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Upcoming Events

color photos of poets Angel Dominguez, looking into the trees + Ronaldo V. Wilson, performing a dance movement

Mazza Writer in Residence Angel Dominguez and Ronaldo V. Wilson, in performance and in conversation

Saturday, October 16 - 7:00 pm PST (PDT)
Alley Cat Bookshop & Gallery, 3036 24th Street (btwn Treat and Harrison), San Francisco

color photos of writers Camille Roy + Jaime Cortez

Jaime Cortez and Camille Roy, reading and in conversation

Friday, October 22 - 7:00 pm PST (PDT)
The Green Arcade, 1680 Market Street, San Francisco

color photos of poets Maryam Gunja, Gabrielle Daniels + Hung Q Tu

Gabrielle Daniels, Maryam Gunja, and Hung Q. Tu, a celebration of new works from Dogpark Collective

Saturday, November 6 PS (All day) (PDT)
Time and location to be announced

Wang Ping photo Fritz Vandover + Jennifer Cheng photo Gary Tsang

Wang Ping and Jennifer S. Cheng, reading and in conversation

Thursday, November 11 - 1:00 pm PST (PDT)
The Poetry Center, Humanites 512, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco

color photos of poets Chris Nealon + Stephanie Young

Chris Nealon and Stephanie Young, reading and in conversation

Friday, December 10 PS (All day) (PDT)
Time and location to be announced

color photo of poet Chris Nealon reading from his work + audience

Chris Nealon, “George Oppen and The Future”: The George Oppen Memorial Lecture

Saturday, December 11 PS (All day) (PDT)
Time and location to be announced

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