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August 2017

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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Lucky Seventh Anniversary

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94704 United States
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Come celebrate our seventh year of presenting the diverse voices of the East Bay!

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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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Poetry Readings @ Willow Glen Library

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Willow Glen Library, 1157 Minnesota Ave
San Jose , CA 95125 United States
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Feature: Persis Karim + open mic follows.

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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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Anita Barrows + Zach Wyner

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94704 United States
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Poetry and Fiction w/ Anita Barrows and Zach Wyner.

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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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Jessica Mejia + Natalie Enright

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nomadic Press: Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join us for another talent-filled Uptown Fridays featuring readings by Jessica Mejia and Natalie Enright.

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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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A Reading in Support of the Rehabilitation of Venus

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
East Bay Media Center, 1939 Addison St,
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Bay Area writers and artists gather to create some good frickin energy.

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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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Doreen Stock + Kate Peper

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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An afternoon in conversation.

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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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Cassandra Dallett

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Cassandra Dallett lives in Oakland, CA. Cassandra is a two-time Pushcart nominee and Literary Death Match winner.

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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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Flash Fiction Forum

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Works/San José, 365 S Market St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Great readings!

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Rex Renee Leonowicz

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes Rex Renee Leonowicz to the store to perform from when there is no one and there is everyone.

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Perfectly Queer East Bay presents Dispatches From Lesbian America

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nomadic Press: Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Perfectly Queer East Bay presents readings by Joan Annsfire, Xequina Maria Berber, and Giovanna Capone.

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