The McCune Collection Presents the Winter 2019 Lecture Series
Sunday December 16th, 2pm
VOICES OF THE SEASON
Holiday Poetry and Prose
The McCune Collection presents a special program of holiday poetry and prose, featuring spoken words by local literary luminaries Karen Sims; Vallejo’s Poet Laureate D.L. Lang; Nancy Grace Wirt, Noah Dove, Becky Bishop White and her husband James White reading from a prequel to his recent novel.
Sunday January 20, 2pm
WELCOME HOME, BOOKS!
McCune Collection Open House
A special opportunity to explore the unique and rare holdings of this extraordinary collection. Tours of the vault, with McCune members acting as guides and sharing their expertise; also, Alyson Runke will speak about her recently completed project of digitalizing the McCune catalog. Light refreshments and congenial chat with fellow bibliophiles and literary enthusiasts!
Sunday February 17, 2pm
HISTORY IN PRINT
Wayne Goodman: Gay Literary Firsts
Wayne Goodman discusses the process of rediscovering and retelling historically-significant, nearly-lost works of Gay fiction, from the first English-language Gay novel (1823) to the first Russian-language Gay novel (1906).