Wednesday 1/17: Lyrics & Dirges poetry series. Free, 7:30 p.m., Pegasus Books (Berkeley).
Smack Dab Queer Open Mic. Free, 7 p.m., Dog Eared Books Castro (SF).
Open Mic Poetry Boom hosted by Helen Hyojoo Kang. Free, 7 p.m., The Laundry (SF).
Thursdsay 1/18: Marin Poetry Center presents Martha Ronk and Brian Turner. Free, 7:30 p.m., Fallkirk Cultural Center (San Rafael).
Saturday 1/20: Book release party for The Bigness of Things: New Narrative and Visual Culture. Free, 7 p.m., E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore (Oakland).
Sunday 1/21: Meet A Typer: an afternoon of hands-on fun with vintage typewriters. Free, 3 p.m., The Bindery (SF).
Monday 1/22: Bay Area Generations #53 is a literary salon featuring writers, storytellers, poets, and music. $10, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).
Hillside Homestead presents “Decolonize Our Listening.” Free, 6:30 p.m., University Press Books (Berkeley).
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