Oakland Book Festival 2017

Posted May 19, 2017 in Miscellaneous Upcoming Events

The Oakland Book Festival, now in its third year, is always accessible (compact venue) and intriguing.  This year I will be on the panel, "What is Social Justice?" with John Curl and Tennessee Reed, ...

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Fightin’ Words Book Launch

Posted November 30, 2014 in Miscellaneous Upcoming Events

GROUND-BREAKING BAY AREA ANTHOLOGY

BLENDS SOCIAL ACTIVISM AND LITERATURE

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PEN Oakland Literary Awards 2014

Posted November 30, 2014 in Miscellaneous Upcoming Events

The 24th annual PEN Oakland Book Awards presentation will be held Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Rockridge Library, 5366 College Avenue, Oakland, CA  94618 from 1 to 5 p.m.   The program will con...

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted February 8, 2014 in Miscellaneous

I received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Before Columbus Foundation, presented by Ishmael Reed on November 23, 2013 at the Miami Book Fair....

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Floyd Salas Day

Posted September 28, 2012 in Miscellaneous

Today is the 2nd anniversary of Floyd Salas Day, as declared by the City of Berkeley.  Below is the text of the proclamation.   WHEREAS, Floyd Salas is the critically-acclaimed author of f...

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