Perfectly Queer East Bay presents a celebration of African American literature. Free, 6 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland).
Holloway Reading Series presents poet Tongo Eisen-Martin and writer Ismail Muhammad. Free, 6:30 p.m., Wheeler Hall (UC Berkeley).
Thursday 3/1: Berkeley Lunch Poems presents Rosa Alcalá. Free, 12:10 p.m., Morrison Library (UC Berkeley).
Brittney Cooper in conversation with Alicia Garza about Cooper’s new book Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).
You’re Going to Die: Poetry, Prose and Everything Goes. $10, 8 p.m., The Lost Church (SF).
Saturday 3/3: Babylon Salon Spring Reading. Free, 6 p.m., The Armory Club (SF).
Dr. Seuss Story Time with the Cat in the Hat. Free, 12 p.m., Towne Center Books (Pleasanton).
Sunday 3/4: Moxie to the Mic: Litquake Edition. Free, 7 p.m., Kaleidoscope Coffee (Point Richmond).
Bazaar Writer’s Salon hosted by Peter Kline. Free, 6 p.m., Bazaar Cafe (SF).
Tomi Adeyemi in conversation with Sabaa Tahir. Free with reservation, 3 p.m., Kepler’s Books (Menlo Park).
Noe Valley Word Week presents “Creating Children’s Poetry.” Free, 12 p.m., Noe Valley Branch of the SF Public Library.
Monday 3/5: Writers on Writing presents Tongo Eisen-Martin. Free, 7 p.m., Humanities Building (SFSU).
Quiet Lightning literary mixtape. Free, 7:30 p.m., Dog Eared Books Castro (SF).
Tuesday 3/6: Bonnie Siegler discusses her new book Signs of the Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America with Roman Mars. Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park (SF).
Launch party for Speculative City’s first issue. Free, 7 p.m., E.M. Wolfman Bookstore (Oakland).
Noe Valley Word Week presents Queer Words with author and KQED host Bud Gundy. Free, 7 p.m., Folio Books (SF).
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