Six writers, two teams, three rounds. Points awarded on the basis of wit, whimsy, & audience favoritism.|
Ten US dollars for an open bar, plenty of second-hand embarrassment, & two hours of putting your B.A. in English to good use.
April Whitney is a publicist at Chronicle Books specializing in Entertainment. A proud vintage motorscooter rider, she is the past editor of Scoot! Magazine. She lives in, and scoots around, San Jose.
Anna-Lisa Sandstrum is the Northern California indie bookstore rep. at Chronicle Books. She lives on Arguello Blvd with her dog, too many roommates, and a bookshelf organized by book color.
Lara Starr is the children's book publicist at Chronicle Books, and the author of several cookbooks including the Party Girl Cookbook, The Frugal Foodie Cookbook, Wookiee Pies: The Star Wars Cookbook and Ice Sabers: The Star Wars Cookbook. She's also a producer at KGO-AM 810, producing Consumer Talk with Michael Finney and The Brian Copeland Show. She lives in San Anselmo with her husband and son.
Julie Phan is originally from Denver, Colorado, where she was a bookseller at Barnes & Noble for 8 years. She fell in love with a boy from the Bay Area and moved to California in 2013. When she's not working at Pegasus, Julie practices roller derby with the B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls. In her free time, she enjoys cuddling with her three cats, reading (obviously), and hoarding pencils.
Ill Nipashi is a bookninja with one decade in the book biz.
Pegasus gofer Lilah Hinde has great hair, enjoys cheese with a Wallace and Gromit-like ferocity.
Tickets $10 (includes drinks) available in the store or at Brown Paper Tickets online. 21+, please. Buy your ticket ahead of time, and we'll reserve you a seat.
The Booksmith (View)
1644 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|