Northern California Book Awards

Sunday Apr 10 2011   13:00:00
San Francisco Public Library  , San Francisco, Main Public Library, San Francisco, CA  map

Sunday, April 10 at 1:00 p.m.
Laura Cunningham
is nominated for an award in “Creative Nonfiction” for her book A State of Change.
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Free and open to the public; for more information visit

Laura CunninghamLaura Cunningham, an artist and naturalist, studied paleontology and biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and has worked at various field biology jobs for the California Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Geological Survey, and other organizations, getting to know such species as the Owens Valley pupfish, the southern California steelhead trout, the Yosemite toad, and the Panamint alligator lizard. Simultaneously, she has been studying and painting California’s historic and living wildlife, flora, and unique landscapes. She lives near Death Valley National Park, where she cofounded the group Basin and Range Watch to explore the historical ecology of the desert ecosystems of California and Nevada, and to protect them. Visit her blog at

Photo by Kevin Emmerich