Free, 2 p.m., Bird & Beckett Books and Records (SF). Sunday 7/15: Poetry from Julie Rogers and Gene Berson. ***
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. Tuesday 7/17: Hot Summer Nights with Redwood Writers. Moxie to the Mic with Hedgebrook (silent write-in and open mic). Free, 7 p.m., The Booksmith (SF). Free, 7 p.m., Aqus Cafe (Petaluma). Saturday 7/14: “Parting Practice: Rituals for Endings and Failure” features a reading, workshop, and performance with artist and when you die you will not be scared to die author Lindsay Tunkl. The Ensemble author Aja Gabel and The Immortalists author Chloe Benjamin read and discuss their new books. « Previous post like this
Notable San Francisco: 7/11–7/17
By Chuy Haugen Mendeola
July 11th, 2018
Wednesday 7/11: Yang Huang reads from her short story collection My Old Faithful. Get Lit #38 with featured readings and music by The Open Minds. Free, 5 p.m., Kaleidoscope Coffee (Point Richmond). Free, 6 p.m., Oakland Main Library. Free, 2 p.m., Wolfman Books (Oakland). Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park (SF). Poetry & Place with readings by Baruch Porras-Hernandez and Maw Shein Win followed by an open mic. Pandemonium Press presents Poetry of Witness. Free, 6 p.m., El Cerrito Library. Free, 7 p.m., Bookshop Santa Cruz. ***
Logo art by Max Winter. Free, 7 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland). Nell Painter in conversation with Ishmael Reed about Painter’s new memoir Old in Art School. Saul Austerlitz discusses his new book Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont. Free, 6:30 p.m., Alley Cat Books (SF). Readings and live music for the release of Nomadic Journal: Wonder (Retro!). Free, 7 p.m., Copperfield’s Books (Santa Rosa). Free, 7 p.m., East Bay Booksellers (Oakland). Free, 7 p.m., Nomadic Press (Oakland). You’re Going to Die: Poetry, Prose, & Everything Goes. $10, 7:30 p.m., The Lost Church (SF). Free, 5 p.m., Kepler’s Books (Menlo Park). Free, 7:30 p.m., Pegasus Books (Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley). $10-$25 (NOTAFLOF), 7 p.m., Nomadic Press (Oakland). Readings and live music in celebration of Get Lit!’s fifth anniversary. Voz Sin Tinta bilingual open mic. Free, 6 p.m., Oakland Main Library. Ottessa Moshfegh reads from her novel My Year of Rest and Relaxation. Thursday 7/12: “Tell Your Story, Speak Your Truth” ‘zine making workshop. Monday 7/16: Perfectly Queer presents Pride Poetry Palooza 2018. Free, 7 p.m., The Beat Museum (SF). Friday 7/13: Release party for the new issue of the Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal. More from this author → 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. Story time with Princess and the Pit Stop author Tom Angleberger.