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Reading at the San Francisco Main Library


Join us for an evening celebrating the talents of writers with disabilities. Memoirist Belo Cipriani is joined by slam poets Bridget Brown and Derek Zarda, poets Amber DiPietra and Michelle Puckett, blogger Jennifer Gibbons and U.S. Military Veteran David Fish. Book sale by Readers Bookstore follows the event. This program, along with an exhibit of works by artists with vision impairments in the Koret display case (July 20 - August 31) is presented in honor of the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reception 5 - 6 pm in the Latino/Hispanic Community Room.

Jennifer's Latest Blogs

Apr.14.2014 - 5:42 pm
Live! From Lafayette, California! It’s the second annual Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons Books awards! (A jazzy version of “Everyday I Write The Book” starts playing) And now here’s...
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Apr.11.2014 - 12:59 pm
  Mad Men is coming back! Mad Men is coming back! Yes I am excited that Don Draper and the Sterling Cooper crowd will be making their way on our screens on April 13th. One of...
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Apr.08.2014 - 9:46 am
Today marks a milestone in baseball history: Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s record in home runs forty years ago. It was amazing of course because he did the impossible, but also...
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Apr.06.2014 - 10:06 pm
He knew right away that Joseph Yule wasn't meant to be on a marquee. His mother tried another name for him: Mickey McGuire. However that name was being used by Fox, so it was...
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Comments from Jennifer

Apr.05.2014 - 6:20 pm
In response to: Happy Birthday Harriet the Spy
Now have you read the "Sequels" that was written by other authors? I just can't.
Apr.01.2014 - 5:57 pm
In response to: Twenty-Five Years Later, What's Your Damage, Heather?
and thank you!
Mar.21.2014 - 9:57 am
In response to: So Long Fred Phelps, Don't Let the Door Hit You On Your Booty On The Way Out
remember the lyrics of Holly Near: I ain't afraid of your YahwehI ain't afraid of your AllahI ain't afraid of your...
Mar.17.2014 - 11:14 am
In response to: The Green Green Days of My Life
happy St. Patrick's Day!!!
Mar.09.2014 - 10:53 pm
In response to: These are Carl Kasell's Days
we'll always have his phone messages. Sigh.

Reviews I've Written

Debutante Hill
Huzzah! Lois Duncan's first novel is back in print, thanks to Lizzie Skurnick books! Duncan's regular readers might be surprised; no dead teachers make an appearance, no ghosts,...