LEFT COAST WRITERS AT THE FERRY PLAZA: Colette Obrien, Author of The Nobility of the Robe, emcees an evening filled with spooky tales! Monday, October 10, 6pm Book Passage || Ferry Plaza San Francisco || www.bookpassage.com Join author and emcee Colette Obrien, Unity Barry, Debbie Goelz and Patricia Ljutic on Monday evening as Left Coast Writers share spooky tales. This event is open to the public, so share the news and bring your family and friends for a special treat. That’s the Halloween spirit!
LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK PARTY: Patricia Ljutic Monday, February 14, 6pm Book Passage || Ferry Plaza San Francisco || www.bookpassage.com Treat yourself, a friend or partner to a playful stop on Valentine’s Day. You’re invited to join Patricia Ljutic for a reading about love and lovers. Come for free wine and chocolate compliments of Left Coast Writers, love poems by a surprise guest, a story of long-term-love, and a reading from a sensual fantasy. There will also be a raffle and you could WIN THE PERFECT VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT for your loved one. Patricia Ljutic reads Love Check published in Colleen Sell’s A Cup of Comfort for Couples: Stories That Celebrate What It Means to Be in Love ($11.95). This book is a collection of true stories that share the laughter, tears, hugs, and kisses of fifty wonderful couples. Patricia Ljutic’s work has appeared in regional and national publications including My Mom Is My Hero, A Cup of Comfort for Couples and Chicken Soup of the Soul: Family Matters. She received her MA in Nursing Administration from the University of California at San Francisco and works as a nurse manager and writer. Patricia lives with Kirby, her husband of nearly thirty years, and their creative family in a home filled with paper, paints and the makings of several great works of art still in progress. You can make this the start of a Valentine’s Day to remember, and follow the reading with dinner. Make a reservation at a nearby San Francisco restaurant (below). Restaurant Suggestions: Taqueria Zorro 308 Columbus Ave (415) 392-9677 Boulevard 1 Mission St (415) 543-6084 La Mar Cebicheria Peruana Pier 1 ½ (415) 397-8880 The Slanted Door 1 Ferry Bldg (415) 861-8032 RN74 301 Mission St (415) 543-7474 Town Hall 342 Howard St (415) 908-3900 One Market 1 Market Plaza (415) 777-5577 Prospect 300 Spear St (415) 247-7770 Ozumo 161 Steuart St (415) 882-1333 Yank Sing 101 Spear St (415) 957-9300
LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK LAUNCH: Patricia Ljutic. Laura Shumaker and other Contributors to A Cup of Comfort® for Parents of Children with Special Needs. Saturday, July 11, 2009 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera || 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera || www.bookpassage.com Patricia Ljutic is joined by four other Bay Area writers: Jennifer Gunter, Jolie Kanat, Harriet Heydemann Cellini and Laura Shumaker, who will read from A Cup of Comfort® for Parents of Children with Special Needs ($9.95). The anthology contains fifty stories by parents who have struggled with a child’s diagnosis only to embrace and celebrate the differences that make their children that much more special—and even more loved. Edited by Colleen Sell this unique story collection offers inspiration for parents of children with cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, seizure disorder and autism.