Sweet Baby Jesus, I’ve agreed to read some of my writing in public tomorrow night, as part of San Francisco’s Writers With Drinks series.
I’d be thrilled if even one of you came by to say hello.
I’m flattered to have been included amongst a group of writers who actually have a clue what they’re doing. This means you’re guaranteed to hear some good stuff.
When: Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM
Who: Rebecca Solnit, Jillian Lauren, Cameryn Moore, Geek Porn Girl and
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St. between Mission and
Valencia, San Francisco
How much: $5 to $10 sliding scale, all proceeds benefit Seven Teepees.
About the readers/performers:
Rebecca Solnit’s books include Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas, A
California Bestiary, A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary
Communities that Arise in Disaster, A Field Guide to Getting Lost and
Wanderlust: A History of Walking. She’s received a Guggenheim
Fellowship, a Lannan literary fellowship, two NEA Fellowships for
Literature, and a 2004 Wired Rave Award.
Tomas Moniz is the co-editor of Rad Dad, a zine about parenting, and a
new anthology, Rad Dad: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Fatherhood.
Jillian Lauren is the author of the novel Pretty, as well as the
memoir Some Girls: My Life in a Harem. Her writing has appeared in The
Paris Review, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Flaunt Magazine, Opium
Magazine, Society, Pale House: A Collective and in the anthologies My
First Time: A Collection of First Punk Show Stories and Tarnished:
True Tales of Innocence Lost.
Cameryn Moore is the creator of the award-winning one-woman shows
Phone Whore and slut (r)evolution.
And, of course, me.
About Writers With Drinks:
Writers With Drinks has won “Best Literary Night” from the SF Bay
Guardian readers’ poll six years in a row and was named “Best Literary
Drinking” by the SF Weekly. The spoken word “variety show” mixes
genres to raise money for local worthy causes. The award-winning show
includes poetry, stand-up comedy, science fiction, fantasy, romance,
mystery, literary fiction, erotica, memoir, zines and blogs in a