NIKKI GIOVANNI & J. CALIFORNIA COOPER In conversation
Date of the Event: 
Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

October 23, Saturday

NIKKI GIOVANNI & J. CALIFORNIA COOPER

In conversation

Black Repertory Theater

3201 Adeline Street, Berkeley

$25 advance tickets, $35 door

Tel: 510.652.2344

Or order online: MarcusBooksEvents.com

—a Marcus Books presentation supported by KPFA

 

Talk about the brightest and rightest!  Poet Nikki Giovanni and novelist J California Cooper – beautiful high-energy sisters - will be in Berkeley celebrating their new books and Marcus Books’ Fiftieth Anniversary on Saturday, October 23rd at Black Repertory Theater.

Nikki Giovanni will read from her sparkling new Bicycles: Love Poems, and J. California Cooper will read from her novel “Life Is Short But Wide.  They’ll also be talking freely with one another for our delight. Saturday, October 23, reception at 5 pm, reading at 6pm,

Black Rep Theater, wheelchair accessible, 3201 Adeline in Berkeley.

For tickets and info, go online to  MarcusBooksEvents.com or call

510.652.2344.

 

Some Books by Nikki Giovanni

 

Re: Creation (1970)

The Women and The Men (1975)

Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day (1978)

Love Poems (1997)

Blues: For All the Changes (1999)

Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems (2002)

The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni (2003)

 

Some Books by J. California Cooper

 A Piece of Mine (1984)

Homemade Love, (1986) American Book Award winner[2]

Some Soul to Keep (1987)

Family (1991)

Some Love, Some Pain, Some Time: Stories  (1996)

Age Ain't Nothing but a Number: Black Women Explore Midlife (contributor

Wild Stars Seeking Midnight Suns: Stories  (2006)

Life is Short but Wide  (2009)

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