September 14, 2017, Pacifica: Reading with Lisa Rosenberg, Florey's Book Company, 2120 Palmetto Ave, 7 PM.
October 22, 2017, Claremont: Reading with Carol V. Davis, Fourth Sundays at the Claremont Library, 208 Harvard Ave, 2 PM.
November 14, 2017, Oakland: California College of the Arts, 5212 Broadway.
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Are you noticing that the 2017 Teachers Tournament group is not visibly diverse? Because I did. And am. I’m glad I got to be in it–so glad! And I’m grateful to have met these delightful people, whom I now consider … Continue reading
It’s great to have the airing of the quarterfinal game behind me! I was kind of anxious and keyed up last week. I felt weird and exposed and everything was heightened and I had trouble with naming the feelings I was having. (I actually … Continue reading
Have you signed up for the online test yet? Here’s Chris, one of last year’s semifinalists and a teacher from Pennsylvania, urging you to take the 13-minute test that could change your life: Well, tomorrow is the big day! I … Continue reading
And we’re off! Gail won Monday’s game, but both George and Graham have a shot at a wild card berth. That was a tough Final Jeopardy! question in the category A YEAR OF FIRSTS: Year in which the Dept. of Energy … Continue reading
Jeopardy! wasn’t the only part of the trivia subculture I experienced in 2016. In June, Chris, Len and Lisa took me along to the local sitting of the World Quizzing Championships, a two-hour pen-and-paper test that was humbling in the breadth of its … Continue reading
Being an alternate for the Teachers Tournament in February, 2016, had some cool perks. Like the 15 tournament contestants, I would stay in a hotel at the show’s expense (unlike regular contestants, who travel to and stay in LA on … Continue reading