Quiet Lightning presented a show @ The Lost Church on Monday, January 4th 2016, curated by Lapo Guzzini + Joanna Lioce and featuring readings by Michael Palmer, Laura Jew, Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes, Alexandra…
Quiet Lightning presented a show @ Smash Gallery on Monday, December 7th 2015, curated by Heather Bourbeau, Matt Leibel + Evan Karp and featuring readings by Lara Coley, Andrew O. Dugas, Lenore Weiss, Laura E….
Quiet Lightning 76 // sparkle + blink 65 was curated by Lapo Guzzini and Nora Toomey and held at Chez Poulet on May 4th, 2015, featuring readings by Matt Leibel » Suzannah Weiss » Maggie Tokuda-Hall » Jarvis Subia » A.G….
Quiet Lightning produced their 7th installment of Neighborhood Heroes on Thursday, August 7th 2014 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, featuring Peter Bullen, Sarah Griffin, Lauren Traetto, Matthew Zapruder, Yiyun Li, Moneta Goldsmith, Katie…
Poet and Professor of English at Mills College Juliana Spahr celebrates her new book "Du Bois's Telegram: Literary Resistance and State Containment" (Harvard U.) with a discussion at City Lights. The book explores how state interests have shaped U.S. literature; whether writing can be revolutionary; and if art can be autonomous--topics Spahr and David Buuck […]
Acclaimed Toronto-based poet, essayist, novelist and dramatist M. NorbeSe Philip visits San Francisco to read from her work as part of The Poetry Center's newly launched Leslie Scalapino 21st Century Innovative Writers Series. Philip is the author of many works, including the poetry cycle "Zong!" (Wesleyan U, 2011) and "Blank: Essays and Interviews" (Bookthug, 2018). […]
Jackson, Mississippi native Kiese Laymon visits San Francisco to read from his astonishing new book "Heavy: An American Memoir." Presented by The Poetry Center at SFSU, Laymon reads and is in conversation with local favorite Tongo Eisen-Martin, author of the poetry collection "Heaven Is All Goodbyes." The only question is what to be more excited […]
San Francisco's annual 10-day festival Litquake returns for its 19th year, taking over the greater Bay Area with readings, panels and literary parties of and for all kinds. Culminating in the world-famous Lit Crawl--some 100 free events in 4 hours, all in the Mission District, which features a healthy sampling of local reading series--the fest […]