LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Oksana Marafioti, author of American Gypsy Monday, June 3rd, 2013 || 7pm Book Passage || Corte Madera 51 Tamal Vista Drive, Corte Madera ||www.bookpassage.com Oksana Marafioti, author of American Gypsy, will discuss writing a revealing memoir—how much to embellish and how much must absolutely stay true to reality. She has great advice to give on writing memoirs, so if you are planning on writing a memoir or any autobiographical or nonfiction work, for that matter, be sure to attend! Oksana Marafioti was born in Riga, Latvia and grew up in a stage family, spending her childhood on concert tours with a Russian Romani troupe led by her grandfather, Andrei Kopylenko. She moved to
LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK PARTY: Around the World to Paris Saturday, May 11th, 2013 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera || www.bookpassage.com It’s a party!! Join us for a wine, snacks and more than a taste of Paris when Wanderland Writers editors, Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Joanna Biggar, and contributors to the next Wanderland Writers anthology toast the City of Light. You can order your Wandering in Paris anthology in advance at this event or just sit back and enjoy the promise of great stories to come.