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August 2017

Boss Fight Books

August 10 @ 7:00 pm
Green Apple Books, 506 Clement St
San Francisco , CA 94118 United States
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Please join Green Apple Books as we welcome several fantastic authors from Boss Fight Books reading from and discussing their recent titles!

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YOU’RE ALIVE: A Mortal Celebration

August 11 @ 8:00 pm
Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco , CA 94109 United States
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$15 - $40

You're Going to Die Presents curated shows steeped in the context of mortality, showcasing inspiringly enlivening musical acts with movingly entertaining spoken word.

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Poetry: Gillian Hamel’s Occident

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join us for a book release and reading.

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Writers With Drinks

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$5 - $20

All proceeds benefit the Center for Sex and Culture.

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Cary Cordova’s “Heart of the Mission” Reading + Release!

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Book signing to follow.

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Perfectly Queer “It Aint Just Genre!”

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dog Eared Books Castro, 489 Castro Street
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Three writers will read from their new books!

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A Word for Word Staged Reading: Off the Page: Tobias Wolff Featuring “The Night in Question”

August 14 @ 7:00 pm
Z Below, 470 Florida Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$20

Come see the very first steps of our process, and, after the reading, let us know what you think!

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Danzy Senna

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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Heartbreaking and darkly comic, New People is a bold and unfettered page-turner that challenges our every assumption about how we define one another, and ourselves.

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Mahnaz Badihian + Jorge Molina

August 15 @ 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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Tom Perrota: Mrs. Fletcher

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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From one of the most popular and bestselling authors of our time, a penetrating and hilarious new novel about sex, love, and identity on the frontlines of America’s culture wars.

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Jarett Kobek

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight St
San Francisco , 94117 United States
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The Booksmith is pleased to bring Jarett Kobek, author of I Hate the Internet, into the store for his brilliant follow-up novel, The Future Won't Be Long.

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Community Voices: Poets Speak

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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The series culminates today with a reception and an evening of poetry by the participating poets, along with Arisa White and James Cagney.

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InsideStorytime REDIRECTIONS

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Armory Club, 1799 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Readings in the basement room at Armory Club!

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Chiara Barzini

August 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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Chiara Barzini discusses her new novel, Things That Happened Before the Earthquake, with Kate Schatz.

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Danya Kukafka w/ Val Brelinski

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight St
San Francisco , 94117 United States
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Booksmith is proud to host Danya Kukafka as she introduces her debut novel Girl in Snow.

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

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Lost Church, 65 Capp Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$10

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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Witness and Resistance in Body and Story w/ Sharon Coleman

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$5 - $20

Lifting Scars w/ Sharon Coleman.

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Witness and Resistance in the Mind and on the Page w/ Maya Chinchilla

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$5 - $20

From writing prompt to action with Maya Chinchilla.

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Witness and Resistance in Body and Story w/ Tongo Eisen-Martin

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$5 - $20

he Composer's Notebook with Tongo Eisen-Martin.

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Witness and Resistance in the Mind and on the Page w/ Raina J. León

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$5 - $20

ResistBot Poems with Raina J. León.

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Cedar Sigo, Peter Burghardt, Anne McGuire

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Music + poetry!

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POETS! – featured readers followed by an open mic

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Byron Spooner + Judith Ayn Bernhard -featured readers.

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Laura Kyriazis + Zaid Shlah

August 22 @ 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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Timothy McSweeney’s Grand 50th Issue Release Party

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Ave
San Francisco , CA 94122 United States
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It's a party! There will be drinks (by Fort Point Beer Company) and mingling and happy moments to share.

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Brontez Purnell

August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight St
San Francisco , 94117 United States
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Join us at The Bindery as we welcome Brontez Purnell for the release of his novel Since I Laid My Burden Down.

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