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October 2017

Peninsula Literary readings

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery House, 320 California Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94306 United States
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Join us for a reading of poetry and prose!

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A Night in Venice Book Event

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place
Point Richmond, 94801
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Free reading!

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InsideStoryTime Deluge

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Muddy Waters Coffee House, 521 Valencia St.
San Francisco, 94110 United States
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InsideStorytime DELUGE, in phase 1 of the San Francisco Lit Crawl.

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Red Light Lit

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Public Works, 161 Erie Street
San Francisco , CA 94103 United States
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Join Red Light Lit for Leg 1 of LitCrawl!

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The Arts Resistance: Lit Crawl Leg 1

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Clarion Alley, Clarion Alley
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join us!

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Litquake at The Green Arcade: Beyond Boundaries + BentBoyBooks

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Green Arcade, 1680 Market St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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We will host two Litcrawl events with local writers who delve into topics obscure, naughty and San Franciscan.

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Alan Harris

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Alan Harris has been an actor and a stand-up comedian.

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Queer Words: In Conversation w/ Lori Ostlund + Anne Raeff

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Folio Books, 3957 24th St
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Discussing their works and travels!

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Daniel Handler w/ Matthew Zapruder

October 17 @ 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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Daniel Handler discusses his new novel, All the Dirty Parts, w/ Matthew Zapruder.

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Khary Lazarre-White

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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Passage tells the story of Warrior, a young black man navigating the snowy winter streets of Harlem and Brooklyn in 1993.

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Viet Thahn Nguyen: Houston Lecture

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hammer Theater Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio Walk
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Viet Thanh Nguyen is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Sympathizer, a New York Times bestseller. His current short story collection The Refugees has also become a bestseller.

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‘Huncke & Louis’ Film Screening w/ Laki Vazakas

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Tate Swindell will be joining Laki in a discussion of the film, and Huncke’s life and work.

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Jennifer Egan

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Reading from Manhattan Beach, the long-awaited, daring, and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad.

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John Kaag

October 19 @ 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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Paperback release for John Kaag's new book, American Philosophy.

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Marin Poetry Center: Thomas Centolella + Diana Goetsch

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Ave
San Rafael , CA 94901 United States
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Two poetry readings!

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San Jose Poetry Festival

October 21 @ 9:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm
History Park San José, 1650 Senter Road
San Jose , CA 95112 United States
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The Third Annual San José Poetry Festival will celebrate our community's diverse ethnic and cultural heritage with a wide range of topics and literary styles reflected in performances and workshops.

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Bikes to Books 4-year Anniversary

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jack London Street, Jack London Street
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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Bring bikes with gears, snacks, and enthusiasm!

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10th Annual Beat Museum Poetry Festival

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - October 22 @ 6:00 pm
The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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iverse voices will resonate with the all-embracing spirit of the original San Francisco Beat Movement in the aura of memorabilia downstairs in the Beat Museum.

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Crossing Borders: Remembering Francisco X. Alarcón

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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The International Center of the San Francisco Public Library, in collaboration w/ Carayan Press, present Cruzando Fronteras/Crossing Borders poetry series.

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Poetry Festival

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cultural Integration Fellowship 2650 Fulton Street, San Francisco, 2650 Fulton Street
San Francisco, 94118
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Come one and all and bring your friends, partner and neighbors to a gathering in which favorite poems will be shared.

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David St. John + Susan Terris

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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An afternoon in conversation.

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Words-n-Punks

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
land and sea, 5428 San Pablo Ave
Oakland, 94608
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Join us for a night of punk rock stories & art!

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Aaron Shurin

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Green Arcade, 1680 Market St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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Poet Aaron Shurin will read from his new book Flowers & Sky: Two Talks.

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CaConrad + Dara Wier

October 22 @ 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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CaConrad and Dara Wier read from their new poetry collections from Wave Books, While Standing in Line for Death and In the Still of the Night.

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Melinda Clemmons

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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She worked for over twenty years in programs serving children and youth in foster care, and is now a freelance writer and editor in the child welfare field.

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