Sunday, Dec 6, 2015

Write from the Gut Reading Series #10 

Faculty and Students of the SF Creative Writing Institute read their work. 

SAFEhouse Arts, 1 Grove St, San Francisco, CA (5pm)

Friday, May 6, 2016

To Break the Heart of the Sun, East Bay Launch Reading with William Taylor Jr., Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St., Oakland, CA (7pm) 

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Summer of Love Poetry Celebration with SFSU, Special tour and reading, de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA (2pm)

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Reading with Poet-in-Residence Tracey Knapp featuring Peter Bullen, Cassandra Dallet, & Hollie Hardy. Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California St, San Francisco, CA  (7pm)

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Fourteen Hills 22.2 Release Party

Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St, San Francisco, CA ​ (7pm)

Monday, February 20, 2017

Poetry Express, Himalayan Flavors, 1585 University Ave, Berkeley, CA (7pm) 

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Poetry on the Edge: Jeannine Hall Gailey, Hollie Hardy & Natasha Kochicheril, The Pine Box, 1600 Melrose Ave, Seattle, WA (7pm)

Friday, September 5, 2014

Sparring With Beatnik Ghosts, Felix Kulpa Gallery, 107 Elm St., Downtown Santa Cruz, CA  (5pm - 10pm)

Monday, July 28, 2014

Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th ST., Sacramento, CA (7:30 pm)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

PoetrIE Presents: A Punk Hostage Farewell, The Royal Falconer's Pub, 106 Orange St, Redlands, CA (7pm)

Upcoming Readings

Monday, September 23, 2019

Bay Area Generations #73, Harrington Galleries, 599 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA (7pm)

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Flight of Poets: Pairings for the Senses, featuring Sam Sax, Julia Bouwsma, Joseph Rios, and Melissa Stein, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, 551 Broadway, Sonoma, CA $25/SVMA members, $35/general

(Doors at 5:30 pm)

Friday, September 18, 2015

Write from the Gut #9, Faculty and Students of the SF Creative Writing Institute read their work. WeWork Golden Gate, 25 Taylor ST, San Francisco, CA (5:30pm)

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Liminal Showcase, 3037 38th Ave, Oakland, CA (7pm)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Foreigners: Lapham's Quarterly West Coast Launch. Readings by Hollie Hardy, Gary Kamiya, Ben Davis, and Quinn Norton. Bibliodrone/Rise Up Graphics, 4770 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland (Temescal).  (7pm)

Past Events

Saturday, October 3, 2015

The Night Gallery: An Ekphrastic Reading and Art Show. Studio Morey, 5500 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA  (7pm)

Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Remix Reading Series, featuring Hollie Hardy with poet Marisol Baca and comedian Tom Smith. Tokyo Garden, 1711 Fulton Street, Fresno, CA (8-9 PM)

Saturday, April 11, 2015

AWP 2015 Bookfair. Punk Hostage Press & Gorilla Press author signing with Hollie Hardy, A. Razor, Alexandra Naughton, Jason Schenheit and Lizzy Acker. Minneapolis Convention Center & 
Hilton Minneapolis Hotel, Bookfair Exhibitor Table 656 (12pm-1pm)

Thursday, April 9, 2015​

Riot Act Reading Series and Punk Hostage Press. Featuring readings by Nicky Beer, Traci Brimhall, Steven Church, Paul Dickinson, Hollie Hardy, Daniel A Hoyt, Alexandra Naughton, Michael Nye, A. Razor, and Darci Schummer. With Live Music from vintage blues band HOT LAVA!!(An AWP 2015 Conference: Off-Site Reading) Black Forest Inn, 1 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN (7pm)

Friday, July 11, 2014 

Punk Hostage Press Pre-Beast BBQThe Baltic, 135 Park Place, Point Richmond, CA (4pm reading)

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Less Than Zero: Litquake's Homage to ‘80s Lit, Big Hair and Distressed Denim, Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA (8pm)

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Lyrics & DirgesPegasus Books

2349 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley  (7:30 pm)

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Saturday Night Special, An East Bay Open Mic presents: Beginnings & Endings, featuring Andrew J. Thomas & Barbara Saunders. Nick's Lounge, 3218 Adeline St., Berkeley, CA (7pm)

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Next Chapter: Celebrating Writing from Coast to Coast  AWP offsite reading with 826DC, (featuring Hollie Hardy, Holly Jones, Alexandra Kostoulas, Kyle Dargan, Gerald Richards
Meeta Kaur, Chiwan Choi, and more) 826DC, 3333 14th St NW, STE M120, Washington, DC (7pm)

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Beast Crawl Presents: Saturday Night Special, featuring Peter Thomas Bullen, Hollie Hardy, Terron "Kwesi" Wilkerson, G. Macias Gusman, Lisa Martinovic, and musical guest Dillie Dauley. Telegraph Beer Garden, 2318 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA  Leg 2 (6:30pm)

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Pairings for the Senses 2019, Flight of Fiction featuring: Nancy Au, Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Peter Thomas, Jenny Qi. Hosted by Sommelier Christopher Sawyer and Hollie Hardy, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, 551 Broadway, Sonoma, CA $25/SVMA members, $35/general. Get tickets here. 

