Notable San Francisco: 6/27–7/3


Wednesday 6/27: Lunada Literary Lounge bilingual open mic. $5, 7:30 p.m., Galeria de la Raza (SF). 

“Keep Begin Detatch”: Multimedia essays inspired by Pauline Oliveros. Free, 6:30 p.m., E.M. Wolfman Books (Oakland).

Readings on American identity, justice, and dissent from the contributors to the anthology Who Will Speak for America?. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights Books (SF).

Perfectly Queer East Bay presents the Pride Zine Fest. Free, 7 p.m., Laurel Bookstore (Oakland).

Sick: A Memoir author Porochista Khakpour in conversation with Esmé Weijun Wang. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).

Poetry readings from Julian Talamantez Brolaski and Ronaldo V. Wilson. Free, 7 p.m., Moe’s Books (Berkeley).

Thusday 6/28: Nature in the City Map discussion. Free, 7 p.m., SFMOMA Public Knowledge Library (SF).

Poem Jam with SF Poet Laureate Kim Shuck. Free, 6 p.m., Koret Auditorium (San Francisco Public Library).

A Night of Jazz Poetry. $10, 7 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland).

Saturday 6/30: Bay Area Poetry Marathon. Free, 7 p.m., Alley Cat Books (SF).

Book release for Cassandra Dallett’s poetry collection Collapse with live music and other featured readers. Free, 7 p.m., Nomadic Press (Oakland).

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

Sunday 7/1: Kids’ story time and crafts. Free, 10 a.m., Kaleidoscope Coffee (Point Richmond).

Monday 7/2: Quiet Lightning Live Literary Mixtape. $5-$20, 7:30 p.m., Readers Bookstore (Fort Mason, SF).

Tuesday 7/3: Readings from Rodney Koeneke, Alli Warren, and Jamal Batts. Free, 7 p.m., E.M. Wolfman Books (Oakland).


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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 →