Wednesday, July 23

3:00pm
“Cover to Cover” with Jack Foley
featuring Eugene Tsui



Thursday, July 24

7:30pm
featuring Jonathan Downer, Moneta Goldsmith, Sarah Kobrinsky, Rex Leonowicz, Jennifer Lewis, Xan L. Roberti & John Oliver Simon
with hosts Sarah Carpenter & Jeff Von Ward
at Cafe du Soleil
200 Fillmore Street
San Francisco

7:30pm
Poetry Flash presents
Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, Ann Pelletier & Barbara Tomash
2476 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley



Friday, July 25

7:00pm doors; 7:30pm show
featuring Patrick James Dunagan, Turner Capehart Canty, Candy Shue, Bill Huges & Zack Haber
80 Fresno Street
San Francisco
$5-10 suggested donation



Saturday, July 26

4:00-6:00pm
featuring Jamie Townsend, Dodie Bellamy, Amy Berkowitz & Aaron Simon
992 Valencia Street (at 21st)
San Francisco

7:00-9:00pm
Yvonne Campbell, Alexandra Kostoulas, Vince Montague & Maw Shein Win read
plus come early to sign up for an open mic
1601 Paru Street
Alameda

7:00pm doors; 7:30pm reading
featuring Michelle Detorie, Carrie Hunter, Evan Kennedy, Lauren Levin, Alexandra Naughton, Tedd Rees, Dan Thomas Glass, Della Watson, Jessica Wickens & Valerie Witte
80 Fresno Street
San Francisco



Sunday, July 27

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
Fertile Chaos: Experiments in Prose & Narrative
featuring Karen Lillis, Margarita Meklina, Lauren Traetto & Olga Zilberbourg
653 Chenery Street
San Francisco

2:00pm
Wet Reckless by Cassandra Dallett
3350 Adeline Street
Berkeley

3:00pm
Poetry Flash presents
Lynne Knight, Adrienne Amundsen, Rose Black, Nellie Hill & Connie Post
5433 College Avenue
Oakland



Saturday, August 2

11:00am-12:00pm
Menlo Park Library presents
featuring Caroline Goodwin, Kalamu Chaché & Jym Marks
at City Council Chambers
701 Laurel Street
Menlo Park

6:00pm
plus “Survival Adaptations” - a multi-venue art exhibition in response to the current economic climate of the Bay Area
801 West Grand Avenue (enter on West Street)
Oakland


7:00-9:30pm
First Saturday Monthly Poetryreading
featuring John Rowe & Jan Dederich + an open mic
3643 Balboa Street
San Francisco
good food at reasonable prices



Sunday, August 3

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



Monday, August 4

7:00-9:00pm
featuring Marc Hofstadter
plus an open mic
1585 University Avenue
Berkeley



Wednesday, August 6
7:00-9:00pm
Pandemonium Press Reading Series presents
1st Wednesdays at Spice Monkey
with a Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance
featuring Sharon Coleman, Rafael Jesús González, Kirk Lumpkin & Joyce E. Young
plus an open mic
1628 Webster Street
Oakland

7:00-9:00pm
Peter Weltner & Roy Mash
1501 Washington Avenue
Albany
free



Saturday, August 9
8:00pm
Lark Readings presents
its second Saturday poetry series
featuring Brian Komei Dempster & Barbara Jane Reyes
3234 Grand Avenue
Oakland



Sunday, August 10

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



Monday, August 11

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



Saturday, August 16
7:30pm
Alta Solano: Lit Out Loud presents
Jannie M. Dresser & Gary Turchin
1861-A Solano Avenue
Berkeley
$5-10 sliding scale donation request; no one will be turned away for lack of funds



Sunday, August 17
10:30am-12:30pm
an ongoing class by Diane di Prima which “explores the beginnings of what we call “human”; the fall of Neanderthal and the rise of Cro-Magnon culture; the beginnings, dominance, and eclipse of matriarchy; the double invasions of patriarchy and oligarchy; and the persistent dream of a non-hierarchical society.”
at The Omni
4799 Shattuck Avenue
Oakland

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
featuring Ellen Bass & Miriam Bird Greenberg
every 3rd Sunday of the month



Monday, August 18

7:00-9:00pm
featuring David Welper
plus an open mic
1585 University Avenue
Berkeley



Tuesday, August 19
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



Wednesday, August 20
7:30-9:00pm
featuring Virgie Tovar, Daniel Riddle Rodriguez, Matthew Zapruder & Aimee Suarez
curated & hosted by Sharon Coleman
2349 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley
free



Sunday, August 24

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



Sunday, August 31

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



Wednesday, September 3
7:00-9:00pm
Katherine Hastings & John Oliver Simon
1501 Washington Avenue
Albany
free



Monday, September 8

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



Saturday, September 13
7:00pm
Poetry Hotel Press 2014 Authors Reading
featuring Ivan Argüelles, Jack and Adelle Foley & Clara Hsu
1601 Paru Street
Alameda
8:00pm
Lark Readings presents
its second Saturday poetry series
featuring Lee Ann Roripaugh, giovanni singleton & Christine Wertheim
3234 Grand Avenue
Oakland



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



Saturday, September 20
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



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



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