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    The Gilda Stories 25th Anniversary

    b7City Lights Bookstore, Wednesday, April 13th, 7pm

    Release Party and Celebration for The Gilda Stories: Expanded 25th
    Anniversary Edition
    . Co-sponsored by the San Francisco Bay Times.

    Friday, April 22nd, 8:00pm

    Los Angeles, CA: Beyond Baroque

    Jewelle Gomez reads from The Gilda Stories and is joined by writer Veronica Reyes.  Beyond Baroque is located at 681 N. Venice Blvd. Venice, CA 90291. For more information please call 310-822-3006 or contact Richard at


    Saturday, April 23rd, 11:00am-3:00pm

    Los Angeles, CA: Beyond Baroque

    Workshop description: Among the things we’ll work on are: extrapolating how the world changes with a single altered element; how to develop ‘alien’ characters and cultures; creating metaphors for social change ideals; how to use language to embody difference.

    If participants have material they’ve already developed please bring samples, no longer than two pages. And writing materials, of course.

    681 N. Venice Blvd. Venice, CA 90291
    For more information:

    Tuition: $50 Members, $35 General (class limit 15)

    $20 Audit (audit limit 5)


    Saturday, April 30th, 7:00pm

    Oakland, CA: Laurel Books

    Join Jewelle Gomez at Laurel Books on Independent Bookstore Day!  Laurel Books is located at 1423 Broadway Oakland, CA 94612. For more information please contact Luan at or call 510-452-9232

    Saturday, June 4th—Sunday, June 5th

    Berkeley, CA: Bay Area Book Festival

    Held in downtown Berkeley, CA. More info TBA

    Sunday, October 30th, 3pm

    San Francisco, CA: Borderlands Books

    866 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94110. Come in costume!  For more information please contact Jude Feldman at