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July 2021

TWW Workshop

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2021

The TWW workshops are free and open to the public. Writers of all genres and anyone who appreciates the written word are welcome. Work is submitted a week prior to workshop (Tuesday), and a workshop notice is emailed (Thursday/Friday). The pieces to be critiqued can then be dowloaded and read. We critique a maximum of fifty total pages per workshop. At the beginning of each workshop, the group spends some time discussing "Trials and Tribs." This provides the opportunity for…

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Omar El Akkad

July 27 @ 6:00 pm

reading from his new novel What Strange Paradise published by Alfred Knopf From the widely acclaimed, best-selling author of American War: a new novel—beautifully written, unrelentingly dramatic, and profoundly moving—that looks at the global refugee crisis through the eyes of a child. ---------- This is a virtual event that will be hosted by City Lights on the Zoom platform. You will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of accessing the internet. If you have not…

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Matthew Specktor in conversation with Adam Pfahler

July 28 @ 6:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Matthew Specktor and Adam Pfahler discuss Always Crashing in the Same Car: On Art, Crisis, and Los Angeles, California by Matthew Specktor published by Tin House Blending memoir and cultural criticism, Matthew Specktor explores family legacy, the lives of artists, and a city that embodies both dreams and disillusionment.  ----- This is a virtual event that will be hosted by City Lights on the Zoom platform. You will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of…

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August 2021

Rupa Marya and Raj Patel

August 3 @ 6:00 pm

Rupa Marya, Raj Patel and friends celebrate the launch of their new book Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice published by Farrar Strauss Giroux INFLAMED reveals the links between health and structural injustices--and to offer a new deep medicine that can heal our bodies and our world. ---------- This is a virtual event that will be hosted by City Lights on the Zoom platform. You will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of…

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Brian Evenson

August 4 @ 6:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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reading from The Glassy, Burning Floor of Hell published by Coffee House Press ----- This is a virtual event that will be hosted by City Lights on the Zoom platform. You will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of accessing the internet. If you have not used Zoom before, you may consider referencing Getting Started with Zoom. ----------- Event is free, but registration is required. (CLICK HERE) to register. ----------- (Click Here) to purchase book.…

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