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August 2017

Flash Fiction Forum

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Works/San José, 365 S Market St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Great readings!

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Rex Renee Leonowicz

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes Rex Renee Leonowicz to the store to perform from when there is no one and there is everyone.

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Perfectly Queer East Bay presents Dispatches From Lesbian America

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nomadic Press: Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Perfectly Queer East Bay presents readings by Joan Annsfire, Xequina Maria Berber, and Giovanna Capone.

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Rex Renee Leonowitch Book Release/Funeral Party/Fundraiser: Oakland #2

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore, 410 13th Street
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Join Rex Renee Leonowitch and Denise Benavides for a night of poetry, drag, music, art, feels, and hype to celebrate the release of Rex's new book of poetry and illustrations.

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Poetry Flash: Melba Joyce Boyd, M.L. Liebler, + Brian Jabas Smith

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Moe’s Books, 2476 Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Three great readings!

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Poetry Night

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94704 United States
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Pegasus Books presents an hour of poetry readings with Brynn Saito, Charif Shanahan, Emily Yunghim Moon, + Javiar Zamora.

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San Francisco Grotto Writers: 3 Minute Reads

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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50+ Writers, 3 Minutes Each!

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Red Light Lit: Summer of Lust

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
PianoFight, 144 Taylor St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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$15 - $20

Red Light Lit is thrilled to be part of the "Summer of Lust: Comedy and Arts Festival."

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15th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival

August 26 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Berkeley City College, 2050 Center St.
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Free readings, open mic, + book fair!

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Kim Shuck + Jennifer Barone featuring at La Palabra Musical

August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cesar E. Chavez Oakland Public Library, 3301 East 12th Street, Suite 271
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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La Palabra Musical (The Musical Word), hosted by Avotcja!

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Grant Jarrett: The Half-Life of Remorse

August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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In The Half-Life of Remorse, three life-scarred people are brought together to confront each other thirty years after the brutal crime that shattered their lives.

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Saturday Night Special: A “Confessional” Open Mic

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Nick’s Lounge, 3218 Adeline St.
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Our August features are: Vernon Keeve III and Joel Landmine.

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Gabrielle Zevin: Young Jane Young

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Gabrielle Zevin is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have been translated into more than thirty languages.

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Poetry at Florey’s

August 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Florey’s Book Co., 2120 Palmetto Ave.
Pacifica, CA 94044 United States
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Share your poems, or just listen.

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Poetry Flash tribute to “Heaven Was Detroit” w/ M.L. Liebler + Greil Marcus

August 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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Editor M.L. Liebler and contributor Greil Marcus will be here to discuss Heaven Was Detroit: From Jazz to Hip-Hop and Beyond.

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Planned Parenthood Literary Fundraiser

August 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060 United States
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$15 - $50

100% of all donations benefit Planned Parenthood of Santa Cruz and Watsonville.

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BAY AREA GENERATIONS #48

August 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bellevue Club, 525 Bellevue Drive
Oakland, CA 94610 United States
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$7 - $10

Suggested donation $7.00 (admission), $10.00 with a souvenir chapbook.

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Georgette Howington

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Her poems are published in Iodine, Sleet and Poeming Pigeons, among others.

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Robert Currier – Marin Shakespeare Company

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Join Marin Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Robert Currier and Marin Shakespeare actors as they discuss the complex wordplay and sly wit of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.

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Jennifer Barone + James Cagney

August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
North Beach, SF Public Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Free readings!

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The Singing Ship Book Launch

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Folio Books, 3957 24th St
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Noe Valley Author Rebecca Winterer discusses her debut novel, The Singing Ship, in conversation with Peg Alford Pursell.

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Daniel Magariel

August 29 @ 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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Daniel Magariel discusses his new book, One of the Boys.

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An Expensive Hoax: Environmental Writers Respond to Trump

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SF Public Library, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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“Snowing in Texas and Louisiana, record setting freezing temperatures throughout the country and beyond. Global warming is an expensive hoax!” —Donald J. Trump, Jan. 29, 2014

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Gabriel Tallent

August 30 @ 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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Gabriel Tallent discusses his new novel, My Absolute Darling.

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Genny Lim + Nellie Wong

August 31 @ 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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Genny Lim and Nellie Wong read from their poetry.

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