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June 2017

Poetry Real Life

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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A night of reading!

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Booksmith Resists: A Radical Hope Party

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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Carolina will be joined by Jeff Chang, Aya De León, Cristina García, Kate Schatz, and Jane Smiley to discuss how on earth we'll keep resisting amid the daily chaos.

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Peter N. Caroll + David Watts

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Folio Books, 3957 24th St
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Free reading!

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Eastridge Open Mic: Robert Tinoco Duran

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barnes & Noble at Eastridge Mall, 2200 Eastridge Loop, Suite #1420
San José, CA 95122 United States
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Eastridge Open Mic w/ host Lorenz Dumuk.

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One Year Anniversary Bash

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dog Eared Books Castro, 489 Castro Street
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Come celebrate the one-year anniversary of Dog Eared Books keeping books in the Castro!! We are beyond excited to have Cleve Jones, Charlie Jane Anders, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, and Jeff Chang as our featured readers. Pick up copies of their books before the big night! Faluda Islam will be our MC, and their artwork will be on display in the store throughout June. The reading schedule for the night: 7pm - introduction by artist/performer Faluda Islam [Zulfikar Ali…

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Get Lit #25

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ale Industries, 3096 E 10th Street
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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An amazing gathering of writers will read never-before-read material (rough drafts/debuts) within a three-minute time limit.

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The WordParty Poetry & Jazz Night

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
PianoFight, 144 Taylor St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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Featured Poet: Val Ibarra!

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Brontez Purnell Book Launch

June 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94704 United States
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Join Brontez Purnell at Pegasus Books Downtown for the launch of his debut novel, Since I Laid My Burden Down.

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Laurie King

June 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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The bestselling author of the Mary Russell mysteries, Laurie King, celebrates the release of an altogether new novel, an ominous and stunningly intricate story set in an inner-city middle school.

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Achy Obejas

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Reading from her new short story collection The Tower of the Antilles.

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Paul Cohen

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Inc. in The Marina, 2251 Chestnut St
San Francisco , CA 94123 United States
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Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate Paul Cohen joins us in the Marina for a reading and discussion of his lyrical debut novel, The Glamshack.

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Janet Hamill + Camille O’Grady

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Mister WA is kickstarting a new series of cultural explorations with pioneer artists Janet Hamill and Camille O’Grady, presenting a rare blend of poetry, spoken word, music, and performance.

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June Lyrics & Dirges

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94704 United States
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Free refreshments and a bookstore cat!!! Bring a date!

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Grant Jarrett

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Inc. in The Marina, 2251 Chestnut St
San Francisco , CA 94123 United States
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Writer, ghostwriter, editor, musician, and occasional songwriter Grant Jarrett shares his spectacular new novel, The Half-Life of Remorse.

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Books & Brews Series Kick-off!

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing, 402 Ingalls Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Join us for our Books & Brews SUMMER SERIES KICKOFF for 2017 at Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing!

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Prison University Project – Open Line

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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OpenLine features essays, poetry, and artwork from Prison University Project students, amplifying their voices and humanizing the image of incarcerated people in the public imagination.

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Poetry Flash Presents Cal Freeman + Janet Hamill

June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Moe’s Books, 2476 Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Discussing new books!

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Courtney Morgan

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Adobe Books, 3130 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Morgan takes a radical approach to the linked-story collection in her first book.

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The Black Aesthetic Season 1 Book Launch!

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore, 410 13th Street
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Come join us for a evening of music videos and readings from the publication, bring your friends!

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Anywhere Zines Closing Reception

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy St
San Francisco , CA United States
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This free community Saturday afternoon event features Tenderloin performances and refreshments.

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R-Dub Death

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Readings + music!

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Saturday Night Special, A “Family” Open Mic

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Nick’s Lounge, 3218 Adeline St.
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Our June features are: Rebecca Gaydos and Tomas Moniz.

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Kay Gabriel, Chris Nealon, + Jordan Reynolds

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Verse from Kay Gabriel, Chris Nealon, and Jordan Reynolds. Hosted by KK.

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Thomas Centolella

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Thomas Centolella is the author of four books of poetry.

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June 2017 Poetry at Florey’s

June 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Florey’s Book Co., 2120 Palmetto Ave.
Pacifica, CA 94044 United States
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Readings + an open mic!

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