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The Fire Thieves Poetry Reading

October 26, 2019

The Fire Thieves is an inter-sectional & inter-generational poetry series produced by San Francisco poet laureate Kim Shuck, in a different venue every month with 2 established poets, 2 mid-career poets and 2 younger poets. This event made possible by the Academy of American Poets with funds from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Quiet Lightning / Better Ancestors

January 4, 2021

Nia McAllister reading for the premiere of Quiet Lightning’s quarterly series Better Ancestors on January 4, 2021, a virtual event hosted by Michael Warr.

BAMPFA Poetry Celebration 

March 5, 2022

San Francisco Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin brings together ten local poets to read their work in an afternoon-long celebration of the written and spoken word. This event features Eisen-Martin, as well as Mical Asefaw, James Cagney, Don Carter-Woodard, Alie Jones, Nia McAllister, Tureeda Mikell, Adrienne Danyelle Oliver, Darius Simpson, and Landon Smith.

The Living Room: A Reading Series & Salon

February 24, 2023

Hosted by Kevin Dublin & Giovanna Lomanto, the February 2023 show theme is "Excellence" and the featured writers are: Donté Clark, Maurya Kerr, Nia McAllister, and Darius Simpson.



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