5 posts tagged nonfiction

Kubrick’s Mysterious Symbols: an Interview with Featured Member Nicole Berg

At this Sunday's final meeting before our summer break, the Berkeley California Writers Club celebrates author and film critic Nicole Berg. Berg's fist book Discovering Kubrick’s Symbolism is now available for pre-sale from McFarland Books. This is her second year in the CWC. She says, "I really enjoy getting to know the other members here." Berg's career began in animation, gaming, & ...

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Three Questions for Political Writer Kacey Carpenter

Kacey Carpenter is a community organizer, volunteer, technology innovator, parent, author, and our April Featured Member. Carpenter published his first book, My Journey with Bernie and is working on his second book, Ready, Set, Go Playbook for Candidates, Campaigns, and Causes. In today's post, we ask him three questions about the writer's life.

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SPEAKER 3/17/19— "From Print to Performance: Adapting Books to Film and Theater" with Victoria Zackheim

March 17th acclaimed writer of The Bone Weaver and other bestsellers will share her substantial knowledge on how to get your works adapted to film and theater. We will also have a reading from featured member Leena Prasad.

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Interview with Pat Ravasio

Literary publicist and CWC member Cristina Deptula interviews our November speaker, Patricia Ravasio. Ravasio is the author of The Girl from Spaceship Earth, a book about Buckminster Fuller. She will speak to the Berkeley CWC about pushing past your comfort zones, finding your voice, and writing with a mission. 

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SPEAKER 11/18: "Mission: Utopia—Writing to Share an Urgent Vision" with Pat Ravasio

As a young journalist, Patricia Ravasio was electrified by a day with iconic American genius and futurist R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983), who urged her to share the vision of his urgent messages with the world, hoping to help humanity awaken in time. When Fuller’s dire predictions came true on 9/11, Ravasio realized she must face up to her commitment, and began her writing journey in ...

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