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Literary Stage at the San Mateo County Fair: One of a Kind–June 7-14, 2014

June 6, 2014

The San Mateo County Fair is proud to host the only Literary Stage among all the county fairs in the United States, and I am proud to be one of the stage managers for this unique venue.

The Sixth Annual Literary Arts Stage at the San Mateo County Fair has a full lineup of literary arts and entertainment this year. This “event within the event” has been growing every year, and now offers nearly sixty hours of writers workshops, readings, book launches, and music all day almost every day at the Galleria Stage in the Fine Arts Department of the Fair.

Sunday June 8 features a full day of writers workshops—the “Writers Conference for the Peninsula” designed to appeal to those writers in an around the peninsula who want the benefits of a conference close to home, for a very low cost. All events at the Literary Stage are free with Fair admission. The “Conference” includes presentations by the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association, journalist Scott Thomas Anderson, first draft and publicity workshops, and free writing consultations.

Other events feature book launches, the Pacifica Poets and Writers Forum, special events for Kids’ Day Monday June 9, and plenty of original and acoustic music every evening from 7:00 on, including the local duo Chinese Melodrama on Saturday June 7. David Hirzel has a book launch (“Rough Weather All Day”) 6/10 @ 5:00 followed by an hour of original acoustic music, and other appearances during the week. Pacifica Poets and Writers Forum Thursday June 12.

All these and more are free at the Galleria Literary Stage, with Fair admission.
GalleriaStage Sched2014

Literary Events All Day June 7 through. June 13.
San Mateo County Fairgrounds: 1346 Saratoga Dr. San Mateo, CA 94403

Come on down and join the fun!

Feel free to FORWARD THIS ALONG to all your friends who love good writing and good music.

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  1. July 20, 2014 2:12 pm

    Thnk U 4 taking the time 2 recap these events. Vry much appreciated.

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