3 posts from month 06/2013

CWC Statewide Picnic in Oakland – July 20th

In lieu of a general meeting in July, the Berkeley Branch of the CWC invites members to welcome our colleagues from all over California to our own historic Joaquin Miller Park.  As the legend of the 1909 founding of CWC goes, Joaquin Miller used to invite his writing friends, including Jack London, Gertrude Stein, and John Muir to his home for picnics, literary discussions, and bohemian ...

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meeting this Sunday!

Last meeting until September! Dear CWC-BB members, I hope that as part of your Father's Day festivities, you will consider joining us for CWC-BB's last general meeting until fall. We have an exciting line-up that includes our own Kristen Caven and her coauthor (and mom!) Louise Hart, who will be sharing their experience collaborating on their book The Bullying Antidote. Also reading aloud from ...

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98 Degrees and No Lemonade Left (a story about ‘membering by the Membership Chair)

It was a sultry July afternoon, and I sat reading the New Yorker, fanning myself with the California Literary Review. No, it was definitely the other way around. I'd been so busy after a year of unexpected, life-changing crises and opportunities that to sit, just to sit and read, was a delicious pleasure. Flies circled lazily in the middle of the room, having found a cooler place to do their ...

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