Upcoming events

Reading with Preeti Vangani
sponsored by Kearny Street Workshop
Friday, August 27, 2021 6pm PST

October 13, 2021

LitQuake Bay Area Debut Poets Reading
Sunday, October 17, 2021 3pm PST

LitCrawl with the Writers Grotto
Saturday, October 23, 2021 TBD

Rattlecast (VIRTUAL)
Sunday, October 24, 2021 5pm PST

Past events


Get Lit by Nomadic Press (VIRTUAL)
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7pm PST

The Grand Experiment: a discussion on the intersections of science and poetry (VIRTUAL)
sponsored by the NYU Center for the Humanities
with Sarah M. Sala, Karel Green, Pruthvi Mehta, & Joralda Morancy
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7pm EST/3pm PST

Virtual Open Mic
with James Matthewson, Amanda Keefe, & S. Elizabeth Cook
Thursday, April 29, 2021 6pm PST

a virtual poetry reading and open mic in response to the rise in Anti-Asian violence and hate crimes
with Yume Kim, Maya Looney, Jenny Qi, Greer Nakadegawa-Lee, & Lauren Ito
Friday, March 19, 2021 7pm PST

Schrodinger’s Paradigms: Science As a Literary Act” (panel)
with Atenea Garza, Jenny Qi, Jan Steckel, Pamela McCorduck, Sarah Sala
Friday, March 5, 2021 2:10pm PST


Rooted & Written 2020 (faculty)
“How to Hold This Weight: a Generative Poetry Workshop” (VIRTUAL)
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Reclaim the Vote (VIRTUAL)
featuring Greer Nakadegawa-Lee, Jenny Qi, Dena Rod, curated by Lauren Ito
Saturday, October 3, 2020, 4-6pm

Daly City Public Library Bookfest (VIRTUAL) [Watch]
featuring Maw Shein Win with Jennifer Hasegawa, Jenny Qi, Audrey T. Williams
Thursday, September 24, 2020, 6pm

IWL Fellows Reading (VIRTUAL) [guest blog]
Saturday, September 12, 2020, 1pm

Eves at the (VIRTUAL) Beat (curator)
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Get Lit by Nomadic Press (VIRTUAL)
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Tin House Winter Workshop (attendee)
January 2020


Flight of Fiction
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA

We Is Community
Friday, October 18, 2019
Alley Cat Books, San Francisco, CA

Beasts of Bourbon
Sunday, October 5, 2019
The Legionnaire Saloon, Oakland, CA

Rooted & Written 2019
The Writers Grotto, San Francisco, CA

Get Lit by Nomadic Press
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Ale Industries, Oakland, CA

Omnidawn Poetry Conference 2019
St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA

Eves at the Beat
Thursday, May 2, 2019
The Beat Museum, San Francisco, CA

Literary Speakeasy
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Martuni’s, San Francisco, CA

EvE: Empowerment vs Exploitation
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Warehouse 416, Oakland, CA

Lyrics & Dirges
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Pegasus Books, Berkeley, CA

2018 and earlier

Litcrawl: “Parnassus Poets & Writers”
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 8pm
Casa Bonampak, San Francisco, CA

Reimagine SF 2018: “Library of Grief” [Art Installation]
April 20-22, 2018
Swedish American Hall, San Francisco, CA

Quiet Lightning [Watch]
March 5, 2018
Dog-Eared Books Castro, San Francisco, CA

Litcrawl: “Poets on Parnassus”
Saturday, October 14, 2017, 8pm
Coffee Mission, San Francisco, CA

David Watts and the Parnassus Poets
April 17, 2017, 7pm
Bird and Beckett, San Francisco, CA

Quiet Lightning [Watch]
January 2, 2017
Montgomery BART Station, San Francisco, CA

ZYZZYVA Winter 2016 Issue Launch
December 9, 2016
San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA

Litcrawl: “Thirsty
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
San Francisco Buddhist Center, San Francisco, CA

Quiet Lightning [Watch].
November 2, 2015
Arc Studios & Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Quiet Lightning [Watch]
April 6, 2015
Mercury Cafe, San Francisco, CA

Tell Me Again
May 18, 2014
Diesel Books, Larkspur, CA

The Healing Art of Writing Conference 2012
Dominican University, San Rafael, CA