Friday, October 31

7:00-9:30-pm
3124 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley




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
featuring Stephen Vincent, live
with hosts Delia Tramontina, Nicholas Leaskou & Jay Thomas
online at SaveKUSF.org

3:00-5:30pm
Berkeley Poetry Salon
featured subject: “Robin Robertson and some other contemporary Scots Makars”
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




Tuesday, November 3
6:30pm
The Holloway Poetry Series presents
Clark Coolidge
in the Maude Fife Room (Wheeler Hall #315)
at The University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley
free





Wednesday, November 5
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featuring Michael McClure (part 2)

5:00-7:00pm
Arisa White
1453 Mission Street (between 10th & 11th Streets)
San Francisco
“free, but a $5 donations will make your karma glow”

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

7:30pm
Poetry Flash presents
readings from the anthology
Love and the Turning Seasons
featuring editor Andrew Schelling & some contributors
2476 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley

8:00pm
featuring Vogue Robinson
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)




Thursday, November 6

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

4:30pm
Kevin Killian & Andrew Durbin
HUM 512
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco
free



Thursday, November 7

5:30pm
featuring Frances Richard & Ronaldo Wilson
in the Reading Room of the Berkeley Art Museum
2757 Bancroft Way (between College & Telegraph)
Berkeley
included with L@TE admission ($7 after 5pm)

7:00pm
Stephanie Young & Teresa K. Miller
1680 Market Street
San Francisco



Saturday, November 8

11:30am-1:00pm
Poetry and Psychoanalysis presents
poet Robert Thomas interviewed by Susan Kolodny
at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis (SFCP)
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco
free

6:00pm
and Experimental Space: a collection that brings scientific imagery, documentation and video works from the laboratory into the art world.
801 West Grand Avenue (enter on West Street)
Oakland




Sunday, November 9

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

2:00-4:00pm
featuring Arlene Biala, Rose Booker, Veronica Montes, Eileen Tabios, Elsa Valmidiano & Jean Vengua
in Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco
free




Monday, November 10

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




Tuessday, November 11

7:30pm
Poetry Flash presents
Tania Pryputniewicz, Ruth Thompson & Michelle Wing
2476 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley




Wednesday, November 12

3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featuring Michael McClure (part 3)

8:00pm
featuring Jaz Sufi
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)




Thursday, November 13
4:30pm
Donna de la Perriére & Barbara Tomash
HUM 512
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco
free

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

6:30pm
with Arisa White
3036 24th Street
San Francisco

7:30pm
featuring Tomas Moniz, Cassandra Dallett, Jason Bayani & Mg Roberts reading & mingling
410 13th Street
Oakland




Friday, November 14

5:30pm
featuring Amina Cain & Sean Labrador & Manzano
in the Reading Room of the Berkeley Art Museum
2757 Bancroft Way (between College & Telegraph)
Berkeley
included with L@TE admission ($7 after 5pm)

7:00-9:30pm
Three Poets, Three Voices, One Message: A Benefit for Gaza
featuring Deema K. Shehabi, Persis Karim, Shadab Zeest Hashimi
presented by Donna K. Khorsheed
1433 Madison Street
Oakland
$15-20 sliding scale; $10 low income

7:00pm
featuring the literary stylings of the author, along with Joel Landmine, Cassandra Dallett, Hollie Hardy, Ezekiel Tyrus, Neeli Cherkovsky & musical guest Kitty Chow
540 Broadway (at Columbus)
San Francisco

7:30pm
Poetry at the Abany Library & Poetry Flash present
a reading by Gerald Stern, with introduction by Robert Hass
followed by a book signing and reception
at Albany High School’s Little Theater
603 Key Route Boulevard
Albany




Saturday, November 15

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

7:00pm
featuring Su Su Maung, Audrey Esquivel, Maw Shein Win & Kenneth Wong
3130 24th Street
San Francisco

7:30pm
Alta Solano: Lit Out Loud
featuring CB Follett & Susan Terris
1861-A Solano Avenue
Berkeley




Sunday, November 16

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
Oakland Poetry Salon
featured subject: “The Confessional Poets”
Oakland
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

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

5:00pm doors; 5:30pm event
an evening with Jocelyn Saidenberg & Amina Cain, hosted by Robert Glück
992 Valencia Street (at 21st)
San Francisco
admission is $6-10/no one turned away for lack of funds




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




Wednesday, November 19
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic to be announced

8:00pm
featuring Alyesha Wise
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)




Friday, November 21

5:30pm
featuring RJ Ingram & Rocket Caleshu
in the Reading Room of the Berkeley Art Museum
2757 Bancroft Way (between College & Telegraph)
Berkeley
included with L@TE admission ($7 after 5pm)




Sunday, November 23

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

7:00pm
Hearts Desire and Dirty Swan Productions Present
Nico Peck, Sara Larsen & Monica Mody
4799 Shattuck Avenue
Oakland



Wednesday, November 26
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic to be announced

8:00pm
featuring Socket Puppet Slam!
(Just like a regular slam, but sock-style!)
at The Starry Plough
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)




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




Sunday, November 30

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




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

8:00pm
featured guest to be announced
every Wednesday
at The Starry Plough
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)





Thursday, December 4

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

4:30pm
Amarnath Ravva & giovanni singleton
HUM 512
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco
free




Friday, December 5

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



Saturday, December 6

7:00pm
For Ann Boyer
580 Capp Street
San Francisco
$10-20 donation ($5 low in come; free for SFSU students, Poetry Center members; parking at Municipal Garage, 21st Street between Mission & Valencia)




Sunday, December 7

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




Wednesday, December 10
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic to be announced

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)

8:00pm
featured guest to be announced
every Wednesday
at The Starry Plough
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)




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




Saturday, December 13

7:00pm
the George Oppen Memorial Lecture
with Maria Damon
580 Capp Street
San Francisco
$10 entrance ($5 low in come; free for SFSU students, Poetry Center members; parking at Municipal Garage, 21st Street between Mission & Valencia)




Sunday, December 14

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




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



Wednesday, December 17
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic to be announced

8:00pm
featured guest to be announced
every Wednesday
at The Starry Plough
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)



Sunday, December 21

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



Wednesday, December 24
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic to be announced

8:00pm
featured guest to be announced
every Wednesday
at The Starry Plough
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)



Sunday, December 28

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




Wednesday, December 30
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic to be announced

8:00pm
featured guest to be announced
every Wednesday
at The Starry Plough
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)



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




Sunday, January 4

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




Wednesday, January 7
3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featured topic to be announced

8:00pm
featured guest to be announced
every Wednesday
at The Starry Plough Pub
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)




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




Sunday, January 11

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




Wednesday, January 14
8:00pm
featured guest to be announced
every Wednesday
at The Starry Plough
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
$7-10 sliding scale (most nights)




Sunday, January 18
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, 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



Sunday, January 25

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




Sunday, February 1

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




Thursday, February 5

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




Sunday, February 15
4:00pm
with host Katherine Hastings
featured topic/readers tba
every 3rd Sunday of the month




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




Sunday, March 15
4:00pm
with host Katherine Hastings
featured topic/readers tba
every 3rd Sunday of the month




Saturday, March 21

11:30am-1:00pm
Poetry and Psychoanalysis presents
poet Brian Komei Dempster interviewed by Forrest Hamer
at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis (SFCP)
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco
free




Thursday, April 2

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




Sunday, April 19
4:00pm
with host Katherine Hastings
featured topic/readers tba
every 3rd Sunday of the month




Thursday, May 7

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

free