The Distinguished Author Series Continues with Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Bestselling Author and Editor will Speak at Foothill College’s
Smithwick Theater on Saturday, October 1


The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) is proud to host the Distinguished Author Series, which welcomes writers who spark thought-provoking ideas and conversations. These writers come from different and diverse backgrounds, with stories that will captivate and inspire.

Acclaimed novelist, short-story writer and editor Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the recipient of the Locus and British Fantasy Awards. Born in Mexico but now living in Canada, Moreno-Garcia’s writings cross multiple genres from fantasy, science fiction, horror and noir. Her works include Mexican Gothic (2020), Velvet was the Night (2021) and the recently released The Daughter of Doctor Moreau (2022).

District 5 Supervisor and Library JPA Governing Board Member Joe Simitian will deliver the opening remarks. This conversation will be moderated by KQED journalist Alexis Madrigal.

WHO: Santa Clara County Library District, Santa Clara County Library District Foundation, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Alexis Madrigal, Supervisor Joe Simitian
WHEN/WHERE: Smithwick Theater at Foothill College
12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos, 94022
Saturday, October 1 at 3 p.m.

SCCLD is proud to bring quality programming like the Distinguished Author Series to the community.

The Distinguished Author Series is free and open to the public. Please register in advance to attend each of these events at

SCCLD would like to thank the Santa Clara County Library District Foundation for its generosity in supporting the Distinguished Author Series. SCCLDF is hosting a special private event immediately following the author talk with Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Guests will have the opportunity to be seated in the VIP section and meet Moreno-Garcia in a small gathering. To learn about attending this private event, please visit