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October 2017

Three Distinguished Poets

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Al Young, Floyd Salas, + Andrena Zawinski.

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Your Golden Sun Still Shines Publication Party

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$5

A Manic D Press publication party!

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Cathy Arellano Book Release

October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Galería de la Raza, 2857 24th Street
San Francisco , CA 94110 United States
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$5

Join us in celebrating the release of poet Cathy Arellano’s second book I Love My Women, Sometimes They Love Me.

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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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Dennis Cooper + Eileen Myles

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
McRoskey Mattress Company, Inc, 1687 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$10

Versatile and renowned writers Dennis Cooper and Eileen Myles read from their work.

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New Narrative Now: Eileen Myles + Dennis Cooper

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Green Arcade, 1680 Market St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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$10

New Narrative Now: Reading With Renowned Writers Eileen Myles and Dennis Cooper.

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POETS! – featured readers followed by an open mic

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Jennifer Egan

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nourse Theatre, 275 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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$29

In conversation w/ Alexis Madrigal.

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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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‘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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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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Bawdy Storytelling: Sexual Napalm

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St
San Francisco , CA 94110 United States
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$20

October brings Bawdy back to the Verdi Club with tales of unforgettable sexual chemistry. Got your own story to tell on our stage? Send a voice memo to dixie@bawdystorytelling.com. Check back for more info on this month's San Francisco lineup!

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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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This is not a reality party – presented by Poets Reading the News

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Towers, 1750 Taylor St
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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$15

A party worthy of San Francisco's vibrantly absurd art & literary scene!

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Writers With Drinks: Strange Romance

October 21 @ 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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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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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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