WEATHER »

S.B. Author Melinda Palacio Receives PEN Award

The Book Den Hosts 1st Thursday Book-Signing on December 6


Last week saw Santa Barbara author Melinda Palacio receive the 2012 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award for her debut novel, Ocotillo Dreams. This Thursday, December 6, at 6 p.m., Palacio appears at the Book Den (15 E. Anapamu St.) to sign copies of Ocotillo Dreams and her poetry book, How Fire Is a Story, Waiting. Call (805) 962-3321 for info.

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Senior Fair Hosts the ‘Young at Heart’

The Senior Fair brought together more than 25 organizations to match needs with services.

City College Ranked #1 by Value Colleges

High graduation rate, community service, and online degree programs made SBCC a 'flawless investment.'

News Commentary: Ribbon Cutting Is Not As Easy As It Looks

Grand opening for new Eastside bridge conveys a tingle of progress.

Santa Barbara Rental Prices Have Skyrocketed Over the Last Five Years

The average rent for a South Coast studio is $1,553.

Trio Stops the Show at Board of Education

More than a dozen appeal to Santa Barbara Unified School District to maintain music classes and programs.