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15 DECEMBER 2022 — thursday

  • Vroman's Bookstore presents poet Kate Baer, What Kind of Woman, reading from her new collection, And Yet, in conversation with multimedia reporter and author Elizabeth Holmes, HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style, $17, ticket includes a signed copy of the book, at 695 E. Colorado Street, Pasadena, 7:00 pm PST (Purchase tickets here:
  • The Poetry Center presents poet, musician, and activist Camae Ayewa, a.k.a. Moor Mother, creating a voice and sound workshop on the theme "Anthropology of Consciousness," with local poets and artists alex cruse, Jemma Decristo, Kevin CK Lo, Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, Leila Weefur, and Zêdan Xelef, followed by a performance of the new work they created together, audiences are welcome to observe the workshop prior to the performance, The Lab, 2948 16th Street, San Francisco, free, workshop begins at 7:00 pm PST, performance and talk begin at 8:00 pm PST (RSVP to attend:
  • City Lights Books presents Helen Shiller, radical anti-war activist, discussing her new book, Daring to Struggle, Daring to Win: Five Decades of Resistance in Chicago's Uptown Community, telling the story of Shiller's forty-year struggle for justice in Chicago, in conversation with translator, activist, and poet Achy Obejas, Boomerang / Bumerán: Poetry / Poesía, free, online via Zoom, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend:
  • The Poetry Night Reading Series presents ecopoet Beth Suter and writer and editor Bethanie Humphreys, Dendrochronology, with open mic to follow, four minutes per reader, John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 1st Street, Davis, free, 7:00 pm PST (More information here:

16 DECEMBER 2022 — friday

  • El Gigante presents an evening with poet Juan Delgado, author of numerous collections such as Green Web, selected for the Contemporary Poet Prize in 1994, and Vital Signs, winner of the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award, followed by an open mic reading, hosted by Danny Romero, online via Zoom, free, 7:00-8:30 pm PST (RSVP to attend:

17 DECEMBER 2022 — saturday

  • Medicine for Nightmares presents an evening of poetry, experimental films, and indigenous Hip Hop, featuring the films of Chuli 1312, poetry by Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, La Movida, Wendy Trevino, Cruel Fiction, and special guest Bishop Underdog, Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore and Gallery, 3036 24th Street, San Francisco, free, 7:00-10:00 pm PST (More information here:
  • JOAN and Deluge, an experimental queer press, present a reading to commemorate artist Aimee Goguen's show Mountain of the Collapse, joining Goguen to read are Deluge authors Emily Segal, founder of the press and author of the novel Mercury Retrograde, K Allado-McDowell, Amor Cringe, and Jeanetta Rich, Black Venus Flytrap, JOAN, 1206 S. Maple Avenue, Suite 715, Los Angeles, free, 4:00-6:00 pm PST (More information here:

18 DECEMBER 2022 — sunday

  • Medicine for Nightmares presents Po Poets Project, a group of houseless and formerly houseless poets and writers from POOR Magazine, a liberation movement led by poor people and indigenous people, sharing poetry, theater, and visionary solutions to homelessness that they are implementing, as well as their new textbook Poverty Scholarship: poor people-led theory, art, words, and tears, published by PoorPress, and an excerpt from their new play Crushing Wheelchairs, Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore & Gallery, 3036 24th Street, San Francisco, 6:00-8:00 pm PST (More information here:

19 DECEMBER 2022 — monday

  • City Lights Books presents poet Mosab Abu Toha, celebrating his debut collection, Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear: Poems from Gaza, winner of a 2022 Palestine Book Award, Toha will be signing copies of his book at the event, free, at 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, 6:00 pm PST (More information here:

20 DECEMBER 2022 — tuesday

  • Medicine for Nightmares presents poet and artist Adrian Arias in a celebration of his new collection, Mar De Las Palabras Para Amar, joined by special guest Anaís Azul, composer and singer-songwriter, Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore and Gallery, 3036 24th Street, San Francisco, free, 6:30-8:00 pm PST (More information here:
  • Cobalt Poets presents a reading featuring poet Layla Lenhardt, Mother Tongue, with open mic to follow, online via Zoom, free, 7:30 pm PST (Register to attend:

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27 DECEMBER 2022 — tuesday

  • Bird & Beckett Books and Records presents a poetry reading by Steven Rood, Naming the Wind, Lucille Lang Day, Birds of San Pancho and Other Poems of Place, short story writer Jim LeCuyer, Duck Lessons, Joyce Jenkins, Poetry Flash editor, Bird & Beckett Books and Records, 653 Chenery Street, San Francisco, free, donations welcome, 7:00 pm PST (More information here:

28 DECEMBER 2022 — wednesday

  • Point Reyes Books presents novelist Selby Wynn Schwartz, The Bodies of Others: Drag Dances and Their Afterlives, finalist for the Lambda Literary Award, celebrating her new book, After Sappho, longlisted for the Booker Prize, free, at Dance Palace Church Space, Point Reyes Station, 4:00 pm PST (RSVP to attend:

29 DECEMBER 2022 — thursday

30 DECEMBER 2022 — friday

31 DECEMBER 2022 — saturday

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