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Bill Vartnaw, Avotcja, Gail Mitchell, Jeanne Powell, more

15 AUGUST 2021 — sunday

San Francisco Public Library presents a reading featuring Taurean Horn Press poets, including poet and publisher of Taurean Horn Press Bill Vartnaw, Suburbs of My Childhood; poet and musician Avotcja; poets Gail Mitchell, Root Tracings, Bone Songs, and Jeanne Powell, February Voices, Tom Sharp, Spectacles: A Sampler of Poems and Prose, and San Francisco Poet Laureate emeritus Kim Shuck, Clouds Running In, online, free, 2:00-3:30 pm PDT (Register to attend:

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18 JANUARY 2022 — tuesday

19 JANUARY 2022 — wednesday

  • Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center presents a reading celebrating the life and works of the fourteenth century mystic, Margery Kempe, featuring authors whose recent works speak on her legacy: poet and novelist Robert Glück, Margery Kempe, poet Daniel Tiffany, Cry Baby Mystic, and poet Pattie McCarthy, Wyfthing, moderated by scholar Julie Orelmanski, Symptomatic Subjects: Bodies, Medicine, and Causation in the Literature of Late Medieval England, free, online, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend:
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz presents a poetry reading and book launch for Santa Cruz Poet Laureate David Allen Sullivan, reading from his new book, Black Butterflies Over Baghdad, joined by poet Farnaz Fatemi, Sister Tongue, winner of the Wick Poetry Prize, free, online, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend:

20 JANUARY 2022 — thursday

21 JANUARY 2022 — friday

22 JANUARY 2022 — saturday

23 JANUARY 2022 — sunday

24 JANUARY 2022 — monday

25 JANUARY 2022 — tuesday

26 JANUARY 2022 — wednesday

  • Skylight Books presents short fiction writer Henry Hoke, The Book of Endless Sleepovers, Genevieves, discussing his new book, Sticker, a memoir told through stickers, exploring queer childhood, parental disability, and ancestral violence, in conversation with artist and writer Kate Durbin, Hoarders, free, in person, Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, 7:30 pm PST (For more information:

27 JANUARY 2022 — thursday

  • Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center celebrates the life of avant-garde Chicano poet Alfred Arteaga (1950-2008), with readings and discussions featuring poet Cherríe Moraga, A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness; artist and author Harry Gamboa Jr.; poet and educator Richard T. Rodríguez, Exemplars and Accomplices; Juan Felipe Herrera, U.S. Poet Laureate 2015-17, 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007); and critic and translator Ryuta Imafuku, hosted by poet and editor David Lloyd, Dark Room, audience Q&A to follow, free, online, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend:
  • City Lights Books presents curator and writer Jordan Stein, Bruce Conner: Brass Handles, discussing his new book, Rip Tales: Jay DeFeo's Estocada and Other Pieces, about San Francisco artist Jay DeFeo (1929-89) and her artwork Estocada, a piece created in the shadow of her landmark painting The Rose, in conversation with critic and poet Bruce Hainley, Under the Sign of [sic]: Sturtevant's Volte-Face, free, online via Zoom, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend:

28 JANUARY 2022 — friday

29 JANUARY 2022 — saturday

30 JANUARY 2022 — sunday

31 JANUARY 2022 — monday

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