UCAAB's Fall into Fiction

You are cordially invited to UCAAB's 3rd annual Fall into Fiction literary event. This year we will be joined by award-winning authors: 

L.A. Banks

Karen E. Quinones Miller

Valerie Wilson Wesley

Also joining the panel will be local authors Phillip Wilhite  and Harry Louis Williams II.

The panel discussion will be moderated by author Michael Datcher.

Registration and breakfast will begin at 10:00 a.m., followed by an author panel discussion.

Marcus Bookstore will be on site for book sells. The authors will be available to sign books at the close of the event.


***Just Added With Ticket Purchase***

1 Hour Break Out Session directly following book signing  

Facilitator: Phillip Wilhite (Marcus Book Club)

Session A: "The Ends and Outs of Writing" w/ Karen E. Quinones-Miller and L.A. Banks

Session B: "The Road to Publishing (self & traditional)" w/ Phillip Wilhite and Harry Louis Williams II

 ***Breakout sessions are optional; choose one***


Parking and Transit Information:


Preservation Park is located just 3 blocks west of the 12th Street/City Center BART station. Exit the station at the 13th Street exit, turn left immediately and proceed up escalator. Walk to corner of Broadway and 12th Street. Turn right on 12th Street; proceed 3 blocks, past the City Center Complex and federal building to Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Turn right and enter the Park’s main gate at 13th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way.


Clay Street Garage

Free parking is available on Saturdays at the Clay Street Garage located at 14th Street and Clay. Entrance is on Clay Street. Hours: Saturday, 9:30am-7:30pm.


On Street Parking

Metered parking on Martin Luther King Jr. Way and 12th Street is free after 6pm on Saturdays. Parking on Castro Street is not recommended.

Hotel Information:

Those guests coming from out of town can make hotel reservations and receive a discounted rate by clicking on the link below. The link will direct you to the hotel's home page. Just enter your arrival date to begin the registration process, the group code is already provided.

Oakland Marriott City Center >>

Event sponsored by UCAAB members:

African Violet Book Club

Marcus Book Store Book Club

Minga Suma Book Club

Sistahs' Book Club of San Diego

Tabahani Book Circle

The R.E.A.L. Book Club

Raffles • Give-aways • Food • Books • Fun

Name Sales End Price Fee
Early Bird   Ended $39 $0.99
Early Bird w/ Session A   Ended $39 $0.99
Early Bird w/ Session B   Ended $39 $0.99
Pay-at-door    Ended $43.9 $1.1

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