Tuesday, September 30
7:00pm
featuring Garrett Caples, Anthony McCann, Hoa Nguyen, Cedar Sigo & Rachel Zucker
with host Matthew Zapruder
260 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco



Wednesday, October 1
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic tba

7:00-9:00pm
Lee Slonimsky & George Higgins
1501 Washington Avenue
Albany
free

7:30pm
Saint Mary’s College Creative Writing Reading Series welcomes
Hoa Nguyen & Rachel Zucker
in Claeys Lounge, Soda Center
1928 Saint Mary’s Road
Moraga

7:30pm
Kevin Killian & Brent Calderwood
2275 Market Street
San Francisco



Thursday, October 2

12:10-12:50pm
Lunch Poems presents
Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems Turns 50: An Anniversary Celebration
at Morrison Library (101 Doe Library)
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley
free

4:30pm
the Poetry Center Book Award Reading
with Stephen Ratcliffe
HUM 512
San Francisco State University
San Francisco

6:00pm
Authors’ Night: a fundraiser for the Center for Independent Living
featuring Robert Hass & Brenda Hilliman, reading and answering questions
at the Ed Roberts Campus (ERC)
3075 Adeline Street
Berkeley
$20 tickets.  or $50 (which has a $30 tax deduction)

7:00pm
99 Pomes for the 99 Percent: an anthology of poetry
Release Party and Contributors’ Poetry Reading
featuring Dean Rader (editor), Heather Altfield, Maxine Chernoff, Troy Jollimore, Tess Taylor & Matthew Zapruder
2904 College Avenue (between Ashby Avenue & Russell Street)
Berkeley



Friday, October 3

7:00pm
Marilyn Hacker & Deema Shehabi read
at La Commune Cafe and Bookstore
4799 Shattuck Avenue
Oakland

7:30pm
Cedar Sigo, Lourdes Figueroa, Hugh Behm-Steinberg & Peter Burghardt
365 45th Street
Oakland
free



Sunday, October 5

11:30am-12:30pm
subject/feature to be announced
with hosts Delia Tramontina, Nicholas Leaskou & Jay Thomas
online at SaveKUSF.org



Monday, October 6

7:00-9:00pm
featuring Anthony Adrian Xavier Pino
plus an open mic
1585 University Avenue
Berkeley



Wednesday, October 8
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic tba



Thursday, October 9
6:30-7:50pm
Poetry Circle at Claremont
the second Thursday of each month
“A new poetry program that features you and what you like on the second Thursday of each month.  Bring a favorite poem, and, if you write poetry, bring one of your own too.”
at The Claremont Branch of the Berkeley Public Library
2940 Benvenue Avenue
Berkeley

7:00pm
Joanna Diaz
1680 Market Street
San Francisco




Friday, October 10
starting at 6:00pm
Litquake 2014 (day 1)
at various location
for more information



Saturday, October 11
starting at 10:00am
Litquake 2014 (day 2)
at various location
for more information

12:30pm
featuring Judy Bernhard, Maggie Glober, David Koehn, Mary Mackey & Aimee Suzara
562 Sutter Street
San Francisco

7:00pm
Ed Roberson and Michael Palmer
1187 Franklin Street (at Geary)
San Francisco
$10 ($5 low income; free for SFSU students & Poetry Center members)

8:00pm
Lark Readings presents
its second Saturday poetry series
featuring Susana Gardner, Nada Gordon & Rodney Koeneke
3234 Grand Avenue
Oakland



Sunday, October 12

11:30am-12:30pm
subject/feature to be announced
with hosts Delia Tramontina, Nicholas Leaskou & Jay Thomas
online at SaveKUSF.org

starting at 12:30pm
Litquake 2014 (day 3)
at various location
for more information



Monday, October 13

starting at 3:00pm
Litquake 2014 (day 4)
at various location
for more information

7:00pm
featuring Laura Schulkind
plus an open mic
1585 University Avenue
Berkeley



Tuesday, October 14
starting at 3:00pm
Litquake 2014 (day 5)
at various location
for more information



Wednesday, October 15
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic tba

starting at 6:00pm
Litquake 2014 (day 6)
at various location
for more information

7:00pm
“Here on the Edge”: World War II Conscientious Objectors and Their Legacy of Art and Peace
with Steve McQuiddy & Vladimir Dupre in conversation with Steve Dickison
260 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco
$10 ($5 low income; free for SFSU students & Poetry Center members)
co-sponsored by City LIghts Bookstore and LitQuake
free

7:00pm
Litquake’s 2014 Poetry World Series
emceed by Daniel Handler and judged by Ellen Bass
3225 22nd Street
San Francisco

7:30-9:00pm
Lyrics & Dirges
featuring Miquila Alejandre, Carlota Caulfield, T. Geronimo Johnson, Siamak Vossoughi & Sandra Wassilie
curated & hosted by Sharon Coleman
2349 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
free



