Notable San Francisco: 3/21–3/27


Wednesday 3/21: The Afternoon Series presents poet Brynn Saito. Free, 2:30 p.m., St. Mary’s College (Moraga).

Robert Haas and David Koehn. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights (SF).

Lyrics & Dirges monthly poetry series. Free, 7:30 p.m., Pegasus Books (Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley).

Open Mic Poetry! Boom! Free, 7 p.m., The Laundry (SF).

Thursday 3/22: Legacy of Poetry Slam 2018 Finals. Free with reservation, 6 p.m., SJSU Student Union (San Jose).

Inside Storytime presents “Symptoms.” Free, 7 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland).

Michael David Lukas reads from The Last Watchman of Old Cairo. Free, 7:30 p.m., Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore (Berkeley).

Towne Center Books presents Liz Kessler. Free, 4 p.m., Dublin Library. 

Friday 3/23: Café Society’s 4th Friday: Storytelling/Reading + Art. Free, 7 p.m., Kaleidoscope Coffee (Point Richmond). 

Saturday 3/24: Book release party for the Nomadic Press Spring 2018 Chapbook Collection. Free, 7 p.m., Nomadic Press (Oakland).

The Poetry Postcard Project second annual reading. Free, 6 p.m., E.M. Wolfman Books (Oakland), 

Sunday 3/25: “Magical Creatures in Mundane Places.” Free, 4 p.m., The Bindery (SF),

Marie Cartier reads from Baby, You Are My Religion: Women, Gay Bars, and Theology Before Stonewall. Free, 3 p.m., Laurel Bookstore (Oakland).

Monday 3/26: Bay Area Generations #55 literary salon of local poets and writers. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).

The Racket reading series presents “Ghosts.” Free, 7 p.m., Adobe Books & Arts Cooperative (SF).

Luis Alberto Urrea reads from The House of Broken Angels. Free, 7 p.m., Bookshop Santa Cruz.

Tuesday 3/27: Release for A Song of Dismantling by Fernando Pérez. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights (SF).

Live music and reading for Who the Hell Is Imre Lodbrog? by Sébastian Régnier and Barbara Browning. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).


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Chuy Haugen Mendeola is a half-rural freelance writer based in Berkeley, California who spends as much time sitting on the bumper of their pickup as they do in the library. More from this author →