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…
This panel on the idea of "re-assembling hope," which closes out the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA series and the Bay Area Book Festival, features Rebecca Solnit ("The Mother of All Questions") in conversation with Dacher Keltner, Dan Kammen and Shannon Jackson about our fraught political landscape and how literature and art help us […]
SF-based poet Kai Carlson-Wee celebrates the launch of his first full collection "Rail" (BOA), which hops trains across the stark landscapes of the American West and finds meaning in the remnants of a ruined Romantic ideal. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, Carlson-Wee received jury awards at the Napa Valley and Arizona International Film Festivals for […]
Bay Area-based Yang Huang reads from her story collection "My Old Faithful," which won the 2017 Juniper Prize. Edie Meidav, judge for the prize, said: "Imagine Ferrante telling a family's story from prismatic perspectives and you come close to Huang's triumph." The book follows what Huang calls the "grass people" of China: middle-class citizens with […]