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June 2017

The Racket #8: The Body

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Adobe Books, 3130 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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We're gathering a talented cast of readers to share their thoughts on the body.

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Thrity Umrigar

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Thrity Umrigar is the author of six novels.

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Johanna Ely

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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She is honored to be the current Poet Laureate of Benicia, California.

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Amelia Gray + Rosecrans Baldwin

June 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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Booksmith is doubly excited to host a joint reading by Amelia Gray and Rosecrans Baldwin to celebrate their anticipated new books, Isadora and The Last Kid Left.

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Bay Area Generations #46

June 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bellevue Club, 525 Bellevue Drive
Oakland, CA 94610 United States
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A curated selection of San Francisco Bay Area poets, writers & storytellers!

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Northern California Book Awards: Judy Grahn

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SF Public Library, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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Book signing reception follows.

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Patti Trimble + Toshi Washizu

June 27 @ 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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Paul Madonna

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Paul Madonna is a San Francisco-based artist and writer.

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Camille T. Dungy

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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An award-winning African American poet debuts in prose with a stunningly graceful and honest exploration of race, motherhood, and history.

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Gabe Habash + Julie Buntin

June 27 @ 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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Gabe Habash and Julie Buntin discuss their new novels Stephen Florida and Marlena.

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Roxane Gay

June 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
African American Art & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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Booksmith is thrilled to host Roxane Gay for her new memoir Hunger.

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Whistlestop Writers Reading

June 28 @ 6:45 am - 8:45 pm
Swirl on the Square, 21 S Livermore Ave
Livermore, CA 94550 United States
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Another Whistlestop Writers Open Mic at Swirl on the Square is rolling into town. The event is open to writers of all genres (and lit lovers).

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Laura Kamoie + Stephanie Dray

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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A night of readings!

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InsideStorytime DESECRATION

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Convent Arts Collective, 660 Oak St
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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A night of readings!

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Pride Poetry Palooza!

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nomadic Press: Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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As-you-will door donation helps keep the doors open at Nomadic Press: Uptown.

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Hand To Mouth/WORDS Spoken OUT #87

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rebound Bookstore, 1611 4th Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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Welcome our June writers Terry Lucas + Joan Baranow.

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Arundhati Roy

June 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nourse Theatre, 275 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Arundhati Roy is the author of the Booker Prize-winning novel The God of Small Things.

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Catherine Lacey

June 28 @ 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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Catherine Lacey discusses her latest novel, The Answers, with FSG editor Emily Bell.

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Kaitlin Solimine + Warren Read

June 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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Booksmith is doubly excited to host a joint reading by Kaitlin Solimine and Warren Read to celebrate their new books, Empire of Glass and Ash Falls. Don't miss this!

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Community Voices: Poets Speak

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Every Thursday at 5pm from June 29 – August 10, join us for Community Voices: Poets Speak at the Museum of the African Diaspora where Bay Area Cave Canem poets reflect on themes of our current exhibition

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TransAction: Trans Writing as Activism

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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The event will examine the role of trans literature and aesthetic in the current American political and cultural climate.

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Siobhan Fallon

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Siobhan Fallon is the author of The 2012 PEN Center USA Literary Award in Fiction winner You Know When the Men Are Gone.

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Mildred Barya w/ Varda Artists Residency Program

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Adobe Books, 3130 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Mildred K Barya teaches creative writing and literature at UNC-Asheville and is a board member of African Writers Trust (AWT).

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Barry Eisler

June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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Barry Eisler returns to Kepler's for the release of the newest John Rain novel, Zero Sum.

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Josh Barkan

June 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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Josh Barkan in conversation about his new story collection, Mexico.

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