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1 MARCH 2021 — monday

  • Bookshop Santa Cruz presents best-selling author Anne Lamott discussing her latest book, Dusk Night Dawn: Notes on Courage, $21, all tickets come with a copy of the book, online, 6:00 pm PST (Purchase tickets here: www.bookshopsantacruz.com/anne-lamott)
  • Rivertown Poets presents a reading featuring Sonoma County Poet Laureate Phyllis Meshulam, and Sonoma-based poets Donna Emerson and Jodi Hottel, open mic to follow, hosted by Sande Anfang, free, online, 6:15 pm PST (Sign up for the open mic/Zoom link: aqus.com/rivertownpoets)

2 MARCH 2021 — tuesday

3 MARCH 2021 — wednesday

4 MARCH 2021 — thursday

  • Poet and translator Mary Jo Bang, whose works include A Doll for Throwing and Elegy, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, reads for this noontime reading series, Lunch Poems, hosted by UC Berkeley, free, online, 12:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: lunchpoems.berkeley.edu/)
  • Vroman's Bookstore presents a discussion featuring two authors and their latest novels, Auriane Desombre (I Think I Love You) and Monica Gomez-Hira (Once Upon a Quinceñera), in conversation with writer and dancer Rachel Lynn Solomon, free, online, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend: www.vromansbookstore.com/event/auriane-desombre-and-monica-gomez-hira)
  • The Poetry Center presents Cristina Rivera Garza, poet and novelist, and Kit Schluter, poet and translator, reading from and discussing their work, joined in conversation by novelist Carolina de Robertis, free, online, 7:00 pm PST (Register to attend: poetry.sfsu.edu/events/29186-cristina-rivera-garza-and-kit-schluter-reading-and-conversation)
  • PEN Out Loud presents a discussion with Nobel laureate novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day, on his new novel, Klara and the Sun, in conversation with Jia Tolentino, staff writer for The New Yorker, presented in collaboration with the Asian American Writers' Workshop, $20, online, 6:00-7:00 pm PST (Purchase tickets here: pen.org/event/pen-out-loud-kazuo-ishiguro-with-jia-tolentino)
  • Litquake presents the Seismic Salon series, this week featuring a discussion with Alka Joshi about her debut novel, The Henna Artist, and the challenges and rewards of writing a historical novel, limited to 10 participants, $100, online, 5:00-6:15 pm PST (Register to attend: www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/MTA2NDkx)
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz presents activist Mikki Kendall discussing her latest book, Hood Feminism, a collection of essays about the often-overlooked women of color who play a huge part in the feminist movement, calling for a kind of feminism that recognizes and fights for those who are marginalized in society, free, online, 7:00 pm PST (Register to attend: www.bookshopsantacruz.com/event/virtual-event-mikki-kendall-hood-feminism)

5 MARCH 2021 — friday

6 MARCH 2021 — saturday

  • The Center for Literary Arts of San Jose offers the workshop "Using Invented and Foreign Languages as Tools for World Building: A Fiction Workshop," led by Rita Bullwinkel, short-story writer, editor, and translator, workshop runs six weeks (March 6 to April 10), $250, 10:00 am-Noon PST (Enroll here: www.clasanjose.org/writers-workshop)
  • The Green Arcade presents a poetry reading featuring Katharine Harer, Charlie Pendergast, Stan Stone, Garrett Caples, Mary Julia Klimenko, Tamsin Smith, and Jason Morris, part of the The Page Poets Series and The Divers Collection, free, online, 5:00-6:15 pm PST (Register to attend: meet.google.com/vne-woki-ytq; for more information: fmsbwpress.com)
  • San Diego Writers, Ink, offers the workshop "Prose and Poetry in Forms," led by Ron Salisbury, inaugural Poet Laureate of San Diego, attendees study different forms of poetry and analyze a book of poetry to present to the class, runs for five weeks (March 6 to April 3), $180 members, $216 nonmembers, online, 2:30-4:45 pm PST (Enroll here: www.sandiegowriters.org/prose-poetry-forms-ron-salisbury)

