Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: Anand Giridharadas, Chang-rae Lee, Chris Adrian, Eavan Boland, Erika Swyler, Gretchen Carvajal, Jason Bayani, Javi Somejo, Joseph Cassara, Juliana Delgado Lopera, Lydia Kiesling, Mae Verano, Michele Filgate, Miriam Toews, Namwali Serpell, Nayomi Munaweera, Nell Freudenberger, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Robert Reich, San Francisco, Tim Dee, Tom Dalzell
Rumpus editors share favorite poetry collections as we continue our celebration of National Poetry Month!
Tags: American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin, Among the Monarchs, Amulet, Analicia Sotelo, Anne Carson, Aracelis Girmay, Autobiography of Red, beth bachmann, Black Aperture, Blood Dazzler, Blood Sparrows and Sparrows, Boneshepherds, CA Conrad, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, Catherine Barnett, Cease, Cenzontle, Christine Garren, Citizen Illegal, Colette Arrand, Dana Levin, Dante Di Stefano, David Tomas Martinez, Derrick Austin, Diane Seuss, Dying in the Scarecrow’s Arms, Ecodeviance, Eduardo C. Corral, Eleni Sikelianos, Eugenia Leigh, Evie Shockley, Fatimah Asghar, Fludde, Hold Me Gorilla Monsoon, House A, I Love Artists, Idrissa Simmonds, If They Come for Us, In the Surgical Theatre, Incomplete Knowledge, Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced, Jack Gilbert, Jamila Woods, Jason Bayani, Jeanann Verlee, Jeffrey Harrison, Jeffrey McDaniel, jennifer s. cheng, Jericho Brown, Josè Olivarez, Juliana Spahr, Kimiko Hahn, Mad Honey Symposium, Mahogany L Browne, María Isabel Álvarez, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Matt Rasmussen, Matthew Olzmann, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Mezzanines, Mindy Nettifee, Misrepresented People, Mitchell LH Douglas, molly mccully brown, My Emily Dickinson, Narrow Road to the Interior, National Poetry Month, National Poetry Month 2018, Nin Andrews, Open Your Mouth Like a Bell, Patricia Smith, patrick rosal, Peter Mishler, Please, poetry, Post Traumatic Hood Disorder, Racing Hummingbirds, Refusing Heaven, Rookery, ross gay, Sally Wen Mao, Semiautomatic, Slow Lightning, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, Susan Howe, Suzanne Parker, Terrance Hayes, The Black Maria, The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic, The California Poem, The Splinter Factory, The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded, This Connection of Everyone with Lungs, TJ Jarrett, Traci Brimhall, Trouble the Water, viral, virgin, What to Read When, Why God Is a Woman, Zion
Sunday 6/18: Sherman Alexie presents his memoir You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me. WORD Jersey City, 5 p.m., free. Monday 6/19: Arundhati Roy presents The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. BAM, 7:30 p.m., $25.
