Posts Tagged: Alia Volz

Notable San Francisco: 10/25–10/31

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Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week!

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This Week in Essays

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At Nowhere, Alia Volz takes a long-shot journey to Cuba to tie up loose ends. For Guernica, Katherina Grace Thomas writes about that time Nina Simone loved and left paradise. Here at The Rumpus, Alaina Leary considers the painful work of accounting for family possessions under dire circumstances.

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Notable San Francisco: 2/8–2/14

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Wednesday 2/8: Poet Brandon Brown reads. Free, 7:30 p.m., Moe’s Books. Thursday 2/9: Adam Hochschild, National Book Award Finalist. Free, 5 p.m., Morrison Libray at UC Berkeley.

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, for Day 23 of National Poetry Month, Valerie Wetlaufer’s “Method” uses third person to describe a victim of mysterious migraines, and for Day 24, Tyehimba Jess calls for the curtain to rise “to show the face that is known” in “Sissieretta Jones, Carnegie Hall, 1902: O patria mia.“ Then, in the Saturday Essay, Anca Szilágyi highlights the […]

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