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In Common Writers Series: Jasmine Gibson, reading and in conversation with Juliana Spahr

Thursday, February 7 - 7:00 pm
The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

Jasmine Gibson + Juliana Spahr

In Common Writers Series: Jasmine Gibson and Juliana Spahr, reading from their work

Friday, February 8 - 7:00 pm
Moe’s Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley

Frank B. Wilderson III

Black Study Series: Frank B. Wilderson III, reading and in conversation

Thursday, February 14 - 7:00 pm
The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

Black Study Series: Frank B. Wilderson III and D.S. Marriott, reading from their poetry

Saturday, February 16 - 7:00 pm
The Green Arcade, 1680 Market Street, San Francisco

Lauren Levin and Melissa Mack

Poetry Center Book Award Reading: Lauren Levin and Melissa Mack, reading and in conversation

Thursday, February 21 - 7:00 pm
The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

Morgan Parker + Charif Shanahan

Morgan Parker and Charif Shanahan, reading and in conversation

Thursday, February 28 - 7:00 pm
The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

Brandon Shimoda + Aisuke Kondo

Brandon Shimoda with Aisuke Kondo, reading, art presentation, and conversation

Thursday, March 7 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ruth Asawa Garden of Remembrance, and The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

Maryam Ivette Parhizkar

In Common Writers Series: Maryam Ivette Parhizkar, reading and in conversation with Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle

Thursday, March 14 - 7:00 pm
The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

Maryam Ivette Parhizkar + Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle

In Common Writers Series: Maryam Ivette Parhizkar and Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, reading from their work

Friday, March 15 - 7:00 pm
University Press Books, 2430 Bancroft Avenue, Berkeley

R.O. Kwon + Nona Caspers

Prose at The Poetry Center: R.O. Kwon and Nona Caspers, reading and in conversation

Wednesday, March 20 - 7:00 pm
The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University

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