Alesa Lightbourne makes frequent appearances to book clubs and community organizations.

Some of the groups who have recently hosted a “Kurdish Village Life: Up Close and Personal” presentation include:

  • #1 Ladies’ Book Club, Roseville, CA
  • AAUW Evening Bookies, Capitola, CA
  • AAUW Noontime Book Club, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Ann Novick’s Book Club, Soquel, CA
  • Aptos Public Library Reading Club, Aptos, CA
  • Aromas Ladies Literary Society, Aromas, CA
  • Author Speaks Event, Branciforte Public Library, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Bags of Books Discussion Group, San Jose, CA
  • Book Dames, Menlo Park, CA
  • Books Inc. Bookstore, Chestnut Store, San Francisco, CA
  • Brookdale Retirement Community, Seattle, WA
  • Capitola Bookies at the Library, Capitola, CA
  • Channing House Community Lecture Series, Palo Alto, CA
  • First Congregational Church of Palo Alto, CA
  • Ft. Worth Ladies’ Book Club, Ft. Worth, TX (video)
  • Harbor Oaks Neighborhood, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Humanists of Monterey Bay, Monterey, CA
  • Humanists of Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA
  • Ingrid’s Fundraiser for Kurdish Village, Santa Cruz, CA
  • International Book Club, Contra Costa County, CA
  • Jeannie’s Thoughtful Readers, Aptos, CA
  • Jill’s Reading Club, Soquel, CA
  • Kathie’s High School Alumni Book Club, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Kelly’s Book Store, Watsonville, CA (Meet the Author event, signing)
  • La Selva Beach Public Library, La Selva Beach, CA PUBLIC
  • Louden Nelson Book Discussion Group, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Lovely Ladies of Seabright Beach, Santa Cruz, CA
  • More Than a Book Club, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Mountain Book Club, Boulder Creek, CA
  • Mt. Diablo Dames, Contra Costa County, CA
  • No Guilt Book Group, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Northgate Plaza Retirement Association, Seattle, WA
  • Northshore Ladies’ Book Club, Mountlake Terrace, WA (Skype)
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Concept Exchange, UC Santa Cruz, CA
  • OWLS Lecture Series, Trinity Episcopal Parish, Menlo Park, CA
  • Pearl Earring Book Cub, Los Altos, CA
  • Porter Memorial Library, Local Author Series Speaker, Soquel, CA
  • Rotary Club of Capitola and Aptos, Aptos, CA
  • Southwood Bookclub Points North and South, Mt. Vernon, VA (Skype)
  • Spruce Financial Employees Book Club, San Francisco, CA (Skype)
  • Stanford Wives Book Club, Palo Alto, CA
  • Summit Hills Book Club, Santa Cruz Mountains, CA
  • The Blue Panties, Scotts Valley, CA
  • The Bookettes, Santa Cruz, CA
  • The Bookies, Aptos, CA
  • Toni’s Book Friends, West Linn, OR (video viewing)
  • Thunderbirds Single Seniors, Carmel, CA
  • UCSC Author Night for Undergrads, Cowell College, UC Santa Cruz, CA
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Monterey Bay, CA
  • Wood Family Book Club, International (via Skype)

Upcoming Appearances:

  • Cindy’s Book Club, Aptos, CA
  • Book & Blender Club, Chicago, IL
  • Corralitos Women’s Club, Corralitos, CA
  • Decem Doctae, Des Moines, IA
  • Live Oak Public Library, Santa Cruz, CA  PUBLIC  Friday Nov 9, 3:30 p.m.
  • The Literary Ladies’ Wine + Limoncello Book Club, Aptos, CA

Some events are open to the public. Click here to request information on attending an existing upcoming presentation, or to inquire about the author coming to your organization. A 17-minute video version of the presentation is also available upon request, suitable for one-time showings to small groups.

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