Aging: Representations on Screen and in Print, a Conversation

Aging: Representations on Screen and in Print, a Conversation

How is aging represented though different media – on film and by the written word? Sheila Malkind will talk about film, specifically the Legacy Film…

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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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Women at the Edges: Books About Women Breaking Creative Boundaries

Women at the Edges: Books About Women Breaking Creative Boundaries

Kristin Kaye, Bridget Quinn, and Beth Winegarner write about women breaking creative boundaries in music, art, drama, and competitive bodybuilding in their nonfiction books IRON…

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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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National Poetry Month Open Mic at Odd Mondays

National Poetry Month Open Mic at Odd Mondays

All poetry is local, specific to one place and one person, writing into the universal void, but join with us to celebrate National Poetry Month…

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Dirty Old Women Read Erotica

Dirty Old Women Read Erotica

Donna George Storey’s goal is to change the world one sexy story at a time. She is the author of Amorous Woman, an erotic novel based on her own experiences…

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New Poetry & 100 Years of Ferlinghetti at Odd Mondays

New Poetry & 100 Years of Ferlinghetti at Odd Mondays

Shauna Hannibal, Fernando Martí, and Zack Rogow, three poets with new collections, read from their work and from the work of Lawrence Ferlinghetti at “New…

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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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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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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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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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Odd Mondays reading: Lily Iona MacKenzie & Laurie Ann Doyle

Odd Mondays reading: Lily Iona MacKenzie & Laurie Ann Doyle

Novelist Lily Iona MacKenzie and short story author Laurie Doyle read from and discuss their writing at Odd Mondays January 7, 7pm at Folio Books…

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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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Writers & Poets Literary Salon+Reading: Bay Area Generations #63

Writers & Poets Literary Salon+Reading: Bay Area Generations #63

Bay Area Generations presents a literary salon and reading featuring live curated works of San Francisco Bay Area poets, writers and storytellers, with musical guest….

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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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Odd Mondays "Talking About Theatre with Lily Janiak & Joel Mullennix"

Odd Mondays “Talking About Theatre with Lily Janiak & Joel Mullennix”

Theatre lovers everywhere! Come by Folio Books, 3957 24th St., Monday, November 5 at 7pm for a special treat. Maxine Einhorn will be speaking with…

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Odd Mondays "Central America: Why the Surge in Asylum Seekers?"

Odd Mondays “Central America: Why the Surge in Asylum Seekers?”

We have all seen the horrific recent images of children separated from parents at the U.S.-Mexico border and heard stories of people from Central American…

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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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Celebrating Judith Levy-Sender, Ramon Sender, & 17 Years of Odd Mondays

Celebrating Judith Levy-Sender, Ramon Sender, & 17 Years of Odd Mondays

For 17 years, Judith Levy-Sender and Ramon Sender organized Odd Mondays readings as community and literary events. Come celebrate their work Monday, August 27, from 7pm…

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