The Winning Family is back in print, with a fresh new energy and a fresh new voice: mine! I am now the narrator of my mom’s memoir/self-help book. After 35 years, it finally felt safe to put myself into a book about my family. My mother built her career around this book. It helped shape […]
by Taylor Maurand for The Montclarion/East Bay Times Not every artist can say her career has had a truly revolting beginning and have that be a good thing. Dimond district resident Kristen Caven’s (rhymes with “cabin”) recently-released memoir, “Perfectly Revolting: My ‘Glamorous’ Cartooning Career” is a story that has its roots on the Mills College […]
Remember the Perfectly Revolting Tea Party? Remember the Souls of Her Feet Shoe Salon? Well, my next book launch will also go down in herstory! The Vesuvian Affair by international woman of mystery Cosima Zanardi (as told to me, Kristen Caven), takes place at Carnevale in Venice, and the unveiling will take place in a […]
A book of mine is never truly launched until I’ve read at my neighborhood bookstore! Perfectly Revolting at Laurel (twice)! The Bullying Antidote at Laurel The Reason She Left at Laurel’s “Local Literary Lights” event! Laurel Bookstore is no longer in my neighborhood; they’ve moved ‘up’ to downtown Oakland and have become the city’s new […]
Now scheduling readings through 2017 because…. There’s no business like SHOE BUSINESS! Host or attend a Souls of Her Feet SHOE SALON™ …featuring: An engaging reading of The Souls of Her Feet by the author Music from the soundtrack Books for every guest Champagne, chocolate… and YOU! Invite everyone to wear their favorite shoes, and be […]
Scene from The Souls of Her Feet book launch at Simply Green Day Spa. After all those months and years of working with the story, to hear someone else holding everyone in suspense was a unique and unexpected triumph. I found myself giggling inappropriately during the sad part….