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September 2017

Perfectly Queer: Authors of Dzanc Books

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dog Eared Books Castro, 489 Castro Street
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Free readings!

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Dave Holt

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Dave Holt, relocated to the Bay Area from Toronto, Canada, his place of birth, to follow his dream of becoming a successful songwriter.

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The Racket #11: SILENCE w/ Shawn Wen

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Adobe Books, 3130 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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On Monday, September 25th at 7:00PM, The Racket #11: SILENCE will touch down at Adobe Books.

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Karl Geary

September 25 @ 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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Karl Geary discusses his new novel, Montpelier Parade w/ Ethel Rohan.

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Claire Messud

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Books Inc. Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness
San Francisco , CA 94107 United States
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In Conversation with Judson True.

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Kristina Brown + Stephen Kessler

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Beach, SF Public Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Free readings!

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Matthew Zapruder

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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In conversation with Oscar Villalon (executive editor Zyzzyva Magazine).

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Josh Weil

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Reading from his new novel The Age of Perpetual Light from Grove Press.

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Santiago Gamboa

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes Santiago Gamboa to the store to read and sign, Return to the Dark Valley.

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Perfectly Queer-East Bay: Queer Realities

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nomadic Press: Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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local LGBTQ authors!

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Bone: An Evening w/ Yrsa Daley-Ward

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94704 United States
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Celebrated poet Yrsa Daley-Ward presents bone, a poignant collection of autobiographical poems about the heart, life, and the inner self.

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Words: Readings in Two Languages

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco , CA 94132 United States
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Al Mulla will share a number of his poems in both the original Arabic and English.

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Camille T. Dungy + Javier Zamora

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco , CA 94132 United States
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Camille T. Dungy and Javier Zamora read from their poetry.

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Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Inc. Berkeley, 1491 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94710 United States
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Pushcart Prize-nominated writer Margaret Wilkerson Sexton shares her much-buzzed debut novel, A Kind of Freedom.

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Nathan Englander

September 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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Discussing a new novel!

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MPC Anthology Launch Party & Read-Around

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Ave
San Rafael , CA 94901 United States
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Cake + poetry!

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Charif Shanahan + Airea D. Matthews

September 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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Charif Shanahan + Airea D. Matthews read from their latest poetry collections.

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Bay Area Poetry Marathon

September 30 @ 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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October 2017

New Poetry From Rob Halpern

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Green Arcade, 1680 Market St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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Rob Halpern will read from his new book of poetry Touching Voids in Sense.

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Lillian Howan

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mills Hall Living Room, Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland , CA 94613 United States
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Join us to celebrate the release of Lillian Howan's novel The Charm Buyers.

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Celeste Ng w/ Bich Minh Nguyen

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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Booksmith is thrilled to welcome Celeste Ng (Everything I Never Told You) to the store for her new novel Little Fires Everywhere.

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Layli Long Soldier

October 5 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Morrison Library, UC Berkeley, 2000 Carleston Street
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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She teaches at Diné College and lives in Santa Fe, NM.

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Tongo Eisen-Martin, Mazza Writer in Residence

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco , CA 94132 United States
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Tongo Eisen-Martin reads from his poetry, as part of his weeklong stint as Mazza Writer in Residence at The Poetry Center.

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Launch Party w/ Ho Lin

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Inc. in The Marina, 2251 Chestnut St
San Francisco , CA 94123 United States
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Ho Lin, co-editor of the long-running literary journal Caveat Lector, joins us in the Marina for a Launch Party celebrating his dazzling fiction debut, China Girl: And Other Stories.

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Laurie Ann Doyle

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Reading from her short story collection.

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