Obi Kaufmann at the Henry Miller Memorial Library

Saturday Oct 20 2018   12:00 PM
The Henry Miller Memorial Library  48603 Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA  map

Bring your lunch, as Obi Kaufmann will be giving a short presentation followed by a Q&A session and will be signing copies of the book as well as offering exclusive prints of his watercolor trail-paintings. Follow Obi on instagram @coyotethunder and catch up on his essays at

Free, but registration encouraged. Click here for more information and to register.

Obi KaufmannGrowing up in the East Bay as the son of an astrophysicist and a psychologist, Obi Kaufmann spent most of high school practicing calculus and breaking away on weekends to scramble around Mount Diablo and map its creeks, oak forests, and sage mazes. Into adulthood, he would regularly journey into the mountains, spending more summer nights without a roof than with one. For Kaufmann, the epic narrative of the California backcountry holds enough art, science, mythology, and language for a hundred field atlases to come. When he is not backpacking, you can find the painter-poet at his desk in Oakland, posting @coyotethunder #trailpaintings on social media. His website is