ZYZZYVA Summer Dance Party & Fundraiser

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ZYZZYVA’s Summer Dance Party & Fundraiser

Join ZYZZYVA as we enjoy a summer night of music and camaraderie in San Francisco at one of the Mission District’s most iconic venues. We’ll have drinks, a dance floor, an eye-popping silent auction, and bon vivant Glen David Gold to emcee the evening.

Friday, June 15, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Make Out Room
3225 22nd St, San Francisco

This special evening to benefit ZYZZYVA will feature:

  • A short program featuring contributors and friends including Man Booker Prize-winning author Paul Beatty and Michelle Latiolais.
  • Dance tunes from the Eighties and Nineties
  • A silent auction with opportunities to bid on special items from Ace Hotel L.A., Graton Casino, State Bird Provisions, the SFMOMA, The Chapel, a manuscript consultation with Joshua Mohr, and so much more!

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and reserve your space.


For more than three decades, ZYZZYVA has served as a vital platform for the brightest 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 and independent nonprofit, we couldn’t do it without you—our friends and donors. All proceeds from this special event support ZYZZYVA’s work into the future.

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

Our Sponsors

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  • Green Apple Books on the Park
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  • Dynamo Donut + Coffee logo
  • Urban Putt Logo
  • Mission Pie SF logo
  • Graton Resort & Casino logo
  • Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles logo
  • The Chapel logo
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum CJM logo
  • The Broad logo
  • Café Claude logo
  • Pizzeria Delfina San Francisco logo
  • Lemonade logo
  • Rustic Bakery logo
  • Another Planet Entertainment logo
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