A yarn bombing of Union Square by IshKnits, 2013
In less than 24 hours, Betsy Greer, Kim Werker and I will be in San Francisco! We’re so pleased to be starting our multi-city author tourÂ Make Your Voice Heard: The Intersection of Craft, Creativity, and ActivismÂ of North AmericaÂ to celebrate our three new books. I hope that you’ll be able to come join us at an event, as not only will there be our trifecta of voices but we have some truly amazing people moderating our conversations!
Here’s where we will be (and who we will be with!) in the Bay Area:
Makeshift Founder, craft & small business sage, and marketing editor of Anthology Magazine Rena Tom will be our host in San Francisco.Â
SAN FRANCISCO – panel discussion
Wednesday, October 1st, 7:30pm. Free!
Booksmith, San Francisco, CA
Moderated conversation withÂ Rena Tom
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ArtistÂ and illustrator extraordinaire Lisa Congdon (and author of the recently released Art Inc.) will be our host in Oakland.Â
OAKLAND – panel discussion
Thursday, October 2nd, 7pm. Free!
Diesel Bookstore, Oakland, CA
Moderated conversation withÂ Lisa Congdon
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Lovely Makeshift Society – where we’ll be teaching creative workshops in Brooklyn and San Francisco! I’ll be teaching some writing methods to loosen yourÂ brain and ego for creative projectsÂ and I promise that it will fun and *not scary*!
SAN FRANCISCO – creativity workshop!
Friday, October 3rd, 6:30pm
MakeShift Society, San Francisco, CA
Hands-on WorkshopÂ (PurchaseÂ here!)
Betsy Greer will tour in support of Craftivism: The Art & Craft of Activism (Published May 2014). IÂ will share Strange Material: Storytelling Through Textiles (Brand new tomorrow! October 1 2014). Kim Werker will tour in support of Make it Mighty Ugly: Exercises and Advice for Getting Creative Even When It Ainâ€™t Pretty (September 2014).
Following the Bay Area, we will be travelling for panels and workshops in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver BC, Toronto, Philly (details pending), Boston, Brooklyn and DC. See the full tour line-up here:Â http://www.leanneprain.com/events.