Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: Ariel Schrag, Bay Area, Benjamin Moser, Carol Lay, Corey M.P., Diane Noomin, Elisabeth Jaquette, Elmaz Abinader, Fay Victor, J.K Fowler, Jeanne Powell, Jeffrey Zuckerman, Jeremy Tiang, Jericho Brown, Julia Sanches, Lee Marrs, Liz Mayorga, M. Louise Stanley, Mike Jay, Minnie Phan, Myra Melford, Nancy Au, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Olga Zilberbourg, Owen Hill, Patricia Smith, Rebecca Solnit, Samantha Giles, San Francisco, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Sean Gasper Bye, Suyi Davies Okungbowa, tamim ansary, tyler cohen
Huda Al-Marashi discusses her new memoir, FIRST COMES MARRIAGE.
Tags: 9/11, Arab, arranged marriage, Azadeh Moaveni, azar nafisi, Diana Abu-Jaber, Elmaz Abinader, Esmeralda Santiago, family, Fay Afaf Kanafani, First Comes Marriage, Hanan al-Shaykh, heritage, Huda Al-Marashi, immigrants, immigration, Iraq War, Jasmin Darznik, Jennifer Marie Donahue, love, Marjane Satrapi, marriage, Maxine Hong Kingston, Maya Angelou, memoir, muslim, relationships, sexuality, stereotypes, Tara Bahrampour, traditions, tropes
Wednesday 1/18: Litquake and the San Francisco Public Library present “No Shadow Without Light: Writers Respond to Trump” with readings by Elmaz Abinader, Faith Adiele, Robert Mailer Anderson, Devorah Major, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Alejandro Murguia, Ishmael Reed, Tennessee Reed, and T. J. Stiles. Free, 6 p.m., San Francisco Public Library. Indy Publisher Unnamed Press presents […]
Tags: Alejandro Murguia, alexandra naughton, Amalia Álvarez, Amos White, Baruch Porras-Hernandez, Blane Bachelor, Caits Meissner, Cassandra Dallett, Charlie Getter, Christine No, David Lida, Denise Sullivan, Devorah Major, edward gorey, Elmaz Abinader, Esmé Weijun Wang, Faith Adiele, Harold Terezon, Ishmael Reed, Jennifer Joseph, jennifer s. cheng, Juba Kalamka, Kearny Street Workshop, Kim Shuck, Laura Walker, Lucha Corpi, Maw Shein Win, Micah Ballard, Nomadic Press, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Omnidawn, Oscar Villalon, Paul Corman-Roberts, Peter Bullen, René Vasquez, Robert Andrew Perez, Robert Mailer Anderson, San Francisco Vision, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Sarah Rosenthal, Shanthi Sekaran, T. J. Stiles, Tennessee Reed, Thea Matthews, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Tony Robles, United Booksellers of San Francisco, Youssef Alaoui
Sunday 1/8: Get your literary fix with an analytical talk by scholar Dave Page on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s story, “A Diamond as Big as the Ritz.” The event takes place at Common Good Books and kicks off
[email protected], a series of Sunday showcases focusing on Fitzgerald and his work. 4 p.m., free. Tuesday 1/10: Come celebrate […] ...more
Tags: A Diamond as Big as the Ritz, Chris Abani, Dave Page, Elmaz Abinader, Emily Fridlund, Everything You Want To Be, f. scott fitzgerald, History of Wolves, Julia Gard, Loft Literary Center, Michelle Matthees, Mindy Mejia, Natalie Diaz, Not Just Jane, Notable Twin Cities, Shelly Deweese, Staceyann Chin, VONA