San Francisco Authors Luncheon

Saturday, November 6, 2010 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Marriott San Francisco
Individual Ticket Price $125, Call
(415) 543-3303
You are invited to join the Bay Area's prominent corporate and civic leaders for the 22nd Annual San Francisco Authors Luncheon on November 6, 2010 at the Marriott San Francisco.
Each year more than 1200 people are captivated by the fascinating stories, wit and humor of six (6) nationally-known authors, while enjoying a gourmet lunch. Participants have the opportunity to meet each author personally during the book signing sessions preceding and following the luncheon.

Master of Ceremonies
Nancy Snyderman, MD
Chief Medical Editor NBC News

2010 Featured Authors to Date
Yiyun Li
The Vagrants

Mac Barnett
Guess Again

Carlos Eire
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy; Learning to Die in Miami

Michael Krasny
Spiritual Envy: An Agnostics Quest

Armistead Maupin
Tales of the City

Amanda Hesser
The Essential New York Times Cookbook

Abraham Verghese
Cutting for Stone

Phone: (415) 543-3303; Fax: (415) 543-3331
Web site:

We hope that you will consider joining the National Kidney Foundation as a volunteer for this year’s 22nd Annual San Francisco Authors Luncheon on Saturday, November 6, 2010, at the Marriott Marquis San Francisco. We need volunteers to assist with various duties—including registration, book sales, book signings, centerpiece assembly, program stuffing, and door prizes.

If you would like to attend the luncheon and need to purchase an individual ticket, you will receive a volunteer discount. The regular cost of a ticket is $125—and you will pay only $60! This is a fabulous opportunity to hear internationally recognized authors speak while dining on an exquisite lunch. 

For more information or volunteer please contact Katherine Hughey at or call (415) 543-3303

TABLES AND INDIVIDUAL TICKETS: $1,250 (Starting Sept. 1);
EARLY BUY READERS TABLE: $1,100 (Until AUG. 31);

For 2010 San Francisco Authors Sponsorship information click here. Proceeds from this event support services for patients and families served by the National Kidney Foundation Serving Northern California. For more information on the San Francisco Authors Luncheon contact Abby Vlautin, Event Manager (916) 798-9022 or
Marriott San Francisco
55 4th Street
94103 San Francisco