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This week in San Francisco!

Monday 1/21: Happy Martin Luther King Day. 2013 is the 50th anniversary of I Have A Dream.

Tuesday 1/22: Pushcart Prize winner Susan Steinberg reads from her short story collections Hydroplane and The End of Free Love. Free, 7:30 Moe’s.

Wednesday 1/23: Tracy Kidder discusses his two award-winning books, Mountains Beyond Mountains and The Soul of a New Machine, and art of narrative nonfiction. 7pm, JCCSF.

Thursday 1/24: The Rock Paper Scissors Collective hosts a DIY zine making workshop. Sliding Scale. 6pm. The Meridian Gallery hosts 6 Women Poets with Sirama Bajo, Christina Fisher, Carrie HUnter, Ava Koohbor, Aide Rodiguez Zamudio, and Zynnylyn Thibodeaux. Free, 6pm.

Friday 1/25: Nick Flynn is in conversation with Rebecca Solnit on his new release The Reenactments, an account of the author’s surreal experience of watching his memoir adapted to film. $10, 7:00, St. Cyprian’s (2097 Turk at Lyon).

Saturday 1/26: Afghan poet and novelist Bashir Sakhawarz reads from new release Maargir The Snake Charmer. Free, 7pm The Emerald Tablet.

Emmy Komada is a translator and assistant editor at Two Lines Press, part of the Center for the Art of Translation. She likes languages, and reading, and trying to read in various languages. More from this author →