Rise & Shine: Winter 2021 | Series of Odes

Virtual

Rise & Shine is a generative poetry workshop presented by Surprise the Line, hosted by Nancy Lynée Woo. Started in April 2020, Rise & Shine...

Free

Sharpen Your Pencil: Elements of a Poem in Revision

Virtual

Do you want your poems to sing more sweetly? Resonate more deeply? Read more beautifully? In this 8-week craft workshop, you will learn structured techniques...

$250

VIRTUAL EVENT: Mikki Kendall, Hood Feminism

VIRTUAL EVENT: Bookshop Santa Cruz welcomes author Mikki Kendall who will discuss Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot.  Registration for this free...

Melissa Valentine

online

Friday, March 5, 2021 | 5:00 pm PDT | Zoom (RSVP to receive the event link) Melissa Valentine is an award-winning writer from Oakland, California,...

Free

Melissa Valentine Reading

Friday, March 5, 2021 | 5:00 pm PDT | Zoom (RSVP to receive the event link) Melissa Valentine is an award-winning writer from Oakland, California,...

Nomadic Press’ Virtual Open Mic #49

online

90 minutes 30 readers 3 minutes each On Zoom! FREE AND ALL WELCOME! Sign up to read here: https://forms.gle/4nYSi5fLNyo229Lj9 If you enjoy spaces like this...

Free – $200

Contemporary Classics – Maud’s Line

Patricia Holt, former book editor at the San Francisco Chronicle, continues her popular book group, “Contemporary Classics.” A book should stand the test of time...

$20

Words out Loud Spoken Word Series

virtual 9208 Chanute Drive, Bethesda

Featuring Dane Cervine and Margo Taft Stever reading from their poetry. Also includes open mic and literary trivia quiz. Dane Cervine’s forthcoming book, The World Is God’s Language, will...

Free

Poemscaping: Trim. Write. Repeat.

Virtual

Surprise the Line presents a special one-time guest workshop led by experienced writers on a topic of their choosing every first Saturday of the month....

$22

Nomadic & Black Freighter Press

Black Freighter is honored to team up with our comrades at Nomadic Press for a joint reading celebrating resistance art. JOIN US as we celebrate...

Bazaar Writers Salon

online

Readings by Jen Burke Anderson, Ryan Fox, Sarah Schweig, and Molly Spencer Hosted by Peter Kline Bazaar Writers Salon Zoom meeting – see link and...

Free

Bazaar Writers Salon Zoom Meeting

Readings by Jen Burke Anderson, Ryan Fox, Sarah Schweig, and Molly Spencer Hosted by Peter Kline Bazaar Writers Salon Zoom meeting – see link and...

Irvin D. Yalom with Lori Gottlieb

This event is online. How can we understand life, joy and love during the moment when they culminate in death and grief? Internationally acclaimed psychiatrist...

Reuben Jonathan Miller in conversation with Terah Lawyer

online

City Arts & Lectures presents: Reuben Jonathan Miller in conversation with Terah Lawyer Co-presented with Impact Justice Monday, March 8, 2021 6:00pm Pacific Time KQED Broadcast: 03/21/2021,...

$29

CLA Presents: Laila Lalami

online

What does it mean to be American? In this starkly illuminating and impassioned book, Pulitzer Prize­­–finalist Laila Lalami recounts her unlikely journey from Moroccan immigrant...

Free

Kelly Loy Gilbert and Anna-Marie McLemore

Two much loved critically acclaimed authors. Two fabulous eagerly awaited new books. Join us as we launch Kelly Loy Gilbert’s new book When We Were...