Hear poets and other literary lights read their work.

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  • In the Reading Room. Photo: Marisa Darabi

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Past Events

  • Sunday, July 8, 3 PM

    Reading: Cecilia Vicuña

    Poet and artist Cecilia Vicuña reads from and signs her new volume of selected poems.

  • Thursday, June 14, 7:30 PM

    Reading: Dick Evans

    Photographer Dick Evans introduces and signs his new book of photographs of San Francisco’s Mission District that focus on its quintessential art form, the community mural.

  • Friday, May 4, 6 PM

    Reading: Bruce Boone and Robert Glück

    Writers Boone and Glück read their work.

    Programmed by Evan Kennedy

  • Thursday, April 19, 5:30 PM

    Squeak Carnwath and Susan Griffin

    Carnwath and Griffin discuss their recent books from Kelly’s Cove Press, noted publisher of California art and literature.

  • Friday, April 13, 6 PM

    Reading: Angel Dominguez and Kit Schluter

    Poets Dominguez and Schluter read their work.

    Programmed by Evan Kennedy

  • Friday, March 9, 6 PM

    Reading: Susan Gevirtz and Syd Staiti

    Poets Gevirtz and Staiti read their work.

    Programmed by Evan Kennedy

  • Friday, January 19, 6 PM

    Way Bay Poetry Assembly

    Celebrate the release of a series of postcard prints made in the BAMPFA Art Lab with a spirited mass reading of more than a hundred poems.