Starts at A Clean Well Lighted Place for Books from 4-6pm, then ends with a party at Medjool where you can mingle with the writers!
A book reading in San Francisco with 15 writers and a benefit for Helem
"GROVELING FOR PEACE IN THE MIDDLE-EAST"
SATURDAY MAY 13, 2006
Book signing and fabulous extravaganza from 4 to 6 pm at "A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books" at 601 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco.
Suggested donation: $20
Followed by a party at Medjool at 2522 Mission St. (off 21st) to mingle with the writers.
A LITERARY EXTRAVAGANZA WITH BAY AREA WRITERS:
Ayelet Waldman, ZZ Packer, Andrew Sean Greer, K. M. Soehnlein, Susanne Pari, Po Bronson, Justin Chin, Stephen Elliott, Dorothy Allison, Kathi Goldmark, Amy Tan, Elizabeth Stark, Beth Lisick, Kay Ryan, and Rabih Alameddine.
Donations to Helem (the LGBT Center in Beirut) in the form of cash or checks are tax deductible.
Please write the check to: Al-Fatiha Foundation (and write "Helem Fund" in the memo).
Al-Fatiha Foundation is the fiscal sponsor of Helem San Francisco Chapter.
If you cannot attend the event but would like to support Helem, please mail your check to:
Helem, PO Box 1862, Cleveland, OH 44106
For questions, please feel free to contact the treasurer of Helem San Francisco Chapter at firstname.lastname@example.org
Official Website: http://usa.helem.net/
Added by Nida on April 15, 2006