Enjoy making pirate masks or pen your thoughts in a fun writing activity.
Worker-run collective that publishes & distributes radical books and other mind-altering material.
Author of “The Liberty Club” – a book about life!
Author and motivational speaker; disability rights advisor and advocate.
2015, 16, & 17 editions of “American Art Collector”.
Author of mystery, suspense and comedy books.
Bay Area literary magazine reflecting local and international creative diversity.
Arthur Weil, age 91, will be giving away his poetry books.
Immerse yourself in giant inflatable sculptures shaped like magical plants by local artist Stan Clark.
Educational resources to help authors with copyright and contract issues.
Author of “Organic Cooperation” (English and Spanish) – The Guidebook for the Road to Paradise and your True Self.
Promoting “Caravaggio: Of Oil and Blood” an historical fiction novel.
Author/publisher of “Who Died” memorializing those lost in Jonestown Guyana on November 18, 1978.
Learn about the Bay Area’s premier children theatre program.
Relive Gertrude Chandler Warner’s classic “The Boxcar Children” in this elaborate, interactive garden railway scene.
Join the Contra Costa, San Francisco and Oakland public libraries for live read-alouds, craft projects, and the OPL Bike Library!
Berkeley historical books, info, postcards, and local author book signings.
Nonprofit supporting the Berkeley Public Library featuring information and books from their popular Authors Dinner.
Berkeley, CA’s independent news site.
Mission-based nonfiction publisher.
Independent publisher of contemporary poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.
Texas-based independent publishing houses with authors signing books.
Iconic pencils notebooks and lifestyle goods used by creative greats.
Bookforum covers the best in fiction, current affairs, and art.
Spanish and Bilingual Children and Young Adult Books
Young Adult subscription Service. Come see us & enter the giveaway!
Local, independent book store
Author of “Mime Lung Music Festival” [Memoir + Science Fiction]
Tuition-free online public school serving students in grades K-12
Make your own book marks!
Nonprofit dedicated to education in the craft of writing and publishing.
Author of newly-released novels “Forever” and “Through Shade and Shadow”
Author of multicultural women’s fiction.
Literary magazine featuring creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry and fine art.
Discussion with author/editor and book sales.
I write FUN and INTRIGUING books!
A picture book about a friendly shadow creature.
Journal bandoliers and bookbinding. Travel light, draw often, make something!
Artist/Illustrator creating original art books and book-themed apparel.
Sales and signing of award-winning middle-grade novel, “The Lost Celt”
Independent book publishers based in Berkeley, CA.
Quality children’s books from a small local press featuring local talent. Printed in the United States.
An independent nonprofit organization focused on creating a welcoming, vibrant and prosperous City Center.
Promoting and selling “The Wonderful World of Mr. Walder”
Novels and books on solutions to social, political, and environmental problems.
I am an author of young adult fantasy books.
Have fun doing arts & crafts with recycled materials and found objects.
Local, independent book store.
Literary-themed decoupage plates, magnets, and boxes.
Children’s books series.
Bay Area insurance agency specializing in small business services.
First-time author of “Henry and Miranda”
Author of “Shadowbane: Age of Aelfborn”
Nonprofit supporting the Berkeley Public Library. Information and books for sale.
The Friends of the OPL supports Oakland Public Libraries!
Author of “Guidance Psychic Medium/Series Prophecy 100 Quatrains”
“Madam of My Heart”: A Novel of Love, Loss and Redemption
Novelist writing definitve historical novel on the Spanish Civil War.
Bring the little ones for Gak and spinner art activities.
In-store booth, 2036 Shattuck Ave.
Independent author of science fiction, fantasy, and horror.
Handcrafted record bags & writing journals. 100% rescued, recycled, one-of-a-kind.
Traveling to a New America/Books for a New World
Letterpress printed, limited edition poetry broadsides with “Littoral Press” and “Colored Horse Studios”.
Author of “Four in the Garden,” an award-winning allegory of one’s relationship with God.
Worldwide nonprofit organization of writers and publishing professionals promoting dark literature.
