Thursday 5/3: Berkeley Lunch Poems presents students reading their work. Free, 12:10 p.m., Morrison Library (UC Berkeley).
ZYZZYVA Spring 2018 Issue Celebration. $15, 6:30 p.m., Mechanics Institute Library (SF).
Reading with Youth Speaks founders James Kaas and Paul S. Flores. Free, 7 p.m., The Poetry Center (SFSU).
Saturday 5/5: Reading with Glori Simmons, Dickson Lam, and Adam Smyer. Free, 7 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland).
Reading for Oakland First Fridays. $10–$15 (NOTAFLOF), 7:30 p.m., Nomadic Press (Oakland).
Sunday 5/6: Kids’ story time and crafts. Free, 11 a.m., Kaleidoscope Coffee (Point Richmond).
Monday 5/7: Kepler’s Books presents physicist Carlo Rovelli in conversation with Kishore Hari. $15, 7:30 p.m., Burlingame Theatre (Burlingame).
Quiet Lightning presents readings from the new issue of sPARKLE and bLINK. Free, 7:30 p.m., StudioToBe (Oakland).
Launch party for Nothing Short Of: Selected Tales from 100 Word Story. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).
Perfectly Queer presents “Contrasts: Poetry & Prose.” Free, 7 p.m., Dog Eared Books (Castro Street, SF).
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