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Author, Playwright, Poet David Hirzel at the San Mateo County Fair

June 4, 2013

Live on the Galleria Stage!! –the “event within the event,” the Galleria Stage is an inner venue of the San Mateo County Fair hosted by the SF/Peninsula Branch of the California Writers’ Club–Opening day Saturday June 8 through Sunday June 15–all events at the Galleria Stage are free with Fair admission.

Click here for the CWC2013_Fair FinalSchedule for the full calendar of events.
Click here for more on some of the presenters: Galleria Stage Artists

The opening weekend is conceived as a writers’ conference without the high expense of attending, with workshops on editing, e-books, pitching and query letters, and individual writing evaluation sessions.

Scattered throughout the week you will find other workshops, presentations on poetry and playwriting and podcast creation, book launches, and 25+ authors in person on Author Dayu June 15.

Your own author David Hirzel has been active behind the scenes in the preparation for this week-long event, and will be found in person in the following:

Tuesday June 11:
–5:00 p.m. As one of the playwrights featured in Darlene Frank’s “Three Short Plays,” reading excerpts from the recently produced “The 200th Day.”
–6:00 p.m. Discussing and reading from his recently published book “Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton’s Endurance.”
–7:00 p.m. As host to Gus Tjgaard’s discussion of his recent book “Windjamming to China.”

Thursday June 13
–5:30 p.m. As singer-songwriter with a guitar and a long memory, in “David Hirzel and Friends Original Acoustic Music”
–7:00 p.m. As host to the Pacifica Poetry Forum in a commemoration of poet Rod Clark’s enduring contributions to the art.
–Also on this day, at 4:00 p.m., look for our friend Camincha, the long-time director of the Internationale Writers’ Collective, presenting “Let’s Get U Published”

Saturday June 15:
–2:00 p.m. At the tables meeting the public, and selling autographed copies of his book “Hold Fast: Tom Crean.”

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