READERS AND WRITERS CALENDAR FEB. 11-21

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February 7, 2016 (San Diego) — This month there are many exciting events for readers and writers, from author booksignings to a symposium by the sea. Scroll down for a complete list of events for readers and writers, courtesy of San Diego Write Way. 

Readers

February 11th to March 3 — Classes at Osher Institute, SDSU. Osher, Kathi Diamant, a past speaker at SDW/EG, will teach “Writing and Critique” For more information go to http://www.NeverStopLearning/Osher.

 

February 12-15 — The 30th annual Southern California Writers' Conference *San Diego takes place Presidents’ Day Weekend. http://www.WritersConference.com.

 

February 15 — Deadline to register for the 2016 Los Angeles Book Festival. Go to Contests for details.

 

February 16-19 — Writer's Symposium By the Sea. Point Loma Nazarene will host its annual writer's symposium Feb. 16-19. The event will include workshops, interviews and book signings. All events will be in Crill Hall in the Cooper Music Building. Tickets are available at www.pointloma.edu/writers.

Here's a look at this year's speakers:

February 16, 7 pm – Dick Enberg is entering his final year as Padres broadcaster. In 2015 he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. But in addition to his being one of the most well-known sports announcers for his work covering the Olympics, Super Bowls, Wimbledon, World Series, UCLA's famous basketball teams under John Wooden and dozens of other significant events, he is also known for his essays that capture the emotion and achievement that go along with those events. His book "Oh My!" is a must-read for anyone interested in sports.

February 17, 7 pm – Robin Jones Gunn started writing stories for the girls in her middle school Sunday School class, and with them as a focus group, she developed the wildly popular Christy Miller series, along with the Sierra Jensen series, the Katie Weldon series, the Sisterchicks series, the Glenbrooke series and other novels that reflect love, depth, values and relationships primarily for adolescent girls. If you think there isn't much positive fiction out there for middle school girls, check out these books. She's sold more than 5 million copies of them.

 

February 18, 7:00 pmNikki Giovanni will bring her Spoken Word artistry that she has been performing since the Black Arts movement during the civil rights troubles of the 1960s. Giovanni's powerful poetic voice is as important today, during the Black Lives Matter events and demonstrations throughout the country, as it was when the Black Panther Party was first forming. She was the woman of the year for Mademoiselle Magazine, and is one of Oprah Winfrey's 25 Living Legends.

 

February 17 (Wednesday, 7:00 pm) — The monthly San Diego Book Discussion Group is facilitated by Fearless Leader Christine. Participation is open to all readers; readers need not have completed a particular book to attend – it’s the perfect opportunity to branch out and find new favorites! Attendees receive 20% off of the current book club selection, Ancillary Justice. Ann Lecke’s novel received the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards, and is the first in a trilogy.

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego. For additional information, go to http://www.mystgalaxy.com/ or call (858) 268-4747.

 

February 18 and 25 — Classes at Osher Institute, SDSU. Osher “The Crime Novel as Literature” will be taught by Dave Good, an award-winning journalist. For more information go to http://www.NeverStopLearning/Osher.

 

February 20 (Saturday, 10: am to noon) — Invest in your future by updating your digital toolkit with the latest and greatest of the emerging storytelling techniques. Sponsored by the San Diego chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, this workshop will help you "get your geek on" by gaining insights into the latest tech innovations and learning how to use them to tell more digitally engaged stories.

What will we talk about to begin 2016? Social journalism trends? Mapping tools? Apple Watch? AR/VR? Breakthroughs in mobile reporting? Image detection? Content curation? All that and lots more.

Our presenter will be Victor Hernandez, director of media innovation for Banjo and current fellow at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at University of Missouri where he is researching wearable technologies and newsrooms. Hernandez previously served as CNN's news futurist.

Where: Colt Hall, Point Loma Nazarene University, 3900 Lomaland Dr., San Diego, CA 92106. Cost: Free! Coffee and breakfast goodies will be provided. RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/mhXoygGDH6

 

February 21 (Sunday, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm) —  Weekends with Locals: Kenneth Zak/ As part of our ongoing Weekend with Locals Program we will be hosting Kenneth Zak author of The Poet's Secret.