7 MARCH 2021 — sunday

8 MARCH 2021 — monday

  • PEN Out Loud presents a discussion with Isabel Allende, The Soul of a Woman, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in conversation with New York Times reporter Concepión de León, with a reading by Kali Fajardo-Anstine, novelist and finalist for the PEN/Bingham Prize, $35, online, 8:00-9:00 pm PST (Purchase tickets here: pen.org/event/pen-out-loud-isabel-allende-with-concepcion-de-leon)
  • The University of San Francisco presents the MFA reading series, Shapes of Native Nonfiction, featuring poet and editor Deborah Miranda (Altar for Broken Things), editor and nonfiction author Theresa Warburton (Other Worlds Here: Honoring Native Women's Literatures in Contemporary Anarchist Movements), and nonfiction writer Elissa Washuta (White Magic and Shapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays of Contemporary Writers, co-editor with Theresa Warburton), free, online via Zoom, 5:30-6:30 pm PST (Register to attend: www.usfca.edu/event/2021-03-08-1730/mfa-reading-series-shapes-of-native-nonfiction-deborah-miranda-theresa)
  • Word Week Noe Valley presents feminist author and journalist Naomi Wolf, discussing her book Outrages: Sex, Censorship, and the Criminalization of Love and the ways the feminist movement has altered over the years and where it stands today, in conversation with Maxine Einhorn, free, online, 7:00-8:30 pm PST (RSVP to attend: bit.ly/3jA6xjx, or for Zoom information, email: wordweeknoevalley@gmail.com)

9 MARCH 2021 — tuesday

  • Skylight Books presents Sam Cohen discussing his new collection, Sarahland, stories that diverge from traditional narrative by having every story feature a protagonist named Sarah, twisting worlds and personas that challenge the way stories are told, in conversation with writer and artist Nikki Darling, free, online, 6:30 pm PST (Register to attend: www.skylightbooks.com/event/live-crowdcast-sam-cohen-discusses-her-collection-stories-sarahland-nikki-darling)
  • Coastside Poetry presents a reading featuring Bay Area poet David Cummings, free, online via YouTube Live, 6:00-8:00 pm PST (Livestream link here: coastsidepoetry.org/current-features)
  • Word Week Noe Valley presents historian and writer Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz discussing her upcoming book, Not a Nation of Immigrants: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion, examining how the simplistic claim that the United States is a "nation of immigrants" ignores the violent and racist history at its foundation, in conversation with journalist Mary Jo McConahay, free, online, 7:00-8:00 pm PST (RSVP to attend: bit.ly/3tLhnYl, or for Zoom information, email: wordweeknoevalley@gmail.com)
  • City Lights Books presents a book launch for novelist Joshua Mohr, Model Citizen: A Memoir, in conversation with best-selling novelist Lidia Yuknavitch, free, online, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend: www.citylights.com/bookstore/?fa=event&event_id=3746)
  • Cobalt Poets presents a reading featuring poet Amber Moss, open mic to follow, free, online via Zoom, 7:30 pm PST (Zoom link here: www.poetrysuperhighway.com/cobalt/calendar.html)
  • Marcus Books and KPFA Radio 94.1 FM present musician and writer Sister Souljah discussing her latest book, the much-anticipated sequel to the best-selling novel The Coldest Winter Ever, in conversation with Sabrina Jacobs, radio host of "A Rude Awakening" on KPFA, suggested donation $5-$20, online, 5:30 pm PST (Register to attend: www.eventbrite.com/e/sister-souljah-and-sabrina-jacobs-life-after-death-tickets-135779284495)

10 MARCH 2021 — wednesday

  • Word Week Noe Valley presents the panel, "Black Literature, Black Lives," featuring readings and discussions with nonfiction writer Julie Lythcott-Haims, poet Dr. Ayodele Nzinga, and novelist Maurice Ruffin, moderated by novelist Gar McVey-Russell, free, online, 7:00-8:30 pm PST (RSVP to attend: bit.ly/3jGdorI, or for Zoom information, email: wordweeknoevalley@gmail.com)

