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Steve Wasserman

Steve Wasserman is publisher and executive director of Heyday, the Berkeley-based independent nonprofit press that is renowned for its books on California history, social justice, Indian cultural renewal, and honoring nature. Most recently, Heydey published “The Once and Future Forest: California’s Iconic Redwoods” (January 2019), a collaboration with Save the Redwoods League. Wasserman joined Heyday in 2016 after a 40-year career in journalism and publishing, serving variously as editor of the Los Angeles Times Book Review, editorial director of Hill & Wang at Farrar, Straus & Giroux, and editor at large at Yale University Press.

2018 Film Series

Time Regained

Current Schedule

2019 - Special Event! Robert Scheer Documentary: “Above the Fold”

Previous Years

2018 - The Power of History: Turning Groundbreaking Scholarship into Page-Turning Prose2018 - Muckraker: The Life and Times of Warren Hinckle