sPARKLE & bLINK 105 by Evan Karp

Virtual Quiet Lightning!

Quiet Lightning presents their 133rd show, held virtually on Monday, May 4, 2020, with readings/performance by (in the following order): Ronny Kerr » Joe Donohoe » Keith Mark Gaboury » Jon Bennett » Cynthia Darling » Leigh…

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Chat from QL on 5/4/20

Call for submissions: Quiet Lightning’s Virtual Mixtape on 7/6

Submissions are open for Quiet Lightning’s virtual show on 7/6, curated by Edmund Zagorin & Nazelah Jamison! All selected authors will be paid and published in sPARKLE & bLINK 106….

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Sciamachy by Anne Waldman

Sciamachy by Anne Waldman

Anne Waldman has just released a new album, SCIAMACHY. Give it a listen!

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Save the indie bookstores

Sign the petition: designate independent bookstores as cultural institutions

This is fully within the power of our local government and makes a lot of sense. Read more here and sign it!

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front image of The Racket's quarantine journal

Submissions open for The Racket’s weekly Quarantine Journal

In these times of shared solitude The Racket decided to put together a free, weekly online journal. Some writing, some art, once a week at…

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We Love Bookstores - landing page Mar 2020

We Love Bookstores! Virtual events to benefit Bay Area bookstores

We’ve been working with a group of amazing writers and book lovers to set up a series of virtual events that will benefit Bay Area…

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QL @ Dogeared Books Castro by Matthew James DeCoster

Save Dog Eared Books-Castro & Alley Cat Books

With their recent mandated closure due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the wonderful people at Dog Eared Books Castro are hoping to raise money to pay…

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Quiet Lightning @ Old Devil Moon by Evan Karp

Quiet Lightning @ Old Devil Moon

Quiet Lightning presents their 132nd show, held at Old Devil Moon on Monday, March 2, 2020, with readings/performance by (in the following order): Gustavo Barahona-López » Jyoti Arvey » Nicole Henares » Jennifer Lewis » Kai…

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Litseen Featured Events Mar 9-15

LITSEEN FEATURED EVENTS, MAR 9-15 2020

Featured events for this coming week, selected by Evan Karp, Sophia Passin & Sabrina Hernandez: Monday, 3/9: Odd Mondays March 2020 Reading: Larkin, Sindell & Subramanian Tuesday, 3/10: Nomadic…

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Litseen Featured Events Mar2-8

LITSEEN FEATURED EVENTS, MAR 2-8 2020

Featured events for this coming week, selected by Evan Karp, Sophia Passin & Sabrina Hernandez: Monday, 3/2  DirtyMinds/OpenHearts Open Mic/Spoken word Quiet Lightning @ Old Devil Moon Tuesday, 3/3…

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