Author Talk: Oakland in Popular Memory

Image advertising Author Talk: Oakland in Popular Memory at Oakland Public Library

Matt Werner will read from his new book Oakland in Popular Memoryabout artists putting a new "there" in Oakland. Artists interviewed in the book include Ise Lyfe, Chinaka Hodge, and several young Oakland artists, musicians, and writers. Additionally, Matt will talk about how he printed and hand-bound the books locally.

Matt Werner is the author of Papers for the Suppression of Reality and Oakland in Popular Memory, both published by Thought Publishing. His writing has been published by Oakland Local, McSweeney’s, and



This event has already occurred. Visit our events calendar for future events.


Main Library

Bradley C. Walters Community Room
125 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-3134