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Perfectly Queer-East Bay: YOU Are the Author!

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nomadic Press: Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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If you are a queer-identified author and would like to read at our event, write us at: PerfectlyQueerSF@gmail.com You will have 5 minutes to talk about your work and read. The number of total readers is limited, so we will take those who respond first.

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Barry Kraft: Shakespeare Celebration

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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A celebration of all things Shakespeare!

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Andrew Sean Greer

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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Booksmith hosts one of our absolute favorite writers, Andrew Sean Greer, for the launch of his new novel Less. Please join us!

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Samantha Hunt

July 26 @ 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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Samantha Hunt discusses her new story collection, The Dark Dark with Clara Sankey.

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Literary Pachanga

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94704 United States
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Chicano writers Alan Chazaro, Sara Campos, Christine Granados and Northern California singer/songwriter Alyssa Granados will perform from their collective works.

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Community Voices: Poets Speak Indigo Moor

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Current Poet Laureate of Sacramento, Indigo Moor is the author of three books of poetry.

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My Heart Hemmed In Happy Hour

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for the Art of Translation office, 582 Market St #700
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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Join us for happy hour at the CAT and Two Lines offices to celebrate the release of My Heart Hemmed In, our third book by Marie NDiaye.

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Ian Stansel

July 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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Ian Stansel discusses his new novel, The Last Cowboys of San Geronimo.

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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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Cipactli release party

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join us to celebrate the release of a new volume of Cipactli!

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Bay Area Poetry Marathon

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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At the Bay Area Poetry Marathon, poets from across the U.S. and the Bay Area celebrate innovative poetry in a series of readings throughout the summer.

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Saturday Night Special, A “Freedom” Open Mic

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Nick’s Lounge, 3218 Adeline St.
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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3 minute maximum open mic, first come, first serve, on the topic of freedom.

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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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Tim Taranto

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Green Apple Books, 506 Clement St
San Francisco , CA 94118 United States
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Please join Green Apple Books on Clement street Monday, July 31st at 7:00pm as we welcome Author Tim Taranto, reading from and discussing his book Ars Botanica.

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August 2017

Heather Bourbeau + James Tracy

August 1 @ 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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Wayne + Rick’s Big Castro Publication Party!

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dog Eared Books Castro, 489 Castro Street
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Wayne Goodman and Rick May celebrate the publication of their new books Tuesday, August 1, 7pm at Dog Eared Books Castro, with friends Lori Ostlund + Anne Raeff.

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Rob Reid

August 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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The Booksmith is excited to host Rob Reid as he discusses his new novel, Forever On. Join us!

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Eugene Lim w/ Mauro Javier Cardenas

August 1 @ 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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Eugene Lim discusses his new novel, Dear Cyborgs, with Mauro Javier Cardenas.

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Kim Shuck

August 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bird & Beckett Books and Records, 653 Chenery St
San Francisco , CA 94131 United States
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We are pleased and proud to welcome Kim to Bird & Beckett for this reading at the outset of her two-year term as Poet Laureate of San Francisco.

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Community Voices: Poets Speak George Higgins

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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George Higgins is an Oakland poet and actor.

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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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Jack Micheline: Cockymoon Book Release

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Join The Beat Museum and Zeitgeist Press for the release of Cockymoon, the first new collection of poems by Jack Micheline in a decade!

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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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Present Minds, New Poetry

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Adobe Books, 3130 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Joining Sarah and Jason will be fellow bay area writers Nora Toomey, Alicia Franco, Colin Partch, and Brett Carson.

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