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Rolling Writers, Taraval Cafe 1722 Taraval ST, San Francisco, CA  (6:30pm)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Pandemonium Press Reading Series,Spice Monkey, Webster St., Oakland, CA (7pm)

Thursday, August 7, 2014

One Lone Pear Tree, in the back yard at 1953 & 1955 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA (6 pm)

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Lit Crawl San Francisco Presents: Birds of Paradise, featuring Jackie Davis-Martin, Josey Rose, Bronwyn Emery, Saeeda Hafiz, Hollie Hardy, E.K. Keith, and Laura Zink, Mission Yoga, 2390 Mission St, Ste 200, San Francisco, CA, Phase 3 (8pm-9pm)

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Bernal Yoga Literary Series

908 Cortland Ave, San Francisco, CA (7:30pm doors, reading at 8pm)

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Write from the Gut Reading Series #8,

SAFEhouse Arts, 1 Grove St, San Francisco, CA (6pm)

Friday, September 26, 2014

Red Light Lit, Viracocha 998 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA (7pm)

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Saturday Night Special, An East Bay Open Mic 3-Year Anniversary, Nick's Lounge, 3218 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA, (7pm - 9:30pm)

Friday, June 13, 2014

Beast in the Grove, California Shakespeare Theater, Bruns Amphitheater, 100 California Shakespeare Theater Way Orinda, CA  (7:15pm)

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Write from the Gut! Reading, Alley Cat Books, 3034 24th St, San Francisco, CA (7pm)

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Red Light Lit: Love is the Drug anthology release, The Battery, 717 Battery St, San Francisco, CA  (6:30pm door, 7pm start)

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Beast Crawl Presents: SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL Bites the Beast! Featuring Peter Bullen, Maisha Z Johnson, Hollie Hardy, Jason Schenheit, Chad Sweeney, William Taylor Jr., and Sarah Wisby. Telegraph Beer Garden, 2318 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA (Leg 2 of The Beast, 6:30pm - 7:30pm)

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Mission Creek Oakland: Bohemian Revival Reading, Tilde & Libros Libres, 349 15th St., Oakland, CA (7pm)

Friday, June 27, 2014

LA Radio Show: Punk Hostage Press Holds KXLU's Stray Pop for Ransom? Stella's Stray Pop @ KXLU 88.9.  Listen live online!

Thursday, March 31, 2016 

AWP 2016 Offsite Reading

Punk Hostage Press & University of Hell

Lethal Amounts Gallery, 1226 W. 7th St, Los Angeles, CA (8PM)

Sunday, July 9, 2017

The Salon at the Salon, chapbook release party for "Wallflower." Peter Thomas Hair, 1700 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA  (5pm)

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 

Lacuna Presents: A Chain Reaction Reading

E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore, 410 13th Street, Oakland, CA


Monday, September 15, 2014

Writers on Writing: How to Take a Bullet Reading & Q/A, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco (Humanities Building, Room 133) 7pm  

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Poetry UnboundArt House Gallery,  2905 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA  (5pm - 8pm)

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Write from the Gut! Zoom reading featuring Sam Sax, plus students, faculty, and alums of the SF Creative Writing Inst. (6pm)

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Beast Crawl presents: Saturday Night Special, Featuring Peter Bullen, Dennis Cruz, Hollie Hardy, Tomas Moniz, Karen Penley, and April Sinclair. Telegraph Beer Garden, 2318 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 

(Leg 2 of The Beast, 6:30pm - 7:30pm)

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Nomadic Press Presents: Get Lit!

