Community Events


Tuesday, September 2, 7:00PM

Aracelis Girmay, Katy Lederer and Anthony Tognazzini

BOA Editions press poets Girmay (Kingdom Animalia), Lederer (The Heaven-Sent Leaf) and Tognazzini (I Carry A Hammer In My Pocket For Occasions Such As These) are the featured readers for this Word for Word...

Wednesday, September 3, 7:30PM

Forrest Gander

Release reading for Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, edited and translated by Brown professor Gander, and just out from Otis Books/Seismicity Editions.

Thursday, September 4, 6:00PM

Cam Awkward-Rich, Kevin Simmonds, Christopher Soto and others

Slam poet and Stanford PhD candidate Awkward-Rich, writer and musician Simmonds and others read for the launch event for Neplanta: A Journal For Queer Poets Of Color, a new journal edited by Soto.

Friday, September 5, 7:30PM

Julie Carr, Maxine Chernoff and Rusty Morrison

The Studio One Reading Series kicks off their fall season with a reading featuring Carr (RAG), Chernoff (Without) and Morrison (Reclamation Project), plus visual art by Patrick Sumner.

Saturday, September 6, 7:00PM

Joe Safdie

San Diego Mesa College professor Safdie reads from his new poetry collection, Scholarship, at this bookstore that is also home to the La Jolla Cultural Society.

Sunday, September 7, 3:00PM

Marcia Falk and Steven Rood

Poet and Hebrew and Yiddish translator Falk (The Days Between) reads with poet Rood (I Say Your Name) for the Poetry Flash series.

Monday, September 8, 6:00PM

Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz

Austin-based poet and nonfiction writer Aptowicz (The Year of No Mistakes) gives a talk called "Turn Your Big Idea into a Book" at the University of Pennsylvania.

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