We’re incredibly excited to announce a special, online auction of two giant Killion banners of pieces included in California’s Wild Edge! These rare 6×8-foot prints were enlarged from original woodcuts using digital technology and printed on canvas for display in Levi’s store windows during spring 2013. Only two remain, and they’re both titled, editioned, and […]

A Heyday for Books: “Deep hanging out” at the Mendocino County Museum

A Heyday for Books: “Deep hanging out” at the Mendocino County Museum Book party celebrates 40 years of California-centered publishing Panel discusses role of Heyday Books in Native concerns by Roberta Werdinger On Sunday, October 26th, from 2:30 to 5 pm, a free book talk and cultural conversation will take place at the Mendocino County […]

Get Lit: Fred Setterberg

Fred Setterberg talks about his novel, Lunch Bucket Paradise, with Pete Crooks on “Get Lit.” Produced by the Walnut Creek Public Library.

Heyday books win California Book Awards: “Valley of Shadows and Dreams” and “Masha’allah and Other Stories”

Two Heyday titles have won California Book Awards: Valley of Shadows and Dreams by Ken Light and Melanie Light earned the Gold Medal for Contribution to Publishing and Masha’allah and Other Stories by Mariah K. Young earned a Silver Medal for First Fiction. These books are now on sale for a limited time.   The 82nd […]

Virtual Dinner between Native People of California and Palestinians in Gaza to Occur April 23–May 3* at Heyday

First Virtual Dinner Guest Project for Native Peoples What if the evening news were replaced with the evening conversation? Berkeley-based nonprofit publisher Heyday and News from Native California magazine are teaming up with The Virtual Dinner Guest Project to host a meal where Native people in California break bread with Palestinians in Gaza via Skype […]

Press Release: San Francisco: Arts for the City—Civic Art and Urban Change, 1932-2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTS: Natalie Mulford, Heyday Tel: 510-549-3564 E: Kate Patterson, San Francisco Arts Commission Tel: 415-252-4638 E: THE SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMMISSION AND HEYDAY BRING 80 YEARS OF CULTURAL INNOVATION TO LIFE IN NEW BOOK San Francisco: Arts for the City—Civic Art and Urban Change, 1932–2012 on Bookshelves April 1, […]

Press Release: DAKOTA 38 screenings (March 27-28)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two special Northern California screenings of DAKOTA 38: a powerful documentary of healing and reconciliation at Delancey Street and Maidu Museum (March 27-28, 2013) “Impeccably produced…rich with imagery and important spiritual teachings.” —Huffington Post Berkeley, CA (February 21, 2013)—Heyday, the American Indian Institute, and Kalliopeia Foundation announced today two free screenings of […]

“What is your favorite thing about the fall season?” Readers respond.

Last month we asked readers, “What is your favorite thing about autumn?” We were going to pick three of the best answers, but we found four! Here are excerpts from their winning responses. Congratulations to Stephanie, Gilberto, Susan, and Paul on winning out-of-print copies of the cloth-bound Nature’s Beloved Son: Rediscovering John Muir’s Botanical Legacy. […]

Sale on Native California guide!

Trees Company Press is having a fire sale! Our friend Dolan Eargle is selling his incomparable guide, Native California, for only $5 per book (regularly $19.95) and free shipping if you buy a whole carton (16). Arranged by geographical areas and language groups, the book includes descriptions of reservations, rancherias, federally recognized and unrecognized tribes. This guide, full of […]

Announcing the Berkeley Roundhouse

This month, we welcome Lindsie Bear to the Heyday family as the first director of the new Berkeley Roundhouse. What is a roundhouse, you ask? Here’s what Malcolm Margolin, Heyday publisher, has to say about it: “They give life to the community,” is how my friend, the Wintu artist, scholar, and ceremonial leader Frank LaPena, describes […]