where the writers are

Latest News & Events

Exit Laughing Anthology Reading, Kepler's Books

May.06.2012

There's nothing funny about dying...or is there? The 24 essays written by some of the most gifted writers of our time (including Sam Barry and yours truly) give readers permission to laugh through the tears.

Kathi's Latest Blogs

Nov.28.2011 - 7:51 am
Pepe, Babushka, and Helena
As you may know from reading Sam’s recent blog post, I’ve hit a little health snag. By “little health snag,” I mean that I got an emergency right hip bipolar eudoprosthesis—or,...
Continue Reading »
Jul.24.2011 - 3:40 pm
The background: I found a ceramic chochke that I named Reggie: last month in a dollar store on Mission Street. I challenged anyone who cared to provide evidence of something...
Continue Reading »
Jul.07.2011 - 7:09 am
Our Muse
  I know you are waiting with bated breath to find out which entry wins the title of “The Ugliest Thing in the World.” Well . . . you’ll have to wait just a bit longer. The...
Continue Reading »
May.28.2011 - 3:14 pm
Reggie
San Francisco: I found myself in between appointments at 16th and Mission with fifteen minutes to kill and $5 burning a hole in my pocket. Literally. There was a decision to be...
Continue Reading »

Comments from Kathi

Jul.07.2009 - 4:36 pm
In response to: Reading and panel discussion for Single Woman of a Certain Age
Kathi Kamen Goldmark
Jul.05.2009 - 9:39 pm
In response to: When Writers Make Music, It's 'Stranger Than Fiction'
STRANGER THAN FICTION is indeed available at www.dqydj.com; also at CD baby and maybe even a few independent bookstores...
Jun.03.2009 - 4:17 pm
In response to: Los Train Wreck's All-Star Jam at El Rio
Kathi Kamen Goldmark
May.23.2009 - 3:33 pm
In response to: The Daily Sam: The Drive to Procreate
I think their names are Charles and Camilla.
May.17.2009 - 11:50 am
In response to: The Wedding Dress Wars: John Belushi at a Toga Party
Kathi Kamen Goldmark

Published Reviews

Jun.16.2009
Published by San Francisco Chronicle
Novelist, singer, radio producer (of "West Coast Live") Kathi Kamen Goldmark and musician and music teacher Sam Barry, whose new book is "How to Play the Harmonica (and Other Life...