In process.  Within a few days this should be back and complete with all information received, and hopefully will remain up-to-date much better than the past couple of months.  Stay tuned, we’re still relevant, still trying to to showcase the diversity of poetic events that transpire in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Thank you very much for your continued patience.  


Sunday, August 2

2:00-5:00pm
City of Oakland presents
a National Poetry Slam as part of the
on the Oakland Stage
in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
at Jefferson Street and 12th
in downtown Oakland
tickets at gate: $12 adults; $7 for ages 65+ & ages 13-17, free for ages 12 & under







Wednesday, August 5

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

7:30pm
Bill Mayer & Anita Barrows read
2349 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley





Saturday, August 8

5:45pm doors; 6:15pm reading
Kevin Killian, Hazel White & Christiana Kyung-Hye Baik
801 West Grand Avenue
Oakland






Saturday, August 15

7:30-9:00pm
Alta Solano: Lit Out Loud
featuring Jeanne Lupton & John Oliver Simon
1861-A Solano Avenue
Berkeley
$5-10 sliding scale; no one is turned away for lack of funds





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





Wednesday, August 19

7:30
Lyrics & Dirges 5th Anniversary Event
featuring Allie Marini, Vernon Keeve III, Maisha Z. Johnson, Joshua Kent Fowler, Peter Bullen & Brynn Saito
hosted by Mk Chavez & Sharon Coleman
2349 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
free with refreshments and two bookstore cats





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