Awards ceremony recognizing authors for outstanding literary achievement. J. Douglas Allen-Taylor will be honored with the Reginald Lockett Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award. Writers Toni Morrison, Andrew Lam, Luis J. Rodriguez, and Lucille Lang Day, journalist Chris Hedges, poet Tim Seibles, and editors Denise M. Sandoval and Christopher Wagstaff will be honored as well.
Bay Area Girls Rock Camp presents a monthly, all-ages music trivia night, whereby teams of 3-6 test their knowledge of song clips, videos, album art, and more. Ten percent of the cafe's sales during event benefit the camp.