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Authors: Gary Pedler and Jim Provenzano

Tuesday, 7/11/2023
6:00 - 7:00
Eureka Valley General Floor Area
Eureka Valley/Harvey Milk Memorial

1 Jose Sarria Court
San Francisco, CA 94114
United States

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Join local authors Gary Pedler and Jim Provenzano for an evening of readings and conversation.

Gary Pedler will be reading from his adult comic novella Gaydonia. His other publishing credits include the middle grade novel Amy McDougall, Master Matchmaker and the travel memoir Couchsurfing: the Musical. His shorter works have appeared in The Missouri Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, Glitterwolf and The Smart Set.  A native of Napa, he makes his home in San Francisco. 

Connect: Gary Pedler- website  

Jim Provenzano will be reading from his most recent novel, Finding Tulsa. He is the author of several works of fiction including Now I’m Here, Lambda Literary Award-winning novel Every Time I Think of You, Message of Love, PINS, and Cyclizen. A journalist, editor and photographer in LGBT media for three decades, he lives in San Francisco. 

Connect: Jim Provenzano - website 

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