Notable SF: 2/10–2/16

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Monday 2/10: The JCCSF presents an Off the Page reading of All Aunt Hagar’s Children by Edward P. Jones, performed by the Word for Word Performing Arts Company. $15 suggested donation, 7 p.m. at the JCCSF.

Tuesday 2/11: Lone Mountain Readings presents Justin St. Germain, author of the memoir Son of a Gun. Free, 7:45 p.m. at USF lower campus, Xavier Hall, Fromm Hall.

Wednesday 2/12: Celebrate the sixteenth issue of the Eleven Eleven literary journal with readings by Brandon Brown, Mary Burger, Cassandra Dallett, and D. Scot Miller. Free, 7:30 p.m. at the CCA MFA Writing Studio.

Thursday 2/13: Books Inc. in The Castro presents “Valentine’s Day from Cleis Press,” a steamy night combining the best of their erotica, romance, and all things saucy and sexy. The evening will feature readings from Felice Picano, Lewis DeSimone, and Rob Rosen. Free, 7:30 p.m.

Friday 2/14: Lunada de Amor, Lunada’s spring 2014 season opener, will feature Carrie Leilam Love, Monica Marie Fimbrez, Sandra Garcia Rivera, and an open mic. $5, 7:30 p.m. at Galería de la Raza.

Saturday 2/15: Woolsey Heights presents readings by Alan Bernheimer, Jean Day, and Jason Morris. Free, 8 p.m. at 1628 Woolsey St. Apt. C in Berkeley.

Sunday 2/16: Bird & Beckett hosts a reading and discussion of new work by poets, translators and editors Jesse Nathan, Benjamin Paloff, and Alissa Valles. Free, 2 p.m.


Kelly McClorey is currently an MFA candidate at San Francisco State University. She was once struck by lightning, but survived. More from this author →