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January 2020

Retablos – Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border

January 27 @ 7:00 pm
Word for Word, 450 Florida St
San Francisco, 94110 United States
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An Evening with Octavio Solis: Join Word for Word on February 27. The evening's performance of Retablos will be followed by a conversation with the author. Octavio Solis is a longtime friend of Word for Word and a renowned playwright in addition to being a prose author. The evening includes a reception and book signing to cap off the night. Word for Word is located at Z Space. 450 Florida St, SF CA 94110  For more info: 415-626-0453

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Andre Perry

January 28 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Andre Perry reading from his new book Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now: a collection of essays published by 2 Dollar Radio With luminous insight and fervent prose, Andre Perry's debut collection of personal essays, Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now, travels from Washington DC to Iowa City to Hong Kong in search of both individual and national identity. While displaying tenderness and a disarming honesty, Perry catalogs racial degradations committed on the campuses of elite universities and…

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The Promise – Silvina Ocampo

January 29 @ 7:00 pm
Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States
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Silvina Ocampo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1903. A central figure of Argentine literary circles, Ocampo's accolades include Argentina's National Poetry Prize and a Guggenheim fellowship. She was an early contributor to Argentina's Sur magazine, where she worked closely with its founder, her sister Victoria Ocampo; Adolfo Bioy Casares, her husband; and Jorge Luis Borges. In 1937, Sur published Ocampo's first book, Viaje olvidado. She went on to publish thirteen volumes of fiction and poetry during a long…

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Samuel C. Woolley

January 29 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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The Reality Game: How the Next Wave of Technology Will Break the Truth published by Public Affairs Fake news posts and Twitter trolls were just the beginning. What will happen when misinformation moves from our social media feeds into our everyday lives? Despite Samuel Woolley's warnings as early as 2013, the problem of online disinformation stormed our political process in 2016 and has only worsened since. Yet as Woolley shows in this urgent book, it may pale in comparison to…

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Carmen Maria Machado with Esmé Weijun Wang

January 30 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Carmen Maria Machado with Esmé Weijun Wang in conversation and celebrating the release of Carmen Maria Machado's In The Dream House published by Graywolf Press In the Dream House is Carmen Maria Machado's engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the mechanisms and cultural representations of psychological abuse. Tracing the full arc of a harrowing relationship with a charismatic but volatile woman, Machado struggles to make sense of how what happened to her…

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February 2020

Story Time

February 4 @ 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, happening 8 times

Sundance Bookstore, 121 California Avenue
Reno, NV 89509
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There's a special place in our hearts for young readers. Reading together strengthens the bond between children and parents, improves speech and language skills, enhances concentration, and encourages curiosity. We host a regular story time with the amazing Paula Robison, who shares stories, rhymes, songs, and art projects with your little ones on the first Tuesday of every month, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Story time at Sundance is designed for children ages 3 to 6 accompanied by a…

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TWW Workshop

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 18, 2020

Keynote Used Records & Books, 2660 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 United States
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An open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday but check this calendar for exact dates or our Facebook page.

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Cutting Up The Century: A Burroughs Birthday Miscellany

February 5 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Cutting Up The Century: A Burroughs Birthday Miscellany with Joan Hawkins, Alex Wermer-Colan, Peter Hale, and Jon Longhi celebrating the release of William S. Burroughs Cutting Up the Century Edited by Joan Hawkins and Alex Wermer-Colan published by University of Indiana Press William S. Burroughs Cutting Up the Century is the definitive book on Burroughs' overarching cut-up project and its relevance to the American twentieth century. Burroughs’s Nova Trilogy (The Soft Machine, Nova Express, and The Ticket That Exploded) remains…

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Elaine Elaine Kahn

February 6 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Elaine Kahn reading from Romance or The End: poems published by Soft Skull Press Romance or The End takes up the tools of romantic narrative in order to perform the rupture between self and story that occurs at the onset of trauma. Using known and pathologized literary arcs, Elaine Kahn unspools the fundamental instability of truth, love, and language to create an experiential portrait of narrative's power to both disfigure and restore. ROMANCE or THE END This is a book…

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Writer’s Workshop – Gayle Brandeis & June Sylvester Saraceno

February 7 - February 8
Sierra Nevada College, 291 Country Club Dr
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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[ SNC celebrates new titles by home girls Gayle Brandeis and June Sylvester Saraceno. Many Restless Concerns: The Victims of Countess Bathory Speak in a Chorus (A Testimony) by Gayle Brandeis and Feral, North Carolina, 1965, a novel, and The Girl from Yesterday, a poetry collection by June Sylvester Saraceno will be featured. Gayle Brandeis Gayle Brandeis grew up in the Chicago area and has been writing poems and stories since she was four years old. Her latest book is…

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