Wednesday 11/15: Perfectly Queer East Bay presents “Queer Femme Poetry,” featuring guest curator Gr Keer and readers Vanessa Rochelle Lewis, Maya Chinchilla, Rona Luo, and Crystal Azul Barr Free, 7 p.m., Nomadic Press (Oakland).
Lyrics & Dirges: A Monthly Reading Series, with readers Lee Herrick, Ingrid Keir, Sherry Wilson, Youssef Alaoui, Nancy Au, and Jon Sindell. Free, 7:30 p.m., Pegasus Books (Berkeley).
Happy Hour with author and chef Chris Cosentino. Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park (SF).
Thursday 11/16: The Center for the Art of Translation presents “Red, Yellow, Green” with Alejandro Saravia and María José Giménez.” Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park (SF).
Black Took Collective read and perform at the Holloway Reading Series. Free, 4 p.m., Wheeler Hall (UC Berkeley).
Book launch for Arjun Rihan’s children’s book, The Wrong Stripes. Free, 2 p.m., Laurel Bookstore (Oakland).
Poets Jared Joseph and Aja Couchois Duncan read their work. Free, 7 p.m., E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore (Oakland).
Sunday 11/19: Howard Zinn Book Fair, Free, 10 a.m., City College of San Francisco Mission Campus.
Monday 11/20: Photographer and activist David Bacon presents his new book, In the Fields of the North/En los campos del norte. Free, 11:30 a.m., University Press Books (Berkeley).
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