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Sholeh Wolpe
Photo: Sophie Kandaouroff

Sholeh Wolpe, Farnaz Fatemi, Dena Rod, Zeidan

5 NOVEMBER 2022 — saturday

Gallery 2727 presents a poetry reading to benefit Amnesty International, in response to the death of Mahsa Amini, a twentytwo-year-old Kurdish woman who was killed at the hands of Iran's religious morality police, and the ensuing street protests in Iran, the reading features Iranian-American poets Farnaz Fatemi, Dena Rod, and Sholeh Wolpe, and Iraqi poet Zeidan, hosted by Persis Karim, Gallery 2727, 2727 California Street, Berkeley, $10-25 donation requested will go to Amnesty International-Iran, 3:00-5:00 pm PDT (More information here:

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28 NOVEMBER 2023 — tuesday

29 NOVEMBER 2023 — wednesday

  • Lyrics and Dirges, a monthly reading series featuring a variety of prominent and emerging poets, hosted by poets MK Chavez, Dear Animal, and Sharon Coleman, Paris Blinks, Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, free, 7:00 pm PST (More information here:

30 NOVEMBER 2023 — thursday

  • City Lights Books presents Oscar Peñaranda, poet, activist, and founding member of the Filipino American National Historical Society, for an evening of storytelling and literary pyrotechnics, featuring a reading from Peñaranda's latest book, Follower of the Seasons, joined by Shirley Ancheta, Joaquin Tuason Cruz, and Jason Bayani, City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, free, 6:00 pm PST (Register to attend:
  • Poetry Flash presents a poetry reading by Raffi Del Bourgo, A Tune Both Familiar and Strange, forthcoming, and David Watts, Katy Bridge, Art House Gallery & Cultural Center, 2905 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, two blocks north of Ashby BART, refreshments, free, 7:00 pm PST (

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