11 MARCH 2021 — thursday

  • Kim Shuck's Poetry Night at the San Francisco Public Library features readings by poets Elaine Brown aka Poet E Spoken, Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu, Connie Post, and Jacki Rigoni, this reading inspired by the memoir Know My Name by Chanel Miller, the selection for this year's One City One Book event, free, online, 6:00-7:00 pm PST (Register to attend: sfpl.org/events/2021/03/11/performance-kim-shucks-poetry-night-one-city-one-book-edition)
  • Join translators Jessica Cohen, Allison Charette, and Brian Bergstrom for a discussion of Elemental: Earth Stories, latest book in the Calico Series, a collection of translated fiction from around the world, published by Two Lines Press, presented by Point Reyes Books, in conjunction with the Center for the Art of Translation, free, donations welcome, online, 5:30 pm PST (Register to attend: www.ptreyesbooks.com/event/elemental-earth-stories)
  • The Community of Writers, in conjunction with the Marin Poetry Center and the Mill Valley Public Library, celebrates the launch of Why to These Rocks: 50 Years of Poetry from the Community of Writers, with a reading and discussion featuring poets Cornelius Eady, Brenda Hillman, Evie Shockley, Forrest Gander, Robert Hass, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo, and many more, hosted by editor Lisa Alvarez, emceed by Meryl Natchez, with music by Cornelius Eady and his CE Trio, free, online, 6:30 pm PST (Register to attend: communityofwriters.org/events/event/book-launch-50th-anniversary-poetry-anthology)
  • KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents poet and translator Martín Espada, in conversation with Dennis Bernstein, poet and investigative journalist, with a reading from and discussion of Floaters, Espada's new collection of poetry, suggested donation $1-$20, online, 6:00-8:00 pm PST (Register to attend: www.eventbrite.com/e/martin-espada-and-dennis-bernstein-floaters-tickets-130079233489)
  • Bookshop West Portal presents a reading by Robert Hass, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning poet reading from his latest poetry collection, Summer Snow, followed by a discussion of the poems and an audience Q&A, free, online via CrowdCast, 6:00 pm PST (RSVP to attend: www.crowdcast.io/e/robert-hass---summer/register)
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz presents novelist Joe Ide, discussing his new book Smoke, the latest in his IQ series, following unlicensed detective Isaiah Quintabe and his sidekick Juanell Dodson, free, online, 7:00 pm PST (Register to attend: www.bookshopsantacruz.com/joe-ide)
  • Word Week Noe Valley presents poet Jeffrey Thomas Leong reading from his book Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island, translations of poems written in Chinese on walls at Angel Island, with original poems from his latest book, Writ, free, online, 7:00-8:00 pm PST (RSVP to attend: bit.ly/2ZaCyoC, or for Zoom information, email: wordweeknoevalley@gmail.com)
  • Copperfield's Books presents investigative reporter Michael Moss discussing his book Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions, free, online, 7:00 pm PST (Register to attend: www.copperfieldsbooks.com/event/michael-moss-online)
  • Left Margin Lit presents a memoir writing workshop, "The Memoir of Childhood," led by writing coach Tommy Mouton, where attendees will focus on building a memoir around childhood memories and the changeable truth inherent in the things we remember, runs four weeks (March 11-April 1), $245, online via Zoom, 6:00-8:00 pm PST (Enroll here: www.leftmarginlit.org/the-memoir-of-childhood-2-mouton)
  • Litquake presents Lysley Tenorio, novelist and short story writer, discussing his latest novel The Son of Good Fortune, part of the Seismic Salon series, an intimate setting with an author and a small audience, $100, limit ten participants, online, 5:00 pm PST (Purchase tickets here: www.litquake.org/seismicsalons.html)

12 MARCH 2021 — friday

13 MARCH 2021 — saturday

  • Word Week Noe Valley presents "Noir NOT at the Bar," an online version of Word Week's popular event "Noir at the Bar," featuring four mystery novelists: Cara Black, Jasmine Almaq, Naomi Hirahara, and Rachel Howzell Hall, reading from and discussing their newest books, free, online, 7:00-8:30 pm PST (RSVP to attend: bit.ly/3qf3UGa, or for Zoom information, email: wordweeknoevalley@gmail.com)
  • The Poetry Center presents a reading and conversation with poet Momtaza Mehri and writer and photographer Zoé Samudzi, part of the Tripwire Cross-Cultural Poetics Series, emceed by alex cruse, free, online, Noon PST (Register to attend: poetry.sfsu.edu/events/29187-tripwire-cross-cultural-poetics-series-momtaza-mehri-and-zo%C3%A9-samudzi)
  • Word Week Noe Valley presents novelists Colm Toibin (The Magician) and Michelle Gallen (Big Girl, Small Town), and poet Paula Meehan (As If By Magic), reading from new work, free, online, 11:00 am PST (RSVP to attend: bit.ly/3rIL8Ya, or for Zoom information, email: wordweeknoevalley@gmail.com)

