Past Event
Headshot of Visiting Writer Daniel Gumbiner posing in a home.
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and School of Liberal Arts (SOLA)

Evening Reading with Daniel Gumbiner
Part of the Creative Writing Visiting Writers Series

Date & Time


Location (On-campus)

De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge
1928 St. Marys Road
Moraga, CA 94575


Join SMC's Creative Writing Department in Hagerty Lounge for an Evening Reading with visiting writer Daniel Gumbiner, author of The Boatbuilder, longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award, and Editor of The Believer.

During these special events, authors read from new work (or a work-in-progress) followed by a Q&A session in which audience members can ask about the writer's work and life. This reading is free, open to the public, and ADA Accessible. Light refreshments will be served.

Daniel Gumbiner’s first book, The Boatbuilder, was nominated for the National Book Award and a finalist for the California Book Awards. His next novel, Fire in the Canyon, is forthcoming from Astra House in Fall 2023. He is the Editor of The Believer and a 2022-23 Hermitage Fellow. He lives in Oakland, CA.