Noe Valley Word Weekend 2022

After two long years of not being able to gather together in person the Friends of Noe Valley are thrilled for the revival of Word Week as Word Weekend!

We are very excited to announce that Noe Valley Word Weekend 2022 will be held March 4th-6th at Bethany United Methodist Church. Noe Valley Word Week was founded in 2007 as a project of Friends of Noe Valley to showcase local talent and provide the community with interesting and enjoyable literary events. In its 15th year, in partnership with Folio Books, Noe Valley Word Week is carrying on as Noe Valley Word Weekend!

  • All events are FREE but space is limited. Please RSVP to reserve your seat.
  • Proof of vaccination will be required for all events.

Friday, March 4
Judd Winick NYT Bestselling Author of Hilo

5pm-6pm, Bethany United Methodist Church, 1270 Sanchez Street

In addition to Hilo, Judd is the author of multiple bestselling comic book series, including Batman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Justice League, and Star Wars. “An action-packed page turner with heart!” – Dav Pilkey, author of DOG MAN.

Saturday, March 5 at 4pm
Her Stories: An Afternoon of Songs, Spoken Word, and Poetry
4pm-5pm, Bethany United Methodist Church, 1270 Sanchez Street

Celebrate Women’s History Month with this Noe Valley Word Weekend event featuring six amazing writers/performers – Kim Shuck, Kimi Sugioka, Mimi Tempestt, Susana Praver-Pérez, Chris Kammler, and Susan Dambroff! Followed by open mic.

Sunday, March 6
Leslie Kirk Campbell in Conversation with Allison Hoover Bartlett
5pm-6pm, Bethany United Methodist Church, 1270 Sanchez Street

Leslie Kirk Campbell’s debut short story collection, The Man with Eight Pairs of Legs (Sarabande Books) won the 2020 Mary McCarthy Prize for Short Fiction. Her award-winning stories have appeared in Ploughshares, Arts & Letters, Briar Cliff Review, Southern Indian Review and The Thomas Wolfe Review.

Allison Hoover Bartlett is the author of the national bestseller, The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession (Riverhead Books).