San Francisco Shakespeare Festival "Did Shakespeare Really Write That?"

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival “Did Shakespeare Really Write That?”

It is estimated that William Shakespeare used 31,000 different words in his writing and that some had hidden meanings. He also invented over 30 new…

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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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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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Small Publishers Night book exhibition & readings

Small Publishers Night book exhibition & readings

The consolidation of publishing house after publishing house into five mega book businesses foretold a future where reading choices for the many would be controlled…

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Tangled Paths: True Stories from Latin America

Tangled Paths: True Stories from Latin America

Join us for an evening with local nonfiction authors Mary Jo McConahay and Chris Feliciano Arnold, spanning World War II to the modern Amazon basin,…

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Classical Mediterranean Poetry: Greek, Roman, Hebrew, & Egyptian

Classical Mediterranean Poetry: Greek, Roman, Hebrew, & Egyptian

Local poets and authors read from Classic Mediterranean poetry on Sunday, March 10, 4pm to 5pm at Olive This Olive That, 304 Vicksburg St., just…

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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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Word Week Celebrates International Women's Day

Word Week Celebrates International Women’s Day

Word Week celebrates International Women’s Day, Friday, May 8 with “Thelma & Louise: Back Behind the Wheel.” Remember this iconic road movie directed by Ridley…

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