Wednesday, September 3
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
feature topic tba

7:00-9:00pm
Katherine Hastings & John Oliver Simon
1501 Washington Avenue
Albany
free



Thursday, September 4

6:00-8:00pm
RADAR presents
a reading for Neplanta: A Journal For Queer Poets Of Color
in the Latino/Hispanic Rooms (in the basement level)
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco
free

6:30
faculty poets C.S. Giscombe, Robert Hass, Lyn Hejinian, Geoffrey G. O’Brien & John Shoptaw
in the Maude Fife Room (Wheeler Hall #315)
at The University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley
free



Friday, September 5

11:30am-12:30pm
with art by Patrick Sumner
365 45th Street
Oakland
free



Saturday, September 6

1:00pm
First Saturday @ JFK
in partnership with The Visions of the Wild Festival
presents “Ecopoetry and Environmental Hip-hop”
featuring Angela Hume, Genine Lentine & Phillip Barron reading ecology-themed poetry, followed by hip-hot artist Larry Montague
in the Joseph Room
of the John F. Kenney Library
505 Santa Clara Street
Vallejo
free

7:30pm doors; 8:00pm reading
Brittany Billmeyer-Finn, Andrew O. Dugas, Zack Haber, Alexandra Naughton, David Roderick & Jason Schenheit; with music by Karlyn DeSteno
908 Cortland Avenue (at Folsom)
San Francisco
$5 suggested donation; no one is turned away due to lack of funds



Sunday, September 7

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

3:00-5:30pm
Berkeley Poetry Salon
featured subject: “French Surrealist Poets”
Berkeley
salon is free and open to the public but reservations are required
to r.s.v.p. and get location information please email janniedres@att.net



Monday, September 8

7:00-9:00pm
featuring Scott Riley
plus an open mic
1585 University Avenue
Berkeley



Tuesday, September 9

7:00pm
Poetry reading with Julie Carr & Claudia Keelan
in Person Theatre
1801 East Cotati Avenue
Sonoma
free



Wednesday, September 10
7:00pm
Henri Michaux book party with translator Gillian Conoley
260 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco



Saturday, September 13
6:00pm doors
Babylon Salon presents its
Fall Literary Performance
featuring Tom Barbash, Bich Minh Nguyen, Nona Caspers, Evan Karp & Mimi Lok
580 Sutter Street
San Francisco
cash bar exotica - free admission

7:00pm
Poetry Hotel Press 2014 Authors Reading
featuring Ivan Argüelles, Jack and Adelle Foley & Clara Hsu
1601 Paru Street
Alameda
7:30pm
Woolsey Heights presents
Rodney Koeneke & there will no doubt be others TBA
1628 Woolsey Street, Apartment C
Berkeley

8:00pm
Lark Readings presents
its second Saturday poetry series
featuring Lee Ann Roripaugh, giovanni singleton & Christine Wertheim
3234 Grand Avenue
Oakland



Sunday, September 14

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



Monday, September 15

7:00-9:00pm
featuring Sara Mithra
1585 University Avenue
Berkeley



Tuesday, September 16
8:00-10:30pm
The WordParty poetry & open mic & live jazz
(every third Tuesday of the month)
hosted by Jennifer Barone & Ingrid Keir
998 Valencia Street
San Francisco
$10 donation; open mic sign-up at 8:00pm sharp



Thursday, September 18


7:30pm
Poetry for the People
a reading from 99 Poems for the 99 Percent
featuring Ellen Bass, Sally Ashton & Dean Rader
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park



Saturday, September 20
6:00pm
801 West Grand Avenue (enter on West Street)
Oakland

7:00pm
WordTemple Poetry Series presents
Gillian Conoley, Danusha Lameris & William Greenwood
282 South High Street
Sebastopol

7:30pm
Alta Solano: Lit Out Loud presents
Dale Jensen
1861-A Solano Avenue
Berkeley
$5-10 sliding scale donation request; no one will be turned away for lack of funds



Sunday, September 21

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

5:00pm doors; 5:30pm event
An evening with Rachel Zolf, featuring a film, reading and polyvocal performance from Janey’s Arcadia, with special guests Sirama Bajo, David Buuck & Erika Staiti
992 Valencia Street (at 21st)
San Francisco



Saturday, September 27

all day long
more information to be announced
this is a global multi-location event
to learn more or to sign up to participate click here

10:00am
Strawberry Creek Walk
a walk along Strawberry Creek to the UC Berkeley campus to the Watershed festival led by Chris Olander, with featured readings by Doreen Domb, Sharon Coleman, Traci Gourdine, Tiffany Higgins & Eliot Schain, plus an onsite dance movement piece by Patricia Bullitt and commentary by Tim Pine
meet at Oxford and Center Streets at 10:00am for this walk
Berkeley

12:00pm to 4:30pm
featuring Anne Waldman, Kay Ryan, Dean Rader, jazz & poetry with Al Young, Randall Potts, Lucille Lang Day, Dick Bakken, Chris Olander, Sharon Coleman, Doreen Domb, Traci Gourdine, Tiffany Higgins, Eliot Schain, The Barry Finnerty Trio, K-12 student poets from California Poets in the Schools, Poetry Inside Out and River of Words international poetry and art contest winners will read under the guidance of poet-teachers John Oliver Simon, Maureen Hurley & J. Rugth Gendler, plus a We Are Nature open reading & more
plus a tribute to Denise Levertov by David David Shaddock
on the Festival Main Stage
at Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park
at 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way (between Allston Way & Center Street)
Berkeley



Sunday, September 28

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



Wednesday, October 1
7:00-9:00pm
Lee Slonimsky & George Higgins
1501 Washington Avenue
Albany
free



Monday, October 6

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



Saturday, October 11
8:00pm
Lark Readings presents
its second Saturday poetry series
featuring Susana Gardner, Nada Gordon & Rodney Koeneke
3234 Grand Avenue
Oakland



Monday, October 13

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



Saturday, October 18
7:00pm
WordTemple Poetry Series presents
Robin Becker & Brian Komei Dempster
282 South High Street
Sebastopol



Thursday, October 23
7:30pm
Ellen Bass & Robin Becker
2476 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley



Wednesday, November 5
7:00-9:00pm
Alice Jones & Wong Yoo-Chong
1501 Washington Avenue
Albany
free



Monday, November 10

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



Friday, December 5

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

Oakland