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October 2017

MARY: A Journal of New Writing

October 21 @ 8:00 am - November 8 @ 12:00 am

Submit by 11/08!

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Reza Farazmand

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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In the follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Poorly Drawn Lines, beloved webcomic artist Reza Farazmand returns with a new collection of comics that hilariously skewers our modern age.

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Karen Melander Magoon + Nina Serrano

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Beach, SF Public Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Join us every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work!

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Barry Gifford

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Celebrating the release of The Cuban Club: Stories.

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Daniel Borzutsky

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mills Hall Living Room, Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland , CA 94613 United States
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His translations from Spanish include Raúl Zurita’s Song for his Disappeared Love.

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Perfectly Queer East Bay Short Fiction Reading

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nomadic Press: Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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$10

A discussion of writing short fiction follows the readings. Books by the authors will be available.

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Hand To Mouth/WORDS Spoken OUT # 89

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rebound Bookstore, 1611 4th Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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Our first Hand To Mouth of the Fall season features writer Peg Alford Pursell, along w/ writer Jacqueline Doyle.

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Weekday Wanderlust

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hotel Rex, 562 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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This will be our LAST event at the Hotel Rex.

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An evening w/ Tyehimba Jess

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Soda Center, Claeys Lounge SMC, 1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575 United States
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Reading plus Q/A.

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Laurie Ann Doyle w/ Alia Volz

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Ave
San Francisco , CA 94122 United States
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Laurie Ann Doyle discusses her new story collection, World Gone Missing, w/ Alia Volz.

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MFA Faculty Reading

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
USF McClaren Complex, 2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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Please join us for the fall MFA Faculty Reading!

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Helen Dimos + William Rowe

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco , CA 94132 United States
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Helen Dimos and William Rowe read from their poetry.

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The Return of BOOKSWAP

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight St
San Francisco , 94117 United States
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Join us for the first ever Bookswap in our new space, The Bindery at 1727 Haight.

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Raphael Cohen + Jonathan Moody

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moe’s Books, 2476 Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Two poetry readings!

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Sasaki, Share, Banias, + Zamora

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Present Who Reads Poetry: 50 Views from "Poetry" Magazine.

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Brittany Perham + Randall Mann

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Ave
San Francisco , CA 94122 United States
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Brittany Perham and Randall Mann discuss their new poetry collections with Susan Steinberg.

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¡Cuéntamelo! A Night of Celebration // Una Noche de Celebración

October 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
THE LAUNDRY, 3359 26th Street
San Francisco, 94110
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Join us for a night of celebration featuring performances, visual art, and readings from ¡Cuéntamelo! by Juliana Delgado Lopera.

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Multiple Poets Reading

October 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
MacArthur Annex, 644 40th Street
Oakland, CA 94609 United States
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8 pm doors, 8:30 pm readings.

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NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Party

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight St
San Francisco , 94117 United States
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Kick-Off is open to anyone: long-time SFWrimos, new participants, the curious, the incredulous.

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Saturday Night Special Halloween Reading + Costume Contest

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Nick’s Lounge, 3218 Adeline St.
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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As always, we'd love to hear your (three-minute) poems, stories, comedic sketches, songs, or dances on our optional theme (or any topic).

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The Racket #12

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Adobe Books, 3130 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Monday, October 30th we'll be welcome a bevy a talented readers.

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Literary Luncheon: Isabel Allende

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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$55

Born in Peru and raised in Chile, Isabel Allende is the author of a number of bestselling and critically acclaimed books.

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Pauline Craig + Stephen Kopel

October 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Beach, SF Public Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Join us every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work!

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November 2017

Cristina García

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Celebrating the release of Here In Berlin: A Novel from Counterpoint Press.

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Pandemonium Press: Día de la Muetros / Day of the Dead

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Book & Broadside Giveaway.

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