Why There Are Words Presents: Familiar

Why There Are Words Presents: Familiar

Join Why There Are Words on April 11, 2019, at Studio 333 in Sausalito for a familiarly spectacular night of readings as six acclaimed authors…

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Word for Word Reads "The Widow Dreams"

Word for Word Reads “The Widow Dreams”

Members of the Charter Group of Word for Word, a program of Z Space will present a reading of “The Widow Dreams,” a narrative of…

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Why There Are Words Presents: Witness

Why There Are Words Presents: Witness

Join Why There Are Words on March 14, 2019, at Studio 333 in Sausalito and bear witness to a spectacular evening of readings, as six…

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Cara Black Takes Us to Paris! reading & talk

Cara Black Takes Us to Paris! reading & talk

Each year, Noe Valley author Cara Black takes a few lucky readers on a real tour of the Paris she writes about in her bestselling…

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Ridin', Ropin', & Writin' Western Novels: Readings & Discussion

Ridin’, Ropin’, & Writin’ Western Novels: Readings & Discussion

The long history of writing novels about the West ranges from Zane Grey to Louis L’Amour to Bill Vlach, David Watts, and Bill Yenne–the three…

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Noe Valley Authors Festival

Noe Valley Authors Festival

The 5th Noe Valley Authors Festival will feature local authors like best-selling novelist Cara Black, award-winning historian and war correspondent Mary Jo McConahay, children’s book…

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Why There Are Words Presents: Somewhere Else

Why There Are Words Presents: Somewhere Else

Ever feel like being somewhere else? There’s no better place to be than with Why There Are Words on February 14, 2019, at Studio 333…

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Lesbian Love Stories at Perfectly Queer SF

Lesbian Love Stories at Perfectly Queer SF

MB Austin, Giovanna Capone, Kathy Knowles, and Cass Sellars read love stories from their work at Perfectly Queer San Francisco, Tuesday, February 12, 7pm-8:30pm at…

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Books, Bitters, & Chocolate! A Valentine's Party at Odd Mondays

Books, Bitters, & Chocolate! A Valentine’s Party at Odd Mondays

Red wine, chocolate, & words of love! Join Odd Mondays for its Valentine’s party Books, Bitters, & Chocolate!, Monday, February 11, from 7pm to 8pm…

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Why There Are Words Presents a Special Celebration: WTAW 9th Anniversary!

Why There Are Words Presents a Special Celebration: WTAW 9th Anniversary!

Join Why There Are Words on January 10, 2019, at Studio 333 in Sausalito for a special celebration: Our 9th anniversary! A spectacular line up…

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Why There Are Words Presents: Ultimate

Why There Are Words Presents: Ultimate

Join Why There Are Words on December 13, 2018, at Studio 333 in Sausalito when eight acclaimed authors read from their works to help us…

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Why There Are Words Presents: Authors from Nothing Short of 100, with Special Guest R.O. Kwon

Why There Are Words Presents: Authors from Nothing Short of 100, with Special Guest R.O. Kwon

Join Why There Are Words on November 8, 2018, at Studio 333 in Sausalito when authors from the anthology Nothing Short of 100 will read, along with very special…

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Why There Are Words Presents a Special Celebration: WTAW Press Book Launch with Very Special Guests

Why There Are Words Presents a Special Celebration: WTAW Press Book Launch with Very Special Guests

Join Why There Are Words on October 11, 2018, at Studio 333 in Sausalito for a special celebration when our WTAW Press authors Sarah Stone and Angela Mitchell will read…

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Odd Mondays reading "Exotic Locales: China, Australia & the American Midwest"

Odd Mondays reading “Exotic Locales: China, Australia & the American Midwest”

Setting is a device used in writing fiction. A particular setting can be exotic to one reader and prosaic to another. Odd Mondays has asked…

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Why There Are Words Sausalito Presents: A Collaboration with Black Lawrence Press

Why There Are Words Sausalito Presents: A Collaboration with Black Lawrence Press

Join Why There Are Words in Sausalito September 13, 2018, at Studio 333 when the following five authors from Black Lawrence Press will read, along with special…

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Perfectly Queer East Bay Reading "Summer Reading List"

Perfectly Queer East Bay Reading “Summer Reading List”

Whether it’s a staycation at Lake Merritt or a trip to the Mediterranean, you’ll need a good book–or four. Come hear visiting author Nick White and…

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Perfectly Queer Plus Reading "Nick White & Friends"

Perfectly Queer Plus Reading “Nick White & Friends”

Mississippi-born author Nick White is visiting San Francisco on his book tour. He’ll be reading with friends Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Dave Madden, and Hilary Zaid…

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Novelist Moriel Rothman-Zecher

Novelist Moriel Rothman-Zecher

Moe’s welcomes Moriel Rothman-Zecher, author of Sadness is a White Bird. “Ultimately, “Sadness is a White Bird” is a nuanced examination of what it is…

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SHAZAM, Linda and Carolyn at Works in Progress Women's Open Mic

SHAZAM, Linda and Carolyn at Works in Progress Women’s Open Mic

a WOMEN-ONLY event� Featuring poets and birthday girls Linda Zeiser and Carolyn Stull-Zeiser as well as singer-songwriter SHAZAM Hosted by Linda Zeiser $7 – $10…

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Perfectly Queer Plus East Bay Book Reading "Queer Fiction Authors"

Perfectly Queer Plus East Bay Book Reading “Queer Fiction Authors”

Visiting author James Han Mattson (The Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves) reads with local authors Wayne Goodman, Lori Ostlund, and Barbara Ridley at a Perfectly…

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Perfectly Queer Plus Book Reading "Murderous Fiction: 3 Novels About Death"

Perfectly Queer Plus Book Reading “Murderous Fiction: 3 Novels About Death”

Visiting author James Han Mattson joins local authors Andrew Demcak and Tim Floreen at a Perfectly Queer Plus San Francisco book reading, “Murderous Fiction: 3…

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Literary Cafe Presents: SEAN PENN

Literary Cafe Presents: SEAN PENN

Actor, filmmaker, and political activist Sean Penn, discusses his most recent endeavor and first novel. Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff is a scorching, darkly…

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Book Launch: Sin Against the Race, a novel

Book Launch: Sin Against the Race, a novel

Come celebrate the publication of Sin Against the Race, a new novel by Oakland-based writer Gar McVey-Russell. Sin Against the Race follows the coming out journey…

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