• June 24, 2024
          Letter Writing Social
          June 26, 2024
          BIPOC Reading Series – June
          October 9, 2024
          Amy Tan: Portland Arts & Lectures 2024–25
          October 15, 2024
          Malcolm Gladwell in conversation
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Emma Bland Smith

Emma Bland Smith

Emma Bland Smith is a librarian and writer living in San Francisco with her husband, Alex, and their children, Everett and Cate. This is her first book for children. She has written a nonfiction book for adults, San Francisco’s Glen Park and Diamond Heights, has contributed to Sunset and other magazines, and continues to write for the family website Red Tricycle. Before turning to writing, she worked in magazine publishing in New York and taught French at the community college level in the Bay Area.

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