27th Annual Authors Luncheon

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Saturday, October 24, 2015
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
780 Mission St.
San Francisco


The National Kidney Foundation’s 27th Annual Authors Event is the largest literary event of its kind in the Bay Area. Featuring a luncheon and a dinner, the event brings together those who are passionate about literature and saving lives through kidney disease research, advocacy, and education. Meet each author during book signing sessions. Individuals and corporations sponsoring the event at $5,000 and above receive an invitation to the exclusive Authors VIP Cocktail & Dinner Party, the Friday night before the luncheon.

Click here for more information on sponsorship.

2015 Authors Lineup

Mac Barnett &
Christian Robinson

Mac Barnett and Christian Robinson Photo
Daniel Humm &
Will Guidara

Daniel Humm & Will Guidara
Anthony
Marra

Anthony Marra
Christopher
Moore

Christopher Moore Headshot
Diana
Nyad

Diana Nyad Headshot
Yeonmi
Park

Yeonmi Park Headshot

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EVENT CHAIR
Robert M. Ceccato
Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo

MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Michael Krasny, PhD

KQED's Forum
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CHAIR
Chuck Columbus

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Kaiser Permanente

 

Thanks to our literary partner
Book Passage

Book Passage has been the literary event partner of the NKF Authors Luncheon for many years. A premier independent bookstore, Book Passage is famed for its author programs and outreach to the reading community. Book Passage has stores in Corte Madera and San Francisco's Ferry Building. Visit Book Passage online at www.bookpassage.com/kidney to pre-order your books for easy pickup at the luncheon.

Thanks to our sponsors:

Sponsor Logos Author's Lunch

Photo credits:
Anthony Marra (courtesy of Smeeta Mahanti);Christopher Moore (courtesy of Charlee Moore);
Diana Nyad (courtesy of Jason DeCrow) Yeonmi Park (courtesy of Beowulf Sheehan)

Oct 24, 2015

Nichole Ringer
Email:
Nichole.Ringer@kidney.org
Phone:
(415) 543-3303