Meet the Publisher

At The Nonconformist, we strongly believe that indie publishers and small presses form a creative backbone of today’s publishing industry. At the same time, for many a publisher is tantamount to an email address located at the top of a contact page, especially now, in the age of quick electronic submissions. To remedy that, we’ve…

A Conversation on Humanity

This Sunday at Bird & Beckett Books! “What, in this human condition, is worthwhile?” A reading and conversation with St. Helena-based author Eileen Tabios, Mumbai-based author Murzban Shroff, and New York-based author Robert Cowan. 10/20 at 2pm, 653 Chenery St SF This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments and wine will…

Filipino American Book Festival

Saturday & Sunday, October 12-13, 2019 Filipino American International Book Festival HOT OFF THE PRESS LITERARY READINGS hosted by Cecilia Brainard Koret Auditorium, 12:45 – 2 p.m. Walter Ang, Elizabeth Ann Besa-Quirino, Cecilia Brainard, Aileen Cassinetto, EJR David, Cindy Fazzi, Elmer Omar Bascos, Grace Talusan, Alfred A. Yuson, Criselda Yabes Koret Auditorium, 4- 5:15 p.m….

Book review: Humanity

“As I write this review more than a million school children all over the world, following the example set by the Swedish schoolgirl, Greta Thunberg, are staging protests to call for urgent action to combat climate change…” Read the full review here.

The Good Mother of Marseille in honor of National Dog Day

Happy National Dog Day! Thank you, Christopher X. Shade, for donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of The Good Mother of Marseille to Bideawee in honor of Chinelo. *Bideawee is a no-kill shelter established in 1903 in New York City after the founder witnessed the work of Barrone d’Herpents Dog Refuge in…