Liminal’s Oakland Literary Line-Up

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Photography by Stephen Texeria

Photography by Stephen Texeira at LIMINAL

This week Liminal’s stamp of approval is all over the following events:

MONDAY

Bay Area Generations

Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley

7PM
Annie Marron + Bonnie McManis
Tantra Bensko + Emily Kiernan
Jason Sposeto + Laurie Ann Doyle
Laura Walker + Gretchen Stengel

Musical Guest: Andy Mignano

TUESDAY

1. Spectrum Queer Media’s Open Mic

Grand Lake Coffee House
440 Grand Ave, Oakland

Sign-up at 6 PM

FEATURED GUEST ARTIVIST Jesús U. BettaWork!

2. Happy Hour Stories Celebrate Black History Month

Pegasus Books on Solano
1855 Solano Ave, Berkeley
7:30

A reading of FIRE & CLOUD (Richard Wright) and a performance of UNCLE TOM’S CHILDREN by Oakland Public Theater Artistic Director Norman Gee

WEDNESDAY
Passages on the Lake X Vs. Small Plates

Paul Corman-Roberts & I will duke it out for the literary crowds this Wednesday!

Passages on the Lake

6:30pm at The Terrace Room
1800 Madison St, Oakland

April Sinclair
Andre Wilson
David Welper
Rohan DaCosta
Violin/poetry duo: Beach Head with Pagan Neil and Alan Shearer

SMALL PLATES
E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore
410 13th St, Oakland

Brand New Series curated by Justin Carder and Judy Elkan

Performer Amy Langer, a member of the SF Neo-Futurists;
Poet Chris Carosi,
Fiction Writer Gina Goldblatt
Non-fiction Writer Kristi Holohan
PLUS, a Surprise Snack.

THURSDAY
Gay for Days: A Comedy Show
Club 21
2111 Franklin St, Oakland

8PM

$10 cover

FREE NACHOS!
FUNNY QUEERS!
DRINK SPECIALS!

Headliner: Emily Van Dyke
Featuring: Bryant Hicks
Kristee Ono
Special Guest!
Hosted by Ash Fisher

FRIDAY

TIlde & The Stone Cutter’s Union Present “Write, Fight Night”

Featuring Dante Zúñiga-West, touring in support of his new novel: Rumble Young Man Rumble

and local fighters
Gina Goldblatt
Nelson Rivera
Lisa Aurora
James O’Brien Makowski

+beer
+ books
+ music from Mar De Pop

SATURDAY

SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL, A “Bad Romance” Kinda Open Mic

Nick’s Lounge

3218 Adeline St, Berkeley, California 94703
Sign up at 7

(three-minutes on the mic)

F-is-for-February Fabulous Features are Madison Young and Ivan Hernandez.

20 open mic slots.

SUNDAY

Field Report with De’Ath, Tamayo & Troyan

Hosted by Small Press Traffic

Artists’ Television Access
992 Valencia St, San Francisco

Doors open at 5pm/event begins at 5:30pm
admission FREE
co-presented by Mills College

A conversation on feminist solidarity, locations & spaces.

Amy De’Ath

Jennifer BAAAARRRRFFFF Tamayo

Cassandra Troyan

I get to read twice this week! If you have to go to another literary event in Oakland, I understand. You can make up for it by buying my chapbook here and writing me public love letters on Facebook. Or trade me your chapbook and we will both have something new to read!