Five Spring Exhibitions now on view


Join us on Zoom for our monthly virtual Open Mic. Hosted by poet Nia McAllister, join us for an evening of spoken word, featuring amazing poets and musicians from throughout the Bay Area and beyond. All are welcome, either participate or just watch.

All interested performers, please sign up to read using the form below.

Our Featured Poet: Said Shaiye

Said Shaiye is an Autistic Somali writer & photographer from Seattle who now lives in Minneapolis. He is a Disability Storytelling Graduate Assistant with Minnesota Transform. He has published in Pithead Chapel, 580 Split, Entropy, Diagram, Rigorous, and elsewhere. His debut book, Are You Borg Now? (Really Serious Literature, 2021) was named a Minnesota Book Award Finalist in Creative Nonfiction & Memoir. He can be reached at

Copies of Are You Borg Now? are available at the MoAD Bookstore. This title will be the African Book Club selection for March 2022. Join the book club conversation on Sunday March 27, 2022 at 12pm PST.

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