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34th ANNUAL NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARDS

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WNBA-SF Chapter is proud to co-sponsor:

34th ANNUAL NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARDS

Sunday, May 3, 2015, 1:00 pm

Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Main Library

100 Larkin Street, Civic Center, San Francisco

Followed by a reception and book signing in the Latino/Hispanic Community Room.  Free and open to the public. Download the poster to read the short listed titles!

Nominated books will be for sale by Readers Bookstore at the Main/Friends of the San Francisco Public Library. Eligible books are divided into eight categories: Fiction, General Nonfiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Children’s Literature (Younger Readers and Young Adult), and Translation (Poetry and Fiction). Northern California reviewers and editors read the books and discuss their merits to pick the winners. All of the nominated books on this recommended reading list are saluted at the ceremony.

Willis BarnstoneRemarks by renowned Oakland poet, translator, and scholar Willis Barnstone, 2015 Fred Cody Award for Lifetime Achievement. Northern California authors will be honored in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translation, and Children’s Literature. Winners will read briefly from their books. Book signing and reception with the authors follows the Awards Ceremony in the Latino/Hispanic Room from 2:30-4:00 pm. Nominated books will be for sale by Readers Bookstore at the Main/Friends of the San Francisco Public Library. Admission to the Book Awards and reception is free. Wheelchair accessible. For more information, contact NCBR@poetryflash.org, (510) 525-5476, or visit poetryflash.org.

The Awards’ Sponsors

The 2015 Awards are presented by Northern California Book Reviewers, Poetry Flash, Women’s National Book Association-San Francisco Chapter, PEN West, Mechanics’ Institute Library, San Francisco Public Library and Friends of the San Francisco Public Library

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