Ale Industries, 3096 E 10th ST, Oakland, CA (7PM)

Friday, November 14, 2014

William Taylor Jr. Birthday & Book Release 

The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway, (North Beach) San Francisco, CA 

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Los Angeles Book Release 3 Bay Area writers, Hollie Hardy, SB Stokes, Joel Landmine, Stories Books & Cafe, 1716 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (7pm)

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Oakland Book Festival 2016

Marathon reading curated by Nomadic Press

I'm reading right at the beginning. Outdoor Amphitheater, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA (11am)

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Martha Grover in conversation with Hollie Hardy, The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St, San Francisco, CA (7:30PM)

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Lit Crawl: At The Inkwell Presents City Stories The Balm Cosmetics, 788 Valencia St, San Francisco, Featuring Nick Mamatas, Hollie Hardy, Alexandra Kostoulas, Chiwan Choi  (7:15pm - 8:15pm) LEG 2 of the Crawl

Thursday, July 16, 2015

SB's Birthday Birthday Poetry Jam, Terroir, 1116 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA (7pm)

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Identity Crisis III. Readings by Hollie Hardy, Mk Chavez, Joel Landmine, Colleen McKee, Lauren Traetto, Vernon Keeve, Cybele and Todd Siegel. Stork Club, 2330 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA (6pm)

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Paul Corman-Roberts' book release for Notes from an Orgy (Paper Press, 2014), Legionnaire Saloon, 2272 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA  (7pm)

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Anthology at Lit Crawl, (Phase 3) Adobe Books, 3130 24th ST, San Francisco, CA. (8:30- 9:30pm)

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Dispatches from Quarantine, featuring Tongo Eisen-Martin, Kim Shuck, Alexandra Kostoulas, Paul Corman-Roberts, and Hollie Hardy. Watch live  (2pm) 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Small Plates Reading Series (Lit + Snacks!)

Featuring Hollie Hardy, Matt Pine, Judy Elkan & snack by Jason Lujick of Smokin' Oak BBQ. EM Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore, 410 13th ST, Oakland, CA (7pm)

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Hazel Reading Series, California Institute for Integral Studies (CIIS),  1453 Mission St., San Francisco. (5pm) Details/RSVP

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Punk Hostage Press BBQ & ReadingBeyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA  (5pm)

Poet, Writer, Educator

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Rolling Writers Bay Crossing, Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St, Oakland (6:30pm)

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Inside Storytime: The Shattering.

Readings from Ann Gelder, Chun Yu, Hollie Hardy, Sean Taylor, and Cliff Winnig. 

La Movida Wine Bar & Community Kitchen
3066 24th St, San Francisco, CA (7pm)

Sunday, September, 21, 2014

Private Reading & Book Signing of How to Take a Bullet, Hosted by Linda Swanson 1517 Shrader Street, SF (Cole Valley Neighborhood)  (3pm)

Wednesday, July 12, 2016

Passages on the Lake 28: Beasts on the Lake, the 5th Annual Beast Crawl Lit Fest Kickoff Event! The Terrace Room, 1800 Madison St, Oakland, CA (6:30pm)

Monday, April 18, 2016

At The Inkwell, Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St, San Francisco, CA (7pm)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Get Lit #38, Ale Industries, 3096 East 10th St., Oakland, CA (7 pm) 

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Community & Creativity in Oakland: Art, Music, and Literature in Oakland's Santa Fe Neighborhood. Studio Morey, 5500 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA (4pm) 

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Beast Crawl Literary Festival, Punk Hostage Press Reading, Telegraph Beer Garden, 2318 Telegraph, Oakland, CA Leg 2 (6:30pm)

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Eves at the Beat: Womxn Reading at The Beat Museum featuring: Elaine C Brown, MK Chavez, Georgina Marie, Hollie Hardy and more. The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway, San Francisco, CA, (7:30pm)

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Summer Sparks: A reading of flash prose, flash fiction, & poetry featuring Abe Becker, Guy Biederman, Jose Luis Gutierrez, Hollie Hardy, Jesus Sierra and more. Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California St., San Francisco, CA (6pm)

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Paul Elias Taylor Celebration of Life, memorial reading for friends and family, Redwood Gardens, 2951 Derby St., Berkeley, CA (12pm)

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Lacuna Presents: Mind the Gap -  A Literary & Musical Fall Through Empty Space

The Octopus Literary Salon, 2102 Webster Street, Oakland (7pm)

Monday, October 6, 2014

How to Take a Bullet: A Red Hot Reading at The Waypost Featuring Lizzy Acker, Maria DeLorenzo, Martha Grover & Hollie Hardy, The Waypost, 3120 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR  

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Write from the Gut Reading Series #11,

Faculty and Students of the SF Creative Writing Institute read their work. WeWork Golden Gate, 25 Taylor ST, San Francisco, CA (6pm)

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Red Light Lit Valentine's Day Show, Piano Fight, 144 Taylor St., San Francisco, CA  (7:30pm)

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Poetry World Series: Fourth Annual Mill Valley Edition emceed by Daniel Handler, featuring Dean Rader, Hollie Hardy, Indigo Moor, Tiffany Higgins, Melissa Stein, and Anhvu Buchanan. Mill Valley Public Library,
375 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941(7pm)

