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Writers With Drinks featuring Hanne Blank

Saturday, February 19, 2011
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type:
Charlie Anders
Location Details:
The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St.

San Francisco's longest running monthly reading series features a collection of dreamers and cultural visionaries, including Hanne Blank, Trinie Dalton and Ernest Callenbach!

Date: Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM
Featuring: Hanne Blank, Trinie Dalton, Jason Morris, Ernest Callenbach and Alex Koll
Location: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St. between Mission and Valencia, San Francisco
Admission: $5 to $10 sliding scale, all proceeds benefit the CSC.

About the readers/performers:

Hanne Blank is the author of Virgin: The Untouched History, Unruly Appetites and Big Big Love: A Sourcebook on Sex for People of Size and Those Who Love Them. She also edited or co-edited the anthologies
Shameless: Women’s Intimate Erotica, Best Transgender Erotica and
Zaftig: Well Rounded Erotica. Her writing has appeared in Penthouse, In These Times, Southwest Art, Lilith, Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, the Baltimore CityPaper, the Boston Phoenix and many others.

Trinie Dalton co-edited the book Dear New Girl Or Whatever Your Name Is, and edited the anthology Mythtym, about mirror horror. She also put out the books Sweet Tomb, Wide Eyed and A Unicorn Is Born. Wide Eyed was part of Dennis Cooper's Little House on the Bowery series, released by Akashic Press.

Jason Morris edits Big Bell Magazine and works as a bartender. His poems have appeared in Parthenon West Review, Fourteen Hills, Ping Pong, Mirage #4 Period(ical), Forklift, Ohio and elsewhere.

Ernest Callenbach is the author of the green utopias Ecotopia and Ecotopia Emerging. More recently he put out the books Living Cheaply With Style: Live Better and Spend Less and Bring Back the Buffalo!: A Sustainable Future for America's Great Plains.

Alex Koll performed in the "New Faces" showcase at the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, garnering a "Best of New Faces"
nod. He appears on Comedy Central's "Live At Gotham" 2009 season, and has also performed at the SXSW, Vancouver, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF SketchFest and the Bentzen Ball. As a filmmaker, Alex has created award-winning videos for,, Revision3, and Rooftop Comedy.

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 freewheeling format.
Added to the calendar on Mon, Feb 14, 2011 1:58AM
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