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July 2017

POETS! – featured readers to be announced followed by an open mic

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Quiet Lightning

July 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Adobe Books, 3130 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Free literary mixtape! Free books featuring all selected writing + art by Maricruz Mendoza for the first 100 people!

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Mackenzi Lee w/ Anna-Marie McLemore

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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Join us to celebrate McKenzi Lee's hilarious and swashbuckling 18th-century romantic adventure, The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue.

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Pandemonium Press Reading

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Featured readers: Dennis J. Bernstein, Sharon Coleman, James Cagney, and Sara McAulay. On guitar: Barry Ebner. Curated by Leila Rae. An open mic follows the featured readers.

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Community Voices: Poets Speak Charif Shanahan

July 6 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Charif Shanahan is the author of Into Each Room We Enter without Knowing (SIU Press, 2017), winner of the 2015 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award.

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Meredith May

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Meredith May spent sixteen years as a feature writer at The San Francisco Chronicle.

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$10

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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$10

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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Wayne + Rick’s Big Oakland Publication Party

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Laurel Book Store, 1423 Broadway
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Wayne Goodman and Rick May celebrate the publication of their new books.

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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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Don Bogen + Joseph Di Prisco

July 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland hosts another installment of Poetry Flash.

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Susan Cohen + Mary Pacifico Curtis

July 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Expressions Gallery, 2035 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Poetry reading + Open mic!

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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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Nadine Lockhart

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Nadine Lockhart received her MA and MFA from Arizona State University.

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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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Sylvia Brownrigg w/ Peggy Orenstein

July 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Discussing Brownrigg's new novel, Pages for Her.

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Poetry Santa Cruz

July 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060 United States
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Ellen Grace O’Brian, Kevin Opstedal, Ziggy Rendler-Bregman, + Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts.

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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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$19.98

Jonathan Safran Foer

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz High School, 415 Walnut Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Ticket packages are $19.98 and include two tickets to the event and one copy of Here I Am in paperback.

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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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