Poets, former priest sign at Organic Books
AT ORGANIC BOOKS: Poets Merimee Moffit and Georgia Santa Maria will read poems about love and sign their books from 3 to 5 p.m. today.
Tom Schellenbach, a gay former Franciscan priest, will sign copies of his memoir, “The Book of Tom,” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.
Organic Books is at 111 Carlisle SE in Nob Hill. Call 553-3823.
AT BOOKWORKS: Christine Hickman will sign “Gnocchi Solo Gnocchi,” at 3 p.m. today.
A teacher, caterer and writer for more than 25 years, Hickman enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for food and cooking with her students, clients and readers.
Dos Gatos Press publisher and editor
Scott Wiggerman and David Meischen will present a free monthly poetry writing workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, featuring writing prompts from their Wingbeats Anthologies.
Bookworks Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. The club is free and open to the public. Reading selections for 2019 are to come.
Neill McKee will sign “Finding Myself in Borneo: Sojourns in Sabah” at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15. The book is an honest and buoyant chronicle of a young Canadian man’s adventures during 1968-70, while teaching secondary school as a CUSO volunteer in Sabah, Malaysia (northern Borneo). Travel with McKee on his unique journey through vibrant Asian cultures as he learns the craft of teaching, the Malay language and local customs, and gains many friends in his small community. He climbs the highest peak in Malaysia — Mount Kinabalu — has a love affair, and navigates Borneo’s backwaters to make his first of many documentary films.
Bookworks is at 4022 Rio Grande NW. Call 344-8139. AT THE GRIEF RESOURCE CENTER: There will be a signing of books on grief by Chandra Bales, Yvonne Williams Casaus, Patricia Conoway, Joyce Gilbert, Clarissa Hastings, Jacqueline Loring, Jonathan Miller, Trish Miller, Andi Penner, Ruth Pollard, Gail Rubin and Dan Wetmore from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 16. The authors will discuss how their books relate to grief or loss.
The Grief Resources Center is located at 1113 University NE. 842-7166.