Wednesday 4/11: “Keep Begin Detatch: Multimedia Essays.” Free, 6 p.m., Wolfman Books (Oakland).
Voz Sin Tinta presents an open mic with featured readers. Free, 6:30 p.m., Alley Cat Books (SF).
Get Lit presents featured readers and an open mic. Free, 7 p.m., Aqus Café (Petaluma).
The Center for the Art of Translation presents a celebration of French writer Marcel Schwob with translators Chris Clarke and Kit Schluter. Free, 7 p.m., The Laundry (SF).
Friday 4/13: Angel Dominguez and Kit Schluter read their poetry. Free, 6 p.m., Berkeley Art Museum.
“Half Past Unlucky: A Friday the Thirteenth Reading.” Free, 7 p.m., The Beat Museum (SF).
Caspar Henderson discusses A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Modern Marvels. Free, 7 p.m., The Dance Palace (Point Reyes Station).
Dancing Girl Press presents an evening of poetry. Free, 7 p.m., Laurel Bookstore (Oakland).
Per-Versions poetry series presents Iván Argüelles and Gilberto Rodríguez. Free, 6:30 p.m., Adobe Books (SF).
“I’m Going Down: A Mixed Mexican Reading” featuring Cathy Arellano, Estela de la Cruz, Dino Foxx, and Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano. Free, 6:30 p.m., Adobe Books (SF).
Kendra Taira Field discusses her new book Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War. Free, 7:30 p.m., Pegasus Books (Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley).
Queer Words presents a conversation with Natasha Dennerstein. Free, 7 p.m., Folio Books (SF).
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