Notable San Francisco: 6/6–6/12
Wednesday 6/6: Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thi Bui, and Meron Hadero discuss their anthology The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights Books (SF).
Pandemonium Press presents “Mostly Flash with a Dash of Haiku.” Free, 7 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland).
Mariko Tamaki in conversation with Gene Luen Yang, discussing Tamaki’s book Supergirl: Being Super and writing graphic novels for young readers. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).
Thursday 6/7: Poetry from Dan Hoy and Abraham Smith with live music by Andrew Cervantes. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights Books (SF).
“Tapestries of Shadow and Light: Three Writers and the Legacy of the Holocaust.” Free, 6:30 p.m., Oakland Public Library.
Inside Storytime presents “Resoundings,” readings with live music. 21+, Free, 7 p.m., Edinburgh Castle Pub (SF).
Kai Carlson-Wee and William Brewer read from their new poetry collections. Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park (SF).
“You’re Going To Die: Poetry, Prose & Everything Goes.” $10, 7:30 p.m., Lost Church (SF).
Poet and naturalist Obi Kaufmann reads from his book The California Field Atlas. Free, 7 p.m., Towne Center Books (Pleasanton).
Friday 6/8: Poe Ballantine discuses her new novel Whirlaway. Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park (SF).
Readings from the anthology Endangered Species, Enduring Values. Free, 7 p.m., Laurel Bookstore (Oakland).
Saturday 6/9: Reading with Anna Morrison, Terry Taplin, Hazel White, and Valerie Witte. Free, 4 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland).
Bruce H. Feingold reads his poetry. Free, 2 p.m., Berkeley Public Library Claremont Branch.
Caroline Arden reads from her debut YA novel The High Climber of Dark Water Bay. Free, 4 p.m., Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore (Berkeley).
Poetry Flash presents a reading and open mic. Free, 7 p.m., Frank Bette Center for the Arts (Alameda).
West Marin Review reception for Volume 8. Free, 5 p.m., Point Reyes Books (Point Reyes Station).
Lise Pearlman reads from her new book Call Me Phaedra: The Life and Times of Movement Lawyer Fay Stender. Free, 5 p.m., Laurel Bookstore (Oakland).
Sunday 6/10: SF in SF presents Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Meg Elison, and Ellen Klages. $10 (NOTAFLOF), 6:30 p.m., American Bookbinders Museum (SF).
Story Time with Tom Booth. Free, 11 a.m., Kepler’s Books (Menlo Park).
Monday 6/11: Anthropologist and economist David Graeber discusses his new book Bullshit Jobs: A Theory. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights Books (SF).
The Racket #20: “Cities.” Free, 7 p.m., Adobe Books (SF).
City Arts and Lectures presents Surpassing Certainty author Janet Mock in conversation with Mia Birdsong. $29, 7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater (SF).
Tuesday 6/12: Perfectly Queer presents Pride Zine Fest. Free, 7 p.m., Dog Eared Books (Castro Street, SF).
Litquake and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival present “Poetic Tuesday.” Free, 12:30 p.m., Yerba Buena Gardens (SF).
Alexandra Mattraw, Tiff Dressen, and Norman Fischer read new poetry. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights Books (SF).
Laurie R. King reads from her new novel Island of the Mad. Free, 7 p.m., Bookshop Santa Cruz.
New poetry with Jennifer S. Cheng and Vi Khi Nao. Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park (SF).
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