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September 2017

Achy Obejas

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SF Public Library, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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Discussing new story collection.

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Books & Brews: Book Swap

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Beer Thirty Bottle Shop & Pour House, 2504 S. Main Street
Soquel, CA 95073 United States
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Remember that you must bring a book to participate in this event.

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Matthew Zapruder w/ Natalie Baszile

September 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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Matthew Zapruder discusses his new book, Why Poetry, with Natalie Baszile.

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Series Kick-off

September 7 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Morrison Library, UC Berkeley, 2000 Carleston Street
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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This event features distinguished faculty and staff from a wide range of disciplines introducing and reading a favorite poem.

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Nancy Pearl

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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Discussing George and Lizzie.

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Gabriel Tallent: My Absolute Darling

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060 United States
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Bookshop Santa Cruz presents Gabriel Tallent for a book talk and signing of his new book, My Absolute Darling, A Novel.

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Robin Sloan Book Launch

September 7 @ 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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Robin Sloan (bestselling author of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore) celebrates the release of his new novel, Sourdough.

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Why Poetry? How Form?

September 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Le Fevre Theater, 1928 St. Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94556 United States
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An evening to celebrate new books from Robert Hass and Matthew Zapruder, introduction by Brenda Hillman.

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Robert Pesich: Model Organism book release + reading

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Works/San José, 365 S Market St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Join us for an evening with a community leader in both the practice and presentation of poetry.

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Babylon Salon Fall Reading

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Armory Club, 1799 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Laleh Khadivi, Lee Kravetz, + Shanthi Sekaran.

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Saporoso – Book Release Party + Reading

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Saporoso (Italian for “tasty”) – is the latest collection of poems by Jennifer Barone in collaboration with artist Lam Khong.

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Left Coast Writers: David Hathwell

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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His poems have appeared in more than a dozen literary magazines.

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Perfectly Queer: Teachers on Parade

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dog Eared Books Castro, 489 Castro Street
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Come hear Daniel Curzon and Margo Perin at Dog Eared Books Castro.

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Poetic Tuesdays with Litquake & Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

September 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Jessie Square, 736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.

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Sarah Page + Tony Robles

September 12 @ 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 reading!

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Ryan Gattis

September 12 @ 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 Safe.

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Daniel Kane

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Discussing his new book Do You Have a Band? : Poetry and Punk Rock in New York City.

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Victor Serge translator James Brook

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moe’s Books, 2476 Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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This is the East Bay book launch for A Blaze in a Desert: Selected Poems by Victor Serge, translated and edited by James Brook (PM Press).

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Kim Shuck Poet Laureate Celebration

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SF Public Library, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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Join us when Kim Shuck, San Francisco’s seventh poet laureate, is inaugurated.

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Tongo Eisen-Martin

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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The much-awaited second book by a truly revolutionary poet, in the lineage of Gil Scott-Heron, Allen Ginsberg, and Audre Lorde.

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Martha Ronk + Paul Vangelisti

September 14 @ 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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Martha Ronk and Paul Vangelisti read from their poetry

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Sebastian Barry

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Reading from Days Without End, winner of the Costa Book of the Year Award (his second) and just released in paperback.

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MPC Members’ New Books Celebration

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Ave
San Rafael , CA 94901 United States
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Join us as we raise a glass to our amazing members who have new books out!

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Paul Madonna: Close Enough for the Angels

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight St
San Francisco , 94117 United States
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The Bindery is excited to present a special evening with Paul Madonna as he introduces his latest release Close Enough for the Angels, along with a gallery showing of his iconic work.

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THERE 16

September 15 @ 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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