November 22, 2023

Reading For Flood Victims

Local literary heavyweights are coming together for Pajaro Rising, a fundraiser that puts the spotlight on those still dealing with the aftermath of the Pajaro floods. The event will take place  Nov. 30 at the Cowell Hay Barn on the UCSC campus...


November 10, 2023

Peggy Townsend and the Call of the Wild

Santa Cruz author Peggy Townsend talks about her brand new adventure novel, The Beautiful and the Wild, launched Nov. 7 at Bookshop Santa Cruz. Christina...
September 6, 2023

An Air of Mystique

Author weaves Hawaiian mythology, history and elements of womanhood in sensational debut short story collection
August 23, 2023

At First This Poet Didn’t Know It

Poet Laureate Farnaz Fatemi merges her Iranian heritage with American Experience If part of the lure of poetry is in the community it offers, then...
August 1, 2023

Going Deep

Best selling author Susan Casey risks it all to learn about the world’s greatest enigma: its oceans The preeminent chronicler of our oceans, author Susan...
July 26, 2023

The Many Loves of Lara Hardin

Santa Cruz author’s new memoir arrives at Bookshop Santa Cruz Disclaimer: I know Lara Love Hardin. La Selva Beach resident Lara Love Hardin is having her...
March 6, 2023

Acclaimed Author Elizabeth McKenzie Launches in Santa Cruz

The writer’s latest novel, ‘Dog of the North,’ is a quirky page-turner that finds meaning in life’s unpredictable moments
March 1, 2023

From the Hive: The Spoken Word

The Hive Poetry Collective features poet laureates Danusha Laméris & Laure-Anne Bosselaar
January 18, 2023

Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman Celebrates New Cookbook

The popular food blogger comes to Santa Cruz to promote her third book ‘Smitten Kitchen Keepers: New Classics For Your Forever Files’
January 11, 2023

Library Showcases Earliest Known Naturalist

For five decades, Point Santa Cruz’s lighthouse keeper Laura Hecox documented and collected the wonders of the environment
January 4, 2023

The Hive Kicks Off 2023

Renowned poets Jennifer Tseng and Daniel Summerhill will read at Bookshop Santa Cruz on Jan. 10
October 19, 2022

Ralph Macchio on the ‘Karate Kid’/‘Cobra Kai’ Miyagiverse

Franchise star becomes its unofficial historian in new book ‘Waxing On’
October 19, 2022

Bettina Aptheker Lets Queer Radicals Out of the Closet

UCSC icon looks at homophobia on the American left in her new book ‘Communists in Closets’
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