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November 2017

Gail Mitchell + Michael Koch

November 28 @ 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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Spring Washam: A Fierce Heart

November 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight St
San Francisco , 94117 United States
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Her humor, enthusiasm, and energy are a refreshing addition to the pantheon of books on mindfulness.

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Helen Benedict w/ Ayelet Waldman

November 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight St
San Francisco , 94117 United States
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Booksmith is thrilled to host Helen Benedict for her new novel Wolf Season. She'll be in conversation with Ayelet Waldman (A Really Good Day). Join us!

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InsideStorytime LAYERS

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Readings + music!

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December 2017

BAPC First Saturday Reading

December 2 @ 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.

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Babylon Salon Winter ’17 Reading

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Armory Club, 1799 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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An all-female lineup of award-winning writers!

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Javier Zamora: Unaccompanied

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Part of Left Coast Writers Salon.

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Charif Shanahan + Sam Sax

December 5 @ 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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Charif Shanahan and Sam Sax read from their latest poetry collections.

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Rabih Alameddine

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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Join us at the Main Library as Rabih Alameddine reads from, and discusses, his new novel The Angel of History.

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Pandemonium Press: Sugartown Voices

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Readings + open mic!

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Rita Dove

December 7 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Morrison Library, UC Berkeley, 2000 Carleston Street
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Rita Dove is a former U.S. Poet Laureate (1993-1995) and recipient of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in poetry.

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Sam Sax + D.A. Powell

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Celebrating the release of Sam Sax's new poetry collection.

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Karen + Jim Shepard

December 8 @ 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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Karen and Jim Shepard discuss their new books from Tin House, The Tunnel at the End of the Light and Kiss Me Someone.

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A Dyke, a Pervert, + a Transwoman Walk into a Bookstore…

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dog Eared Books Castro, 489 Castro Street
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Deb Busman, Jordy Jones, + Natasha Dennerstein.

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Matthew McIntosh

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Celebrating the release of theMystery.doc.

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January 2018

Martha Ronk + Brian Turner

January 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Ave
San Rafael , CA 94901 United States
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Join us for readings!

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phren-Z, Live Reading

January 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060 United States
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Join Santa Cruz’s online literary magazine phren-Z who will host local writers as they read their new and recent work.

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February 2018

TC Tolbert

February 1, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Morrison Library, UC Berkeley, 2000 Carleston Street
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Tolbert was recently named Tucson’s Poet Laureate.

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Anne Raeff

February 13, 2018 @ 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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Anne Raeff celebrates the release of her new novel, Winter Kept Us Warm.

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John Murillo + Nicole Sealey

February 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Ave
San Rafael , CA 94901 United States
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A night of readings.

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March 2018

Rosa Alcalá

March 1, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Morrison Library, UC Berkeley, 2000 Carleston Street
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Alcalá teaches in the Department of Creative Writing and Bilingual MFA Program at the University of Texas-El Paso.

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Cheryl Dumesnil + Allison Joseph

March 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Ave
San Rafael , CA 94901 United States
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Free readings!

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April 2018

Shanthi Sekaran

April 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hagerty Lounge, SMC, 1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga , CA 94575 United States
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Her latest novel, Lucky Boy, was named an Indie Next Great Read and an Amazon Editors' Pick.

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Matthew Zapruder

April 5, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Morrison Library, UC Berkeley, 2000 Carleston Street
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Matthew Zapruder is the author most recently of Sun Bear and Why Poetry, a book of prose about poetry.

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Peter Balakian

April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hammer Theater Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio Walk
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Lewandowski Poet In conjunction with Legacy of Poetry Day.

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