SF Creative Writing Institute hosts THREE fabulous free reading series in the Bay Area:


  • Write from the Gut!  –We host this event write from the gutquarterly featuring works-in-progress from our stable of talented writers including students, alumni, and special guests. We pop up in various locations around SF like Alley Cat Books, SAFEhouse Arts, The Emerald Tablet, 25 Taylor Street, PianoFight & more.


  • UnknownAt the Inkwell –We co-host this series monthly as part of the San Francisco branch of a national series. At the Inkwell started in New York, and has spread to San Francisco, Seattle and Denver. At the Inkwell San Francisco events take place at Alley Cat Bookstore in the Mission. You can read more about At the Inkwell here.


  • Central Market Now-We are co-producing a new monthly reading series with SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts. Each month we will invite a new featured curator who will from established and emerging reading series in the Bay Area who will invite a diverse group of writers, storytellers and poets to share their work. New this year, we will also offer accompanying classes in Creative Writing called the City Stories Workshop. These events all take place at SAFEhouse Arts, 1 Grove Street, San Francisco above Civic Center Bart. We received a generous grant from the California Arts Council this year to continue the program and we are so thrilled!


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