Jane Vandenburgh

August 10th, 2016

Cafe Society Event with Dana Johnson August 26

Cafe Society is an ad hoc group of writers, poets, visual artists — storytellers of all kinds — who have been hosting #FourthFriday events at Cassie Cushing’s Kaleidoscope Coffee in Point Richmond since the beginning of the year. This month we’re so happy to present the Northern California launch of Dana Johnson’s second book of […]

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July 20th, 2016

Just Back from Fishtrap 2016

Fishtrap, located six hours east of Portland in Wallowa Country, welcomes its new director in Shannon McNerney. She too is dedicated to clear writing in the West

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July 1st, 2016

The Place of the Physical in the Personal Memoir

Last Friday night, June 24th, Cafe Society welcomed Neal Snidow, whose beautiful memoir Vista Del Mar has just been published. The book’s subtitle is “A Memoir of the Ordinary,” as it’s about the kind of normal family who seemed to inhabit the houses whose plate glass windows I’d gaze into longingly, wondering what it’d be […]

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January 9th, 2016

“When Grace at the Bliss Cafe Calls” Is Published in The New Yorker

“When Grace at the Bliss Cafe Calls” is published in The New Yorker under circumstances as extraordinary as those that prompted the writing of the poem itself.

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