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27 JANUARY 2024 — saturday

  • Medicine for Nightmares presents poet Soham Patel, Ever Really Hear It, winner of the 2017 Subito Prize, celebrating their latest collection, All One in the End/Water, joined in reading by poets Carmen Giménez, Milk and Filth, Jason Bayani, Locus, and J. Michael Martinez, Tarta Americana, hosted by Sara Borjas, Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore, 3036 24th Street, San Francisco, free, 7:00-9:00 pm PST (More information here:
  • Left Margin LIT presents "Form and Freedom: Sonnets and Ghazals," a poetry class led by Zeina Hashem Beck, O, winner of the 2023 Arab American Book Award for Poetry, the class will focus on the sonnet and the ghazal, two poetry forms originating from different parts of the world, students will also have time to write and share their own poetry, Left Margin LIT, 1543 Shattuck Avenue, Suite B, Berkeley, $195,10:00 am-3:00 pm PST, with a one-hour lunch break (Enroll here:
  • Fourth Saturdays presents a poetry reading featuring Marsha de la O, Creature, and Lisa C. Krueger, Floriography Child, Claremont Helen Renwick Library, 208 N. Harvard Avenue, Claremont, free, 2:00 pm PST (More information here:
  • Small Press Traffic celebrates its 50th anniversary with a multi-disciplinary reading and party, featuring nine poets, Camille Roy, Dana Teen Lomax, Elizabeth Treadwell, Juliana Spahr, Norma Cole, Owen Hill, Robert Glück, Samantha Giles, and Tonya Foster, each reading a poem of their choice by a poet they love, with music by DJ Ori Diwata, artwork by Bay Area artists Cliff Hengst, Aki Neumann, Floss editions, and Paul Ebenkamp, food from Reem's, and a special poetry game, Et al., 2831 Mission Street, San Francisco, free, doors open at 7:00 pm, reading begins at 8:00 pm PST (RSVP to attend:

28 JANUARY 2024 — sunday

  • Medicine for Nightmares presents the Odd Verse Reading Series, a poetry reading and open mic that amplifies underrepresented voices, in a safe space for discourse, community solidarity, and collective action for social justice, Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore, 3036 24th Street, San Francisco, free, donations welcome, 4:30-7:00 pm PST (More information here:
  • Village Poets of Sunland-Tujunga presents a reading with featured poets Judith Terzi, Museum of Rearranged Objects, and Karen Greenbaum-Maya, The Beautiful Leaves, followed by an open mic, suggested donation of $5 per person, Bolton Hall Museum, 10110 Commerce Avenue, Tujunga, Los Angeles, 4:30 pm PST (More information here:

29 JANUARY 2024 — monday

  • The Arts Research Center presents poet and essayist Deborah A. Miranda, A Tribal Memoir, winner of the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award, reading and discussing her work, in conversation with educator and author Estelle Tarica, The Inner Life of Mestizo Nationalist, Maude Fife Room 315, Wheeler Hall, Berkeley, free, 2:00-3:15 pm PST (More information here:

30 JANUARY 2024 — tuesday

  • Cobalt Poets presents a reading with featured poet Matt Mason, former executive director of the Nebraska Writers Collective and author of I Have a Poem the Size of the Moon, followed by an open mic, online via Zoom, free, 7:30 pm PST (Register to attend:

31 JANUARY 2024 — wednesday

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