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Hardboiled for Hard Times: Readings and Discussion

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Date:
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Concert/Show
Organizer/Author:
PM Press
Email:
Location Details:
The Green Arcade
1680 Market Street
San Francisco
http://www.thegreenarcade.com

Politically engaged crime fiction writers Gary Phillips, Summer Brenner, Benjamin Whitmer and Michael Harris read, discuss and answer questions about their work.

This week of readings sponsored by Switchblade and PM Press brings you novels that deal in the grit and grime of life lived at society's fringes, at the edge of sanity and on the wrong side of the law! Hear the work read by the authors, today's finest in the fields of speculative fiction, crime fiction and noir! Participate in discussion of story as an instrument of social change! Get your questions answered!

On Thursday, October 14th, at 7pm in the Green Arcade Bookstore, Gary Phillips (The Underbelly, The Jook), Summer Brenner (I-5), Benjamin Whitmer (Pike) and Michael Harris (The Chieu Hoi Saloon) will read selections from their published work and discuss the role of crime fiction today.

For more information about the authors and their writing:
Gary Phillips: http://www.pmpress.org/content/article.php?story=garyphillips
Summer Brenner: http://www.pmpress.org/content/article.php?story=summerbrenner
Benjamin Whitmer: http://www.pmpress.org/content/article.php?story=BenjaminWhitmer
Michael Harris: http://www.pmpress.org/content/article.php?story=MichaelHarris

The Green Arcade
1680 Market Street
San Francisco
http://www.thegreenarcade.com

http://www.pmpress.org
http://www.pmpress.org/content/article.php/Hardtimestours
Added to the calendar on Fri, Oct 15, 2010 12:15AM
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