APRIL 29, 2017 Indie Bookstore Day — Annual favorite at West Grove — Independent Bookstore Day.
What’s Happening Here — Author Meet and Greet, Poetry, Performance, Bibliomancy and Read Aloud — just a few of the activities at West Grove Collective as we celebrate the vibrancy of Independent Bookstores. And of course there will be treats and special merchandise especially created for this day. See national info at indiebookstoreday.com .
Meet The Authors here on Saturday:
Emily Silva – Her new book MoonLight Gratitude – 365 Nightime Meditations for Deep, Tranquil Sleep All Year Long is a great daily reader and makes a lovely gift.
Judy Reeves – Famed local author of Writer’s Book of Days will be our resident soothsayer for the day and divine our fortunes with the ancient art of Bibliomancy — look it up !
Hari Alluri – Our South Park Poet Laureate for the day will create a South Park Community Poem with your help. His recently released books of poems , The Flayed City has received favorable reviews. (See City Beat: http://sdcitybeat.com/culture/seen-local/fine-lines-hari-alluri/)
Tershia D’Elgin, social activist and author of The Man Who Thought He Owned Water will kick off our Read Aloud activity of the day- A reading of The Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Sign up in advance if you’d like to read.
Angie Brenner, co-author of Tree of Life – Turkish Home Cooking will co-hostess the day’s activities.
Lucy Warren — California’s most popular gardening columnist and author: The California Native Landscape and The Drought-Defying California Garden.
PLUS! Sneak peak at an upcoming live performance event – An evening of adventurous live performance at West Grove Collective — inviting audiences to explore the visceral roots of language. Witness hybrid artists that work at the intersections of writing, speaking and dancing. This event happens on Saturday evening, May 6th. More detail to follow.