Ten Evenings

Ten Evenings presents celebrated authors generously sharing their research and creative process in conversational lectures.

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Ten Evenings 2018/19

Monday nights at the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland, 7:30 p.m.

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Joyce Carol Oates

September 24, 2018
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Luis Alberto Urrea

October 8, 2018
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Katherine Boo

October 22, 2018
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Masha Gessen

November 5, 2018
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Tayari Jones

November 19, 2018

Dave Eggers and Mokhtar Alkhanshali

December 10, 2018
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Jill Lepore

January 14, 2019
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Ottessa Moshfegh

February 18, 2019
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Valeria Luiselli

March 11, 2019
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Min Jin Lee

April 1, 2019
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I don’t believe that blood makes a family; kin is the circle you create, hands held tight.”

Tayari Jones, An American Marriage


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Upcoming Lectures

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Jennifer L. Holm


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Ilya Kaminsky


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Valeria Luiselli

MAR 11

Matt Schatz

MAR 14