Ambush Review reading

Monday, November 14th, 7 pm Ambush! A reading to celebrate issue #2 of a great new San Francisco literary magazine Co-Editors and Co-Publishers Bob Booker and Patrick Cahill host a raft of contributors at Bird & Beckett to present the … [Read more...]

Bird & Beckett Book Club

Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 7 pm Book Club 1st Thursday of each month all welcome! Falconer, by John Cheever, will be the book discussed this week. Next up:  Jonathan Franzen's Freedom This group has been meeting monthly since long before there was a … [Read more...]

Walker Brents on Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh

Sunday, October 30 – 2:30 pm Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh Walker Talks! Expository explorations on literary, mythological & historical themes Walker Brents III can always be relied on to entertain and edify as he muses on topics of timeless interest … [Read more...]

Meltzer on Stage

Sunday, October 16 – 2 pm Maestro David Meltzer The Stuntman! Interviewed on  the Bird & Beckett stage by Gerry Fialka David just wowed 'em in the Mission, at our Litquake reading at Kaleidoscope, trading "fours" with his new bride Julie … [Read more...]

Layla and Majnun

Sunday, September 25, 2:30 pm Walker Talks! Mad love: The Story of Layla and Majnun Walker Brents III tells the tale of Layla and Majnun -- a 7th century Arabic story, best remembered from the rendering by 12th century Persian poet Nizami. … [Read more...]