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16 OCTOBER 2022 — sunday

Litquake continues with a multitude of readings, panel discussions, and literary performances, on an array of topics such as poetry, short fiction, fantasy and science fiction, comedy, literary translation, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ writers, films, and publishing, with bestselling authors including Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Ericka Huggins, San Francisco Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin, Diana Kapp, Greg Sarris, Charlie Jane Anders, Avotcja, Jacqueline Woodson, Vanessa Hua, and many more, in various venues around San Francisco, both free and ticketed events (More information here:

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30 NOVEMBER 2023 — thursday

  • City Lights Books presents Oscar Peñaranda, poet, activist, and founding member of the Filipino American National Historical Society, for an evening of storytelling and literary pyrotechnics, featuring a reading from Peñaranda's latest book, Follower of the Seasons, joined by Shirley Ancheta, Joaquin Tuason Cruz, and Jason Bayani, City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, free, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend:
  • Poetry Flash presents a poetry reading by Raffi Del Bourgo, A Tune Both Familiar and Strange, forthcoming, and David Watts, Katy Bridge, Art House Gallery & Cultural Center, 2905 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, two blocks north of Ashby BART, refreshments, free, 7:00 pm PST (

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