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Jaquira Diaz, author of Ordinary Girls

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A Room of One's Own welcomes Jaquira Díaz, author of Ordinary Girls!

An Evening With Sayak Valencia

Sayak Valencia event

A Room of One's Own welcomes writer, activist, and theorist Sayak Valencia for an evening of poetry!

Sayak Valencia (Tijuana, 1980) is a queer activist and trans-feminist in Mexico and Latin America, as well as a poet, essayist and performance artist. She has given lectures and seminars on gore capitalism, trans feminism, Chicano feminism, postcolonial feminism, queer/Cuir art and theory at various universities in Europe, the United States and Latin America.

George Lakey, author of How We Win

George Lakey event

A Room of One's Own welcomes George Lakey, author of How We Win!

About How We Win: A Guide to Non-violent Direct Action Campaigning: After six decades of activism George Lakey sees today’s growing political crisis as the biggest opportunity of his lifetime to make positive change in the U.S.  He explains why, then draws lessons from a century of successful campaigns and shares  promising innovations he sees happening right now for a winning strategy.

So You Want to Be a Publisher? with Catherine Lundoff

Catherine Lundoff event

Want to try publishing your own work or that of other writers? Want to understand what goes into setting up an indie publishing business and how to keep it going? Independent publishing is an important way to get voices that might otherwise not be heard out in the world and hopefully, finding their readership. This is an opportunity to learn more about what goes into making that happen.

Jennifer Block, author of Everything Below the Waist

Jennifer Block event

A Room of One's Own welcomes journalist Jennifer Block, author of Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution!

Daniel Holland, author of Death Wins All Wars

A Room of One's Own welcomes Daniel Holland, author of Death Wins All Wars!

Carmen Gimenez Smith, author of Be Recorder

Carmen Gimenez Smith event

A Room of One's Own welcomes poet and National Book Award finalist Carmen Gimenez Smith, author of Be Recorder!

David Faldet, author of King

Faldet event

A Room of One's Own welcomes David Faldet, author of King: A Mystery!

Susana Chávez-Silverman, author of Heartthrob

On a wintry Thursday night in San Francisco, Susana Chávez-Silverman catches her first glimpse of a handsome stranger through the window as he passes the infamous Balboa Cafe. She knows immediately he is the man of her dreams. His eyes meet hers, he turns and enters the bar . . .

The 7th Annual Wisconsin Book Festival, presented by the Madison Public Library

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A Room of One's Own is again partnering with the Wisconsin Book Festival to bring a slate of exciting authors into the bookstore for readings/book signings throughout the 4-day celebration. This year's in-store author events include:

Thursday 10/17:

Annelise Ryan, author of Dead of Winter (5:30pm)


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