Kim Bancroft

Kim Bancroft is a longtime teacher turned editor and writer. She earned a B.A. in English from Stanford, an M.A. in English and a teaching credential from San Francisco State University, and a doctorate in education from UC Berkeley. She has taught at various high schools and community colleges in the Bay Area, at the Universidad de Guanajuato in Mexico, and at Sacramento State. Kim has edited several books, including Ariel: A Memoir by Ariel Parkinson; The Morning the Sun Went Down by Darryl Wilson; and Ruth’s Journey: A Survivor’s Memoir, by Ruth Glasberg Gold. She lives in Willits, California, in a redwood forest and enjoys the nouveau-Thoreau challenges and opportunities of life in a small cabin with a satellite dish on top. She is the great-great-granddaughter of Hubert Howe Bancroft.
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Past Events

Kim Bancroft at the San Francisco Public Library

Sunday Nov 03 2019   2:00 PM
San Francisco Public Library  , San Francisco, CA  map

Literary Industries Travels Back to Its Roots

Monday Aug 17 2015   7:00 PM
Bryn Du Mansion  537 Jones Rd., Granville, OH  map

84th Annual California Book Awards

Monday Jun 01 2015   6:00 PM
Commonwealth Club  555 Post St., San Francisco, CA  map

Berkeley Public Library’s 13th Annual Authors Dinner

Saturday Feb 07 2015   6:30 PM
Berkeley Public Library  2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley, CA  map

Kim Bancroft discusses The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin

Friday Dec 12 2014   7:00 PM
Willits Library  390 E Commercial St., Willits, CA  map

The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin

Sunday Oct 26 2014   2:00 PM
Mendocino County Museum  400 E Commerical St., Willits, CA  map

Kim Bancroft at Sac State

Tuesday Sep 23 2014   3:00 PM
Sacramento State Library Art Gallery  6000 J St., Sacramento, CA  map

Malcolm Margolin at Berkeley Arts & Letters

Tuesday Sep 23 2014   7:30 PM
The Hillside Club  2286 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA  map

Malcolm Margolin with Kim Bancroft and Vincent Medina at ALOUD

Wednesday Sep 17 2014   7:15 PM
LA Public Library  630 W Fifth St., Los Angeles, CA  map

Meet Matilda Bancroft: A Performance and Book Event with Kim Bancroft

Thursday May 08 2014   6:00 PM
Mechanics’ Institute Library, 4th Floor Meeting Room  57 Post St., San Francisco, CA  map

Literary Industries: Kim Bancroft at the Mendocino County Museum

Saturday Apr 19 2014   5:00 PM
Mendocino County Museum  400 E. Commercial St., Willits, CA  map

A Literary Feast: Authors Dinner

Saturday Mar 22 2014   6:00 PM
The Lafayette Library and Learning Center Community Hall  3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA  map

Albany YMCA/Albany Library Brown Bag Speakers Series with Kim Bancroft

Monday Mar 10 2014   12:30 PM
Albany Library  1247 Marin Ave., Albany, CA  map

Literary Industries in Walnut Creek

Thursday Mar 06 2014   6:30 PM
Ygnacio Valley Public Library  2661 Oak Grove Rd., Walnut Creek, CA  map

Literary Industries: Chasing a Vanishing West

Wednesday Mar 05 2014   6:00 PM
California Historical Society  678 Mission St., San Francisco, CA  map

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