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The Gift That Keeps on Giving: 826 Valencia and the Tenderloin community

THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING For my birthday in January, I requested that any gifts take the form of donations to Bay Area organizations that benefit not only writing but also their communities. San Francisco Center for the Book (my party venue), NaNoWriMo (my inspiration), Litquake (my writing community writ large), and 826 Valencia¬†(my […]

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Recently, I had the great pleasure to celebrate my birthday at the San Francisco Center for the Book. Founded in 1996, the SFCB was formed to further the appreciation, teaching, and creation of the book arts. The Center currently offers over 300 workshops annually and hosts numerous exhibitions and events. For many reasons, the San […]

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