14 MARCH 2021 — sunday

  • Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center presents a memorial reading in honor of poet and translator Ralph Angel, 1951-2020, (Your Moon, winner of the Green Rose Poetry Prize, Exceptions and Melancholies: Poems 1986-2006, winner of the PEN USA Poetry Award), featuring readings by Andrea Beltran, Molly Bendall, Elena Karina Byrne, Gillian Conoley, Mark Cox, Jody Gladding, Stella Hayes, Rick Jackson, Sarah Maclay, Holaday Mason, Ata Moharreri, Jim Natal, Mary Ruefle, David St. John, Arthur Vogelsang, Jonathan Wells, Jan Wesley, and Sholeh Wolpe, free, online via Zoom, Noon PDT (Register to attend: www.eventbrite.com/e/a-tribute-to-ralph-angel-tickets-142824934223)
  • Poetry Flash presents a virtual poetry reading by Brian Komei Dempster, Seize, and Lee Herrick, Scar and Flower, online via Zoom, free, 3:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: please click here; you will receive an email with a link to join the reading)
  • The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents a reading featuring Catherine Al-Meten Meyers, poet and mystery writer, and Robert Nielson, poet and photographer, free, online via Zoom, 2:00 pm PDT (Email jfellguth@sbcglobal.net by 5:00 pm PDT Saturday March 13 for Zoom link)
  • The Claremont Library presents Fourth Sundays, a special poetry event featuring poets Ariana Reines (A Sand Book, 2019) and Tiana Clark (I Can't Talk About the Trees Without the Blood, 2018), both winners of the 2020 Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Award, reading from their work and answering questions after, free, online via Facebook Live, 2:00 pm PDT (RSVP to attend: www.facebook.com/fourthsundayspoetry)
  • Word Week Noe Valley presents six Noe Valley poets: San Francisco Laureate emeritus Kim Shuck, Kristen Belshaw, Susann Dambroff, Jeff Doleman, Eveline Kanes, and MaryLee McNeal reading poems about experiences of life during the pandemic, free, online, 7:00-8:30 pm PDT (RSVP to attend: bit.ly/3rSZZ27, or for Zoom information, email: wordweeknoevalley@gmail.com)
  • Join four poets for a "Wales to Bay" poetry reading, featuring poets Terry Lucas and Natasha Dennerstein in the San Francisco Bay Area, and John Goodby and Fiona Cameron in Wales, UK, free, online via Zoom, Noon PDT (Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/85676836369?pwd=VE1sc0pYdWlwQUlhOGhFd2plVXNrdz09)

15 MARCH 2021 — monday

  • Odd Mondays Reading Series presents a reading featuring novelists Roselle Lim (Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune), Katherine Seligman (At the Edge of the Haight), and Hilary Zaid (Paper Is White), reading from their recent books, all set in San Francisco, and discussing why San Francisco is such a popular setting for fiction, free, online via Zoom, 7:00 pm PDT (RSVP to attend: www.facebook.com/OddMondays or email oddmondaysnoevalley@gmail.com for the Zoom link)
  • Rivertown Poets presents a poetry reading featuring Susana Praver-Perez and Terri Glass, Being Animal, open mic to follow, hosted by Sande Anfang, free, online, 6:15 pm PDT (Sign up for the open mic/Zoom link: aqus.com/rivertownpoets)

16 MARCH 2021 — tuesday

  • City Lights Books presents a book launch for Kim Addonizio's Now We're Getting Somewhere: Poems, she will be joined by poets Brittany Perham, Peter Kline, and Tracey Knapp, free, online, 6:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: www.citylights.com/bookstore/?fa=event&event_id=3747)
  • Point Reyes Books presents a discussion of Northern Light: Power, Land, and the Memory of Water, a nonfiction work by poet and essayist Kazim Ali, about the Pimicikamak community in Manitoba, Canada, and the environmental damage caused by the Jenpeg dam in the area, in conversation with poet and National Book Award finalist Natalie Diaz, free, online, 7:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: www.ptreyesbooks.com/event/kazim-ali-and-natalie-diaz)
  • Cobalt Poets presents a poetry reading featuring Mike Hickey, open mic to follow, free, online via Zoom, 7:30 pm PDT (Zoom link here: www.poetrysuperhighway.com/cobalt/calendar.html)

