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Book Discussions/Events



*I will be giving a talk at the 2022

     TEDx StLouis conference.* 





21 Clayon Schools Teachers' Summer Institute

Wydown Middle School--12:45 PM



16 St. Louis CountyLibrary-Writing My Story:

A Counternarrative--6:30 PM

21 Clayton Schools Teacher Workshop 10:00 AM



4   Home Sweet Home-Book Discussion 3:30 PM

5   Principia Middle School Civil Rights Museum 10:00 AM

19 Edison Condo Book Club 6:30 PM

31 WUSTL/Ethical Society film viewing & panel discussion:

"More Than One Thing" 6:30 PM





2   Book Lovers Book Club--HSSU 12 Noon

7   John Burroughs Book Club--6:00 PM

8   John Burroughs Student Assembly--8:00 AM/Small group student book discussion 9:00 AM

14 Clayton Oasis: Reflections on Mill Creek with Michael Allen 10 AM 

28  Missouri History Museum--Rethinking Monuments & Memorials: Panel Discussion 5:30 - 8:00



3  Book Club at United Hebrew--Zoom 1:0 PM

7   UMSL Alliance on Land Use: Blurring the Boundaries of Public Lands--3 PM--Zoom

16 Oasis Storytelling/Clarendale Clayton--1:00 PM 

20 Ethical Society/Carol Beere 10 AM

22 Spirit of St. Louis Women's Fund--5:30 PM



11 Friendship Village Book Club--lunch: Noon Discussion: 2 PM

25 Metro Theater Panel Discussion 5:30 PM--Zoom

25 Jambalaya Book Club--8 PM-Zoom



8   Compton Heights Christian Church Book Club--1:00 PM Zoom

20  Edison Condo Book Club--6:30














2021 St. Louis County Library Black History Celebration Event


Vivian Gibson, "The Last Children of Mill Creek"
Tuesday, February 02, 2021, 7:00 p.m. Virtual
Video premiere: February 2, 7:00 p.m. on Facebook.com/hectv


Signed book available from The Novel Neighbor. 
Curbside pickup and shipping are available. 


She said, "I love this book"



Meet the Author


The Last Children of Mill Creek


Vivian Gibson

 Friday, September 4, 2020

 St. Louis Oasis

 10:30 AM-12:00 PM 


Center of Clayton 

50 Gay Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105

LBB Presents: Vivian Gibson
The Last Children of Mill Creek
Tuesday, May 19, 7pm CST
Left Bank Books' Facebook Page

Left Bank Books welcomes local author Vivian Gibson, who will discuss her new memoir, The Last Children of Mill Creek, on Facebook Live at 7pm CST on May 19. Gibson will be in conversation with St. Louis native and journalist Ryan Schuessler. Join us on our Facebook Page and order a copy of The Last Children of Mill Creek from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores!


 Vivian Gibson, Author and Marylen Mann, Oasis Founder

                                                                                          Clayton Oasis

50 Gay Avenue, Clayton, MO 6310


Past Events:


Thank you for blessing our 109th church anniversary with your memories of Mill Creek.

We can't wait to buy copies of your book!

Deacon Keath Spears

Northern Baptist Church

St. Louis, MO

Heartland Fall Forum in Cleveland, Ohio

Oct. 4, 2019

Belt Authors at Heartland Fall Book Forum

Cleveland, Ohio

St. Louis Anthology Launch Party - June 2019

Contributing Playwright for "50in50: Writing Women Into Existence" 

Billie Holiday Theatre, Brooklyn, N.Y. May 2017