The 71st annual Breakfast with the Authors

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Date & Time

Sat, Oct 21 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Address (map)

4400 Cathedral Oaks Rd.

Venue (website)

Santa Barbara County Education Office Auditorium

In its 71st year, Breakfast with the Authors is an exciting opportunity to interact with local authors, poets, and illustrators, while enjoying a delicious breakfast.
The Santa Barbara County Education Office is hosting the Breakfast with the Authors event on Saturday, October 21, 2023 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm in the SBCEO auditorium, located at 4400 Cathedral Oaks Road, Santa Barbara. Students (grades 4-12), parents, teachers, coordinators, and librarians, and community members are invited to attend.
This year’s featured writers include: – Nikki Barthelmess, young adult book author – Joshua Hauke, comic book author and illustrator – Melinda Palacio, Santa Barbara’s 10th Poet Laureate – Sylvia Rodriguez Vega, UCSB Assistant Professor in the Department of Chicana/o Studies and community engaged artist – Sherry Shahan, children’s book author with a focus on adventure – Erik Talkin, CEO of the Food Bank of Santa Barbara County, anti-hunger and nutrition activist and children’s book author – Mark London Williams, LA Time Bestselling young adult author Register to attend by Monday, October 16, 2023 at: Space is limited to allow for personal interaction with the authors and illustrators, so register early. Tickets are $16 for students (grades 4-12) and $20 for the general public. The price includes breakfast.


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