Tags: Alexandra Kleeman, Alice Sola Kim, Amelia Gray, Angelica Baker, anna solomon, Anne Doran, Anne Helen Petersen, Arundhati Roy, Bethany Ball, Cam Scott, Catherine Lacey, Chris Clarke, Dan Riley, Daniel Wallace, Debora Kuan, deborah treisman, Donald Breckenridge, elizabeth strout, Ellen Umansky, Emma Straub, Eugene Lim, Gina Zucker, Hilton Als, Jacob Kaplan, jacqueline woodson, Jason Bayani, Jessie Chaffee, John Yau, Julia Pierpont, Kay Gabriel, Kit Schluter, Leslie Jamison, Lucio Zago, Maile Meloy, Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello, Margaret B. Carson, Merritt K, Miranda Pennington, New York City, notable new york, Notable New York City, Pat Hipp, rosecrans baldwin, Sally Kohn, Sarah Jean Grimm, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Seth Landman, Shelley Wong, Sherman Alexie, Stephen Ira, Victor LaValle, Walter Hopps
Wednesday 5/10: San Francisco Chronicle lead theatre reviewer Lily Janiak hosts a panel of playwrights published by the local EXIT Press, featuring Allison Page, Aren Haun, Martin Schwartz, Stuart Bousel, and Terry Baum. Highly recommended if you are interested in theatre. There is a vibrant new play scene in San Francisco that is not well-known to the literary […]
Tags: Alex Green, Allison Page, Andrew McIntyre, Aren Haun, Battlefield, Cecile Barlier, Christopher Bernard, Collete LeGrande, Daniel Heffez, David Talbot, Dodie Bellamy, Donna Persona, Eric Noble, Erika Atkinson, Geordie Van der Bosch, Hala Alyan, Henry Hoke, Ingrid Keir, Jason Bayani, Jennifer Barone, Jon Boilard, Judy Goldhaft, Katie Moulton, Kevin Killian, Laynie Tzena, Lily Janiak, Martin Schwartz, Michael Helquist, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Paul Scheuring, Peter Brooks, Sandra Hunter, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Scott Esposito, Simon Wickhamsmith, Stuart Bousel, Titiana Molinar, Tseveendorjin Oidov, vendela vida, Zach Wyner
Wednesday 4/26: Notable Spanish writer Andrés Barba is promoting the publication of Lisa Dillman’s translation of his novel Such Small Hands. This translation is the inaugural publication of Transit Books, a nonprofit publisher of international and American literature based in Oakland. This qualifies as a BIG EVENT. Free, 7 p.m., Diesel, A Bookstore. Perfectly Queer East […]
Tags: Alan Black, Alandra Hileman, Allyson Darling, Andrés Barba, Ari Moskowitz, Charles Curtis Blackwell, Cory Doctorow, Denise Benavides, Edgar Kunz, Ethel Rohan, Frances Stroh, Fred Dodsworth, Grady Chambers, Greer Rockett, Han Yujoo, Jason Bayani, Jennifer Lin, John Scalzi, Jon Bollard, Kai Carlson-Wee, Lisa Dillman, Nick Jaina, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Peg Alford Purcell, Peter Thomas Bullen, Quantum Dragon Theatre, Rachel Howard, Robert Andrew Perez, Roberto F. Santiago, Spell Eternity, Victor Mavedzenge, Xan Roberti
Wednesday 1/11: Passages on the Lake (hosted by Paul Corman-Roberts) presents Daphne Gottlieb, Sonya Renee Taylor, Tracey Knapp, Derrick Carr, and Haldane King. Free, 7 p.m., The Terrace Room. Shanthi Sekaran (The Prayer Room) reads from her new novel, Lucky Boy. Free, 7:30 p.m., Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore. Thursday 1/12: Why There Are Words celebrates its […]
Tags: Amy Herzog, Antonio Garcia Martinez, Arisa White, Arthur J. Levy, Audrey T. Williams, Aya de Leon, Baruch Porras-Hernandez, Belleville, Bich Minh Nguyen, Bradley Paterson, Christine Ingenito, Cricket Crawshaw, D.A. Powell, daphne gottlieb, Derrick Carr, Evan Karp, Fred Dodsworth, Haldane King, Htet Yi Linn, Ishmael Reed, Jane Hirshfield, Jason Bayani, joan frank, Joshua Mohr, Julia Vinograd, Kate Milliken, Kay Nilson, Kenneth Wong, ko ko thett, Lucky Boy, Maw Shein Win, Michael Aleynikov, Miles Karp, MK Chavez, Naomi J. Williams, Niyawdar, Nomadic Press, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Olga Zilberbourg, Paul Corman-Roberts, Rebecca Farivar, Rebecca Foust, Sean Craven, Shanthi Sekaran, Sonya Renee Taylor, The Prayer Room, Thea Matthews, Tom Odegard, Tona Martin, Tony Press, Tracey Knapp, Wayne Goodman, Writers Resist