17 MARCH 2021 — wednesday

  • Lyrics & Dirges presents a reading on literary translation, featuring poets and translators Anna Christine Rodas, Kaveh Bassiri, and Zackary Sholem Berger, who will read from their translations as well as talk about the intersection of their translations and creative writing process, free, online via Zoom and Facebook Live, 6:30-7:15 pm PDT (RSVP to attend: www.facebook.com/events/1357195617995897)

18 MARCH 2021 — thursday

  • City Lights Books presents a book launch for novelist Patricia Engel, Infinite Country, she will be joined by journalists Roberto Lovato and Jean Guerrero, and writer and historian Juliana Delgado Lopera, free, online, 6:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: www.citylights.com/bookstore/?fa=event&event_id=3748)
  • The Center for Literary Arts San Jose presents best-selling novelist Laila Lalami (The Moor's Account, winner of the American Book Award), discussing her latest book, Conditional Citizens, exploring the ways in which white supremacy and classism continue to hinder those vying for U.S. citizenship, told through the lens of the author's own experience as a Moroccan immigrant who acquired U.S. citizenship, in conversation with Alexandra Galou, free, online, 7:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: www.clasanjose.org/lailalalami)

19 MARCH 2021 — friday

20 MARCH 2021 — saturday

  • City Lights Books presents Pola Oloixarac in a reading and discussion of Mona, her new novel, with a conversation with John Freeman, founder of the literary journal Freeman's, free, online, Noon PDT (Register to attend: www.citylights.com/bookstore/?fa=event&event_id=3749)
  • The Ina Coolbrith Circle presents a poetry reading featuring poet Connie Post, hosted by Deborah Schmidt, open mic to follow, free, online via Zoom, 2:15 pm PDT (Email deborahbschmidt@gmail.com with your screen name and email address for the Zoom link; if participating in the open mic, send a copy of your poem by 8:00 pm PDT on Friday, March 19)
  • The Poetry Center presents a reading featuring poets Denise Riley (Marxism for Infants, Mop Mop Georgette) and Jennifer Soong (Near, At), emceed by Brandon Brown, co-sponsored with New York Review Books (NYRB) and Futurepoem, free, online, Noon PDT (Register to attend: poetry.sfsu.edu/events/29188-denise-riley-and-jennifer-soong-reading-and-conversation)

21 MARCH 2021 — sunday

  • Poetry Flash presents a virtual poetry reading by Brian Komei Dempster, Seize, and Lee Herrick, Scar and Flower, online via Zoom, free, 3:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: please click here; you will receive an email with a link to join the reading)
  • The Henry Miller Memorial Library presents a reading featuring poets Carl Dennis (Night School, Callings and Practical Gods, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry), Gustavo Hernandez (Flower Grand First, Form His Arms), Dorianne Laux (Only As the Day is Long: New and Selected Poems, The Book of Men), and Sandra Lim (The Curious Thing, The Wilderness), part of a monthly virtual poetry series at the Henry Miller Library, free, online via Zoom, 4:00 pm PDT (Email lschulkind@yahoo.com for the Zoom link)
  • Omnidawn Publishing offers the workshop "Prosody and Revision", led by poet David Koehn, where attendees will focus on revision and workshopping their own poems each week, with a guest poet each week giving a short talk and Q&A, runs for 6 weeks (March 21 – April 25), with two sections, enrollment is first come, first serve, tuition is $1100-1400, some partial scholarships available, email rusty@omnidawn.com for more info, online, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm PST (Enroll here: bit.ly/2MjLRA8)
  • Poetry Flash presents a poetry reading by Maxima Kahn, Fierce Aria, and Indigo Moor, Everybody's Jonesin' for Something , online via Zoom, free, 3:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: please click here; you will receive an email with a link to join the reading)

22 MARCH 2021 — monday

  • Blue Light at the Gallery celebrates a book launch featuring photographer and poet Jeffrey Bartfeld (A Poet's Portrait of Point Reyes), poet Rayne O'Brien (Living on a Song a Day), and poet and artist Steve Trenam (An Affront to Gravity), free, online via Zoom, 6:00 pm PDT (RSVP to bluelightpress@aol.com for the Zoom link)

