Events

2017

SF Writers’ Conference
February 16-20, 2017
Mark Hopkins Hotel, SF
Elizabeth will be speaking

2016

Wednesday Writers' Events

2015

13th Annual Authors' Dinner
Saturday, February 7th
Berkeley Public Library
Elizabeth will be one of the honored authors

2014

Middlebrook Salon
Sunday, August 24th, 3-6 pm
at a private home in Palo Alto, CA
Elizabeth will be speaking about writing on family matters with Mary Ann Mason (Mothers on the Fast Track), Kim Chernin, and Renate Stendhal (Lesbian Marriage)

Cornwall Public Library
Tuesday, August 12th, 4 pm
30 Pine Street Cornwall, Conn.
860-672-6874
Elizabeth will be speaking about Getting To 30

UC Berkeley Extension Workshop:
Be Heard Above the Noise: How To Stand Out In Social Media

Saturday, October 25th, 10 am – 5 pm
UC Berkeley Extension Golden Bear Center
1995 University Ave
Berkeley, CA
A one-day seminar led by Elizabeth Fishel with guest speakers Nina Amir, author of How To Blog a Book and Anne Hill, social media coach and co-leader of the Bay Area Blogger Society. Learn how to create compelling, concise, conversational content for social media platforms as well as how to plan vital media marketing strategies for reaching your intended audience and increasing views and traffic.

For more information, www.extension.berkeley.edu/catalog/

Third Annual Summer Writers’ Retreat in Inverness
A Day of Writing by Tomales Bay

July 26th, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
An inspiring and idea-filled day of writing, reflecting, re-charging, sharing work, relaxing, talking, and walking in a peaceful setting overlooking Tomales Bay.
$75 for the day (plus $10 for lunch)
Location and directions on request

Elizabeth Fishel will be celebrating the paperback of
When Will My Grown-Up Kid Grow Up?
reissued with a new title,
Getting To 30: A Parent’s Guide to the 20-Something Years

Wednesday, May 7th, 7 pm
Diesel Bookstore
5433 College Avenue
Oakland, CA
510-653-9965

Please join us to celebrate motherhood and two Wednesday Writers, Francie Low and Risa Nye, who will be performing at Listen To Your Mother, a national series of original live readings
Saturday, May 3rd, 7 pm
The Brava Theater Center
2781 24th St
San Francisco, CA
http://listentoyourmothershow.com/sanfrancisco/

 

2013

Congregation Beth El, “Lunch and Learn” series
Thursday, December 12, 12 pm – 1:30 pm
1301 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA
Elizabeth will talk about 20-somethings’ delayed journey to adulthood and questions of faith and identity.

Charlotte Women’s Forum sponsored by Brown Brothers’ Harriman
November 7th, 5:30 pm
Charlotte, N.C.
Elizabeth will be talking about money issues for parents and emerging adults.

Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas
October 26th, 3 pm
The Roda Theater in Berkeley, CA
Elizabeth will be talking with bestselling cookbook author Mollie Katzen (Moosewood, The Heart of the Plate) about a natural approach to food.

Summer Writers’ Retreat in Inverness
A Day of Writing by Tomales Bay

July 13th, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location and directions on request
An inspiring and idea-filled day of writing, reflecting, sharing work, relaxing, talking, and walking in a peaceful setting overlooking Tomales Bay
$75 for the day (plus $10 for lunch)

Another Inverness retreat is scheduled for Saturday,
September 21st, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location and directions on request

UC Berkeley Extension Workshop:
Writing for Magazines

Saturday, October 5th, 2013, 10 am – 5 pm
UC Berkeley campus, Barrows Hall
A one-day seminar led by Elizabeth Fishel with Nan Wiener, Executive Editor at San Francisco Magazine and Nathanael Johnson, contributor to Harper's, New York, National Public Radio and This American Life. He recently published his first book, All Natural.
$150
For more information, www.extension.berkeley.edu/catalog/

Readings for When Will My Grown-Up Kid Grow Up?

The Harvard Coop Bookstore
May 14th at 7 pm
1400 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA
(617) 499-2000

The Corner Bookstore
May 16th at 6 pm
1313 Madison Avenue at 93rd Street
New York City, NY
(212) 831-3554

Mrs. Dalloway’s
May 22nd at 7:30 pm
2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA
(510) 704-8222

Book Passage
June 20th at 6 pm
in the S.F. Ferry Building
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA
(415) 835-1020