2012 Book Fair Archive

2012 SDCCD international BOOK FAIR Archive

Monday, October 1, 2012 • Room 121 A/B Faculty Lounge

12:45 p.m. -
2:00 p.m.
Reading and book signing with Reyna Grande , author of The Distance Between Us .

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 • Room 121 A/B Faculty Lounge

9:35 a.m. –
11:00 a.m.
Reading and book signing with Susan Straight , author of Between Heaven and Here. Buy one, get one free: For each purchase of Between Heaven and Here ($12), the author will give a free copy of Take One Candle Light a Room , part of her Rio Seco trilogy.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 • Room 121 A/B Faculty Lounge

11:15 a.m. –
12:30 p.m.
“Playwright Wednesday” panel discussion with Herbert Siguenza of the comedy troupe, Culture Clash, and Gabe Greene, literary director of the La Jolla Playhouse.

Thursday, October 4, 2012 • Room 121 A/B Faculty Lounge

11:10 a.m. –
12:30 p.m.
Reading and book signing with Zohreh Ghahremani , author of Sky of Red Poppies .
12:45 p.m. –
2:00 p.m
Reading and book signing with Gustavo Arellano , author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America.

Friday, October 5, 2012 • Saville Theater

7 p.m. –
9 p.m.
City Works Press reading and book signing with Chris Baron, Heather Eudy, Cali Linfor, and Sabrina Youmans, contributors to Lantern Tree: Four Books of Poems.

Saturday, October 6, 2012 • Saville Theater

10:30 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.
Screening and discussion of documentary Precious Knowledge. .
12:00 p.m. –
1:30 p.m.
Readings of excerpts from banned books by faculty and staff members, including Roberta Alexander, June Cressy, Farrell Foreman, Kevin Gossett, Jan Jarrell, Nadia Mandilawi, Elizabeth Meehan, Oscar Preciado, Anna Rogers, and Elva Salinas . Discussion to follow.
Readings and book signings by authors banned in Arizona, including:

1:30 p.m. –
2:30 p.m.
Rudy Acuña , author of Occupied America, Anything But Mexican, and Corridors of Migration
2:30 p.m. –
3:30 p.m.
Matt de la Peña , author of Mexican White Boy, Ball Don’t Lie, and We Were Here
3:30 p.m. –
4:30 p.m.
Herbert Siguenza , author of Culture Clash: Life, Death and Revolutionary Comedy