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Wednesday, February 20

Matt Gonzalez’s New Poetry Series | The Green Arcade
Wednesday, February 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Green Arcade
Matt Gonzalez's New Poetry Series | The Green Arcade
Join publisher Matt Gonzalez in celebrating the launch of The Page Poets Series with reading from the poets whose verse collections represent volumes I, II, and III. Tamsin Spencer Smith is a poet, painter, and essayist. Her debut collection Word Cave was published by Risk Press ...
Poetry & Puppetry: GennaRose Nethercott’s The Lumberjack’s Dove | SF
Wednesday, February 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Poetry & Puppetry: GennaRose Nethercott's The Lumberjack's Dove | SF
GennaRose Nethercott discusses her new collection, The Lumberjack’s Dove with Miriam Bird Greenberg. Also featuring live shadow puppetry. “Serious art does not need to be weighty or explicitly topical. It can be, as it is here, apparently as light as a feather: The Lumberjack’s Dove is, ...

Thursday, February 21

Meet & Greet Author Jasmine Guillory (The Wedding Date) | Oakland
Thursday, February 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Meet & Greet Author Jasmine Guillory (The Wedding Date) | Oakland
Meet Jasmine Guillory, a writer, lawyer, and Oaklander who has earned enthusiastic praise for her recent novels The Wedding Date and The Proposal. New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay called The Wedding Date “a charming, warm, sexy gem of a novel.” Entertainment Weekly gushed “Guillory writes ...
Q&A w/ Space.com’s & Author of “Out There”: Mike Wall | SF
Thursday, February 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bookshop West Portal
Q&A w/ Space.com’s & Author of "Out There": Mike Wall | SF
Shout out to the cosmically curious. Space.com’s Mike Wall is here for you. In his new book, Wall explores the cutting edge of science. Topics like extraterrestrial life, time travel, and space colonization might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but scientists are actively ...
Novel Reading: Chloe Aridjis’s Sea Monsters | SF
Thursday, February 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books
Novel Reading: Chloe Aridjis's Sea Monsters | SF
Pulsing to the soundtrack of Joy Division, Nick Cave, and Siouxsie and the Banshees, an intoxicating portrait of Mexico in the late 1980s by this brilliant Guggenheim fellow and Prix du Premier Roman Étranger–winning author. One autumn afternoon in Mexico City, seventeen-year-old Luisa does not return ...
Marina Mularz’s Story Collection “Welcome to Freedom Point” | SF
Thursday, February 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Marina Mularz's Story Collection "Welcome to Freedom Point" | SF
Marina Mularz discusses her new story collection, Welcome to Freedom Point. Praise for Welcome to Freedom Point “Fresh, witty, delightfully weird, Welcome to Freedom Point is equally infused with quirky charm, youthful energy, and the palpable sense of age-old loneliness that can sneak up and gut you. ...

Saturday, February 23

Faith No More’s Bill Gould & Special Guests in Conversation | Green Apple Books
Saturday, February 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Faith No More's Bill Gould & Special Guests in Conversation | Green Apple Books
Adrian Harte discusses his new book Small Victories: The True Story of Faith No More with Faith No More member Bill Gould and special guests on February 23, 2019.

Monday, February 25

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, February 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Odd Mondays: Antarctica in Fact & Fiction | Folio Books
Monday, February 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Folio Books
Odd Mondays: Antarctica in Fact & Fiction | Folio Books
People are concerned about climate change in the Arctic–and rightly so, but what about the other end of the egg: Antarctica. Climate change and its effects are also happening there. Three authors with Antarctic experience present stories true and created at Odd Mondays, February 25, 7pm, ...

Wednesday, February 27

Will Kaufman “Woody Guthrie” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books
Wednesday, February 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Will Kaufman "Woody Guthrie" Book Discussion | Green Apple Books
Will Kaufman discusses the life of Woody Guthrie and his new book, Mapping Woody Guthrie on February 27, 2019.

Sunday, March 3

2019 Irish-American Crossroads Festival Kick Off | Koret Auditorium
Sunday, March 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Koret Auditorium
2019 Irish-American Crossroads Festival Kick Off | Koret Auditorium
Join in this exploration of the work that Irish-American writers are doing now in the San Francisco Bay Area. Terence Clarke (in photo) will read from his recent story collection, New York and his new novel, Splendid City. Tiffany Higgins will read from The Apparition ...

Wednesday, March 6

The Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement
The Setup's "A Funny Thing Happened" Storytelling Night | Beer Basement

The First Wednesday of every Month, The Setup presents“A Funny Thing Happened”, a night of world class storytelling. You’ll be joining bestselling authors, Emmy-Award winning writers, TED speakers, stars of The Moth Radio hour, Snap Judgment and accomplished comedic voices in an intimate setting right ...Monthly

Saturday, March 9

SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, March 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
| The Book Donation Center
SF Public Library's $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.

The 2nd Saturday of each month, rain or shine, the San Francisco Public Library opens the doors to their Book Donation Center for a massive $1 sale. Selection changes each month, and random treasures abound. Come by and pick up choice books and media at ...Monthly

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, March 9 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Tuesday, March 12

Perfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF
Tuesday, March 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dog Eared Books (Castro)
Perfectly Queer: LGBTQ Reading Series | SF

Perfectly Queer is a monthly LGBTQ reading series in San Francisco, CA. This event takes place on the 2nd Monday of each month, from 7 to 8 pm, featuring one to three queer authors. Refreshments are served, and books are available for purchase and signing. Authors and books ...Monthly

Thursday, March 14

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, March 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Monday, March 25

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, March 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Wednesday, April 3

The Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement
The Setup's "A Funny Thing Happened" Storytelling Night | Beer Basement

The First Wednesday of every Month, The Setup presents“A Funny Thing Happened”, a night of world class storytelling. You’ll be joining bestselling authors, Emmy-Award winning writers, TED speakers, stars of The Moth Radio hour, Snap Judgment and accomplished comedic voices in an intimate setting right ...Monthly

Thursday, April 11

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, April 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Saturday, April 13

SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
| The Book Donation Center
SF Public Library's $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.

The 2nd Saturday of each month, rain or shine, the San Francisco Public Library opens the doors to their Book Donation Center for a massive $1 sale. Selection changes each month, and random treasures abound. Come by and pick up choice books and media at ...Monthly

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, April 13 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Monday, April 22

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, April 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Thursday, May 9

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, May 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Saturday, May 11

SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
| The Book Donation Center
SF Public Library's $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.

The 2nd Saturday of each month, rain or shine, the San Francisco Public Library opens the doors to their Book Donation Center for a massive $1 sale. Selection changes each month, and random treasures abound. Come by and pick up choice books and media at ...Monthly

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly