Rock Stars and Author Trading Cards: Tales from a Decade of Bookstore Events

For more than 20 years, I worked at the Booksmith, an independent bookstore located in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco. For half that time, I ran the events program. I worked with publishers in selecting authors, creating a monthly schedule, and banging the drum to make sure someone showed up. I also hosted […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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