Wednesday 10/11: Contra Costa County Library presents a Nature Journaling Workshop with John Muir Laws. Free with registration, 11 a.m., Lafayette Library.
Flash Fiction Forum. Free, 7 p.m., Works Gallery (San Jose).
Beyond Borders Storytelling presents the Between Worlds Story Jam. $12, 7:30 p.m., PianoFight.
Thursday 10/12: Voz Sin Tinta presents Tongo Eisen-Martin, Javier Zamora, and René Vaz. Free, 6 p.m., Alley Cat Books.
Friday 10/13: Litquake presents “The European Refugee Crisis: Havarie and the Art of Slow Cinema.” $15, 6 p.m., Alamo Drafthouse.
Laurel Bookstore presents “Lit by the Lake in the Library.” $5 suggested donation, 6:30 p.m., Oakland Public Library.
Peninsula Literary presents an evening of poetry and prose. Free, 7 p.m., Gallery House (Palo Alto).
Saturday 10/14: The Rumpus and Lit Crawl presents An Evening with The Rumpus! Featuring readings from Randa Jarrar, Jen Palmares Meadows, Alexandra Naughton, Christine No, and Shanthi Sekaran, with comedy by Nato Green! The event will be emceed by Rumpus Features Editor Christine Hyung-Oak Lee. Free, 6:30 p.m., The Laundry Gallery and Cafe.
Cathy Arellano reads from her new collection of poetry I Love My Women, Sometimes They Love Me. Free, 3 p.m., Galeria de la Raza.
Jessica Bruder presents her new book Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century. Free, 5 p.m., City Lights.
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