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Literary events taking place virtually this week!
Tags: Abayomi Animashaun, Adrian Tomine, Alexander Chee, Alexandria Hall, Anderson Tepper, Andres Cerpa, Anne-Marie Fyfe, Armen Davoudian, brian gresko, Celeste Gainey, Claudia Rankine, Colson Whitehead, daniel galera, eileen myles, Eleanor Boudreau, Emily Firetog, EMily St John Mandel, Emily Temple, Emma Straub, Hari Kunzru, Helen Ruggieri, Jamie K. McCallum, jason diamond, Jericho Brown, Jihyun Yun, Joan E. Bauer, Joanna Rose, Jonathan Lee, Jorie Graham, Joy Priest, joyce carol oates, Jubi Arriola-Headley, Julia Fierro, Katie Manning, Kazim Ali, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Kwame Alexander, laura van den berg, Lauren Francis-Sharma, Lee Child, Lina Meruane, Linda Simone, Lisa Lucas, Lola Haskins, Lori Wilson, Makenna Goodman, Marie Lu, Marilynne Robinson, marlon james, Martha Jones, Matt Haig, Matthew Yeager, Mia Couto, Morgan Parker, Nancy Krygowski, Nancy Naomi Carlson, Nancy Reddy, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Nils Michals, Notable Online, Pamela Murray Winters, paul madonna, Phil Klay, Randa Jarrar, Richie Hofmann, Ruby Hamad, Rumaan Alam, S. Brook Corfman, salman rushdie, Sami Miranda, Sarah Booker, Sarah Elaine Smith, Sigrid Nunez, Stevan Allred, Steven Greenhouse, Sumita Chakraborty, Susan Minot, Susan Sonde, Suzanne Roberts, Tara June Winch, Taylor Johnson, Tom Sleigh, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Yaa Gyasi, Zack Haber
Paul Madonna discusses the hustle of being a successful comic artist and his newest book, CLOSE ENOUGH FOR THE ANGELS.
Literary events and readings in and around Portland this week!
Tags: AJ Beauregard, Alfred W. McCoy, Ann Farley, Anne Hendren, Barry Gifford, Carolyn Martin, Catherine McDonald, Cedar Sigo, Claudia F. Savage, Devon Balwit, Elise Hooper, Gary Rogowski, Ho Lin, Joanna Lynn Ponce, Judith Arcana, Leigh Goodison, Linda Ferguson, Marie Biondolillo, Marilyn Owen, Mary Cisper, Matthew Minicucci, Notable Portland, paul madonna, Peter Edelman, Portland, Rachel Barton, Rita Traut Kabeto, Sara Sutter, Signe Kopps, Suzanne Ganoux, Victoria Sweet, Willy Vlautin, Zach Dundas
Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: Aaron James, Achy Obejas, Alison Luterman, Arline Klatte, Beth Lisick, Bich Minh Nguyen, caitlin doughty, Camille Dungy, celeste ng, Chad Koch, Derrick Carr, Devon Angus, Faith Adiele, Francisco Aragón, Ivy Anderson, Jaimal Yogis, Kaitlin Solimine, Kenny Fries, Kevin Craft, Kim Shuck, Layli Long Soldier, Lee Herrick, Lynda Barry, Lynn Horiuchi, Malcolm Margolin, Marc Capelle, matt groening, Maxine Hong Kingston, Nancy Morejón, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, paul madonna, Rafael Jesús González, Raina J. León, Robert Haas, San Francisco, Sandra García Rivera, Sara Mumolo, Tanu Sankalia, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Troy Jollimore, vanessa hua
Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: Bay Area, giovanni singleton, Kim Shuck, larry smith, Louise Marburg, Mary Volmer, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, paul madonna, San Francisco, Tongo Eisen-Martin
Monday 7/17: Jesus Ramirez-Valles discusses and signs Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. 90×90 presents: Wirecutter. Celebrate the release of PAPERS with poets Bridgette Bianca, Amanda Wang, and Rebecca Lee, and artist Ana Chaidez. 8 p.m. at Cielo Galleries/Studios.
