I’ll be addressing this wonderful group about my memoir and also discussing aspects of writer’s craft. I may even field some questions about the controversy surrounding Wallace Stegner’s use of Mary Hallock Foote’s work in creating his novel ANGLE OF REPOSE.
This is one of the oldest writers’ clubs in continuous operation in the nation. California Writers Club was founded in 1909, growing out of the lively literary movement in the Oakland hills in the early years of the 20th century, gatherings that included the likes of Jack London, Joaquin Miller and California’s first poet laureate, Ina Coolbrith.
I’m very honored to have been asked to be one of its luncheon speakers.