ZYZZYVA’s Annual Fundraiser and Celebration

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ZYZZYVA’s Annual Fundraiser & Celebration

Join ZYZZYVA and our co-presenters, including City Lights and Litquake, for a celebration amid spectacular sunset views of the Bay.

Friday, May 20, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
2 Embarcadero Center, 28th Floor, San Francisco

This special evening to benefit ZYZZYVA will feature:

  • A stellar roster of presenters and readers including acclaimed authors Lori Ostlund and Vanessa Hua, playwright Octavio Solis, and emceed by Glen David Gold.
  • Live music, gourmet light bites and drink from some of San Francisco's finest purveyors.
  • A silent auction with opportunities to bid on decadent treats and exclusive experiences—including special items from Bi-Rite, City Lights, Green Apple Books, Litquake, Graywolf Press, and lunch with ZYZZYVA’s editors.

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For three decades, ZYZZYVA has served as a vital platform for contemporary writers and artists on the West Coast, across the country, and from around the globe. Along with publishing our highly acclaimed journal, ZYZZYVA also hosts and participates in nearly two dozen events each year, helping to keep our literary community at home thriving. As a small nonprofit, we cannot do this work without you: our subscribers, contributors, and donors. All proceeds from this special event support ZYZZYVA’s work into the future. We look forward to seeing you there!

If you’re not able to attend, but would like to contribute just the same, please visit our Support page.

Our Sponsors

  • Mechanics Institute logo
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  • La Méditerranée on Noé
  • Green Apple Books on the Park
  • Litquake logo
  • O’Melveny & Myers LLP logo
  • Bi-Rite logo
  • Broadside logo
  • SFJAZZ logo
  • Graywolf Press logo