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October 2019

TWW Workshop

October 15 @ 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 November 26, 2019

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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Jeanette Winterson – Litquake 2019

October 15 @ 7:00 pm
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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celebrating the release of her new novel Frankissstein published by Grove Atlantic Press at Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118 Admission: $30.00 for ticket purchase visit: https://www.jccsf.org/ In 1816, nineteen-year-old Mary Shelley wrote a story about creating a non-biological life-form. Her creation, Frankenstein, has fueled creative imagination for over 200 years. Now with the possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI) redefining our future, Shelley's story has been reimagined for the 21st century by one…

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United States of Distraction

October 15 @ 7:00 pm
Napa Bookmine, 610 First Street, Shop 4
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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The role of news media in a free society is to investigate, inform, and provide a crucial check on political power. But does it? It's no secret that the goal of corporate-owned media is to increase the profits of the few, not to empower the many. As a result, people are increasingly immersed in an information system structured to reinforce their social biases and market to their buying preferences. Journalism's essential role has been drastically compromised, and Donald Trump's repeated…

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Deer Trails

October 16 @ 6:00 pm
San Francisco Public Library Main Library, 100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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A special evening with Tommy Orange, author There There, San Francisco Public Library’s 15th Annual One City One Book selection. There There tells the story of Native Americans living in Oakland, depicting a beautiful, heartbreaking, and urgently real landscape of the Native experience in the Bay Area past and present. Other One City One Book events and programs include book talks, themed exhibits, and a city-wide celebration of First Person heritage and the 50th anniversary of the Alcatraz Uprising. In…

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LOGIC MAGAZINE: print/ops – Litquake 2019

October 16 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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print/ops : a roundtable about technology with Jim Fingal and friends When developing software systems, engineers typically seek to automate repetitive tasks to reduce toil — defined as tasks that are manual, repetitive, tactical, devoid of enduring value, and that scale linearly as a system grows. That works great in the electronic world software systems — but how does this idea apply to the world of small magazines and publishers where we have physical objects to produce and somehow get to…

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Robin Holabird Reading and Signing: Around the World in 80 Movies

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sundance Bookstore, 121 California Avenue
Reno, NV 89509
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Film reviewer and former Nevada Film Commissioner Robin Holabird will join us to present her latest book, Around the World in 80 Movies. In a highly imaginative blend of film locations, memories, and colorful travel essays, Robin Holabird offers an extensive and entertaining exploration of film locations far and wide, close to home, and everywhere in between. She explores heights at a summit of Machu Picchu and King Kong's adventures at the top of the Empire State Building. She examines…

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The Velvet Underground Experience – Litquake 2019

October 17 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Hat & Beard Press, the San Francisco Rock & Roll Book Club, and Litquake present an evening about The Velvet Underground with  JC Gabel, ML Heath, and Richie Unterberger  with rare screenings of Velvet Underground footage. celebrating the release of two new books from Hat & Beard Press The Velvet Underground Experience Edited by JC Gabel and Margot Ross and My Week Beats Your Year: Encounters with Lou Reed Edited and with texts by Pat Thomas, Compiled by Michael Heath…

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Heaven Is All Goodbyes – Tongo Eisen-Martin

October 17 @ 7:00 pm
Univeristy of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E Helen St.
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States
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Tongo Eisen-Martin will read from his work commissioned for the Poetry Center's Art for Justice grant. After the reading, there will be a short Q&A and a book signing. Part of the Poetry Center at University of Arizona's "Art for Justice" lecture series. For more info visit here.

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Writer’s In The Woods – Lacy M. Johnson

October 18
Sierra Nevada College, 291 Country Club Dr
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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Lacy M. Johnson is a Houston-based professor, curator, activist, and writer. The Reckonings was named a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist in Criticism, and one of the best books of 2018 by the Boston Globe, Electric Literature, Autostraddle, Book Riot, and Refinery 29. "Johnson grapples with the fundamental issue of our time: what is justice? What is punishment? What is mercy? Johnson's beautiful writing and hard-won wisdom will make you think, and then think again." - Emily Rapp, Author…

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Writers in the Woods – Readings

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Sierra Nevada College, 291 Country Club Dr
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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SNC Tahoe’s Writers in the Woods brings well-known poets and writers from all over the country to the campus for intimate readings and workshops, where audience members can meet and exchange ideas with the guest writers. For more info CLICK HERE Located in Tahoe Center for Environmental Studies building, Room 139-141

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