This week in San Francisco!
Monday 5/21: Lit Slam hosts Karrie Waarala, a “”a multifaceted, sword-swallowingly sharp writer not to be missed.” $5, 8pm Viracocha.
Tuesday 5/22: Two time Man Booker Prize winner Peter Carey reads from his recently released The Chemistry of Tears. Hosted by City Lights and Litquake. Free, 7pm, Cafe Tosca.
Thursday 5/24: Poet and SFSU professor Jennifer Arin reads from Ways We Hold. Free, 8pm, Farleys.
Friday 5/25: Miranda Mellis and Anna Joy Springer are on for a doubleheader at Green Apple. Mellis reads from her latest None of this is Real, and Springer from her memoir The Vicious Red Relic, Love, described as “a coming-of-age in the mid 90s Bay Area queer and punk scene, tackling issues of sex work, HIV and identity in a hybrid method of storytelling.” Free, 7:30 Green Apple.
Saturday 5/26: Gay Shame hosts the Queer Vegan Anti-Social at Modern Times Books. All orientations welcome. Free, 6pm.