2023: May 6 – 7
We had a wonderful time in person and virtually this year, and have set our sights on doing it again! Mark your calendars for May 6-7, 2023, and and nominate a speaker or program for us to consider!
2023 Festival speakers will be revealed in the spring.
Charlie Jane Anders
Joyce Carol Oates
Juan Felipe Herrera
W. Kamau Bell
Kim Stanley Robinson
“It was perfect. Couldn’t have been better. Thanks so much for giving me the opportunity.”
“My experience was unbelievable. Each of the panels I attended exceeded my expectations. This Festival was the high point of my year.”
“My best festival experience ever.”
“I was incredibly inspired by how this Festival provides so many writers and artists with the opportunity to share their work with such a vibrant community in the Bay Area.”
“I was truly impressed by the scope and diversity of the panels, participants, and overall programming.”
“The panelists were clearly selected with care, and in all cases I could have listened to them speak all day.”
“All the writers I spoke to expressed their love and admiration for the Festival. I do mean all the writers – every single one.”
“I’m pretty sure that everyone who attended will agree that they will be forever changed.”