After living in Colorado to spend time with her grandchildren, Webster wrote a book entitled “Samuel and The Magic Tree.” The book tells the story of the adventures of a grandmother and her two little grandchildren during their daily walks.
Everyone who grew up in the Sunset District during the 1950s and 60s will have stories about their childhood adventures and the changes they have seen in their neighborhood and City. Not everyone writes them down. Kevin Carroll did.
“The Ambassador of 38th Avenue” is a collection of life lessons I learned throughout my life, beginning in the Sunset District (38th & Vicente).
For Campbell, bliss was research, and he went at it tirelessly. For Kaufman, bliss was writing. Her contact with Campbell helped inspire her to launch a long, prolific and award-winning career as an author and playwright.
Sunset resident Robert M. Smith reflects on his long career as a journalist.
Sunset District resident and children’s book author Emma B. Smith released two new books over the summer, each offering a riveting story of a local animal celebrity. The animals she highlights are Claude, the albino alligator from the Academy of Sciences, and Odin, survivor and hero of the Tubbs Fire.
Sieu Sean Do, author and victim rights advocate, now calls the Richmond District home. But his path started with a childhood in rural Cambodia and led him on a life-or-death struggle through the killing fields of the Khmer Rouge.
Written in first-person narratives that move between both male and female voices, Gelade’s stories center around issues that are timely and relevant: desire, divorce, nostalgia for the past, and consolation, with several of the stories interfacing with another story in the collection.
Longtime Richmond District resident Linda Lewin wrote a children’s story titled Flowers For Jenny. The story was illustrated by Sudesha Shrestha and is the sixth book written by Lewin.
“I have a goal to write a great, even beautiful book by the end of my life. Fortun ately, we’re all living longer than ever,” he joked.