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…
Author of "I Hate the Internet", an international bestseller set mostly in San Francisco and inspired by the tech-fueled gentrification that has so rapidly changed the city, Jarett Kobek reads from his new novel "Only Americans Burn in Hell." Set in 2019, it's a satirical fantasy featuring an immortal fairy queen and a Saudi prince […]
Recipient of a Smithsonian Ingenuity Award for her work with Voice of Witness, the human rights and oral history nonprofit she co-founded to amplify marginalized voices through a book series and national education program, Mimi Lok celebrates the publication of her debut novella and story collection, "Last of Her Name." She'll be in conversation with […]
Now an annual tradition, the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park hosts a 24-hour reading marathon of Herman Melville's classic novel "Moby Dick", considered by many to be one of the great American novels. The marathon is open, so you can join the cast of 100+ readers by signing up for a chapter or two, […]
The beloved author of six novels including "White Teeth", "NW" and "Swing Time", and a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, Zadie Smith appears at City Arts & Lectures to read from her first story collection "Grand Union", which includes 10 new stories. She is celebrated for her superb dialogue and emotionally rich writing, which […]