An Evening with Judith Ayn Bernhard and silvi alcivar

Bird & Beckett Books and Records 653 Chenery St, San Francisco

Judith Ayn Bernhard will read selections from her new book of stories, Marriages (Andover Street Archives Press, 2021), followed by an interview with poet silvi...

Free

Michelle Ruiz Keil / Summer in the City of Roses

online CA

Booksmith is thrilled to host Michelle Ruiz Keil again for her second novel, Summer in the City of Roses. More to be announced soon, but save the date...

Free

On Psychedelic Integration and Existential Exploration

Virtual

With the second renaissance and re-emergence of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, the general public and therapists alike are confronted with new areas of exploration, but with few...

$20.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Kim Shuck

online CA

JOIN US ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 28 AT 3PM PT WHEN ROXANNE DUNBAR-ORTIZ IS JOINED BY KIM SHUCK TO DISCUSS HER LATEST BOOK, NOT A NATION OF IMMIGRANTS: SETTLER...

Free

Pussypedia: Zoe Mendelson and Maria Conejo with Carol Queen

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco

JOIN US ON MONDAY, AUGUST 30 AT 6PM PT WHEN ZOE MENDELSON AND MARIA CONEJO JOIN US TO DISCUSS THEIR BOOK, PUSSYPEDIA: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, ON ZOOM! Zoom...

Free

9th Ave: Shruti Swamy with Meng Jin

Green Apple Books on the Park 1231 9th Ave, San Francisco

Join us on Tuesday, September 7th at 6pm PT when Shruti Swamy joins us to discuss her debut novel, The Archer, with Meng Jin at...

Free

Offsite: Tinder Live! with Lane Moore at Rickshaw Stop

Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St., San Francisco

Join us on Thursday, September 9 at 8pm PT when author and comedian Lane Moore brings her hilarious Tinder Live! show to San Francisco's beloved...

$20 – $30

Virtual: Susan Nguyen, Felicia Zamora, Mai Der Vang

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco

Join us on Monday, September 13th at 6pm PT when Susan Nguyen is joined by Mai Der Vang and Felicia Zamora for a reading celebrating...

Free

On Radical Friendship

Virtual

The divides we experience within us and between us are not only a threat to our physical and emotional health-they are also the weapons and...

$10.

Grant Faulkner and Melanie Abrams

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco

JOIN US ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 AT 6PM PT WHEN GRANT FAULKNER DISCUSSES HIS BOOK ALL THE COMFORT SIN CAN PROVIDE WITH MELANIE ABRAMS AT 9TH AVE! Masks Required...

Free

Colson Whitehead

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco

Friday, September 17, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Colson Whitehead is the author of ten works of fiction and nonfiction, and is a two-time...

$49

Remember Who You Are with Friends of Pedro Gomez

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco

JOIN US ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 AT 6PM PT WHEN WE CELEBRATE THE BOOK REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE: WHAT PEDRO GOMEZ SHOWED US ABOUT BASEBALL AND LIFE IN-PERSON AT...

Free

Katie Crouch and Rachel Levin

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco

JOIN US ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 AT 6PM PT WHEN KATIE CROUCH DISCUSSES HER LATEST NOVEL, THE EMBASSY WIFE, WITH RACHEL LEVIN AT 9TH AVE! Masks Required for...

Free

Mary Roach

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Mary Roach is the author of the books STIFF, SPOOK, BONK, GULP, GRUNT, and PACKING FOR MARS,...

$36

Bikes to Books 8-Year Anniversary Ride

Jack London Street Jack London Street, San Francisco

It’s a party and you’re all invited! Our signature 7.1 mile bicycle tour of literary San Francisco combines San Francisco history, art, literature, cycling, and...

Free

9th Ave: Sandra Lim, Natalie Shapero and Noah Warren

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco

Join us on Tuesday, October 5th at 6pm PT when Sandra Lim, Natalie Shapero, and Noah Warren join us for an evening celebrating their latest...

Free

9th Ave: Lilly Dancyger and Nina Renata Aron

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco

Join us on Friday, October 8th at 6pm PT when Lilly Dancyger reads from and discusses her memoir, Negative Space, with Nina Renata Aron at...

Free

The Five Senses of Community

Little Raven Gallery 1015 Howard St., San Francisco

Join us for a transmedia exploration of what makes & breaks community in the year 2021.  How has a year of involuntary isolation for some...

$10

Offsite: Shrimp ‘N Lobster at the SF Botanical Gardens!

San Francisco Botanical Garden 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco

Join us on Saturday, October 9th at 1pm at the San Francisco Botanical Gardens with author Charlotte Rygh for an afternoon of drawing and fun...

Free

Virtual Event: Victoria Chang and Ari Banias

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco

Join us on Tuesday, October 12th at 6pm PT when Victoria Chang and Ari Banias celebrate the launch of their latest books Dear Memory: Letters on...

Free

Susan Orlean

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS A staff writer for The New Yorker since 1992, Susan Orlean has written with wit and endless curiosity...

$36

Adam Schiff

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco

Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Congressman Adam Schiff represents California’s 28th Congressional District. In his 11th term in the House of...

$49

The Hollywood Muse Masked Ball

Bird & Beckett Books and Records 653 Chenery St, San Francisco

Bird and Beckett Bookstore 653 Cheney San Francisco, Ca 415-586-3733 www.birdbeckett.com Poet, Tony Seymour Violinist, India Cooke Piano, Bill Crossman The Hollywood Muse Masked Ball:...

$20.00

Amy Tan & Michael Krasny

The Commons, KQED Headquarters 2601 Mariposa Street, San Francisco

Author Amy Tan joins KQED veteran and literature professor Michael Krasny for a conversation on how personal and cultural histories fuse with imagination in her...

$10