Start: 6:00 pm
From Bravo’s Top Chef All-Stars winner Richard Blais comes Try This at Home ($35.00), his debut cookbook for home cooks who hope to up their game and have more excitement in the kitchen. Accessible and fun, his book includes the signature recipes, flavor combinations, and cooking techniques that have made him such a popular chef.
Start: 7:00 pm
Self-Publish like a Professional: How to Avoid the New Slush Pile, is a rare Left Coast Writers® Salon which will be open to the public—no membership required to attend! The panel of speakers, led by LCW president Linda Watanabe McFerrin, will include a planning and print specialist, a book designer, a small publisher, and a bookseller—all experts in their fields, with unique perspectives on today’s popular practice of self-publishing. The discussion will be frank, and full of vital information that writers need to know, with plenty of time left for the many questions it will raise. Every writer should attend! Please join us.Book Passage hosts monthly meetings of Left Coast Writers® at our Corte Madera store. The monthly meetings provide an evening of literary connections, support, counsel, readings, writing tips, literary chat, unabashed networking, and great fun. Each meeting also features a presentation by one of several Bay Area literary figures. LCW has its own lively newsletter and website at www.leftcoastwriters.com/.