Respite by the River: Susan Snyder

Thursday May 17 2012   6:00 PM
San Joaquin River Parkway  11605 Old Friant Rd., Fresno, CA  map

Take a break from the rush of everyday life and experience a Respite by the River. Monthly summer readings and performances related to life in California’s Central Valley promises witty, wistful, touching and tranquil moments. This month Susan Snyder, author of Beyond Words: 200 Years of Illustrated Diaries, will give a presentation and sign copies of her book.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit

Susan SnyderAn inveterate diarist and boon companion to Dear Dog Endymion, Susan Snyder worked as a teacher, illustrator, and Japanese language interpreter before becoming head of public service at The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, where she has spent twenty years exploring the library’s stacks, attics, and moats.