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20 FEBRUARY 2018 — tuesday

    SOUTH:
  • City Lights presents a Book Release Party and Exhibit Launch for Doc/Undoc : Documentado/Undocumented Ars Shamánica Performática, featuring Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Felicia Rice, Zachary Watkins, and other contributors, Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, free, 7:00-9:00 (www.citylights.com/bookstore/?fa=event&event_id=3114)
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21 FEBRUARY 2018 — wednesday

22 FEBRUARY 2018 — thursday

    CENTRAL:
  • Lee Bruno reads from and discusses his new book Misfits, Merchants and Mayhem: Tales from San Francisco's Historic Waterfront, 1849-1934, BookShop West Portal, 80 West Portal Avenue, San Francisco, free, 7:00 (www.bookshopwestportal.com/events-bookshop-west-portal)
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  • Concord Music reissues Allen Ginsberg reading Howl on vinyl, opening statement by City Lights editor Garett Caples, and Beat scholar Ann Charters with Bill Belmont, Producer at Concord Music; Reminiscences of the late great poet Allen Ginsberg and readings from HOWL by Neeli Cherkovski, City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, free, 7:00 (www.citylights.com/bookstore/?fa=event&event_id=3116)
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  • University of San Francisco's MFA Reading Series presents fiction writer Sam Lipsyte, The Ask, Fromm Hall, Maraschi Room, University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, free, 7:45-9:30 (www.usfca.edu/arts-sciences/graduate-programs/writing/reading-series)
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  • Poetry Flash presents a poetry reading by Kathleen Winter to launch her brand new book, I will not kick my friends, winner of the 2017 Elixir Poetry Prize, and Brynn Saito, Power Made Us Swoon, wheelchair accessible, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, 7:30 (510/849-2087, www.moesbooks.com)
Berkeley
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23 FEBRUARY 2018 — friday

    CENTRAL:
  • A reading with local writers Cécile Barlier, Lorraine Babb, and Mark Peterson, featured in The Writers Studio at 30, East Bay Booksellers, 5433 College Avenue, Oakland, free, 7:00 (www.ebbooksellers.com/events)
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    EAST:
  • The Art of Storytelling and Poetry presents a performance evening with the theme "In the Beginning," The Avid Reader, 1945 Broadway, Sacramento, free, 7:00-8:30 (www.avidreaderonbroadway.com)
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24 FEBRUARY 2018 — saturday

    NORTH:
  • Arts Benicia presents an ekphrastic poetry reading for the exhibition, "The Art of a Community," Arts Benicia Gallery, 991 Tyler Street #114, Benicia, 2:00-4:00 (artsbenicia.org)
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25 FEBRUARY 2018 — sunday

    CENTRAL:
  • NYMBC presents illustrator and author Jen Wang in celebration of her new graphic novel The Princess and the Dressmaker, Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak Street, Alameda, free, 2:00 (www.booksinc.net/events)
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26 FEBRUARY 2018 — monday

    SOUTH:
  • New York Times best-selling memoirist Jasmin Darznik shares her debut novel Song of a Captive Bird, in conversation with novelist Donia Bijan, The Last Days of Café Leila, set against the history of Iran, Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, free, 7:00 (www.booksinc.net/events)
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27 FEBRUARY 2018 — tuesday

    CENTRAL:
  • Dirty Old Women: Erotica, a monthly series celebrating erotic writing by self-identified older women, The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster Street, Oakland, free, 7:30 (rollingwriters.blogspot.com)
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  • Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reads from her new bookLoaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment, City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, free, 7:00 (www.citylights.com/bookstore/?fa=event&event_id=3116)
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  • Akwaeke Emezi reads from and discusses her debut novel, Freshwater, East Bay Booksellers, 5433 College Avenue, Oakland, free, 7:00 (www.ebbooksellers.com/events)
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  • City Arts & Lectures presents writer and activist Rebecca Solnit, The Mother of All Questions, with Buddhist teacher and anthropologist Roshi Joan Halifax, Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco, $29, 7:30 (www.booksinc.net/events)
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    SOUTH:
  • PBS NewsHour reporter Elizabeth Flock discusses her debut work of reportage about twenty-first century marriage in India, The Heart Is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai, Books Inc., 317 Castro Street, Mountain View, free, 7:00 (www.booksinc.net/events)
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28 FEBRUARY 2018 — wednesday

    CENTRAL:
  • Black History Month Celebration of African American Literature with discussion by Dr. Juan Mance, Professor of African American Literature at Mills College, about nearly-lost works by Black authors in the United States prior to the 1920s Harlem Renaissance, The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster Street, Oakland, free, 6:00 (rollingwriters.blogspot.com)
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  • A reading and discussion with writer Louise Nayer on her book Poised For Retirement: Moving From Anxiety To Zen, BookShop West Portal, 80 West Portal Avenue, San Francisco, free, 7:00 (www.bookshopwestportal.com/events-bookshop-west-portal)
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    NORTH:
  • Hand To Mouth/Words Spoken Out reading series presents a poetry reading by Margaret Stawowy, Keeper of the Pond, Doreen Stock, Three Tales From the Archives of Love, and Camron McDonald, Redbound Bookstore, 1611 Fourth Street, San Rafael, free, 7:00-9:00 (www.reboundbookstore.com)
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