Start: 11:00 am
Rebecah Freeling is a master storyteller, experienced early childhood educator, and parent coach. New to California, she recently joined the faculty of Marin Mountain School Early Childhood Center in Corte Madera. For thirteen years she was owner, Director and Lead Teacher of Briar Rose Children's Center in her home state of Ohio. Her magical stories, both original and drawn from the folk and fairy tale traditions, are enhanced by handmade table puppets and simple marionettes. One often observes the children hearing her stories to be sitting on the edge of their seats, eyes wide and mouths open in anticipation!
Start: 1:00 pm
A dark love story, Fire & Water ($16.95) is Betsy Fasbinder's first novel. As Katherine Murphy navigates the treacherous territory between passionate love and friendship, her family devotion is the only anchor that can keep her from losing all that she values most.In addition to this debut novel launch, join us as we celebrate the maverick voices of other Marin County indie authors. Among them will be Linda Joy Myers (author of Power of Memoir and the newly published Journey of Memoir: Three Stages of Memoir Writing), Christie Nelson (author of Dreaming Mill Valley), Elizabeth Appell (author of Lessons from the Gypsy Camp) and Amy Peele (author of Aunt Mary's Guide to Raising Children the Old Fashioned Way). Betsy Graziana Fasbinder is the recipeint of the Floyd Salas Award for Fiction, and has previously received a Jack London award and two East of Eden awards. She is currently at work on a collection of personal essays.