23 MARCH 2021 — tuesday

  • Join Poetic License Sonoma every fourth Tuesday for an evening of poetry readings featuring the nine poets that make-up Poetic License Sonoma, Susanne Arrhenius, Jeffrey Bartfeld, Joseph Cutler, Paul DeMarco, Kusum Irene Jain, Leo McCloskey, Steve Trenam, Judith Vaughn, and Jaime Zukowski, tonight's theme is "epiphany," free, with donations welcome, 7:00-8:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: poeticlicensesonoma.com/events)
  • Cobalt Poets presents a poetry reading featuring Linda Singer, open mic to follow, free, online via Zoom, 7:30 pm PDT (Zoom link here: www.poetrysuperhighway.com/cobalt/calendar.html)

24 MARCH 2021 — wednesday

  • Roof Books presents a poetry reading featuring poets Rodrigo Toscano, The Charm and The Dread, Kit Robinson, Thought Balloon, and Rodger Kamenetz, Dream Logic, moderated by poet Jessica Kinnison, donations welcome and will benefit UNITY, an organization helping the homeless in New Orleans, free, online via Zoom, 7:00 pm PDT (Register for the Zoom meeting here: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrf-upqj8pH9H32f47gpMg3-h0SHUtpG-a)

25 MARCH 2021 — thursday

  • Copperfield's Books presents journalist Katherine Seligman reading from and discussing her novel At the Edge of the Haight, a story of homeless youth living in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco, free, online, 7:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: www.copperfieldsbooks.com/event/katherine-seligman-online)
  • Vroman's Bookstore presents essayist Courtney Zoffness reading from and discussing her debut collection of essays, Spilt Milk, in conversation with novelist Edan Lepucki (California and Woman No. 17), free, online, 6:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: www.vromansbookstore.com/event/courtney-zoffness)

26 MARCH 2021 — friday

27 MARCH 2021 — saturday

28 MARCH 2021 — sunday

  • The Village Poets presents a reading featuring Terry Ehret, Poet Laureate emeritus of Sonoma County and co-founder of Sixteen Rivers Press, followed by two open mic readings, part of the Village Poets Monthly Reading series, free, online via Zoom, 4:30 pm PDT (Register to attend: villagepoets.blogspot.com/p/calendar-of-readings.html)
  • Poetry Flash presents a virtual poetry reading by Barbara Hamby, Holoholo, and Barbara Ras, The Blues of Heaven, online via Zoom, free, 3:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: please click here; you will receive an email with a link to join the reading)
  • VCP SoCal presents a poetry reading featuring Brian Sonia Wallace, Poet Laureate of the City of West Hollywood, and poets Linda Ravenswood and Bryn Wickerd, free, online, 3:00 pm PDT (Go to www.vcpsocal.org)

29 MARCH 2021 — monday

30 MARCH 2021 — tuesday

  • Bookshop Santa Cruz presents poet and writer Kim Addonizio reading from and discussing her latest poetry collection, Now We're Getting Somewhere, in conversation with Danusha Laméris, Poet Laureate emeritus of Santa Cruz County, free, online, 7:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: www.bookshopsantacruz.com/kim-addonizio)
  • Cobalt Poets presents a reading featuring poet Ramón García, The Chronicles, open mic to follow, free, online via Zoom, 7:30 pm PDT (Zoom link here: www.poetrysuperhighway.com/cobalt/calendar.html)
  • Famed actress and activist Sharon Stone joins Book Passage and the Dominican University's Institute for Leadership Studies to discuss her new memoir, The Beauty of Living Twice, an intimate and moving look at her life in films as well as her humanitarian work, $40, ticket includes a complementary copy of the book, online, 7:00 pm PDT (Purchase tickets here: www.bookpassage.com/SharonStone)

31 MARCH 2021 — wednesday

  • Left Margin Lit presents "The Art of Revision: Fiction and Nonfiction," a workshop focusing on various tools of revision, led by Lauren Markham, Berkeley-based essay writer and literary journalist, runs five weeks (March 31-April 28), $295, online via Zoom, 6:00-8:00 pm PDT (Enroll here: www.leftmarginlit.org/the-art-of-revision-markham)

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