Creative Writing at the Gonzaga Game! Sports Auction.

Date & Time: 
Sat, 03/01/2014 - 19:00 to 21:00

Auction

Will you be at the Saint Mary's v. Gonzaga basketball game on March 1st? The MFA will!

The MFA Program in Creative Writing will hold a Sports Auction as a part our annual scholarship drive.

Just look for the booth on game day!

Bay Area Environmental Education Resource Fair

Date & Time: 
Sat, 01/21/2012 - 10:00 to 16:30

IT’S THE 35th ANNUAL BAEER FAIR, with over 70 resources and numerous workshops for educators and parents with a special interest in wildlife, ecology, adventure and much more.

Join us at the BAEER Fair
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Marin Civic Center located in San Rafael
10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Pam Glover: A Life in Art

Date & Time: 
Sun, 07/10/2011 - 11:22 to Tue, 07/12/2011 - 12:22

A celebration of the long and creative life of noted and popular plein air painter and teacher Pam Glover.

Benefit

Join us for An Evening Of Wine and Hors D'oeuvres

The Language of Sports with Janie McCauley and Tom Meschery,
Moderated by Mary Volmer

Saturday, March 15, 2014 , 5-8 p.m.

Dolby Chadwick Gallery
210 Post Street, Suite 205
San Francisco, CA 94108
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Contact us for tickets to a private cocktail hour with the panelists.

Janie McCauley

 

 

Janie McCauley has been based in the Bay Area with the Associated Press since August 2002, focusing her baseball coverage on the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics. She also covers the San Francisco 49ers, college basketball and other sporting events. McCauley has covered four Olympics, the Summer Games in Beijing and London, and the Winter Games in Torino and Vancouver. A mom of two young girls, McCauley is originally from tiny Leavenworth, Washington, in the apple country.

 

 

Tom Meschery

Tom Meschery was born in Harbin China and spent WWII in a refugee camp in Japan. He has published four books of poetry, Over the Rim, Nothing we Lose Can be Replaced, Some Men, and most recently SWEAT: New and Selected Poems About Sports, as well as three novels, She's Got Game, The Kid Has Hops, and Mr. Dolby's Dream. Meschery led the Saint Mary's College basketball team to the Elite Eight in the NCAA, Division I Championship in 1959. He played for ten years in the National Basketball Association for the Golden State Warriors and the Seattle Supersonics, where his number 14 was retired by the Warriors. Meschery was selected as the Saint Mary's Player of the Century and was inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. He lives in Sacramento with his wife, artist Melanie Marchant Meschery.

 

 

 

Mary Volmer


Mary Volmer
played four years of college basketball before attending the University of Wales as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. She completed an MFA in Creative Writing at Saint Mary’s College of California thanks to the Chester Aaron and Agnes Butler Scholarships. Her nonfiction has appeared in FullCourtPress.com, Women's Basketball Magazine, and NPR’s “this i believe” series. Her first novel, Crown of Dust, was published in 2010, and her next novel is on the way. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

 

 

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Limited space available

$100 per person
$50 for MFA alumni
 

 Proceeds of this event benefit the MFA Scholarship Fund.  The fair market value of this event is $50.  All contributions exceeding fair market value are tax-deductible to the extent that the law allows.

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