Events

Events

MONTALVO ARTS CENTER WRITERS SERIES    Montalvo Arts Center

Katherine has had stimulating conversations with award-winning writers Andy Weir (The Martian), Armistead Maupin, comedy writers Les and Glen Charles (Cheers and other sitcoms), songwriter Jesse Harris, Ann Packer, Karen Joy Fowler, and others. Her friendly yet probing style is often compared to Terry Gross’.  Upcoming dates are:

Tuesday, August 29, 2017, with Michael Krasny, host and interviewer of KQED FORUM and author of Let There Be Laughter,  a Treasury of Great Jewish Humor and What It All Means. Tickets available at  http://montalvoarts.org/events/michael_krasny/

–Thursday, November 9, 2017, with Sarah Scoles and Jill Tarter, about popular science-writer Scoles’ book Making Contact,  a brilliant examination of the science behind the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and its pioneer, Jill Tarter, the inspiration for the main character in Carl Sagan’s Contact. Tickets available at http://montalvoarts.org/events/scoles_tarter/

 

BOOK EVENTS
A warm thanks to the venues that hosted book talks: Keplers (Menlo Park), Books Inc (Palo Alto), Stanford University Bookstore, Mt. View Library, Saratoga Library, Montalvo Arts Center, IEEE, Rice University, the Rotary Clubs of San Jose and Saratoga, Fellowship Forum of Palo Alto, and The Summit League of Silicon Valley.