Poets from all over the world will trek to the city for the third annual San Francisco International Poetry Festival, commemorating an ongoing international dialogue extolling the beauty of language.
This week, SF’s lit scene is bustling with events at Modern Times, the Verdi Club and the Books Inc. in Opera Plaza.
LitUp Writers presents comedic anecdotes on stage this Tuesday, January 17th, with their newest theme, “Will it Hurt? Tales of the First Time.” Six writers come to the stage to share their personal stories of firsts, and these can range from their first kiss to their first divorce. This show will be the first of six shows that LitUp Writers will produce throughout the year.
This week’s top lit events include readings by Yasmine Surovec, Tosha Silver, Ellis Avery and Leigh Stein.
This week, authors are back, making their rounds across the country. Here in SF we have Meg Waite Clayton, David Miller and Adam Johnson welcoming the new year with some literary love.
Authors are still on holiday, but this just in: M is for Mystery closes it’s doors, and Tom Brokaw comes to San Rafael this January.