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Josiah Luis Alderete + James Cagney

Josiah Luis Alderete and James Cagney, reading and in conversation

Thursday, February 6 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, Humanities 512, San Francisco State University

Jennifer Bartlett + Denise Leto

In Common Writers Series: Jennifer Bartlett and Denise Leto, reading and in conversation

Thursday, February 20 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, Humanities 512, San Francisco State University

Denise Leto + Jennifer Bartlett

In Common Writers Series: Denise Leto and Jennifer Bartlett

Friday, February 21 - 7:00 pm
The Green Arcade, 1680 Market Street (at Gough), San Francisco

Anne Lesley Selcer + Suzanne Stein

Suzanne Stein and Anne Lesley Selcer, reading and in conversation

Thursday, February 27 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, Humanities 512, San Francisco State University

Viet Thanh Nguyen + Thi Bui

Opening celebration of the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network Center, featuring Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thi Bui, and others tba

Tuesday, March 3 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Jack Adams Hall, César Chavez Student Center, San Francisco State University

Prageeta Sharma + Dodie Bellamy

In Common Writers Series: Prageeta Sharma and Dodie Bellamy, reading and in conversation

Thursday, March 12 - 7:00 pm to Friday, March 13 - 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, Humanities 512, San Francisco State University

Dodie Bellamy + Prageeta Sharma

In Common Writers Series: Dodie Bellamy and Prageeta Sharma

Friday, March 13 - 7:00 pm
Artists' Television Access, 992 Valencia Street (at 21st), San Francisco

Audre Lorde + Pat Parker, 1986 at The Women's Building, San Francisco

“I am deliberate / and afraid / of nothing” Poetry and Protest: a day in honor of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker (Part One)

Thursday, March 19 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The Poetry Center, Humanities 512, San Francisco State University

Audre Lorde and Pat Parker, reading at The Women's Building, San Francisco, February 7, 1986

“I am deliberate / and afraid / of nothing” Poetry and Protest: a day in honor of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker (Part Two)

Thursday, March 19 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, Humanities 512, San Francisco State University

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