Help the Capitola Book Cafe “thrive and survive” this Sunday

I hope to see you all at the festive fundraiser at the Capitola Book Cafe.  I’m not an owner of the bookstore or in any way employed there, but I hang out there constantly and wrote a huge portion of my early draft of The Cactus Eaters there. It’s also the place where I met the writing group that helped me get that early manuscript into good enough shape to get a scholarship for graduate school (it would have been impossible to attend without it; now I’ve rejoined that same book group, and they’re helping me move forward with a brand new project, so I guess you could say that a big part of my literary life is tied up with this one store.) Aside from this, I’ve seen so many great writers there over the years and consumed about 10,000 cups of coffee. A bunch of writers who live around here (including me) will be speaking  around 5 or so. And here’s the little blurb announcement: hope to see you there

 Sunday, May 20, 2012 • 3-6pm • Capitola Book Café

$10 at the door or click here to buy in advance.
(Kids under 12 free.)

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