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Darius James and Val Jeanty, color images

In Common Writers Series: Darius James and Val Jeanty, workshop performance and conversation

Thursday, April 18 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

Darius James and Val Jeanty b&w images

West Coast Premier: Darius James and Val Jeanty, in performance at The Lab

Friday, April 19 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Lab, 2948 16th Street (at Capp), San Francisco

Darius James, from The United States of Hoodoo + Negrophobia cover

In Common Writers Series: Darius James, solo reading from Negrophobia

Sunday, April 21 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookshop, 261 Columbus Avenue (at Broadway), San Francisco

Juliana Delgado Lopera and Fauxnique

Mazza Writer in Residence Juliana Delgado Lopera with Monique Jenkinson, aka Fauxnique, an afternoon of literary drag

Saturday, April 27 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight Street (at Cole), San Francisco

Juliana Delgado Lopera and Joseph Cassara

Mazza Writer in Residence Juliana Delgado Lopera with Joseph Cassara, reading and in conversation

Thursday, May 2 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

Tim Z. Hernandez

In Common Writers Series: Tim Z. Hernandez, reading and in conversation with Marguerite Muñoz and René Juarez-Vazquez

Thursday, May 9 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

Tim Z. Hernandez, Marguerite Muñoz, and René Juarez-Vazquez

In Common Writers Series: Tim Z. Hernandez, Marguerite Muñoz, and René Juarez-Vazquez, reading at Voz Sin Tinta

Thursday, May 9 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th Street (at Treat), San Francisco

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