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    Thursday, October 13, 2005

    Literary Events this Week/Weekend/and Next

    SF has decided to cram all things literary into a 2 week span due mostly in part to Litquake and the 4th International Poetry Festival hitting at the same time. If you're looking for things to do here are some suggestions:

    Preview: Thu, Oct 13, 8 pm (all seats $8)
    Evening: Fri & Sat, Oct 14 & 15, 8 pm
    Thu-Sat, Oct 20-22, 8 pm
    Matinee: Sun, Oct 16 & 23, 2 pm
    $10 General Admission/$8 Students & Seniors
    Tickets: 415/338-2467
    WORLD Premiere of DONNING CHEADLE by Geraldine Kim
    Little Theatre, Creative Arts Bldg
    SFSU campus, 19th Ave & Holloway, SF

    Fri., Oct. 14, 7:30: Small Press Traffic Literary Series ($5-$10)
    New Experiments: Nada Gordon & Gary Sullivan on the Autre
    Timken Lecture Hall, CCA (1111 Eight St. @ 16th/Wisconsin)

    Sat., Oct. 15, 6:30:
    LitCrawl: Robert Coover (21+)
    McSweeney's launch of Coover's new story collection A Child Again
    Elbo Room (647 Valencia St. @ 17th)

    Sat., Oct. 15, 6:30: LitCrawl: SF International Poetry Festival
    Christophe Fiat, Nora Gomringer, Anna Jorgensdotter, Dunya Mikhail, Kai Nieminen, Aldo Nove, Liam O Muirthile, Monika Rinck
    New College (780 Valencia St. @ 19th)

    Wed., Oct. 19, 7:30: USF Lone Mountain Poetry Series
    Laura Moriarty
    Lone Mountain 100 / USF (2800 Turk St.)

    Thu., Oct. 20, 7:30: Fourteen Hills Reading Series
    Anne Clifford, Aliston Stine, Elizabeth Treadwell, Erin Brooks Worley
    Valencia Street Books (569 Valencia St. @ 17th)

    Thu., Oct. 20, 3:30: The Poetry Center Reading Series ($5)
    Donald Revell, Paul Hoover, Aaron Shurin
    The Unitarian Center (1187 Franklin St. @ Geary)

    Sat., Oct. 22, 6:30: Fiction at New College
    Susan Steinberg
    New College Cultural Center (766 Valencia St. @ 19th)

    Most of these dates were obtained by visiting Sidebrow where a wonderful SF Literary Calendar is housed.

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