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May 2017

Folio Night, LIVE!: Open Mic Night

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Folio Books, 3957 24th St
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Our third community open mic night with featured reader, Bay Area poet Tongo Eisen-Martin, and host Wayne Goodman.

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Alexandra Teague

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bird & Beckett Books and Records, 653 Chenery St
San Francisco , CA 94131 United States
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Alexandra Teague reads from her new novel, The Principles Behind Flotation.

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Cornelia Nixon

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Cornelia Nixon reads from her new novel, The Use of Fame.

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Martha Grover

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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Selected by Maggie Nelson as a 2017 finalist for the Oregon Book Award in Creative Nonfiction.

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Such a Nasty Woman: Female Writers Respond to Trump

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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This panel of brave, outspoken, and articulate authors will ask some tough questions about women's role in a Trump era.

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Wendy Lesser

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Inc. Berkeley, 1491 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94710 United States
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Wendy Lesser, founder and editor of The Threepenny Review, discusses her landmark biography, You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn.

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June 2017

*RADAR SuperStars

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SF Public Library, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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Join RADAR for its annual birthday and SuperStar Pride Program.

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Scaachi Koul & Doree Shafrir

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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A conversation between Saachi Koul and Doree Shafrir.

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Weekday DONderlust

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hotel Rex, 562 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Celebration of Don George's Birthday, as well as the new release of The Best Women's Travel Writing.

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Flash Fiction Collective

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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The Flash Fiction Collective is thrilled to feature Jimin Han, Julia Halprin Jackson, and Gary Singh at our June reading!

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Robert Hass and David Koehn

June 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Studio One Arts Center, 365 45th Street
Oakland, CA 94609 United States
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Please join us on Thursday, June 1st for a reading and conversation with Robert Hass & David Koehn to benefit Omnidawn.

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Mark Lukach and Sachi Cunningham

June 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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Join Mark Lukach and Sachi Cunningham in conversation about mental health, family, and creativity as Mark releases his new book, My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward.

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Charmaine Craig

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books Inc. Burlingame, 1375 Burlingame Ave
Burlingame, CA 94010 United States
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Charmaine Craig shares her masterful new novel, Miss Burma.

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Play: Exhibit + Reading

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pro Arts Gallery, 150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The exhibit will be a celebration of Black neighborhoods and creativity.

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San Francisco Grotto Writers: 3 Minute Reads

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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50+ Writers, 3 Minutes Each!

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Brian Hassett’s Beat Cafe

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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This appearance is celebrating a new special “Summer of Love Edition” of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Jack Kerouac with additional photos, bringing the total in the book to 70!

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First Friday: Naked Truth real.stories.live

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Reading Room, Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Ave
Mill Valley , CA 94941 United States
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For Adults and High School Students only.

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RHINO Poetry Magazine’s 40th Anniversary Reading Series

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Adobe Books, 3130 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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RHINO Poetry magazine's 40 Readings in 40 Cities tour as part of their 40th anniversary.

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2017 Bay Area Book Festival

June 3 @ 12:00 am - June 4 @ 12:00 am
Downtown Berkeley,

Join the Center for the Art of Translation at the 2017 Bay Area Book Festival! Numerous international writers and translators will appear.

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Youth Poetry Workshop with Kim Shuck + Dan Vera

June 3 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Poets Kim Shuck and Dan Vera will host a poetry workshop for young adults, by drawing on the poetry anthology, Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands

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Bay Area Poets Coalition First Saturday

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Strawberry Creek Lodge, 1320 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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All Ages Welcome!

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Babylon Salon

June 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Armory Club, 1799 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Babylon Salon is a San Francisco-based showcase and community of writers, performers, readers, singers, musicians, magicians, imbibers (of spirits and spirit), and revelers.

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Imaniman: A Night of Poetry

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join contributors from Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands for an evening of poetry and reflections on fronteras, identity, and art.

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3 Blues-y Ladies

June 4 @ 3:30 am - 6:00 pm
E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore, 410 13th Street
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Banty Hen, Andrea Passwater, and Rosie Cima perform music to poetry.

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Courtney Maum

June 4 @ 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 welcomes Courtney Maum to the store to discuss and sign her new novel, Touch.

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