In 2011, Laura Cunningham published A State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California with Heyday, earning her the California Book Award Gold Medal and much critical acclaim. Four years later, she’s directed her writing and gifts for visual storytelling in The Bay Area through Time to those who will soon take on the upkeep of […]
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 […]
For the second winner of the James D. Houston Award, our annual prize named after the late, great Santa Cruz author and aimed at publishing emerging writers on the West, we have chosen Brother and the Dancer by Keenan Norris, a doctoral candidate in English at UC Riverside. A 2005 graduate of the Mills College MFA program […]