Wednesday, August 19

7:30pm
featuring Allie Marini, Vernon Keeve III, Maisha Z. Johnson, Joshua Kent Fowler, Peter Bullen & Brynn Saito
with Spanish Guitar by Hao Tran from 7:10-7:30pm
hosted by Mk Chavez & Sharon Coleman
2349 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
free with refreshments and two bookstore cats







Thursday, August 20

6:00pm
Jennifer Barone & Micah Ballard read
at Readers Bookstore, Fort Mason
Building C, South End
Fort Mason Center
San Francisco






Friday, August 21

7:00pm doors; 8:00pm reading
featuring Elaine Kahn, Zoe Brezsny, John Sakkis & James Cordas
300 Jefferson Street
Oakland






Saturday, August 22

12:00-4:00pm
An Afternoon Presentation of Poetry and Visual Art
with Nils Peterson & Lorraine Capparell
1650 Senter Road
San Jose
free






Friday, August 28

7:00pm
featuring Jewelle Gomez, Yosimar Reyes, Arisa White & Marvin K. White
with host Christopher Soto
at Berkeley City College
2050 Center Street
Berkeley






Sunday, August 30

7:00pm
hosted by Brandon Brown
at Et Al
620 Kearney Street
San Francisco







Tuesday, September 8

6:00pm
The RADAR Reading Series presents
with featured readers to be announced
hosted by Juliana Delgado Lopera
in the Latino/Hispanic Rooms (in the basement level)
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco
free






Saturday, September 19

7:30-9:00pm
featuring Andrea Baker, Barbara Freeman, Cecil Giscombe, Douglas Piccinnini, Margaret Ross, Dan Rosenberg, Cassandra Smityh & Emily Capettini
2476 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley






Saturday, September 19

7:30-9:00pm
Alta Solano: Lit Out Loud
featuring Janell Moon & Maureen Micus Crisick
1861-A Solano Avenue
Berkeley
$5-10 sliding scale; no one is turned away for lack of funds






Saturday, September 26

12:00-4:30pm
Wateshed Environmental Poetry Festival
featuring Robert Hass presenting a host of other poets and musicians (stay tuned for more information)
plus We Are Nature Open Mic (sign up at noon, at festival, for lottery: 6 spots)
more info to come
at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park
2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Berkekey
free







Saturday, October 17

7:30-9:00pm
Alta Solano: Lit Out Loud
featuring Annie Stenzel, Carol Dorff & Chana Bloch
1861-A Solano Avenue
Berkeley
$5-10 sliding scale; no one is turned away for lack of funds






Saturday, November 21

7:30-9:00pm
Alta Solano: Lit Out Loud
featuring Natica Angilly, Richard Angilly & Claire Baker
1861-A Solano Avenue
Berkeley
$5-10 sliding scale; no one is turned away for lack of funds






Saturday, December 19

7:30-9:00pm
Alta Solano: Lit Out Loud
featuring Kirk Lumpkin & David Shaddock
1861-A Solano Avenue
Berkeley

$5-10 sliding scale; no one is turned away for lack of funds