Notable San Francisco: 5/9–5/15

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Notable San Francisco: 5/9–5/15

By Chuy Haugen Mendeola
May 9th, 2018

Wednesday 5/9: Melissa Broder reads from her debut novel The Pisces. Free, 7 p.m., Mill Valley Public Library. Environmental lawyer James Thornton discusses his book Client Earth. Free, 7 p.m., Point Reyes Books (Point Reyes Station). Saturday 5/12: Poets Brenda Hillman and giovanni singleton. Chuy Haugen Mendeola is a half-rural freelance writer based in Berkeley, California who spends as much time sitting on the bumper of their pickup as they do in the library. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF). Free, 6:30 p.m., Alley Cat Books (SF). Fifth annual Ecopoetry Festival. More from this author → 21+, $5-$10 (NOTAFLOF), 7:30 p.m., Make-Out Room (SF). Free with reservation, 5 p.m., John Muir National Historic Site (Martinez). Writers With Drinks presents Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich and Irene Tu. Wolfman Books (Oakland). Release party for the 48th   annual issue of the Berkeley Poetry Review. “Marx Matters: Karl Marx at 200.” Free, 7 p.m., City Lights (SF). ***
Logo art by   Max Winter. Free, 4 p.m., Point Reyes Books (Point Reyes Station). Free, 6 p.m., E.M. Friday 5/11: Seventh annual Poetry World Series. ***
If you have a Bay Area event listing you’d like us to consider for Notable SF, please contact   [email protected]   as far in advance as possible, and include the date of the event in the subject line. Free, 7 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland). Tuesday 5/15: Perfectly Queer presents “Murderous Fiction: 3 Novels About Death.” Free, 7 p.m., Dog Eared Books (Castro Street, SF). Thursday 5/10: Voz Sin Tinta presents featured readers and an open mic.