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Before There Was Ferguson: Book Reading of "Mark Twain Was Right"

April 25, 2015 - 6:00pm

Join author and Illustrator Dan P Moore in a multi-media "reading" of Mark Twain Was Right.

Association of Writers & Writing Programs events at Boneshaker Books!

April 8, 2015 - 7:00pm

Check out all the AWP events that Boneshaker Books is hosting April 8-11: Ellery Akers, Gazillion Strong’s Writers of Color Showcase (at Aster Cafe), Free Verse Editions, Broken River Books and King Shot Press, alumni from University of Minnesota’s MFA program, University of Arizona MFA writers, Cambridge Writer’s Workshop, The-Tusk.com, and Untangling the Knot.

Hilary Klein presents "Companeras: Zapatista Women's Stories"

March 21, 2015 - 6:00pm

Compañeras is the untold story of women’s involvement in the Zapatista movement, the indigenous rebellion that has inspired grassroots activists around the world for over two decades. Gathered here are the stories of grandmothers, mothers, and daughters who became guerrilla insurgents and political leaders, educators and healers—who worked collectively to construct a new society of dignity and justice. Compañeras shows us how, after centuries of oppression, a few voices of dissent became a force of thousands, how a woman once confined to her kitchen rose to conduct peace negotiations with the Mexican government, and how hundreds of women overcame engrained hardships to strengthen their communities from within.

Comics from the Margins: Trungles, Anna Bongiovanni, Leigh Luna, & Maddi Gonzalez

February 28, 2015 - 2:00pm

Boneshaker Books is proud to partner with Gazillion Strong for this pre-teen and teen comics program. Each bookstore and library will select comic books and graphic novels in which the central character(s) are from marginalized communities, such as the POC (people of color), LGBTQ, adoptee, foster care, and disabled communities. The books will be presented to preteens, teens, and their families by knowledgeable authors, activists, performers, and comic book connoisseurs.

Featured selections are rated PG/PG-13ish. For pre-teen/teens ages 9+.

Ambassador Reading and Signing with William Alexander on January 31st

January 31, 2015 - 11:00am

What if one summer, at the ripe age of eleven you were chosen as Earth's soul ambassador to the galaxy?

John Porcellino Screening and Book Signing on Novenber 11

November 11, 2014 - 7:00pm

John Porcellino is celebrating 25 years of King-Cat Comics with a big tour all over the United States and Canada and the release of an all-new collection of work entitled The Hospital Suite.

Judith Katz and Josina Manu Maltzman on Oct 26

October 26, 2014 - 4:00pm

Judith Katz and Josina Manu Maltzman reading from their respective works.

Double Boneshaker Party! - Oct 17

October 17, 2014 - 7:00pm

We did it! With your help, we raised the money to double our inventory!

Book Release & Talk: Total Liberation with author David Pellow - Oct 24

October 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Come celebrate the release of Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement with a book talk and discussion.

Michael Deforge, Patrick Kyle, and Simon Hanselmann US Tour - Oct 2

October 2, 2014 - 5:00pm

Come see Michael Deforge (Lose, Ant Colony), Patrick Kyle (Distance Mover), and Simon Hanselmann (

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