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27 MARCH 2023 — monday
- Book Passage presents an offsite event with Dr. Lisa Damour discussing her latest book The Emotional Lives of Teenagers: Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents, guidance on helping teens and how to address adolescent mental health, Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael, and online, free, 7:00 pm PDT (More information here: www.bookpassage.com/event/jacqueline-winspear-tony-broadbent-white-lady-corte-madera-store).
- Book Passage presents Philip Taubman discussing his definitive biography In the Nation's Service, detailing George P. Shultz's journey as the US Secretary of Labor, Secretary of the Treasury, and Secretary of State during the end of the Cold War, Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, free, 2:00 pm PDT (More information here: www.bookpassage.com/event/philip-taubman-nation%E2%80%99s-service-ferry-building-store).
- Silvia Vasquez-Lavado discusses her latest book, In the Shadow of the Mountain, a thrilling memoir detailing her journey to Mount Everest, sponsored by Book Passage, offsite at Dominican University of California, 50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, $30, 7:00 pm PDT (More information here: www.bookpassage.com/intheshadowofthemountain23).
28 MARCH 2023 — tuesday
- Cobalt Poets presents a poetry reading featuring Derek Brown, with open mic to follow, online via Zoom, free, 7:30 pm PST (Register to attend: www.poetrysuperhighway.com/cobalt/calendar.html)
- Book Passage presents Helena Fox, reading from her latest novel The Quiet and the Loud, in conversation with novelist Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces, online, free, 5:30 pm PDT (More information here: www.bookpassage.com/event/helena-fox-kathleen-glasgow-quiet-and-loud-online-event).
- City Lights Books presents novelist Belén Gopegui, La escala de los mapas [The Scale of Maps], discussing her new book, Stay This Day and Night with Me, in conversation with Mark Schafer, translator of the book, online via Zoom, free, Noon PDT (Register to attend: citylights.com/events)
- Medicine for Nightmares presents translator and poet Dong Li, reading and discussing his debut collection, The Orange Tree, in conversation with poet Forrest Gander, Be With, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore & Gallery, 3036 24th Street, San Francisco, and online via Zoom, free, 7:00-8:30 pm PDT (More information here: medicinefornightmares.com/events)
29 MARCH 2023 — wednesday
30 MARCH 2023 — thursday
- The Breakroom Poetry Mic presents an open-mic hosted by Jason Bayani, Hieu Mihn Nguyen, and sam sax, Gilman Brewing Company, 912 Gilman Street, Berkeley, free, 7:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: gilmanbrew.com/event-type/show)
- A night of poetry in collaboration with the show Hechizos, with featured artist and poet Leticia Hernández-Linares, Mucha Muchacha, Too Much Girl, joining Leticia to read are poets Flavia Mora, Anna Rodas, Entre cenizas y palmas, Dr. Ayodele Nzinga, first Poet Laureate of Oakland, and Yaccaira Salvatierra, Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore & Gallery, 3036 24th Street, San Francisco, free, 7:00-8:30 pm PDT (More information here: medicinefornightmares.com/events)
- Writers Read Ukiah presents former Ukiah Poet Laureate Jabez W. Churchill, with an open mic reading to follow, $5 suggested donation, Grace Hudson Museum, 431 South Main Street, Ukiah, 7:00 pm PDT
- City Lights Books presents novelist and critic Yxta Maya Murray, Art Is Everything, celebrating her new book, God Went Like That, about the environmental damage caused by the Simi Valley nuclear power accidents, in conversation with writer and performer Jocelyn Saidenberg, Kith & Kin, online via Zoom, free, 6:00 pm PDT (Register to attend: citylights.com/events)
- Sausalito Books by the Bay presents Susan Wels discussing her book An Assassin in Utopia: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Sex Cult and a President's Murder in conversation with Celeste Perry, Sausalito Books by the Bay, 100 Bay Street, Sausalito, free, 6:00 pm PDT (More information here: www.sausalitobooksbythebay.com/2023-events/author-event-susan-wels-an-assassin-in-utopia).
31 MARCH 2023 — friday
- Beyond Baroque presents an evening of poetry and jazz, featuring readings by Rhys Langston, Language Arts Unit: a Rap Textbook, A.K. Toney, and Tori Gesualdo, with music by The Cesar Hernandez Quintet, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice Beach, Los Angeles, free, doors open 7:30 pm, performances begin 8:00 pm PDT (RSVP to attend: www.beyondbaroque.org/calendar.html)
- Green Apple Books presents poet Monica Youn, Ignatz, finalist for the National Book Award, reading from and discussing her new book, From From, in conversation with poet Solmaz Sharif, Look, finalist for the National Book Award, Green Apple Books, 1231 9th Aveue, San Francisco, free, 7:00 pm PDT (More information here: www.greenapplebooks.com/event/9th-ave-monica-youn-solmaz-sharif)
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