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27th Annual Festival of Women Authors
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Thank you for attending the YWCA Festival of Women Authors virtual event. We hope you enjoyed this first-time virtual experience for the Festival and hope to gather in person for next year's event in 2022. We appreciate your continued support. - YWCA Berkeley/Oakland


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27th Annual Festival of Women Authors
REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED ON FEB. 5TH, 1PM PST.

Raffle Tickets may still be purchased until 10AM PST day of the event (FEB. 6th, 2021).

If you have any questions or concerns about registration, please refer and email to info@ywca-berkeley.org. Thank you.

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Meet and hear the stories of two outstanding authors.

Megan Stielstra - THE WRONG WAY TO SAVE YOUR LIFE

Megan Stielstra is the author of three collections, most recently The Wrong Way to Save Your Life, winner of the 2017 Book of the Year Award from the Chicago Review of Books. Her work appears in the Best American Essays, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, The Believer, Tin House, and on National Public Radio.

She is a 2020 Shearing Fellow at the Black Mountain Institute in Las Vegas and a 2021 Civic Media Fellow at the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California, and teaches creative nonfiction at Northwestern University.

Meredith May - THE HONEY BUS

Meredith May spent sixteen years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where her narrative reporting won the PEN USA Literary Award for Journalism and was short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize. Her memoir The Honey Bus, about her beekeeping childhood with her grandfather in Big Sur; was sold in eighteen countries and translated into eleven languages.

Meredith is a former professor of journalism and podcasting at Mills College in Oakland, CA. She is a fifth-generation beekeeper, and lives on ten acres in Carmel Valley, where she cares for several beehives. Shes currently working on her next book, Loving Edie, about her golden retriever puppy Edith who has extreme anxiety.

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We appreciate your continued support of this fundraising event for our YWCA during this challenging year even though we cannot gather in person.

In partnership with Pegasus Books, please consider purchasing books at one of their three locations in Berkeley and Oakland or online at: www.pegasusbookstore.com.

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Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
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