All events are free.* Made possible by Friends of the Beat Museum
* unless otherwise noted
appearing with Jack Hirschman and Jessica Loos Works honors the longtime Long Shot magazine, credo of “Writing from the Real World.” This collection of poems traverses a course from the swamps of New Jersey to the endless possibilities of the open road, with rest stops along the way to visit with family ghosts, highlight striking […]
Novelist, memoirist, essayist, Herbert Gold returns to his earliest form of literary expression, poetry—here in a publishing first, Nearing the Exit. In these poems 94-year-old Gold visits his past and future, with a tip of the hat to the theme of his recent book Still Alive: A Temporary Condition (2008, republished as Not Dead Yet, […]
& drawing for Poems Under the Dome On Friday the 13th, join us for an auspicious evening of poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month. This event will also include the only drawing for a guaranteed spot to read at the 13th Annual Poems Under the Dome at City Hall! Daphne Gottlieb Daphne Gottlieb stitches […]
Join us as we celebrate the release of William Taylor, Jr.’s latest book, From the Essential Handbook on Making it to the Next Whatever, published by Pedestrian Press. William will be reading from the book, along with Bay Area authors: Cassandra Dallett Colleen McKee MK Chavez Laura Zink
* This event is happening at Capo’s restaurant in North Beach, NOT at the Beat Museum.
Celebrating the release of Tamsin Smith’s latest verse collection, Word Cave. Published by Risk Press, this beautiful book features a cover portrait by Emilio Villalba, back cover collage detail by Matt Gonzalez, and photographs by Josh Smith, in addition to 96 heart-crafted poems from me to you. All proceeds from the sale of the book […]