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March 2019

After Hours – Brendan Kiely: Consent and #MeToo

March 22 @ 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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After Hours - Brendan Kiely: Consent and #MeToo Friday, March 22nd · 7:00pm Wine reception at 6:30pm for registered guests. Through discussion of personal experiences, research, and his novel Tradition, award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Brendan Kiely examines issues of consent, privilege, and toxic masculinity as well as their long lasting consequences in the wake of #MeToo and Kavanaugh. Adults and high school students only. Registration recommended. Registration opens March 4th. Add to my:iCal/Outlook When:Friday, March 22, 2019 Time:7:00 PM -…

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April 2019

After Hours: Poetry World Series

April 5 @ 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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After Hours: Poetry World Series Friday, April 5th · 7:00pm Wine reception at 6:30pm for registered guests. This unlikely pairing of baseball and poetry showcases the poetry, wit, and smarts of Bay Area poets who are judged on their ability to make their poems fit subjects “pitched” by the audience. Master of Quips and Ceremonies Daniel Handler ensures fun and irreverence. Popcorn, beer. Adults and high school students only. Registration recommended. Registration opens March 19th. Add to my:iCal/Outlook When:Friday, April 5, 2019…

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Why There Are Words Presents: Familiar

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Studio 333, 333 Caledonia Street
Sausalito , CA 94965 United States
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$10

Join Why There Are Words on April 11, 2019, at Studio 333 in Sausalito for a familiarly spectacular night of readings as six acclaimed authors read on the theme of “Familiar.”   Doors open at 7pm; readings begin at 7:15. $10 entry fee at the door. Cash bar. For more details, including the authors’ full bios, see the website, www.whytherearewords.com. For more details about WTAW Press, of which the reading series is a program, visit www.wtawpress.org.   Jasmin Darznik is the author…

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Fire, Rain, Darkness: Three New Books from Sixteen Rivers Press

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, 616 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941
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$10

Fire, Rain, Darkness: Three New Books from Sixteen Rivers Press April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm CAMILLE NORTON, BARBARA SWIFT BAUER & MAYA KHOSLA Book Signing, Meet the poets, Hear their new works. Doors 6:30 p.m., Reading 7:00 p.m. Three new Sixteen Rivers Press poets are pleased to present their works at O’Hanlon Center for the Arts. Their books are A Folio for the Dark by Camille Norton (winner of the 2004 National Poetry Series for Corruption, published by Harper Perennial in 2005), Rain, Like a…

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Erica Jong and Francesca Bell

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Osher Marin JCC, 200 North San Pedro Road
San Rafael, 94903
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Kanbar Auditorium, Osher Marin Jewish Community Center 200 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael This special event is cosponsored by the Marin JCC and Red Hen Press. Fear of Flying, Erica Jong’s first and most famous novel, published in 1973, blew conventional thinking about women, marriage and sexuality out of the water, selling over 37 million copies and translated into over 45 languages including Chinese and Arabic. Her novel articulated what women thought but which, through decades of silent complicity with…

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Poet Laureate Celebration

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Ave
San Rafael , CA 94901 United States
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Rebecca Foust, outgoing poet laureate of Marin County will host this event, welcoming the new poet laureate and honoring previous poets laureate. The evening will feature brief readings by all. Rebecca’s books include Paradise Drive (Press 53 Award), reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement and The San Francisco Chronicle, and the Georgia, Harvard, and Hudson Reviews. The Unexploded Ordnance Bin won the 2018 Swan Scythe chapbook prize and is forthcoming in 2019. Recognitions include the Cavafy and James Hearst Poetry Prizes, the Lascaux and American Literary Review Fiction Prizes, and fellowships from Hedgebrook,…

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