For more information regarding the event, please contact Warwick's Books | 7812 Girard Avenue | La Jolla, Ca | 92037 | Ph. (858) 454-0347 | http://www.warwicks.com |

 

BOOKS BY OLIN THOMPSON

Olin Thompson has written over 20 exciting adventure books in hardback and eBooks including police procedural, crime, mystery, western and military. They can be ordered through Amazon or at:

http://olin-thompson.com/books.html

 

Writers

Workshops, Classes, Seminars, Book Festivals,

Contests, Workshops, Classes, Seminars, Book Festivals,

Contests and Authors Exhibits

http://SDWriteWay.org

(The website is temporarily out of order)

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WRITERS INC CLASSES

For a complete list of all the classes & Events for Writers Ink go to: http://www.sandiegowriters.org.

 

OASIS CLASSES

For additional information go to https://www.oasisnet.org/San-Diego-CA/Classes

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February 12-15 — The 30th annual Southern California Writers' Conference *San Diego takes place Presidents’ Day Weekend. http://www.WritersConference.com.

 

February 15 — Deadline to register for the 2016 Los Angeles Book Festival. Go to Contests for details.

 

February 16-19 — Writer's Symposium By the Sea. Point Loma Nazarene will host its annual writer's symposium Feb. 16-19. The event will include workshops, interviews and book signings. All events will be in Crill Hall in the Cooper Music Building. Tickets are available at http//:www.pointloma.edu/writers.

Here's a look at this year's speakers:

February 16, 7 pm – Dick Enberg is entering his final year as Padres broadcaster. In 2015 he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. But in addition to his being one of the most well-known sports announcers for his work covering the Olympics, Super Bowls, Wimbledon, World Series, UCLA's famous basketball teams under John Wooden and dozens of other significant events, he is also known for his essays that capture the emotion and achievement that go along with those events. His book "Oh My!" is a must-read for anyone interested in sports.

February 17, 7 pm – Robin Jones Gunn started writing stories for the girls in her middle school Sunday School class, and with them as a focus group, she developed the wildly popular Christy Miller series, along with the Sierra Jensen series, the Katie Weldon series, the Sisterchicks series, the Glenbrooke series and other novels that reflect love, depth, values and relationships primarily for adolescent girls. If you think there isn't much positive fiction out there for middle school girls, check out these books. She's sold more than 5 million copies of them.

February 18, 7:00 pmNikki Giovanni will bring her Spoken Word artistry that she has been performing since the Black Arts movement during the civil rights troubles of the 1960s. Giovanni's powerful poetic voice is as important today, during the Black Lives Matter events and demonstrations throughout the country, as it was when the Black Panther Party was first forming. She was the woman of the year for Mademoiselle Magazine, and is one of Oprah Winfrey's 25 Living Legends.

 

February 17 (Wednesday, 7:00 pm) — The monthly San Diego Book Discussion Group is facilitated by Fearless Leader Christine. Participation is open to all readers; readers need not have completed a particular book to attend – it’s the perfect opportunity to branch out and find new favorites! Attendees receive 20% off of the current book club selection, Ancillary Justice. Ann Lecke’s novel received the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards, and is the first in a trilogy.

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego. For additional information, go to http://www.mystgalaxy.com/ or call (858) 268-4747.

 

February 20 (Saturday, 10: am to noon) — Invest in your future by updating your digital toolkit with the latest and greatest of the emerging storytelling techniques. Sponsored by the San Diego chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, this workshop will help you "get your geek on" by gaining insights into the latest tech innovations and learning how to use them to tell more digitally engaged stories.

What will we talk about to begin 2016? Social journalism trends? Mapping tools? Apple Watch? AR/VR? Breakthroughs in mobile reporting? Image detection? Content curation? All that and lots more.

Our presenter will be Victor Hernandez, director of media innovation for Banjo and current fellow at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at University of Missouri where he is researching wearable technologies and newsrooms. Hernandez previously served as CNN's news futurist.

Where: Colt Hall, Point Loma Nazarene University, 3900 Lomaland Dr., San Diego, CA 92106. Cost: Free! Coffee and breakfast goodies will be provided. RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/mhXoygGDH6

 

February 21 (Sunday, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm) —  Weekends with Locals: Kenneth Zak/ As part of our ongoing Weekend with Locals Program we will be hosting Kenneth Zak author of The Poet's Secret.

For more information regarding the event, please contact Warwick's Books | 7812 Girard Avenue | La Jolla, Ca | 92037 | Ph. (858) 454-0347 | http://www.warwicks.com |

 

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