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Caroline Goodwin

Bay Area Book Festival: Caroline Goodwin, Sarah Kobrinsky, Heather Bourbeau, more

7 MAY 2022 — saturday

Bay Area Book Festival's Poets on the Plaza presents a day of readings, 11:00: Unole-"Breath" Native Women Drum Circle; 11:10: Alison Hart, Mostly White; 11:20: Nanette Deetz, Red Road; 11:30: Dave Holt, Red Road; 11:40: Unole-Breath Native Women Drum Circle; 11:50: Sarah Kobrinsky, Emeryville Poet Laureate emeritus; Noon: Luisa Giulianetti; 12:10: Caroline Goodwin, San Mateo Poet Laureate emeritus; 12:20: Lucille Lang Day; 12:30: Meryl Natchez, Catwalk; 12:40: Susan Cohen, A Different Wakeful Animal; 12:50: Lisa Rosenberg, A Different Physics; 1:00: Carol Dorf; 1:10: Avotcja; 1:20: Hans Kolbe, cellist; 1:30: Heather Bourbeau; 1:40: California Jazz Conservatory; 2:00: Richard Loranger, Be a Bough Tit; 2:10: Fred Dodsworth; 2:20: Kathleen McClung, A Juror Must Fold in on Herself; 2:30: Andrena Zawinski, Landings; 2:40: Cassandra Dallett, Collapse; 2:50: Donté Clark, Richmond Poet Laureate emeritus; Under 20 Slam follows, featuring Brennan "B Deep" DeFrisco; "Fred Dodsworth Presents," BART Plaza, Shattuck Avenue, downtown Berkeley, free, 11:00 am-4:00 pm PDT (

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26 NOVEMBER 2022 — saturday

27 NOVEMBER 2022 — sunday

28 NOVEMBER 2022 — monday

  • City Lights Books presents poet and artist Courtney Faye Taylor, celebrating her debut collection Concentrate: poem, which explores the history of Latasha Harlins, a fifteen-year-old Black girl who was killed by Korean shop owner Soon Ja Du after she was falsely accused of shoplifting a bottle of orange juice, in conversation with Chantz Erolin, writer and editor at Graywolf Press, online via Zoom, free, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend:

29 NOVEMBER 2022 — tuesday

  • City Lights Books presents award-winning poet Eileen Myles, celebrating their new collection, Pathetic Literature, joined by writers Maggie Nelson, The Argonauts, Camille Roy, Honey Mine, Laurie Weeks, Zipper Mouth, winner of the Lambda Literary Award, Simone White, House Envy of All the World, and Frank Wilderson, online via Zoom, free, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend:
  • Cobalt Poets presents a poetry reading featuring Rawle James, with open mic to follow, online via Zoom, free, 7:30 pm PST (Register to attend:
  • The San Francisco Public Library presents a special workshop with poets Zachary Zan and Hanson Lee, discussing and analyzing the famous Chinese poem "Cold Mountain", free, at the North Beach Library Community Room, 850 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, 6:30-7:30 pm PST (More information here:

30 NOVEMBER 2022 — wednesday

  • Book Passage presents acclaimed writer and musician Patti Smith, Just Kids, winner of the National Book Award, celebrating her new book, A Book of Days, a collection of over 365 images and reflections that reflect the artist's life and unique aesthetic, Dominican University of California, 50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, $40, tickets include a copy of the book, 7:00 pm PST (Purchase tickets here:

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