Tags: Adam Novak, Adolfo Hernández, Amanda Wang, Ana Chaidez, Andrea Wachner, Andrew Shtulman, Art Currim, Azeem M. Khan, Bao Phi, Bianca Marais, Bridgette Bianca, Bruce Williams, Cindy Rinne, Curtis Armstrong, Cynthia Guardado, Daryl Gregory, French Stewart, GusTavo Adolfo Guerra Vásquez, Henry Dittman, Iram Parveen Bilal, Iris de Anda, Jacob Sidney, James Forman Jr., Jesus Ramirez-Valles, Jim Lyons, Kara Fortier, Karimi Robert, Karin Esterhammer, Khadija Anderson, Kirin Khan, los angeles, Mark Gonzales, Melisa Malvin-Middleton, Michael Connelly, Michael Eselun, Michael Lanahan, Naazneen Diwan, Nancy Carroll, Neelanjana Banerjee, Nicholas Arquette, Nicole Georges, Notable L.A., notable los angeles, Padraic Duffy, Paradise Khanmalek, paul madonna, Prof. Najeeba Syeed, Rachel Ignotofsky, Rachel Khong, Ramy El-Etreby, Rebecca Lee, Richard Lange, Robert Di Massa, Rossana Perez, Ruman Kazi, Sahar Pirzada, Scott Kurashige, Sherman Alexie, Stephanie Danler, Susana Aguilar-Marcelo, Tanzila Ahmed, Tom Earl, Traci Akemi Kato-kiriyama, Tristine Rainer, Victor Isaac, William A. González, William Archila, Wyatt Underwood, Youssef Kromah, Zawar Jafri
Wednesday 5/3: James Nolan (Flight Risk: Memoirs of a New Orleans Bad Boy) reads at City Lights. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights Bookstore. Paul Madonna presents his newest work, On to the Next Dream. Free, 7:30 p.m., Booksmith.
Tags: Adam Giannelli, Ailvin Orloff, Alexandra Mattraw, Andrew Wessels, Ben Hoffman, Christopher Bernard, Claire Marie Stancek, Clarissa Mendiola, Daniel Suárez, Edgar Kunz, Encounter, https://www.facebook.com/BazaarWritersSalon/, James Meetze, James Nolan, Jennifer Barone, Jenny Irizary, Kevin Allardice, Kevin Killian, Larry-Bob Roberts, Lehua Taitano, Maxwell Shanley, Natasha Dennerstein, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, paul madonna, Peter Bullen, Roja Contreras, Shideh Etaat, Simon McBurney, Stacy Carlson, The Poetician, Yaa Gyasi
We are excited to offer a preview of artwork from Paul Madonna’s new book,
On to the Next Dream, alongside an interview with our current Comics Editor, Brandon Hicks, and an exclusive excerpt. ...more
Tags: absurdist, absurdist fiction, All Over Coffee, Beckett, book excerpt, brandon hicks, Comics, Donald Barthelme, Etgar Keret, eviction, Ionesco, kafka, On to the Next Dream, paul madonna, San Francisco, San Francisco Chronicle, Sartre
We’ve gathered up our favorite gifting ideas this holiday season and put them together into one handy list!
Tags: ACLU, Brooklyn Poets, christmas, christmas gifts, Eat Draw Repeat, Flavorwire, gift guide, Hanukkah, Hermione Granger, holiday gifts, holidays, independent media, isaac fitzgerald, Knives & Ink, Knives and Ink, Litographs, New York Public Library, NovelTeas, NYPL, paul madonna, Pen & Ink, Pen and Ink, wendy macnaughton
“What gets me,” the man said, “is how you complain about the landlords forcing you out, then come over here thinking you can just move right in.” ...more
Back home I found my front door plastered with nine more eviction notices. Did my landlord think I couldn’t read? ...more
I’d been here since 7 the evening before, in response to an ad for a two-bedroom, and was, as far as I could tell, 83rd in line. ...more
I left the house feeling dizzy—I mean, one-point-eight million dollars for a box? How was I supposed to afford that? ...more
Imagine you’re on an airplane. It’s a long flight. International, crossing an ocean. It can be to anywhere, you decide. Pick some place good. ...more
Losing my home was bad enough, but this was my studio too. My livelihood. ...more
Out of the corner of my eye I could see her glancing my way, then she leaned close and barked, “Usurper.” ...more
No matter which direction you choose/In 5 years you’ll be happy you did. ...more
Being an artist doesn’t mean you get to be lazy. It means you’re an entrepreneur, and that you can’t wait for anyone to tell you what to do. ...more
There was some thing he needed, but he couldn’t figure out what. ...more
In hard times, beauty can seems frivolous… ...more
Enjoy another great piece by Paul Madonna!