Posts Tagged: Oakland

Notable San Francisco: 7/18–7/24

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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A Community of the People: Tommy Orange’s There There

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THERE THERE does not settle, it unsettles.

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Notable San Francisco: 6/20–6/26

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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Notable San Francisco: 6/13–6/19

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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Notable San Francisco: 6/6–6/12

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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Notable San Francisco: 5/30–6/5

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

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Notable San Francisco: 4/18–4/24

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

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Notable San Francisco: 4/11–4/17

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

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Notable San Francisco: 12/6–12/12

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

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Notable San Francisco: 11/29–12/5

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

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Reinventing Motherhood and Re-Dreaming Reality: Talking with Ariel Gore

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Ariel Gore discusses her new novel We Were Witches, why capitalism and the banking system are the real enemies, and finding the limits between memoir and fiction.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Transit Books

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The founders of Transit Books discuss Wioletta Greg’s debut novel, Swallowing Mercury, and the challenges and rewards that come with starting a small independent press.

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Faith Adiele

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Faith Adiele discusses what it means to be a good literary citizen, the importance of decolonizing travel writing, and how she wants to change the way Black stories are being told.

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The Storming Bohemian #34: Descent into the Underworld

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The last time I punked the muse, I wrote of the summer solstice, a meditation into the heart of the sun. My goal was to leave behind the ever-more-depressing news cycle, and touch some place deep down where hope resides. We live in the Sun, I concluded. I envisioned a home where we could all […]

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Rosalie Moffett

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Rosalie Moffett discusses her new collection June in Eden, writing humor in poetry, using contemporary references, and trying to understand the world.

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The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse #12: What Is Safety?

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Oh better far to live and die Under the brave black flag I fly Then play a sanctimonious part With a pirate head and a pirate heart!! –The Pirates of Penzance At fifteen years old, I was a runaway. It was perhaps 9:30 at night, my first night out, having hitchhiked a couple of hundred […]

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Notable San Francisco: 12/7–12/13

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Notable San Francisco grieves for the tragic loss of life in Oakland with the burning of Ghost Ship. Making art is a dangerous pastime, but it shouldn’t be life threatening because artists are forced by city gentrification to live on the urban fringe. We honor those lost in our hearts as we keep artistic community alive […]

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Job Insecurity 101

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At California College of the Arts in San Francisco and Oakland, adjunct faculty have been trying for two years to win their first union contract. They are part of the Service Employees International Union’s Faculty Forward movement, through which some 13,000 adjuncts at fifty colleges across the nation have unionized in the last three years. In […]

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