“Working in Watercolor” – an illustrated, encouraging approach to the craft of watercolor painting at any age.
Join the Oakland-based DIY Magazine for coloring, stamping, and book-making.
Children’s books and songs.
The “Pacha’s Pajamas” animated book comes to life with animation.
Color a page in Mermaid-themed coloring books – positive poetry for children!
Spiritual books on yoga, meditation, science of the soul.
California/Bay Area-based mystery and romance novels by UC Berkeley graduate.
Author of “Wordstruck! The Fun and Fascination of Language”
Author of the young adult fantasy series “The Runes of Issalia”
True crime author: “Whistleblower”(2010), “Retaliation” (2013), and “Blowback” (2017)
On-air personalities and staff will be present.
Enjoy the photo booth, stenciling wall and other arts & crafts using school supplies.
All-ages graphic novel series.
Resources that inspire girls to be beautiful by being kind.
Children’s bookstore; advocates for South Asian children’s literature.
Jonestown Survivor, author of “Jonestown Survivor: An Insider’s Look”
The First Community Supported Radio Station in the nation.
Author signings of the novel “Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale”
Author of IPPY award-winning book “Nonviolence Now!”
Author of the young adult fantasy series “Changers”
Self-published author/illustrator of rhyming educational children’s books.
Promoting the self-published sci-fi book “Negative Gravity: The Mannheim Effect”.
Create art with Sunprint® paper and build large geo-structures with dowels and planks.
Offering creative writing workshops and consultations to East Bay writers.
Get inspired and create with LEGOJeep, an ever-changing artwork shaped by all who add to it.
Independent publishing company proudly presents books written BY and FOR children.
Author of “The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity’s Search for Meaning”
Culturally diverse children’s books specializing in Bilingual/Spanish books.
Small Bay Area publishing company of non-fiction and fiction.
Anti-bullying book and brand that disarms bullies by teaching children that what makes them weird makes them wonderful.
Online platform that sources books across all of the local independent bookstores
Fiction writer – promotion and sales of books.
Author/lecturer on the literary, mythological & scientific dimensions of the Bible.
One-of-a-kind jewelry made from unwanted, outdated and falling apart books.
Bookmarks to color, featuring literary characters & historical characters.
Author will be selling his children’s book, “The Want Monsters”.
Great books for free-thinkers since 1984.
Festive face painting with Maria Hunt
(English/French) children’s picture book: “The Twins Mia & Mateo: Daddy’s Little Helpers.”
I will be promoting my debut crime novel “The Warehouse” inspired by relief work in South Asia.
Independent author. Mystery, paranormal romance, literary fiction, travel
A two-year program in creative nonfiction, fiction, or poetry.
MFA in Writing at the University of San Francisco
Premier the novel by Terry Lee Kincaid III, “The Moonshine Wars Or My Life in Kincaid, Georgia”
Graduate Book Art Program displaying student work.
World famous destination for book lovers since 1959.
Children’s novels for sale by author Charles Markee.
“Maxwell the Raindrop” books encourage kids to be happy with who they are.
“Mr. Dog’s Christmas at the Hollow Tree Inn” by Albert Bigelow Paine, newly illustrated by San Francisco artist Adam McCauley.
Handouts and information about Mystery Writers of America NorCal chapter.
Personal growth, yoga, meditation, aromatherapy writing, animals/nature, prosperity, psychology.
Author of the book “Ice Cream Travel Guide” about ice cream around the world.
Nonprofit publisher exploring the relationships between mind, body, spirit & nature.
Selling decorative tin novels that contain custom tea blends.
Working Together so All Kids Learn and Love to Read
Lifelong learning for adults over 50
Former architect, author & illustrator of two children’s picture books.
True life cliff hanging stories about real estate
“On The Luck Of An Irish Sailor” – a fantasy tale.
Nonprofit publisher creating books on mindfulness in daily life.
American Nature Tales: Environmentally Friendly Picture Books for California Kids.
