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7 JANUARY 2020 — tuesday

8 JANUARY 2020 — wednesday

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  • Reading Evie Shockley: A Discussion Group is a special, one-time reading and discussion group on Evie Shockley's poetry, hosted by former Albany Poet Laureate Christina Hutchins, Albany Library, Basement Meeting Room, 1247 Marin Avenue, Albany, copies of Evie Shockley's books will be on hand, free, 6:30-7:30 (events.aclibrary.org)
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9 JANUARY 2020 — thursday

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  • Poetry Flash presents a book launch reading by poet and artist Ellery Akers, Swerve: Environmentalism, Feminism, and Resistance, with poet and reviewer Barbara Berman, Currents, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, wheelchair accessible, 7:30 (510/849-2087, www.moesbooks.com)
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  • Poem Jam presents San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck, Charlie Getter, Pretti Vangani, and special guests, San Francisco Public Library, Latino/Hispanic Room, lower level, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, free, 6:00 (415/557-4400, www.sfpl.org)
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  • A benefit for poet Q.R. Hand, Whose Really Blues, as he battles cancer, with his partners in WordWind Chorus: Brian Auerbach and Lewis Jordan, Avotcja, and a dozen other crucial poets and artists, please go to "A Helping Hand for Q.R. Hand" on Go Fund Me to donate, Bird & Beckett Books & Records, 653 Chenery Street, Glen Park, San Francisco, 7:00 (415/586-3733, www.birdbeckett.com)
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10 JANUARY 2020 — friday

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  • Litquake and SF Sketchfest present My First Time, a storytelling podcast about early memories of significant life events, hosted by Mary Jo Smith and Colleen Smith, Groundlings Alums, with special guest Bryan Safi, co-host and co-creator of Throwing Shade podcast, PianoFight, Main Stage, 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco, $25, all ages, 10:00-11:30 (415/816-3691, www.pianofight.com)
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    NORTH:
  • Poetry Connection reading series presents CB Follett and Joseph Zaccardi, hosted by Terry Lucas, Marin County Poet Laureate, open mic to follow, light refreshments, The Fireside Room, 240 Channing Way, San Rafael, free, 7:00-9:00 (www.terrylucas.com/schedule.html)
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11 JANUARY 2020 — saturday

12 JANUARY 2020 — sunday

13 JANUARY 2020 — monday

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  • Poetry Express presents a poetry reading by Paul Jolly, Why Ice Cream Trucks Play Christmas Songs, open mic before and after, hosted by Jim Barnard, Himalayan Flavors Restaurant, 1585 University Avenue, Berkeley, free but donations appreciated, 7:00-9:00 (poetryexpressberkeley.blogspot.com)
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  • Reading by poet and literary and cultural theory critic D.S. Marriott, On Black Men, reads from his poetry, including Duppies, The Bloods, and Incognegro, City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, free, 7:00 www.citylights.com
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14 JANUARY 2020 — tuesday

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  • A celebration of ZYZZYVA's Bay Area Issue, featuring contributors Meg Hurtado Bloom, Rita Bullwinkel, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Chia-Chia Lin, Kevin Simmonds, and Paul Wilner, moderated by Oscar Villalon, City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, 7:00 (www.citylights.com)
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  • Poetry@Albany presents a poetry reading by acclaimed poet Evie Shockley, the new black, 2012 winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and semiautomatic, winner of the 2018 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, co-sponsored by Marin Poetry Center and Dominican University, Albany Library, Edith Stone Room, 1247 Marin Avenue, Albany, free, 7:00 (events.aclibrary.org)
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  • The Green Arcade presents David Talbot, acclaimed writer, best-selling author, and founder of Salon Magazine, in conversation on his new near-death/new life memoir, Between Heaven and Hell: The Story of My Stroke, special guests include Joe Talbot, Jimmy Fails, Tom Ammiano, Gary Kamiya, and Hillary Ronen, McRoskey Mattress Co., Third Floor Loft, 1687 Market Street (across from The Green Arcade), San Francisco, 7:00, doors open 6:30 (www.thegreenarcade.com)
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15 JANUARY 2020 — wednesday

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  • Mapping the Bay, a poetry reading and discussion about the relationship between language and the natural world with San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck, Deer Trails, and poets Thea Matthews and Kevin Madrigal, City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, 7:00 (www.citylights.com)
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16 JANUARY 2020 — thursday

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  • Poetry Flash presents a book launch reading by David Shaddock, The Book of Splendor: New and Selected Poems on Spiritual Themes, with poet and political thinker Peter Dale Scott, Walking in Darkness, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, wheelchair accessible, 7:30 (510/849-2087, www.moesbooks.com)
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17 JANUARY 2020 — friday

18 JANUARY 2020 — saturday

19 JANUARY 2020 — sunday

20 JANUARY 2020 — monday

    CENTRAL:
  • Poetry Express presents Caroline Goodwin in a featured poetry reading, open mic before and after featured reading, hosted by Bruce Bagnell, Himalayan Flavors Restaurant, back room, 1585 University Avenue, Berkeley, free but donations appreciated, 7:00-9:00 (poetryexpressberkeley.blogspot.com)
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21 JANUARY 2020 — tuesday

22 JANUARY 2020 — wednesday

23 JANUARY 2020 — thursday

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  • Poetry Flash presents a reading by Alan Williamson, reading from his brand new collection of poetry, Franciscan Notes, with Jeanne Foster, Goodbye, Silver Sister, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, wheelchair accessible, 7:30 (510/849-2087, www.moesbooks.com)
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24 JANUARY 2020 — friday

25 JANUARY 2020 — saturday

26 JANUARY 2020 — sunday

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  • Poetry Flash presents a poetry reading by Wendy Barker, Gloss, and NCBA Cody Award-winner Sandra M. Gilbert, Judgment Day, East Bay Booksellers, 5433 College Avenue, Oakland, wheelchair accessible, 3:00 (510/653-9965, ebbooksellers.com)
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27 JANUARY 2020 — monday

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  • Poetry Express presents a reading by Dan Lineham, author of the multimedia serial novel The Princess of the Bottom of the World, open mic before and after, hosted by Gary Turchin, Himalayan Flavors Restaurant, 1585 University Avenue, Berkeley, free but donations appreciated, 7:00-9:00 (poetryexpressberkeley.blogspot.com)
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28 JANUARY 2020 — tuesday

29 JANUARY 2020 — wednesday

30 JANUARY 2020 — thursday

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  • John Curl reads from his new novel, Outlaws of Maroon, an adult novel about two children set in the 1950s, New York, McCarthy era, and poet Jack Foley, When Sleep Comes: Shillelagh Songs, performs with Sangye Land, Bird & Beckett Books & Records, 653 Chenery Street, Glen Park, San Francisco, 6:30-8:00 (415/586-3733, www.birdbeckett.com)
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31 JANUARY 2020 — friday


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