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Norton Awards

August 31st, 2009 · Comments Off on Norton Awards

The 7th annual Norton Awards, a San Francisco Bay area specific award, are given each year for “extraordinary invention and creativity unhindered by the constraints of paltry reason.” They were presented on August 30th at the Tachyon Publications 14th anniversary party held at Borderlands Books in San Francisco. The award is named after and commemorates more »

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Tags: Aug09 · Borderlands Books · Norton Awards · Richard Lupoff · Tachyon Publications

It’s a Party…

August 29th, 2009 · Comments Off on It’s a Party…

… and you’re invited! Tachyon Publications 14th Anniversary Party Sunday, August 30th: 2 PM – 6 PM at Borderlands Books, 866 Valencia Street (at 20th St.) San Francisco. Come and help Tachyon Publications celebrate 14 years in publishing, featuring the Emperor Norton Awards, a star-studded tribute to the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction’s 60th more »

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Tags: Aug09 · Borderlands Books · Peter S. Beagle · Richard Lupoff · Tachyon Publications

Zine Fest Date Correction

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Zine Fest Date Correction

Apparently we got the dates wrong for the San Fransisco Zine Fest. It should of course be August 22/23, which is a weekend. Sorry.

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Tachyon Publications’ 14th Anniversary Party

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Tachyon Publications’ 14th Anniversary Party

August 30, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM 14 YEARS OF SAVING THE WORLD, ONE GOOD BOOK AT A TIME! Please join us for the annual Tachyon Publications Anniversary Party! The Emperor Norton Awards, a special Tachyon giveaway, food, refreshments, and lots of special guests! More to be announced – keep in touch by checking back more »

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Tags: Aug09 · Tachyon Publications

Big Bash at the Clubhouse

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Big Bash at the Clubhouse

Saturday, August 29, 1:00 PM to dusk THE BIG BASH AT THE CLUBHOUSE #3 – celebrating Bird & Beckett’s 10th year! Jazz – country – afrobeat – food – music – raffle prizes – poets with performances by: Jonathan Richman 77 El Deora Woe Legion B&B Jazz All-Stars $10 at the door or in advance more »

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ZYZZYVA 25th Anniversary

August 20th, 2009 · Comments Off on ZYZZYVA 25th Anniversary

Sunday, August 23, 2009, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM San Francisco literary magazine ZYZZYVA celebrates its 25th year! Join us when actress Lorri Holt and others do dramatic readings of the first published stories by Jill Soloway, Haruki Murakami, and F.X. “Million Dollar Baby” Toole and other fiction discoveries first published in ZYZZYVA magazine. San more »

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Cartoonist-in-Residence Alex Schumacher

August 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on Cartoonist-in-Residence Alex Schumacher

Saturday, August 22, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM The Cartoon Art Museum hosts freelance artist and cartoonist Alex Schumacher on Saturday, August 22, 2009 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Museum visitors will be offered the chance to talk to him about his comics and watch Schumacher at work. Cartoon more »

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Tags: Aug09 · Comics

The San Francisco Zine Fest

August 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on The San Francisco Zine Fest

August 22 – 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM & August 23 – 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM SFZF serves as a vital annual showcase of the diversity, vitality and ongoing exuberance of the small-press movement. Writers, cartoonists, crafters, illustrators, printmakers and all manner of artists will be in attendance. While the majority of the exhibitors more »

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Tags: Aug09 · Conventions

More August Bookstore Events

August 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on More August Bookstore Events

The end of the month looks pretty busy, and this is just the readings. Stay tuned for other events.

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August Reading

August 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on August Reading

Saturday, August 22nd We are absolutely delighted to welcome Elizabeth Lynn and Marta Randall in a rare appearance in the Bay Area! Cash bar and doors open at 6:00 pm, Readings begin at 7:00 pm. Each author will read a selection, followed by Q & A moderated by Terry Bisson. Books will be for sale more »

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Tags: Aug09 · Elizabeth Lynn · Marta Randall · Readings