Place, as opposed to setting, in literature is combined with time and events to establish social setting or social context. On Monday, September 17, novelist Cara Black, poet Eveline Kanes, and essayist Wilfredo Pascual will read from their work, which employs a sense of place, at Odd Mondays, 7pm at Folio Books San Francisco, 3957 24th St. in Noe Valley. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.ABOUT THE AUTHORS:Cara Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 17 books in the Private Investigator Aimée Leduc series, which is set in Paris. Cara has received multiple nominations for the Anthony and Macavity Awards, a Washington Post Book World Book of the Year citation, the Médaille de la Ville de Paris—the Paris City Medal, which is awarded in recognition of contribution to international culture—and invitations to be the Guest of Honor at conferences such as the Paris Polar Crime Festival and Left Coast Crime. With more than 400,000 books in print, the Aimée Leduc series has been translated into German, Norwegian, Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, and Hebrew.Eveline Kanes is a retired literary translator of German and Romanian poetry and prose. She has published five books—including her poetry collection A Coin Worn Thin. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and poetry magazines. In 1994, she received a grant from the Witter Banner Poetry Foundation for her collection, My Country, My Language: Ten Romanian Poets. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, retired professor of comparative literature Martin Kanes. They have two talented sons and three grandchildren.Wilfredo Pascual is a Pushcart-nominated essayist who grew up in the Philippines where his essays have won several national awards and state recognition from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. He lived in Thailand before moving to the Bay Area in 2005. He is the author of KILOMETER ZERO, a collection of personal essays about finding your rightful place. Winner of the 2015 Curt Johnson Prize for Nonfiction and runner-up for the 2016 Steinberg Essay Prize, his work has been listed as Notable in the 2016 Best American Essays. He lives in the Mission with his husband Jack.
Place, as opposed to setting, in literature is combined with time and events to establish social setting or social context. On Monday, September 17, novelist Cara Black, poet Eveline Kanes, and essayist Wilfredo Pascual will read from their work, which employs a sense of place, a...