Monday, December 1st — 7:00 pm
POETS! Emily Wolahan
followed by an open mic

Emily Wolahan explores the interstitial space between words and between people. She notes, "The electrical charge of an encounter—with another or with oneself—creeps into and charges my work. I like to explore the action of thinking and the action of … [Read more...]

Jazz & More, Friday to Monday,
Thanksgiving Weekend

We're closed for Thanksgiving day, but then we're back in full swing with books for sale and live jazz Friday to Sunday, plus a poetry reading on Monday. Friday, November 28th - 5:30-8:00 pm: jazz in the bookshop! The Chuck Peterson Quintet, with … [Read more...]

ONWARD! DAVID MELTZER: A benefit!
Sunday, Nov. 9th at 7:30 pm

David Meltzer's a brilliant poet and he could use a hand!  So come give him a hand, and let's put together some funds to meet medical expenses.  A $20 donation at the door is requested, though we'll not turn anyone away as long as space allows!  And … [Read more...]

Sunday, October 19th — 2 pm
The Poetry Deal: Diane di Prima
with poet QR Hand
and pianist Walter Earl

Diane di Prima, San Francisco Poet Laureate Emeritus, launches her new collection The Poetry Deal (San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 5, City Lights Publishers, 2014) in the company of the legendary QR Hand. Both are treasured, original voices … [Read more...]

Sunday, October 5th – 2pm
Taurean Horn 40th Anniversary Reading

Taurean Horn Press 40th Anniversary Reading -- Publisher Bill Vartnaw and a roster of fine poets celebrate one of California's key small presses.  Poets Q. R. Hand, Gail Mitchell, Jeanne Powell, Kim Shuck will be joined by other alumni of the press … [Read more...]