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21 MAY 2019 — tuesday

  • Get-Lit #44-55 presents twelve to fifteen writers reading never-before-read material within a three-minute time limit, live music, beer made by Ale Industries on site, readers to be announced, Nomadic Press, 111 Fairmount Avenue Oakland, $10-15, 7:00-9:00 (
  • Max Porter reads from his new book, Lanny: a novel, City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, free, 7:00 (415/362-8193,
  • Memorial Tribute for the late poet Linda Gregg, featured readers include Robert Hass, Forrest Gander, Jane Hirshfield, Brenda Hillman, others will gather to read and speak about Linda Gregg, Garden Room, Edgehill Mansion, 75 Magnolia Avenue, San Rafael, free, RSVP required, 7:00 (

22 MAY 2019 — wednesday

23 MAY 2019 — thursday

  • Poetry at Pegasus presents Matthew Cooperman, Aby Kaupang, Margaret Ronda, and Kristen George Bagadov, Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, free, 7:30 (510/525-6888,

24 MAY 2019 — friday

  • The Nomadic Press Open Mic presents six open-mic slots filled on a first-come, first-serve basis with to-be-announced music and features curated and emceed by Rene Vaz, fourth Friday of every month, Nomadic Press: Uptown, 2301 Telegraph Avenue, $10 sliding scale, sign up list opens 7:00 sharp, 7:00-9:00 (

25 MAY 2019 — saturday

26 MAY 2019 — sunday

27 MAY 2019 — monday

28 MAY 2019 — tuesday

29 MAY 2019 — wednesday

  • Poetry Express presents a reading by Zephyr Omeira, hosted by Gary Turchin, open mic, Himalayan Flavors Restaurant, 1585 University Avenue, Berkeley, free, 7:00-9:00 (

30 MAY 2019 — thursday

  • Poetry Flash presents a poetry reading by Jennifer Elise Foerster, Bright Raft in the Afterweather, and Chad Sweeney, Little Million Doors, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, wheelchair accessible, 7:30 (510/849-2087,
  • Congresswoman Jackie Speier discusses her inspiring and powerful memoir Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back, Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, free, 7:30 (510/525-6888,
  • Terry Ehret reads from her poetry, Grace Hudson Museum, open mic follows, Grace Hudson Museum, 431 South Main Street, Ukiah, 7:00

31 MAY 2019 — friday

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