Thursday, October 16
starting at 10:00am
Litquake 2014 (day 7)
at various location
for more information

3:30pm
Dawn Lundy Martin & Anne Lesley Selcer
HUM 512
San Francisco State University
San Francisco
free

6:30pm
a reading of poetry written after
and collected in the Poetry Flash flyer Silences
featuring Maw Shein Win, Inna Nopuente, Joyce Jenkins, Kristen Hanlon, Sharon Coleman & Jennifer Arcuni
at PM Gallery
483 25th Street (near Telegraph)
Oakland

7:00pm
a reading and book party with
Dawn Lundy Martin & Anne Lesley Selcer
1680 Market Street
San Francisco
free



Friday, October 17
starting at 10:00am
Litquake 2014 (day 8)
at various location
for more information

5:30pm
featuring Gabrielle Calvocoressi & Maggie Nelson
in the Reading Room of the Berkeley Art Museum
entrances are at 2626 Bancroft Way & 2621 Durant Avenue
Between College & Telegraph
Berkeley
included with L@TE admission ($7 after 5pm)

8:00-10:00pm
California Institute of Integral Studies,
Public Programs & Performances presents:
at Nourse Theatre
275 Hayes Street
San Francisco
cost is $27/$37/$50 or $65 and tickets can be purchased here




Saturday, October 18
time tbd
SF Lit Crawl: Kundiman West Presents Not Your Model Minority
featuring Crhistiana Balk, Mia Ayumi Malhotra, Shelley Wong, Jennifer S. Cheng, Carolyn Ho & Debbie Yee
1034 Valencia Street
San Francisco

starting at 11:00am
Litquake 2014 (day 8)
at various location
for more information

6:00pm
a LitCrawl SlamFest at the Arcade
Pierced!  Poets take aim at Ithuriel’s Spear
1680 Market Street
San Francisco

7:00pm
WordTemple Poetry Series presents
Robin Becker & Brian Komei Dempster
282 South High Street
Sebastopol

8:30pm
Litcrawl Event: Librarian Authors in the Stacks
featuring librarian literati Taryn Edwards, Andrew Demcak, Gr Keer, Moazzam Sheikh, Erin Wilson & Michelle Zaffino
3108 24th Street
San Francisco



Sunday, October 19
11:30am-12:30pm
subject/feature to be announced
with hosts Delia Tramontina, Nicholas Leaskou & Jay Thomas
online at SaveKUSF.org

4:00pm
with host Katherine Hastings
featured topic/readers tba
every 3rd Sunday of the month



Tuesday, October 21
8:00-10:30pm
The WordParty poetry & open mic
(every third Tuesday of the month)
hosted by Jennifer Barone & Ingrid Keir
plus live jazz with Daniel Heffez, Georgide Van Der Bosch & friends
998 Valencia Street
San Francisco
$10 donation; open mic sign-up at 8:00pm sharp



Wednesday, October 22
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic tba



Thursday, October 23
7:00pm
Cincinnati to San Francisco
with Catherine Wagner, Dana Ward & Tyrone Williams
580 Capp Street
San Francisco
$10 ($5 low income; free for SFSU students and Poetry Center members)

7:30pm
Ellen Bass & Robin Becker
2476 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley


Friday, October 24

various times / tbd
at Bay Area Public School
4799 Shattuck Avenue
Oakland




Saturday, October 25

various times / tbd
at Bay Area Public School
4799 Shattuck Avenue
Oakland

2:00-6:00pm
featuring Paul Corman-Roberts.  S.j. Cruz, Cassandra Dallett, J de Salvo & SB Stokes
410 13th Street
Oakland

7:00pm
hosted by Hollie Hardy & Tomas Muniz
held every last Saturday of the Month
an Open Mic
3218 Adeline Street
Berkeley




Sunday, October 26

various times / tbd
at Bay Area Public School
at the OMNI
4799 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley

11:30am-12:30pm
subject/feature to be announced
with hosts Delia Tramontina, Nicholas Leaskou & Jay Thomas
online at SaveKUSF.org



Tuesday, October 28
7:00pm
Jim Nisbet
1680 Market Street
San Francisco



Wednesday, October 29
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic tba



Saturday, November 1

7:30pm doors; 8:00pm reading
Claire Chafee, Hollie Hardy, Sarah Kobrinsky, Jacques Rancourt, Ethel Rohan & Austin Smith; with music by Hao Tran
908 Cortland Avenue (at Folsom)
San Francisco
$5 suggested donation; no one is turned away due to lack of funds



Sunday, November 2

11:30am-12:30pm
subject/feature to be announced
with hosts Delia Tramontina, Nicholas Leaskou & Jay Thomas
online at SaveKUSF.org



Wednesday, November 5
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic tba

7:00-9:00pm
Alice Jones & Wong Yoo-Chong
1501 Washington Avenue
Albany
free



Thursday, November 6

12:10-12:50pm
Lunch Poems presents
Robin Robertson
at Morrison Library (101 Doe Library)
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley
free



