An Afternoon with Oakland Authors Colette Winlock & Valerie Haynes Perry

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Please join us in a conversation with local authors Colette Winlock and Valerie Haynes Perry.

Winlock and Perry were two of the founding members of the Oakland Writers Collective, a recent effort to bring together great local talent and encourage publishing success. They will read from their books and discuss the collective, their favorite authors and their inspiration.

Colette Winlock is the debut author of Undoing Crazy, a novel.
Valerie Haynes Perry is the author of Tanner Blue, Painted Deserts, Music for the Dream–Seven Short Stories, Members, and Listening Out Loud–A Friend to the Serious Writer.

Books will be available for purchase.


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Main Library

125 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-3134