Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

SANTA CRUZ, CA
Fruit Trees for Every Garden
Thursday, January 30, 2020 
Bookshop Santa Cruz
7pm
Book talk, signing, and gardening demonstration with Orin Martin

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Fruit Trees for Every Garden
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 
Omnivore Books, San Francisco
6:30pm
Book talk, signing, and gardening demonstration with Orin Martin

PAST EVENTS

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Litquake 2019
Pursuit of Publishing: The Working Writer
California College of the Arts, Timken Hall
Saturday, October 12, 2019
4:15pm
Panel discussion with Aya deLeon, Meg Elison, Vernon Keeve III, and Juan Alvarado Valdivia

SANTA CRUZ, CA
Fruit Trees for Every Garden
Launch Party with Orin Martin!
Sunday, September 15, 2019
UC Santa Cruz Hay Barn
4pm-6pm
Book talk, signing, live music, free cider tasting, and a fruit pie potluck! Books will be available for sale.

STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Publishing, Pitching, and Ambition with Limitations: A Discussion with Esmé Weijun Wang, Laura Turner, Manjula Martin 

March 15, 2019
10:30am–12:30pm
Stanford University
Building 160, Room 125
members of the public are welcome

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Zoetrope: All-Story
Fall release party

In conversation with guest designer Richard Misrach and artists Wesaam Al-Badry and Johnnie Chatman
Wednesday, November 1, ,2017
6–8pm
Cafe Zoetrope, 916 Kearny St., San Francisco

ST. MARY’S COLLEGE
Craft Talk, Visiting Editor

St. Mary’s College MFA Program
Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 3pm

OAKLAND, CA
The Oakland Book Festival
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Oakland City Hall
Twenty Years of StorytellingA panel celebrating the 20th anniversary of Zoetrope: All-Story. Moderated by Manjula Martin; featuring authors Anthony Marra and Yiyun Li and editor Michael Ray. 

MENLO PARK, CA 
Kepler’s Books
Thursday, May 25, 2017, from 7:30–9:30PM
“The Story Is the Thing” 
An evening of storytelling and wine with authors Manjula Martin, Elizabeth McKenzie, Shanthi Sekeran, and more.

UC BERKELEY
Poetry for the People – 25th Anniversary Celebration!
A conversation with Manjula Martin and Kima Jones about making a living as a writer
Friday, April 28, 5:30PM at 650 Barrows Hall on the UC Berkeley campus
Free and open to the public

UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
“Life After the MFA” panel with Bich Minh Nguyen, Ethan Nosowsky
Tuesday, April 24, 5:30-7PM

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Green Apple Books on the Park
Friday, April 14, 7:30PM
Bad Advice from Bad Women
Reading with Lydia Kiesling, Mallory Ortberg, Jane Hu, Esmé Weijun Wang, and Anna Pulley. Hosted by Charlotte Shane.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Wednesday, March 22, at 6PM
The Mechanics’ Institute Library
“Creating a Writer’s Life: Career, Community, and Capital”
In conversation with Ted Weinstein, Kevin Smokler, and Scott James

MENLO PARK, CA
Monday, March 6, 2017, at 7:30PM
Kepler’s Books
I’ll be in conversation with Yiyun Li to celebrate the release of her new book of essays, Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life.

PORTLAND, OR
Monday, February 27, 2017, at 7:30PM
Powell’s City of Books
Scratch: Manjula Martin in conversation with Cheryl Strayed, Cari Luna, Kevin Sampsell, and A.M. O’Malley

MILFORD, PA
Scratch: Book Talk and Signing Hosted by Sean Strub
Friday, February 17 – 5:30pm, Patisserie Fauchere

KINGSTON, NY
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017, at 6:30PM
Two Ravens Tavern, 316 Wall St, Kingston, NY
Scratch: Manjula Martin in conversation with Sari Botton, Colin Dickey, and Martha Frankel
Sponsored by The Golden Notebook bookstore and Kingston Writers’ Studio

NEW YORK CITY
NYC launch party! Cosponsored by the lovely folks at Catapult.
The POWERHOUSE Arena, Brooklyn
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 7PM
Scratch: Manjula Martin in conversation with Leslie Jamison, Porochista Khakpour, and Emily Gould
Moderator: Maud Newton

ITHACA, NY
Cornell University
Monday, February 13, 2017
5pm in the English Department Lounge
Shop Talk — Manjula Martin in conversation with J. Robert Lennon

WASHINGTON, DC (AWP)
Saturday, February 11, at noon
Poetry Has Value” panel at AWP writers’ conference
Room 101, Washington Convention Center, Level One

The Scratch DIY Intra-Book-Fair Tour
Saturday, February 11, times tba
Find me at the tables of Catapult and Sackett Street Writers on Saturday afternoon for book signings, giveaways, and shop talk!

LOS ANGELES, CA
Skylight Books
Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:30PM
Scratch: Manjula Martin in conversation with Susan Orlean, Julia Fierro, and Harmony Holiday. Moderator: Kima Jones

AUSTIN, TX
Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at 7PM
BookPeople
Scratch: Manjula Martin in conversation with Austin Kleon and Sarah Smarsh

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Scratch Launch Party!
Monday, January 9, 2017, at 7:30PM
Green Apple Books on the Park
Manjula Martin in conversation with Caille Millner, Susie Cagle, and Laura Goode