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July 2017
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Shipwreck’s 50th Show Spectacular

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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Guys, it's our 50th show, and our 4-year anniversary!

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YOU’RE GOING TO DIE: POETRY, PROSE & EVERYTHING GOES

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Lost Church, 65 Capp Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Sign-ups will be the night of & the list fills up quickly, so if you want to perform, you’d better get there early.

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POETRY EVENT: Tender Buttons

July 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Adobe Books, 3130 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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An afternoon of bay area poetry <3 Hosted by Bloodflower.

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$5 - $20

Writers With Drinks

July 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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All proceeds benefit the Center for Sex and Culture.

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POETRY EVENT: Gears Turning

July 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Adobe Books, 3130 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Kim Shuck's monthly poetry reading

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Perfectly Queer: YOU Are the Author!

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dog Eared Books Castro, 489 Castro Street
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Read your work!

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Poetic Tuesdays with Litquake & Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

July 11 @ 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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Devereaux Baker + Stephen Shur

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Beach, SF Public Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Join us every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work!

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Deena Metzger

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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In A Rain of Night Birds, Deena Metzger has written a novel in which two people, who are from each side of this polarity, begin a loving relationship.

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Nicholas Bredie

July 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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Booksmith is excited to host Nicholas Bredie in celebration of his debut novel Not Constantinople.

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Cara Black: Murder in Saint Germain

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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A book sale by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library follows the event.

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Julia Glass

July 12 @ 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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Julia Glass discusses her new novel, A House Among the Trees.

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$20 - $30

Bawdy Storytelling’s ‘Size Queen’

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St
San Francisco , CA 94110 United States
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Storytellers are an eclectic mix of Authors, Porn Stars, Sex Educators, Comics & More, along with Regular Joes just like you who submitted their stories online and were chosen for their panache and sense of (Mis)Adventure.

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Community Voices: Poets Speak DéLana R.A. Dameron

July 13 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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DéLana R.A. Dameron is a writer and arts and culture administrator living in Brooklyn, NY.

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John Briscoe: The Lost Poems of Cangjie

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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John Briscoe's The Lost Poems of Cangjie, published by RiskPress, are translations of recently discovered poems of the Chinese historical figure Cangjie.

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Erin Rodoni + Gillian Wegener

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Inc. in The Marina, 2251 Chestnut St
San Francisco , CA 94123 United States
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Join Books Inc. in The Marina for an evening of lyrical prose with local poets.

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Gabe Hudson

July 13 @ 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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Gabe Hudson discusses his new novel, Gork, The Teenage Dragon.

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Shawn Wen

July 14 @ 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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Shawn Wen discusses her new essay collection, A Twenty Minute Silence Followed By Applause.

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Warehouse Sale Extravaganza at Books Inc. HQ!

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Books Inc. HQ, 1501 Vermont St.
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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All items on a first come, first served basis!

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Laborfest

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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NOT OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS! AGAINST DEPORTATIONS AND RACISM.

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POETS! – featured readers followed by an open mic

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sharon Doubiago + Art Montecon

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Beach, SF Public Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Join us every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work!

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Janelle Brown w/ Vanessa Hua

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Inc. in The Marina, 2251 Chestnut St
San Francisco , CA 94123 United States
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Essayist, journalist, and New York Times-bestselling author Janelle Brown shares her new novel, Watch Me Disappear. Janelle will be in conversation with Vanessa Hua, award-winning journalist and author of Deceit and Other Possibilities.

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Queer Words: In Conversation with Dr. Ajuan Mance

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Folio Books, 3957 24th St
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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It’s International Mandela Day!

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Rachel Khong

July 18 @ 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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Rachel Khong discusses her debut novel, Goodbye, Vitamin.

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