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…
Started by SF writer Noah Sanders nearly two years ago, The Racket is a popular monthly reading series in the living-room-like Adobe Books that features a handful of local writers taking on a theme. This month's show, "Childhood," features Ingrid Rojas Contreras ("Fruit of the Drunken Tree") with Baruch Porras-Hernandez, Yalitza Ferreras and others TBA.
Sally Wen Mao, whose debut book of poems "Mad Honey Symposium" earned her a fanbase, inclusion in The Best American Poetry 2013 and Alice James Books' Kinereth Gensler Award, visits SF fresh from an artist residency in Shanghai to read from her second collection, "Oculus," just out from Graywolf Press. Mao won a 2017 Pushcart […]
New York-based Sam Lipsyte visits The Bindery to read from his fourth novel, the social satire "Hark," which follows an unwitting and then reluctant mindfulness guru as he becomes something of a cult leader, inspiring people to focus in a time of great chaos. As hilarious as it is absurd, the book also follows a […]
Author of many novels, including "The Wife," "The Ten-Year Nap," "The Interestings" and her latest, the timely and widely discussed NYT bestseller "The Female Persuasion," Meg Wolitzer is beloved for her ability to write so entertainingly about the complex and profound. She's in town to speak with The New Yorker's Adam Gopnik as part of […]
Seattle-based author Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore returns to San Francisco to read from her third novel, "Sketchtasy," a portrait of '90s gay culture set in Boston. Her 2013 memoir, "The End of San Francisco," won a Lambda Literary Award for Transgender nonfiction, and she's editor of five nonfiction anthologies, including "Why Are Faggots So Afraid of […]