the SHAMPOO Bay Area Poetry Events Calendar
is a bit behind the times at the moment, but
expects to be up to date within a day or so.  
thank you for your patience.


Tuesday, October 21

7:30pm
Poetry Flash presents
Steven Herrmann
2476 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley

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
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
Poetry Flash presents
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

4:00pm
featuring short and lively readings of poetry & prose by Jeff Burt, Peter Clarke, Bryan King, Alastair Johnston, Sarah Kobrinsky, Terry Lucas, Nikki Thompson, Hugh Behm-Steinberg & Alisa Golden
plus paintings by *82 artists & CCA alumnae Lucia Dill & Rachel Smith on view
2720 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley



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



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
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

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




Thursday, November 6

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



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




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
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

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



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



Sunday, November 16

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, 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



Sunday, November 23

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




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




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


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
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




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



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




Sunday, January 18
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



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