Eighth Annual San Diego City College International Book Fair Schedule
Monday, September 30, Room V-101:
9:35 – 11:10 a.m. Zohreh Ghahremani, author of Sky of Red Poppies and new book, The Moon Daughter
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Shadab Zeest Hashmi, author of Kohl and Chalk, a book of exquisite poetry
2:20 – 3:45 p.m. Session 1: So Say We All contributors to The Far East: Everything Just as it Is, an anthology of stories from East County San Diego
Tuesday, October 1, Saville Theater:
9:45 – 11:00 a.m. Pulitzer Prize recipient and former Wall Street Journal reporter Geraldine Brooks, author of Caleb’s Crossing, the One Book, One San Diego selection for 2013.
(Saville Theatre on the northside of C Street between 14th and 15th Streets)
Tuesday, October 1, Room V-101:
8:00 – 9:20 a.m. Session 2: So Say We All contributors to The Far East: Everything Just as it Is, an anthology of stories from East County San Diego
12:45 – 2:10 p.m. Screening, The House I Live In, Grand Jury Prize Documentary, 2012 Sundance Film Festival, which examines the correlation between the war on drugs and mass incarceration
Tuesday, October 1, Thomas Jefferson School of Law:
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. PEN Center USA Presents “Freedom to Write: A Reading and Panel Discussion,” Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 1155 Island Ave. San Diego. The PEN Center defends writers who have been persecuted and tortured throughout the world.
Wednesday, October 2, Room V-101:
11:15 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. Reyna Grande, author of The Distance Between Us and Across A Hundred Mountains and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award
1:00 – 2:10 p.m. Reading and performance by Lorraine Hansberry Award recipient and City College professor Farrell Foreman, author of On Top the Carpetman’s Head
Wednesday, October 2, D.G. Wills Books:
7:00 p.m. Mel Freilicher, City Works Press author of Encyclopedia of Rebels D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave. La Jolla
Thursday, October 3, MS Corporate Ed Auditorium (MS 162):
11:20 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. Manuel Paul López, The Yearning Feed, winner of the 2013 Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry, which focuses on the San Diego/Imperial Valley regions, communities located along the U.S.-Mexico border
12:45 – 2:10 p.m. Panel and book signing, Queer in Aztlán: Chicano Male Recollections of Consciousness and Coming Out, edited by former City College student Gibrán Güido and San Diego State professor Adelaida del Castillo
Thursday, October 3, Space 4 Art:
8:00 – 9:30 p.m. VAMP (Video Art, Music, Performance), a multimedia showcase of City College literary works. Space 4 Art, 325 15th St., San Diego.