Notable San Francsco 5/19-5/25

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Monday 5/20: Cuban poet Nancy Morejón screens two films of her life and work. Free, 7pm, Emerald Tablet.

Tuesday 5/21: Litquake presents Zimbabwean novelist NoViolet Bulawayo discussing her debut, We Need New Names. $5, 7pm, Lone Palm.

Wednesday 5/22: Two Lines Press and Intersection for the Arts bring staged readings from the press’s first two books, Hi, This is Conchita and All My Friends. 7pm, $10.

Thursday 5/23: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg opens with “a pop-up poetry salon, drop-in zine making, a typewriter petting zoo.” $5, 5pm, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Friday 5/24: Pulitzer Prize winner Adam Johnson is in discussion with Anthony Marra. Free, 7:30, Booksmith.

Saturday 5/25: Poets and translators both, Arturo Mantecón and Andrea D. Lingenfelter will be in discussion on their careers and latest projects. Free, 7pm, Dog Eared Books.


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 →