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The Writers' Lunch: the Joy of Travel and Adventure Writing
moderated by Taryn Edwards

Friday, August 19, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This event will be conducted via Zoom. Register and you will be emailed the Zoom credentials.

The Writers' Lunch is virtually back! This month librarian Taryn Edwards will moderate the discussion the Joy of Travel and Adventure Writing with poet Lalit Kumar, journalist Elaine Lee, and podcaster Matthew Félix.

Lalit Kumar works in the Technology sector in the SF Bay area and likes to write around the themes of travel and adventure. His new book Years Spent : Exploring Poetry in Adventure, Life and Love has been displayed at London Book Fair, April 2022. Find him on Instagram, @lalitk06 or his website at www.lalitkumaronline.com 

Elaine Lee is a globetrotter and travel journalist. She is the editor of "Go Girl” The Black Woman's Book of Travel and Adventure. She has visited 65 countries and made two solo trips around the world. Her ground zero home is in Berkeley and her cyberhome is www.ugogurl.com

Matthew Félix is an author, podcaster, speaker and travel writer. Publishers Weekly’s BookLife Prize called his debut novel, A Voice Beyond Reason “(a) highly crafted gem,” and his latest book, Porcelain Travels won Gold for Humor in the Readers’ Favorite Awards and was a Foreword INDIES Humor Book of the Year Award finalist. Find him at www.matthewfelix.com.

Join us, share and learn!

The Writers' Lunch is a casual brown-bag lunch activity on the 3rd Friday of each month. Look forward to mini-reviews on books that have been added to our "literary craft" collection, informal presentations by member writers, and excellent conversation. Please contact Taryn Edwards if you have any questions or if you would like to be a panelist contact Taryn - [email protected]

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