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Marching to Oblivion - Paul Elias Taylor's 70th Birthday Party, Community Room, Redwood Gardens, 2951 Derby Street, Berkeley, CA (12pm - 4pm)

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Passages on the Lake, Terrace Room, 1800 Madison Street, Oakland, CA (7:30pm)

Friday, April 28, 2017

Uptown Friday Presents: Hollie Hardy & Joanna Anabo, Hosted by Nomadic Press, Department of Make Believe, 2301 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA (7pm)

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Literary Speakeasy, Martuni's, 4 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA (7pm)

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Voz sin Tinta, Readings by Hollie Hardy, Jared Roehrig, Chad Koch, and Natalie Catasus. Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th Street, San Francisco, CA (6:30pm)

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Writers with Drinks, The Makeout Room, 3225 22nd St, San Francisco,​ CA 

(Doors at 6:30pm, reading at 7:30pm)

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Poetry: Caesura Riot, A reading at the Octopus, featuring Hollie Hardy, Joanna Anabo, and Paul Corman-Roberts. More details and readers tba. 

Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St., Oakland, (7pm)

Saturday, May 7, 2016

ONTWOSIX Writing Workshop. I will be facilitating this free monthly community workshop with prompts, free writes, discussion, sharing, and snacks!   2465 26th Ave, Oakland, CA (7pm)

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Colossus: Home Zoom Reading to celebrate book release and benefit Mom's 4 Housing


Sunday, December 7, 2014

Infamies Revisited, Featuring poets Cassandra Dallett, Paul Corman-Roberts, Hollie Hardy, Jennifer Blowdryer, Sarah Kobrinsky, Rick Lupert, and Miz Red. With live music by Feral. Food by Smokin' Oak Barbecue, and wine from Periscope CellarsStudio Morey, 5500 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland CA (4pm doors, 5pm reading)

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Lit Crawl presents: Crawling Up from Underground, a reading by the SF Creative Writing Inst. featuring Daphne Gottlieb, Hollie Hardy, Julia Jahn, Alexandra Kostoulas, Nick Mamatas, Marguerite Munoz, & Rhea “Alex” Smith, Holy Mountain Bar, 1126, 680 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA  (6:30pm - Phase 2)

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Flight of Poets at Gun Bun, featuring Hollie Hardy, Ada Limón, Dean Rader, and Tess Taylor. $20 for wine flight of 4 tastes. Tickets available here. Gundlach Bundschu Winery,

Old Redwood Barn, 2000 Denmark St, Sonoma, CA (2pm)

Friday, July 10, 2015

4th Annual Punk Hostage Press Pre-Beast Word Salon, Jingletown Jazz Room at Ale Industries,  3096 E 10th ST, Oakland, CA (3:45pm) 

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Beast Crawl Sneak Peek at Write of Way Literary Festival. San Francisco Art Institute,
800 Chestnut St, SF. Beast table at the book bazaar (2pm-7pm) Beast reading (6:40-7:40pm) 

Monday, June 26, 2017

Bay Area Generations #46, Hollie Hardy features with Peter Thomas and more, The Bellevue Club, 525 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA (7pm)

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Annual Poetry Center Book Award reading with Hollie Hardy and judge Mukta Sambrani, The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave, Humanities Building, Room 512, San Francisco, CA (4:30pm)

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Pairings for the Senses: art + poetry + wine + food pairings, inspired by Flight of Poets featuring Hollie Hardy, Tongo Eisen-Martin, and Iris Dunkle. Hosted by Tess Taylor and Christopher Sawyer. Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, 551 Broadway, Sonoma, CA (5:30 pm)

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Saturday Night Special, An East Bay Open Mic Presents: "Freedom," Featuring Bronwyn Emery and René Vaz, Nick's Lounge, 3218 Adeline St., Berkeley, CA (7pm)

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Pairings for the Senses: art + poetry + wine + food pairings, inspired by Flight of Poets featuring Tess Taylor, Bruce Snyder, and Tomas Moniz. Hosted by Hollie Hardy and Christopher Sawyer. Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, 551 Broadway, Sonoma, CA (6pm)

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Beast Crawl Annual Hat Party Fundraiser

(Not a reading, but a huge raffle) 

Telegraph Beer Garden, 2318 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA (5pm) 

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Write from the Gut #14, Piano Fight, 144 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA  (4pm)

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Studio Morey Grand Opening!  featuring readings by Hollie Hardy, Sarah WisbySB Stokes, and James Zealous with Richard Morrison III, plus live music by Heather MichelleLogan Simon, and Donald Morey, who will also offer free printmaking demonstrations. Food by Smokin' Oak BBQ, Wine by Periscope Cellars. Studio Morey, 5500 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA (5pm)