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Writers With Drinks w/ Justine Sharrock and more
Date Saturday August 14
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St.
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorCharlie Anders
San Francisco's most moxybustious reading series is busting out once again!

When: Saturday, August 14, 2010, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM
Who: Janine Brito, Alice Sola Kim, Justine Sharrock, Monica Nolan and Oscar Bermeo
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St. between Mission and Valencia, San Francisco How much: $5 to $10 sliding scale, all proceeds benefit the CSC

About the readers/performers:

Justine Sharrock is the author of Tortured: When Good Soldiers Do Bad Things. She's a former staffer with Mother Jones Magazine.

Alice Sola Kim's stories have appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, StrangeHorizons.com and Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet.

Oscar Bermeo's poetry chapbooks include To The Break of Dawn, Heaven Below, Palimpsest and Anywhere Avenue.

Monica Nolan is the author of Lois Lenz, Lesbian Secretary and Bobby Blanchard, Lesbian Gym Teacher. Her films include Ashley, 22, Chuckie or Ben-Hur in Five Minutes, World of Women, and Lesbians Who Date Men.

Janine Brito won the San Francisco Women's Comedy competition and has performed at the Purple Onion.


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.

Hostess Charlie Jane Anders blogs about science fiction and futurism at io9.com. She won the Emperor Norton Award for "extraordinary invention and creativity unhindered by the constraints of paltry reason." She's the author of the Lambda Award-winning Choir Boy (2005 Soft Skull Press) and the co-editor, with Annalee Newitz, of She's Such A Geek (Seal Press 2007). She also published other magazine, which is on hiatus. Follow her on Twitter as charliejane.

Added to the calendar on Monday Aug 9th, 2010 2:10 AM

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