Who: Dan White is a San Francisco-based journalist, author, freelance editor and writing lecturer. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Backpacker. White's first book, "The Cactus Eaters," is a chronicle of his harrowing attempt to through-hike the Pacific Crest Trail with his then-girlfriend. White was a 2007-2008 Steinbeck Fellow at San Jose State University and holds an M.F.A. from Columbia University.
When: Wednesday, September 24, at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Soda Activity Center, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga
Contact: MFA Program (925) 631-4457