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Writers With Drinks with Guest Host Josh Kornbluth
Date Saturday February 14
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd St., San Francisco, CA
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorCharlie Jane Anders
San Francisco's longest running literary salon is back for Valentine's Day, and this time Josh Kornbluth (Haiku Tunnel) is guest hosting!

When: Saturday, February 14, 2008, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 7:00 PM
Who: Ann Cummins, Lorelei Lee, Laurie Glover, Anna Furtado and Shanthi Sekaran.
Special guest MC: Josh Kornbluth!
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St. between Mission and Valencia, San Francisco
How much: $3 to $5 sliding scale.

About the readers/performers:

Ann Cummins has been published in the New Yorker, McSweeney's, and Best American Short Stories 2002. She's the author of a novel, Yellowcake, and a short story collection, Red Ant House.

Laurie Glover's poems have appeared in Women's Studies, Terrain, and Nimrod International Journal. She is working on a work of creative non-fiction called Conversion, a collection of linked essays about recreational spaces.

Lorelei Lee is a writer, grad student and porn performer. Her writing has appeared in Transfer Magazine and Graphite. She's self-published two chapbooks, Double-Fisted and Shades Of Sky. She toured with the Sex Workers' Art Show in 2008.

Anna Furtado is the author of the Briarcrest Chronicles, a lesbian romance series the first book of which was a finalist in the Golden Crown Literary Society's romance awards. She's also the co-author of The Butch Cookbook.

Shanthi Sekaran is the author of The Prayer Room, a new novel from McAdam/Cage.

Guest MC Josh Kornbluth had an interview show, The Josh Kornbluth Show, on KQED for two years, and it's still on in reruns. His one-man shows include Red Diaper Baby and Citizen Josh (which he'll be performing in Washington DC in the run-up to the election.) He co-directed the movie Haiku Tunnel, based on his monologue. He's appeared in the movies Teknolust, The Darwin Awards and Strange Culture.

About Writers With Drinks:
Writers With Drinks has won "Best Literary Night" from the SF Bay Guardian readers' poll five 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 freewheeling format.
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