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…
City Lights and the Cultural Services of the Consul General of France in San Francisco present Cameroonian writer Leonora Miano whose new novel, "Season of the Shadow," presents the early days of the transatlantic slave trade from the perspective of the sub-Saharan population that became its first victims: one day, a group of villagers discovers […]
World-renowned spoken word artist Saul Williams returns to Oakland to kick off the 2018 Matatu Festival of Stories. The event is part film-- "The Third Part of the Third Measure" by The Otolith Group (43 min, 2017), an audiovisual composition featuring the militant minimalism of avant-garde composer, pianist and vocalist Julius Eastman--part performance and part […]
An evening of readings by members of one of SF's longest-running writing groups: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton ("A Kind of Freedom"), Esme Weijun Wang ("The Border of Paradise"), Colin Winnette ("The Job of the Wasp"), Anisse Gross, Caille Millner ("The Golden Road: Notes on My Gentrification"), Rachel Khong ("Goodbye, Vitamin"), Lydia Kiesling ("The Golden State") and […]
The Creative Writing Reading Series at St. Mary's College of California presents Kevin Young, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and poetry editor of The New Yorker. Young is the author of 13 books of poetry and prose, most recently "Brow" and "Blue Laws: Selected & Uncollected Poems 1995-2015," which was […]