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Conferences and Residencies

Residency
Sausalito, California United States
Conference
Corte Madera, California United States
Conference
Calistoga, California United States

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From Grants and Awards

Commonwealth Club of California

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From the Directory of Writers

Fiction Writer
San Francisco, CA
Poet
San Francisco, CA
Poet
Orinda, CA

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From the Magazine

by Staff

January/February 2015

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the San Francisco–based Manic D Press, which publishes a broad array of books by authors who would otherwise be, as editor Jennifer Joseph says, “shunned by the traditional publishing establishment for their lack of commercial viability.”

by Kevin Larimer

January/February 2015

“My work is a lifelong celebration of futility.” Artist Roman Muradov, designer of this issue’s cover, discusses his various wells of inspiration, his relationship to the written word, and the importance of doing nothing.

by Carrie Neill

March/April 2013

This spring the San Francisco-based nonprofit Sustainable Arts Foundation launches its residency grant program, which offers support to writers and artists residencies that accomodate writers and artists with children. 

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Literary Places

Founded in 1953, this independent bookstore is also an historical landmark, offering three floors of books from major publishing houses as well as speciality publishers. In addition to selling...

891 Post Street was home to Dashiell Hammett, author of The Maltese Falcon, in the 1920s. An historical marker indicates the location of Hammett's apartment, but the building itself is...

Located in the Union Square neighborhood of San Francisco, John's Grill was a setting in Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon. In the film, Sam Spade asks the waiter to hurry his...

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Upcoming Events

Poetry
Reading
Green Apple Books
April 25, 2015 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading
Diesel, A Bookstore
April 26, 2015 - 3:00pm
Fiction
Reading
Mrs. Dalloway's Bookstore
April 27, 2015 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading
Green Apple Books on the Park
April 27, 2015 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Talk
Viracocha
April 28, 2015 - 7:00pm

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