Grab your wand and join us on a new Harry Potter adventure!
Due out: 07/31/2016
To celebrate this new Harry Potter book, Bookshop Santa Cruz will be hosting two release parties. Tickets to the release parties are provided through the pre-purchase of Harry Potter & the Cursed Child -- Parts I & II.
Bookshop Santa Cruz has hundreds of locally and independently published books on our shelves. Our consignment program allows us to continue to accept all of the professionally-produced, self-published books from our local authors and to devote our resources to prominently featuring them throughout the store.
Ziggy has lived in Santa Cruz for more than 40 years. She is an Alumni of UCSC, with a degree in "Aesthetic Studies" and an emphasis on arts education. As a student, she co-founded the children's literary and art magazine, Stone Soup.
Rose Bruno Bailey is a poet/writer/blogger and author born on the winter solstice in Cleveland, Ohio and now resides on the coast of California. Her background is in theater with an emphasis on dance. Her life journey has taken her from New York to Los Angeles and she now resides in San Francisco CA. She is a poet/writer and a weight loss blogger, sponsoring charities as she loses weight and accomplishes her fitness milestones.
Donald Grant is a husband, cook, cat lover, high handicap golfer, and poet, usually in that order.
Living on the Central Coast of California, most days include a walk along the beach with his wife.
Raised as a military brat, he has lived in various parts of the United States, including several years in North Africa. During his life he has been an engineer, a minister, and self-proprietor. He loves to comment on life and when something attracts his attention, he will add his thoughts to his blog, Dr Don's Diatribe.
Before retirement Jack was a professor of speech communication at Foothill College in California. In a previous life he was a disc jockey. He always wanted to write serious poetry, but he was never quite able to pull it off. He got the idea for doing what he does from something his German Grandmother said when he was trying to fix the lamp in the living room: “Stop it! You’ll make the light verse.”
Curt Anderson lives in Ben Lomond, California with his wife Julie. He started writing poetry when he was at San Francisco State University, where he ultimately received an MA in Creative Writing. His work has appeared in several literary journals, including Poetry, Barrow Street and Poetry East. He claims that writing poetry is his attempt to understand why nature is trying to kill him.
William J. Rewak,
S.J., is a Jesuit priest who received his Ph.D. in English Literature from the
University of Minnesota in 1970. He served as President of Santa Clara
University in Santa Clara, California from 1978 to 1988, and President of
Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama from 1989 to 1997. He was also
Director of the Jesuit Retreat House in Los Altos, California for many years
and intermittently taught poetry at Santa Clara, Spring Hill, and Loyola
Marymount University in Los Angeles. He is currently Chancellor at Santa
I never was practical or particularly interested in
following a career or a profession. After earning degrees in Art, I continued
in a state of wanting mostly to be myself, meaning I needed time to create.
While I conformed to the usual expectations, the intensely personal experiences
that connect me to the universe are poetry, painting, literature, and music. I
consider my relationship with these as my true biography.
Dr. Guy Standard was born on a farm near Trinidad, Colorado, he left without
graduating from high school, served four years in the military as a medic, read
a great deal during his enlistment, was admitted "on probation" to
UCLA and earned a B.A. in Philosophy, and a Ph.D. in English. He writes novels,
plays, poems and songs.