Book Reading + Conversation with Author Melina Sempill Watts

cover image for the book Tree

Meet author Melina Sempill Watts and hear her read from her novel, TreeTree is a novel about a tree written from a unique point of view: the chief narrator is a tree. Tree uses magical realism as a key to access the interrelated emotional realities of the many species that share one pristine valley in Topanga, California. 

Melina Sempill Watts’ writing has appeared in various publications including Sierra Magazine, the New York Times motherlode blog, Earth Island Journal and Sunset Magazine. This is her first novel. 



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


Main Library

West Auditorium
125 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-3134