E.R. Ramzipoor:The Ventriloquists

E.R. Ramzipoor:The Ventriloquists

E.R. Ramzipoor is a writer based in California. She also works as a content marketer, writing about cybercrime and online fraud. She studied political science…

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Why There Are Words Presents: Wilderness

Why There Are Words Presents: Wilderness

Journey into the wild with Why There Are Words on August 8, 2019, at Studio 333 in Sausalito for a thrilling night of readings from six accomplished authors on…

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The B Stands for Bi, a Perfectly Queer Reading

The B Stands for Bi, a Perfectly Queer Reading

There are many ways to be Queer, being Bi, for instance. Does being Bi influence an author’s writing–what they write about, who their characters are,…

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Short, Shorter, Shortest Fiction, an Odd Mondays Reading

Short, Shorter, Shortest Fiction, an Odd Mondays Reading

Short stories are back in vogue now. Collections are being published by large, medium, and small publishers alike. Short stories also come in large, medium,…

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Why There Are Words Presents: Origins and Destinations

Why There Are Words Presents: Origins and Destinations

There’s no better place to begin and end your Thursday evening than with Why There Are Words on June 13, 2019, at Studio 333 in…

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Why There Are Words Presents: Strange

Why There Are Words Presents: Strange

Aren’t the strangest experiences often the most relatable—the most memorable? Join Why There Are Words on May 9, 2019, at Studio 333 in Sausalito for…

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The Saint Mary’s College of California MFA in Creative Writing : Graduate Student Reading

The Saint Mary’s College of California MFA in Creative Writing : Graduate Student Reading

Join the SMC MFA program on May 7, 2019, at the SMC campus in Moraga, for a night of electrifying readings from our very own…

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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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