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SOLD OUT: Elizabeth Gilbert

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 7:00pm


At the Santa Cruz High School Auditorium at 415 Walnut Ave

“What is creative living? Any life that is driven more strongly by curiosity than by fear.”
You don’t have to be a professional artist to want to nurture your courageous, curious, creative spirit. Leap headlong into a world of “fierce trust,” “stubborn gladness,” and permission to explore—inspired by Elizabeth Gilbert’s honest insight, humor, and refreshingly unpretentious wisdom.

Elizabeth Gilbert’s only book tour event in the Bay Area for Big Magic!
Tickets $27.15 = 1 seat at the event + 1 signed copy of Big Magic

Readers from all walks of life have long looked to Elizabeth Gilbert’s writing for inspiration—now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity—and, of course, her signature wit—she offers potent insight into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering.  With a beautiful balance between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages readers to uncover the “strange jewels” hidden within.
Big Magic is a guide to cracking open a world of wonder and joy—whether that means addressing challenges in daily work, embarking on a dream long deferred, or simply infusing everyday life with more mindfulness and passion. Elizabeth Gilbert’s humble, light-hearted roadmap to creativity is an affirmation and a call to action for writers, dancers, painters, song-writers, actors, gardeners, puppeteers, tuba players, glassblowers, professionals, amateurs, hobbyists, and everyone in between.
Elizabeth Gilbert is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and several other internationally bestselling books. Gilbert has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the PEN/Hemingway Award. Her latest novel, The Signature of All Things, was named a Best Book of 2013 by The New York Times, O Magazine, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker. Her other books include The Last American Man, Committed, Pilgrims, and Stern Men.

Join Bookshop Santa Cruz in welcoming Elizabeth Gilbert for a book talk and audience Q&A/conversation about creativity, inspiration, and magic! Ms. Gilbert will not be available for a book signing or meet-and-greet. Tickets include a pre-signed copy of Big Magic.