Litquake: "Lit on the Lake" East Bay Writers
$5 admission
Lake Chalet
1520 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA

 

Friday, October 18, READING, SAN FRANCISCO
6 - 8 p.m. Litquake: Annual Women's Night: Motherhood Theme
(6 authors reading)
Salon of the Hotel Rex
562 Sutter St., San Francisco

 

Wednesday, October 23, READING, BRONXVILLE, N.Y.
3 - 5 p.m.
Sarah Lawrence College Writing Institute: Community Event
Author Reading and Conversation with literary agent Cynthia Manson
Slonim Living Room
45 Wrexham Road, Bronxville, N.Y.

 

Thursday, October 24, 2013. READING, BROOKLYN
7:30 pm
Reading and Conversation with Atria/Simon & Schuster editor Malaika Adero
Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton St., Brooklyn, N.Y.

 

Sunday, November 24, 2013, READING, WASHINGTON, D.C. AREA
6 p.m.
Busboys and Poets
5331 Baltimore Ave
Hyatsville, MD 20781

 

Saturday, February 15, 2014, PANELIST, SAN FRANCISCO WRITERS CONFERENCE
Panels:
2 - 2:45 p.m. "The Differences Between Adult and Young Adult Fiction"
3 - 3:45 p.m. "Crossing Boundaries: Creating Characters of Another Sex or Culture"
Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel
999 California St, San Francisco

 

BLACK, WHITE, OTHER" Selected as City-Wide Read for 2015.

February 19, 2015, READING AND DISCUSSION, SKOKIE, ILLINOIS
6 p.m.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Niles Township0 Schools ELL Parent Center
9440 Kenton Ave., Skokie, IL 60067