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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Why There Are Words Sausalito Presents: Back from Vacation

Why There Are Words Sausalito Presents: Back from Vacation

Join Why There Are Words on August 9, 2018, at Studio 333 in Sausalito when the following seven acclaimed authors read from their works to welcome us “Back from Vacation!” Doors…

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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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Writers & Poets Reading and Salon | Bay Area Generations #57

Writers & Poets Reading and Salon | Bay Area Generations #57

Bay Area Generations Show #57 A literary salon featuring curated works of San Francisco Bay Area poets, writers and storytellers, with musical guest. GUEST CURATOR:…

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Perfectly Queer East Bay Reading "Contrasts: Poetry & Prose"

Perfectly Queer East Bay Reading “Contrasts: Poetry & Prose”

Poetry and prose: apples and oranges? Decide for yourself at Perfectly Queer East Bay “Contrasts: Poetry & Prose” Wednesday, May 23, 7pm at Laurel Bookstore…

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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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