35th Annual Northern California Book Awards

Sunday May 15 2016   1:00 PM
Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library  100 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA  map

California’s Wild Edge by Tom Killion and Gary Snyder won the Northern California Book Reviewers Recognition Award, and The Wolf Who Ate the Sky is up for a Children’s Literature Award! Join Tom Killion, Mary Daniel Hobson, Charles Hobson, Anna Isabel Rauh ,and other winners for presentations at the award ceremony at 1:00 p.m. and stay for the signing and reception from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit poetryflash.org/programs/?p=ncba_2016 or download the flyer (PDF).

Anna Isabel Rauh

Anna Rauh has loved storytelling, books, and reading since she was old enough to hold her first board books. It is this love of stories that inspired the co-creation of The Wolf Who Ate the Sky with her mother when she was three and a half years old.

Mary Daniel Hobson

A photographer from the age of fourteen, Mary Daniel Hobson works with mixed media to explore psychological geographies and the conflation of art and science. She enjoys sharing her creativity with her two young daughters. For more information, visit www.marydanielhobson.com.

Charles HobsonCharles Hobson is a visual artist who explores the relationship between word and image in artists’ books. He is an emeritus professor at the San Francisco Art Institute and his archive has been recently acquired by Stanford University. For more information, visit www.CharlesHobson.com.
Tom KillionWoodcut and letterpress artist Tom Killion grew up in Marin County, California, on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais, where the rugged scenery inspired him from an early age to create landscape prints strongly influenced by traditional Japanese woodblock prints. Along with publishing fine art letterpress books, Killion holds a PhD in African history from Stanford University and has taught history at several Bay Area universities. He is the founder of The Quail Press and his extensively illustrated books include 28 Views of Mount Tamalpais, The Coast of California, and Walls: A Journey Across Three Continents. Killion and Gary Snyder previously collaborated on The High Sierra of California, which was published by Heyday in 2002 and Tamalpais Walking, published in 2009. You can find out more about his artwork at www.tomkillion.com.  

Photo by Katsunori Yamazato