Malcolm Margolin

Boston born Harvard grad Malcolm Margolin founded Heyday Books in 1974. Heyday publishes books on California history, natural history, literature, travel and Native American life. A talented author–his works include numerous books, essays, and articles–Malcolm is also the recipient of many honors and awards including The Fred Cody Award for lifetime achievement from the Bay Area Book Reviewers Association and a California Council award for the Promotion of History “in recognition of efforts to preserve and advance the history of California Indians.” He is the founder of Clapperstick Institute, co-founder of The Inkslingers and Native California network and serves on the board of the California Studies Association, River of Words, the San Francisco Bay Area Book Council, the Yosemite Association, Save the Bay and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program. The books that he has written include The East Bay Out: A Personal Guide to the East Bay Regional Parks, The Earth Manual: How to Work on Wild Land Without Taming It, The Way We Lived: California Indian Reminiscences, Stories and Songs and The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay Area. The books that he has published are too numerous to mention. He is an extremely popular lecturer and presenter. He also publishes News from Native California and was the original publisher of Bay Nature. 

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