Writing w/o Walls
An SF Bay Area Reading Series
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Submissions now open for “INTERVENTION” This reading will take place Thursday, May 22, 7:30 p.m. at Cafe du Soleil 200 Fillmore St. San Francisco Six readers. One musician. One theme. Books available for purchase. Free contributor copy. Submit your work by midnight Monday, May 5th (well, technically 12:00:01 am Tuesday morning). Previously published work okay. [...]

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  Announcing our readers for “THE DANCE“: SIAMAK VOSSOUGHI is a writer living in San Francisco. He has had work published in Faultline, Fourteen Hills, Prick of the Spindle, Black Heart Magazine, and Washington Square. TARA ROSE is a recovering romantic living in San Francisco, CA. Her poems have been featured in Quiet Lightning, Plunge, [...]

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Announcing our readers for “A CERTAIN KIND OF MADNESS”: Sarah Carpenter is a recent SFSU graduate of the Creative Writing and Philosophy departments. She is a Humanities lover, a humanity lover, and while human herself, a lover. She has published work in Sparkle & Blink, and When In Drought: A User’s Manual. She is also [...]

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Announcing our readers for “TAINTED LOVE”:   Notty Bumbo has been writing poetry and short stories for more than forty years, lives in SF, and wonders what happened to the old foghorns he once fell asleep to. He suspects they have been reassigned to guard the entrance to an old bar he once frequented, but [...]

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Announcing our readers for BEGIN AGAIN: Marcus Lund lives in Oakland, CA and has an MFA from Mills College. His work has appeared in McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Paper Darts, 34th Parallel, and 580 Split, among others. He is currently working on a novel with the help of his pug, Iris. Jane McDermott lives in Oakland [...]

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Our December event will be a fundraiser for Typhoon Haiyan Victims in the Philippines. We’ll pass a hat, so plan on coming with a little extra $ to support this worthy cause. Also all proceeds from Writing Without Walls books sold this evening will be donated to the Philippine Red Cross to assist in the [...]

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  “The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.” Friedrich Nietzsche This reading will take place Thursday, Nov 14, 7 p.m. at Cafe du Soleil 200 Fillmore St. San Francisco Six readers. One musician. One theme. Books available for purchase. “The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.” Friedrich [...]

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“It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.” -Anais Nin Announcing our readers: When MATT CARNEY is not corrupting fresh minds as an after-school teacher, [...]

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  Announcing our readers for Thursday, September 26 at 7:00pm (doors at 6:30): Hugh Behm-Steinberg is the author of Shy Green Fields (No Tell Books) and The Opposite of Work (JackLeg Press), as well as two Dusie chapbooks, Sorcery and Good Morning!  His poems have appeared in such places as Crowd, VeRT, Volt, Spork, Cue, [...]

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Second Chances “Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it’s now or never.” ― Alan Bennett This reading will take place Thursday, August 29th, 7 p.m. at Cafe du Soleil 200 Fillmore St. San Francisco Featuring work on the theme “Second Chances” by: Candy Shue is a Kundiman and Provincetown Fine [...]