A historical novel “Flight to Ohio, From Slavery to Passing to Freedom”
Sing-along activity book & album for children and caregivers
Photo books by three Bay Area photographer authors.
Author signings and book sales of the novel “Jellyfish Have Eyes”
Picture book sales – “The Princess and the Sunflowers”
Radical books and media to educate, entertain, and inspire.
Literary Review & Calendar, Poetry Presenter, Northern California Book Awards
Sends good free books to prisoners throughout the United States.
Sustainable, awareness-raising products sold to support a school for the blind and deaf in Cambodia
Children’s book author and award-winning artist.
Handmade artists’ books, bookmarks, zines, and purses incorporating vintage book covers.
Rare Bird is a Los Angeles Rare Bird is a Los Angeles based independent publisher of fiction, nonfiction, biography, photography, music, humor, and art.
Children’s book called “Fog is the Breath of the Ocean”.
Screen prints, hand-made zines, posters – all things counterculture.
Journals made from discarded library books.
Check out our new titles and backlist.
San Fracisco-based interfaith children’s book author/illustrator.
Professional network of romance authors including New York Times & USA Today bestsellers.
Interactive showcase by BABF premier sponsor.
A celebration of Craft, Commerce, and Community for writers.
A book about the 10 Commandments, family and community.
Small publisher of novels, select non-fiction books and community anthologies.
Award-winning author & poet signing her four books
Award-winning fantasy books for ages 9-14, author signing, hand painting!
Books by our seniors and student-edited journal Enizagam
Offering premier classes in creative writing in San Francisco.
Independent publishing company serving members of She Writes and women writers everywhere.
Up-cycled notebooks, metal and thread bookmarks, souvenir products.
Girlhood in America: Personal Stories 1910-2010. Women and girls show the phenomenal changes of a century.
A community of writers supporting writers with free events in over 15 cities internationally.
Meet some of your favorite Northern California mystery writers.
Author will be signing and selling his children’s book “The Want Monsters”
Offering juvenile non-fiction literature that enhances social & emotional learning.
Martial arts demos, games and youth self-defense instruction.
Cartoonist & art teacher showcases his original all-ages graphic novels.
“The Smell of Water – Escape from the Khmer Rouge Army”
Publishers of creative, sophisticated, multi-disciplinary scholarship.
Sacramento author of the “Blue Moon” mystery series.
Design & decorate your own journal.
Publisher of books on Asia, especially Japan and China.
Books & information on self-publishing for independent authors.
Modern Greek literature. Translated.
Deranged short stories and poetry about working in bars and nightclubs.
I am an author with a book releasing 07/07/17.
Sustainability-themed smoothie cart.
Esoteric spiritual books, videos, tapes
Producer/distributor of drama and other literary storytelling forms.
Art Roche will be signing copies of his new middle grade humor book, “The Knights of Boo’Gar”.
America’s oldest weekly magazine, serving as a critical, independent voice in American journalism.
An award-winning publication that produces a provocative mix of in-depth reporting, political analysis and cultural commentary on today’s most challenging topics.
Thematic and humorous furniture from vintage books.
Monthly subscription box that includes children’s book related craft activities tied to a skill of the month.
Books by Alta and other feminist writers.
Oakland-based nonprofit publisher of international literature.
Trumped Up Cards’ is a party game that’s so, so easy to play.
Publishes the best world literature in English translation.
Local, independent publisher offering $5 books – cooking, crafting and more!
Quarterly literary magazine publishing creative nonfiction and visual art.
Music Industry DIY book for Independent artists and musicians
Providing information on Israel, Palestine and the American connection.
Get a free Qur’an! Learn about Islam and Muslims!
Presenting my first published children’s book, “How the Moon Became Dim”
A small publisher automating to become a big publisher.
WriterCoach Connection volunteers engage, encourage, and inspire students to succeed.
WTAW Press is a non-profit independent publisher of exceptional literary books.
Author of five children’s books.
Enjoy live performances and learn about one of the world’s leading presenters of Spoken Word performance, education, and youth development programs.