Berkeley Noir

Moe's Books 2476 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley

Editors (and Moe's workers) Jerry Thompson and Owen Hill introduce the contributors to Akashic's latest city noir anthology. Celebrate Berkeley on Telegraph Avenue! Berkeley brings...

Free

Afternoon Craft Conversation with Marie Mutsuki Mockett

De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge 928 St. Marys Road, Moraga

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. LOCATION: De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge, Hagerty Lounge, 1928 St. Marys...

Free

Ottessa Moshfegh discusses Death In Her Hands

Pegasus Books Downtown 2349 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley

New York Times bestselling author Ottessa Moshfegh discusses and signs copies of her highly anticipated new novel, Death In Her Hands. From one of our most...

Free

Creative Writing Reading Series with Marie Mutsuki Mockett

Soda Center, Claeys Lounge SMC 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. LOCATION: Soda Activity Center: Claeys Lounge, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94575 View a...

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Lunch Poems: Student reading

Morrison Library, UC Berkeley 2000 Carleston Street, Berkeley

One of the year’s liveliest events, the student reading includes winners of the following prizes: Academy of American Poets, Cook, Rosenberg, and Yang, as well...

Free

Graduate Student Reading Series

Hagerty Lounge, SMC 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. LOCATION: De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94575 View...

Free

Get Lit #60 (Music by: TBA)

Ale Industries 3096 E 10th Street, Oakland

12–15 writers reading new work + live music + beer made on site + tacos just down the street: pure magical Get Litness. We're headed...

$10 – $50

Get Lit #60 (Music by: TBA)

Ale Industries 3096 E 10th Street, Oakland

12–15 writers reading new work + live music + beer made on site + tacos just down the street: pure magical Get Litness. We're headed...

$10 – $50

Speaking Axolotl Reading and Open Mic

Nomadic Press 2926 Foothill Blvd, Oakland

A Latinx poetry reading series y open mic that happens every third Thursday (unless otherwise noted) in "The Chapel" at Nomadic Press. Decolonized beats provided...

Free

ALEXANDRA PETRI presents NOTHING IS WRONG AND HERE IS WHY: ESSAYS

Berkeley Hillside Club 2286 Cedar St, Berkeley

In Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why, acclaimed Washington Post satirist Alexandra Petri offers perfectly logical, reassuring reasons for everything that has happened in recent American politics...

$13 – $49

Speaking Axolotl Reading and Open Mic

Nomadic Press 2926 Foothill Blvd, Oakland

A Latinx poetry reading series y open mic that happens every third Thursday (unless otherwise noted) in "The Chapel" at Nomadic Press. Decolonized beats provided...

Free

Speaking Axolotl Reading and Open Mic

Nomadic Press 2926 Foothill Blvd, Oakland

A Latinx poetry reading series y open mic that happens every third Thursday (unless otherwise noted) in "The Chapel" at Nomadic Press. Decolonized beats provided...

Free

Get Lit #63 (Music by: TBA)

12–15 writers reading new work + live music + beer made on site + tacos just down the street: pure magical Get Litness. We're headed...

$10 – $50

Speaking Axolotl Reading and Open Mic

Nomadic Press 2926 Foothill Blvd, Oakland

A Latinx poetry reading series y open mic that happens every third Thursday (unless otherwise noted) in "The Chapel" at Nomadic Press. Decolonized beats provided...

Free

Speaking Axolotl Reading and Open Mic

Nomadic Press 2926 Foothill Blvd, Oakland

A Latinx poetry reading series y open mic that happens every third Thursday (unless otherwise noted) in "The Chapel" at Nomadic Press. Decolonized beats provided...

Free

Speaking Axolotl Reading and Open Mic

Nomadic Press/Fairmount 111 Fairmount Ave, Oakland

A Latinx poetry reading series y open mic that happens every third Thursday (unless otherwise noted) in "The Chapel" at Nomadic Press. Decolonized beats provided...

Beast Generation Uprising

online

Beast Generation culture exploded in the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 2000s. By 2012, we, Beast Generation writers, lived a never-ending literary feast....

Free

Chris Hedges: The Culture of Despair

online

Presented by KPFA Radio 94.1FM and Project Censored Hosted by Mickey Huff With the election over, it's the perfect time to get the reliably candid...

$5 – $20.

Get Lit #66 (Music by: TBA)

Ale Industries 3096 E 10th Street, Oakland

12–15 writers reading new work + live music + beer made on site + tacos just down the street: pure magical Get Litness. We're headed...

You’re Going to Die: ALL THE FEELS 2020

Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:30 PM  9:00 PM GLOBALLY (map) You're Going to Die: ALL THE FEELS 2020 an ONLINE Open Mic & Listening Space for communal...

Speaking Axolotl Reading and Open Mic

Nomadic Press/Fairmount 111 Fairmount Ave, Oakland

A Latinx poetry reading series y open mic that happens every third Thursday (unless otherwise noted) in "The Chapel" at Nomadic Press. Decolonized beats provided...

Berkeley Lunch Poems: Yusef Komunyakaa

online

Berkeley Lunch Poems A noontime poetry reading series Readings will take place remotely for the 2020-2021 academic year. Zoom links will be available approximately two...

Free

Learn Deep Revision Techniques

Virtual

Dr. Laurel Yourke will speak on the heart of revision-it's not just polishing or substituting one word for another. Instead, look at revision as viewing...

$5 – $10