Q R Hand and Arisa White

 Monday, March 19, 7 pm Poets! Arisa White & QR Hand Open Mic Follows Youth and experience go hand in hand... Arisa White's debut poetry collection is Hurrah's Nest.  QR's life in poetry is sketched out in the book Whose Really … [Read more...]

Marijuana Land + Bernal Hills Players

Meanwhile, at the bookshop... Sunday, March 18th 2:30 pm: Writer Jonah Raskin Marijuanaland Jonah Raskinhas written extensively on American cultural history, particularly its more radical and humanist aspects – with books on Abbie Hoffman, … [Read more...]

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...]

Jazz in the bookshop / patchen

Friday, November 4 – double date! jazz in the bookshop + the jazz of poetry: a Kenneth Patchen Moment Seabop rides the waves and then, Jonathan Clark reads from the poems of Kenneth Patchen while Don Prell lays down a bass line Every week, … [Read more...]

Litquake – B&B at Kaleidoscope

Thursday, October 13th, 7:00 pm Six at Kaleidoscope: San Francisco Poets For the Ages Buddhists, Beats & Beyond! Bird & Beckett at Litquake (offsite at 24th St & Folsom) Bird & Beckett takes its show to the Mission District to … [Read more...]