A Point Reyes Books Benefit for Heyday Press
Just picture it! Malcolm Margolin, founder and executive director of Heyday, a nonprofit press devoted to California’s cultural and natural history, in conversation with Wendy Johnson, Buddhist meditation teacher, organic gardening mentor, and author of Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate.
6:00pm - Dinner
7:30pm - Event
The generous and gentle Bob Hass has titled his retrospective collection of brilliant essays and talks with a reference to a theme that always sets his work apart: the act of attention. The...
In 2012, John Liu presented his film, Hope in a Changing Climate as part of the Geography of Hope event series in Pt. Reyes, CA. Following the film, Liu gave this presentation, which included...
THINK LOCAL FIRST
Why shop locally?
When you shop at local businesses, like Point Reyes Books, you also support the local community.
Contributions to Local Nonprofits through Author Benefit Events past 10 years
Pt. Reyes Books $250,000
Number of Author Events Hosted in West Marin in 2012
Point Reyes Books: 46
Sales Tax Paid to the State of California to Support Education, Parks, Social Services in 2012
Independent Bookstores: $18.5 million
Point Reyes Books: Over $60,000
Number of Local Businesses Supported Through the Purchase of Goods and Services in 2012
Point Reyes Books: 35
Conversation with Rebecca Solnit and Michael LernerSunday, June 302:00pmCommonweal, BolinasFree event - reservations required
In her new book, The Faraway Nearby, a fitting companion to her much-loved A Field Guide to Getting Lost, Rebecca explores the ways we make our lives out of stories, and how we are connected by empathy, by narrative, by imagination.
Tuesday, July 97:00pmBookstoreFree Event
The Marin Poetry Center’s Summer Traveling Show brings together Marin Poetry Center members from around the Bay Area to read their own or others' work aloud. This popular one-hour program is featured at 20 locations around the county—we’re delighted to be one of them.
author of Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the EarthSaturday, July 277:00pmDance Palace$15
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee will speak about his new book, Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth. For the past few years he has been writing and lecturing about the need for a spiritual response to our present ecological crisis.
Workshop @ Tomales BayWednesday, October 16 - Sunday, October 20
Writing By Writers is excited to announce that registration for the 2013 Writing Workshop at Tomales Bay in Marin County, California is now open.