Wednesday 5/1: Namwali Serpell, author of The Old Drift, will be in conversation with Lydia Kiesling (The Golden State) as part of The Mechanics’ Institute’s Rising Writers Series. The Mechanics’ Institute in San Francisco at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday 5/2: Miriam Toews will be reading from her new novel Women Talking. She will be in conversation with Lydia Kiesling (The Golden State). Green Apple Books on the Park in San Francisco at 7:30 p.m.
Mazza Writer in Residence at SF State’s Poetry Center, Juliana Delgado Lopera (¡Cuéntamelo!), will be in conversation with Joseph Cassara (The House of Impossible Beauties). The Poetry Center at SFSU in San Francisco at 7 p.m.
Friday 5/3: Kearny Street Workshop Artistic Director Jason Bayani will be launching Locus, his new book of poems. Reading with Bayani will be Mae Verano, Javi Somejo, and Gretchen Carvajal, with a special musical performance by KIN. The Bindery in San Francisco at 7:30 p.m.
Michele Filgate and Nayomi Munaweera will be discussing What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About: Fifteen Writers Break the Silence. Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 5/4: It’s the Bay Area Book Festival! Don’t miss two days of readings, keynote speeches from Anand Giridharadas and Robert Reich, as well as readings and discussions from over 250 authors! Downtown Berkeley from 10 a.m. onwards.
Sunday 5/5: The Bay Area Book Festival continues. Don’t miss out! Downtown Berkeley from 10 a.m. onwards.
Monday 5/6: Tim Dee will be reading from Landfill: Notes on Gull Watching and Trash Picking in the Anthropocene. Book Passage in Corte Madera at 7 p.m.
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