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June 2017

Poetry Flash w/ Andrena Zawinski + Cathleen Calbert

June 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland hosts another installment of Poetry Flash on Sunday, June 25th at 3pm. The featured guest poets will be Andrena Zawinski and Cathleen Calbert.

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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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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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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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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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$5 - $25

Truong Tran + Farah Amezcua

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nomadic Press: Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Suggested donations of $5-25 collected at the door, but no one turned away for lack of funds.

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July 2017

Bay Area Poets Coalition First Saturday Readings

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Strawberry Creek Lodge, 1320 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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Open Poetry reading every first Saturday of the month.

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Connie Post

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Connie Post served as Poet Laureate of Livermore, California (2005 to 2009).

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Wayne + Rick’s Big Oakland Publication Party

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Laurel Book Store, 1423 Broadway
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Wayne Goodman and Rick May celebrate the publication of their new books.

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Don Bogen + Joseph Di Prisco

July 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland hosts another installment of Poetry Flash.

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Susan Cohen + Mary Pacifico Curtis

July 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Expressions Gallery, 2035 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Poetry reading + Open mic!

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Nadine Lockhart

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Nadine Lockhart received her MA and MFA from Arizona State University.

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Sylvia Brownrigg w/ Peggy Orenstein

July 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Discussing Brownrigg's new novel, Pages for Her.

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Julia Glass

July 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Julia Glass reads from her new novel, A House Among the Trees.

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Eliza Shefler, Tureeda Mikell, + Susan Newman

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nefeli Cafe, 1854 Euclid Ave
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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Presented by Last Word Reading Series.

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Get Lit #26

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Ale Industries, 3096 E 10th Street
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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Writers will read never-before-read material within a three minute time limit.

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John Burroughs

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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John Burroughs a.k.a. Jesus Crisis is a dynamic performer!

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Elaine Brown

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Elaine Brown – “E Spoken”

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ARC Youth Fest 2017

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaze
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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ARC Youth Fest is the only outdoor summer art festival put on for youth by youth artists. Artists range from 13 to 24 years old.

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Poetry & Place Reading

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Arlington Clubhouse, 1120 Arlington Blvd 94530
El Cerrito, CA 94530 United States
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Our Summer Poetry & Place reading will be on 6/30 featuring Robert Hass & Michelle Lin. All ages open mic. Hope to see you at the Arlington Clubhouse!

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Howell, Millar, + Laux

July 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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Copies of Kingdom and Duet will also be available at the event.

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August 2017

Robert Moor

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Inc. Berkeley, 1491 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94710 United States
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Award-winning journalist Robert Moor discusses his critically-acclaimed book, On Trails: An Exploration.

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BAPC First Saturday Reading

August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Strawberry Creek Lodge, 1320 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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Come and enjoy a friendly and informal read-around -- 3-5 minutes per poet/reader, or "just listening" is fine too.

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Poetry Flash w/ Cassandra Dallett + Bruce Isaacson

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland hosts another installment of Poetry Flash.

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Justin McFarr

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Moe’s Books, 2476 Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Moe's welcomes first time novelist Justin McFarr as we help him launch The Bear Who Broke the World.

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