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|Writers With Drinks featuring Janet Reitman and Charlie Haas|
|Date||Saturday September 10|
|Time||7:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
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|The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St.|
Writers With Drinks brings you another evening of provocative spoken word.
When: Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM
Who: Charlie Haas, Justin Torres, Janet Reitman, Tom Coates and Chiwan Choi
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:
Charlie Haas is the author of The Enthusiast. His writing has appeared in Esquire, New West, Film Comment, The Village Voice, Outside, The Threepenny Review, and Wet: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing.
Janet Reitman is the author of Inside Scientology: The Story of America’s Most Secretive Religion. She's a writer for Rolling Stone Magazine, where her in-depth article about Scientology first appeared. Her writing has also appeared in in GQ, Men’s Journal, The New York Times Magazine, the Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, and Salon.
Justin Torres is the author of We The Animals. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, and Glimmer Train. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he was the recipient of a Rolón Fellowship in Literature from United States Artists and is a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford.
Chiwan Choi's first book of poetry is The Flood. He has been a member of the Los Angeles Poets & Writers Collective since 1989 and his poems and essays have also appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including ONTHEBUS, Esquire, and American Book Jam in Tokyo.
Tom Coates is a product manager who has blogged at PlasticBag.org since 1999. His blog has won multiple Weblog Awards.
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.