Tonight! Thursday, April 26th – 7:00-8:30 pm
Riverside poet Nikia Chaney book launch

Poet Nikia Chaney reads from us mouth (forthcoming from University of Hell Press, 2018). She is the current Inlandia Literary Laureate (2016-2018) and is the author of two chapbooks, Sis Fuss (2012, Orange Monkey Publishing) and ladies, please (2012, … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 8th – 2:00 pm
Joseph Maviglia – mostly words without music, and some with
essayist, poet, singer/songwriter

Canadian poet, guitarist and songwriter Joseph Maviglia's visit to Bird & Beckett has been four years in the making! His collection, Critics Who Know Jack (Urban Myths, Media and Rock and Roll) was published in Guernica Editions' "Essential … [Read more...]

Thursday, March 29th – 7-9pm
Treyf Pesach
Hilton Obenzinger
with Don Alberts, Chris Amberger and Noel Jewkes
A Reading, A Party & Some Jazz

Blasphemy is holy—and exciting, outrageous literature in Hilton Obenzinger's new book Treyf Pesach (Unkosher Passover). Join Hilton, and jazz musicians Don Alberts, Chris Amberger and Noel Jewkes, at Bird & Beckett on Thursday. March 29th for … [Read more...]

POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, March 5th – 7-9 pm
A Reading for Al-Mutanabbi Street
An open mic follows
Jessica Loos, organizer and m.c.

March 5th, 2018, at 7 pm, Bird & Beckett Books in San Francisco will join with others around the world to host a poetry reading in observance of the 11th anniversary of the bombing of Baghdad's Al Mutanabbi Street. Featured readers will be … [Read more...]

Ongoing in Galley Ex Libris
Time Landscape: Paintings and a reading by J Grabowski

Time Landscape is J Grabowski's first release of writing coupled with drawings - reflecting his day to day notebook process that he has continued for over a decade; making work on the go, wherever he is; bringing the studio to the place. The book was … [Read more...]