Monday, November 10

7:00pm
featuring Roy Mash
plus an open mic
1585 University Avenue
Berkeley



Wednesday, November 12

3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic tba



Thursday, November 13
6:30-7:50pm
Poetry Circle at Claremont
the second Thursday of each month
“A new poetry program that features you and what you like on the second Thursday of each month.  Bring a favorite poem, and, if you write poetry, bring one of your own too.”
at The Claremont Branch of the Berkeley Public Library
2940 Benvenue Avenue
Berkeley



Saturday, November 15

day-long event (exact timing tbd)
a celebration of subversive books
at Mission High School
3750 18th Street
San Francisco



Sunday, November 16
4:00pm
with host Katherine Hastings
featured topic/readers tba
every 3rd Sunday of the month




Tuesday, November 18
8:00-10:30pm
The WordParty poetry & open mic
(every third Tuesday of the month)
hosted by Jennifer Barone & Ingrid Keir
plus live jazz with Daniel Heffez, Georgide Van Der Bosch & friends
998 Valencia Street
San Francisco
$10 donation; open mic sign-up at 8:00pm sharp




Friday, November 21

5:30pm
featuring RJ Ingram & Solmaz Sharif
in the Reading Room of the Berkeley Art Museum
2757 Bancroft Way (between College & Telegraph)
Berkeley



Saturday, November 29

7:00pm
hosted by Hollie Hardy & Tomas Muniz
held every last Saturday of the Month
an Open Mic
3218 Adeline Street
Berkeley




Thursday, December 4

12:10-12:50pm
Lunch Poems presents
Gillian Conoley
at Morrison Library (101 Doe Library)
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley
free



Friday, December 5

7:30pm
Rodney Koeneke & Malachi Black
365 45th Street
Oakland


Wednesday, December 10
7:00pm doors; 7:30pm reading
Canessa Park Reading Series
featuring Bill Berkson & Clark Coolidge
708 Montgomery Street
San Francisco
$6 donation (no one turned away for lack of funds)



Thursday, December 11
6:30-7:50pm
Poetry Circle at Claremont
the second Thursday of each month
“A new poetry program that features you and what you like on the second Thursday of each month.  Bring a favorite poem, and, if you write poetry, bring one of your own too.”
at The Claremont Branch of the Berkeley Public Library
2940 Benvenue Avenue
Berkeley



Tuesday, December 16
8:00-10:30pm
The WordParty poetry & open mic
(every third Tuesday of the month)
hosted by Jennifer Barone & Ingrid Keir
plus live jazz with Daniel Heffez, Georgide Van Der Bosch & friends
998 Valencia Street
San Francisco
$10 donation; open mic sign-up at 8:00pm sharp



Sunday, December 21
4:00pm
with host Katherine Hastings
featured topic/readers tba
every 3rd Sunday of the month



Saturday, January 3

7:30pm doors; 8:00pm reading
Malachi Black, MK Chavez, Randall Potts, Mg Roberts, Deborah K. Steinberg & Siamak Vossoughi; with music by Sarah Carpenter
908 Cortland Avenue (at Folsom)
San Francisco
$5 suggested donation; no one is turned away due to lack of funds



Thursday, January 8
6:30-7:50pm
Poetry Circle at Claremont
the second Thursday of each month
“A new poetry program that features you and what you like on the second Thursday of each month.  Bring a favorite poem, and, if you write poetry, bring one of your own too.”
at The Claremont Branch of the Berkeley Public Library
2940 Benvenue Avenue
Berkeley



Tuesday, January 20
8:00-10:30pm
The WordParty poetry & open mic
(every third Tuesday of the month)
hosted by Jennifer Barone & Ingrid Keir
plus live jazz with Daniel Heffez, Georgide Van Der Bosch & friends
998 Valencia Street
San Francisco
$10 donation; open mic sign-up at 8:00pm sharp



Thursday, February 5

12:10-12:50pm
Lunch Poems presents
Joshua Weiner
Morrison Library in Doe Library
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley
free



Thursday, March 5

12:10-12:50pm
Lunch Poems presents
Harmony Holiday
Morrison Library in Doe Library
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley
free



Saturday, March 7

7:30pm doors; 8:00pm reading
Channing Allen, Michele Bigley, Sharon Coleman, Courtney Moreno, Kate Peterson, Xan Roberti & Candy Shue; with music by Barry Ebner
908 Cortland Avenue (at Folsom)
San Francisco
$5 suggested donation; no one is turned away due to lack of funds




Thursday, April 2

12:10-12:50pm
Lunch Poems presents
Jane Hirschfield
Morrison Library in Doe Library
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley
free




Thursday, May 7

12:10-12:50pm
Lunch Poems presents
Student Reading
Morrison Library in Doe Library
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley

free