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June 2014

Release Date: Walking Across The Pacific

June 14, 2014

Finishing Line Press will officially be publishing "Walking Across the Pacific"

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Abroad Writers Conference Poetry Reading

June 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Villa La Gallietta Italy + Google Map

Poets Jane Smiley, Judy Bebelaar, Carmela Lanza and Maija Devine will read their work while participating in the Abroad Writer's Workshop in Como, Italy

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June 2015

Poetry Reading At Expressions Gallery

June 14, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Expressions Gallery, 2035 Ashby at Adeline
Berkeley, United States
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Reading with Judy Bebelaar, Marty Williams and Sushanna Ellington. Open reading to follow.

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November 2018

Jonestown massacre survivors read at East Bay Booksellers

November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Bay Booksellers, 5433 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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Author Reading and Book Talk at East Bay Booksellers with Jonestown massacre survivors as authors And Then They Were Gone: Teenagers of People’s Temple from High School to Jonestown is the only book about the Jonestown tragedy that tells the story of the children. The book's author, Judy Bebelaar, who taught the Temple teens in San Francisco will read from her book. The reading also includes authors Deborah Layton and Julia Scheeres.  Layton, who wrote Seductive Poison,  escaped from Jonestown…

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In Recognition of the 40th Anniversary of Jonestown

November 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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In Recognition of the 40th Anniversary of Jonestown, the California Historical Society will host an OPEN HOUSE in San Francisco for survivors, family members, and the public who are invited to spend time together in the California Historical Society’s gallery.

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December 2018

Jonestown book authors read at Book Passage San Francisco

December 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA United States

Reading from And Then They Were Gone

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July 2019

Lyrics and Dirges Poetry Reading at Pegasus Books

July 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pegasus Books, 2349 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Bay Area Poet Judy Bebelaar reads at Pegasus Books in Berkeley, California

Judy Bebelaar,  bay area poet and author, joins fellow poets at Lyrics and Dirges, a monthly reading series. Lyrics & Dirges is a monthly reading series that features a mix of prominent, emerging, and beginning writers. Its aim is to highlight various forms of writing in an effort to spotlight the diverse literary community that lives in the Bay Area. Every third Wednesday of the month at Pegasus Books Downtown. Join us on July 17th, 2019 for a wonderful night…

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Jonestown author reads at Books Benicia

July 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Benicia, 636 First Street
Benicia, CA United States
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Author Judy Bebelaar

In September 1976, Reverend Jim Jones chose San Francisco’s Opportunity II High, a public alternative school where Bebelaar and Cabral taught, as the one he wanted the Peoples Temple teenagers to attend. And Then They Were Gone: Teenagers of Peoples Temple from High School to Jonestown introduces 28 of those Temple teenagers and focuses on the fifteen Bebelaar and Cabral knew best of those who attended the small school until their sudden departures to Jonestown in the spring and summer of 1977. Most never returned.

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April 2021

Jonestown Zoom book discussion at Berkeley Public Library

April 16, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom United States

Bay Area poet and author Judy Bebelaar will read and discuss her book about Jonestown. And Then They Were Gone tells the story of the teenagers of People's Temple.

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