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Writers With Drinks featuring Ellen Sussman & Gail Carriger
Date Saturday December 10
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
The Make Out Room
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorCharlie Anders
San Francisco's most eclectic spoken word event is back -- with steampunk, rock 'n roll, and superheroes!

When: Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM
Who: Gail Carriger, Ellen Sussman, Mike Jung, Sean Baby and Diana Salier!
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:

Ellen Sussman is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel, French Lessons, published by Ballantine in 2011. Her first novel, On a Night Like This, was a San Francisco Chronicle Best-Seller. She is also the editor of two anthologies, Dirty Words: A Literary Encyclopedia Of Sex and Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave, which was a New York Times Editors Choice and a San Francisco Chronicle Best-Seller.

Gail Carriger is the author of the Parasol Protectorate series: Soulless, Changeless, Blameless, Heartless and Timeless. Her next series, the Finishing School Series, will start in fall 2012 with Etiquette & Espionage. Soulless won the ALA's Alex Award.

Sean Baby writes for Cracked and EGM Now. He's also the creator of Kick to the Groin Comics. He was a staff writer at MTV's Chico and Guapo. He co-hosted G4's Attack of the Show, mocked drunkenly on Broken Pixels, and appeared on miscellaneous programs for G4, MTV and MTV2, VH1, and once on MSNBC.

Mike Jung's debut novel, Geeks, Girls & Secret Identities, is coming out in 2012 from Arthur A. Levine Books. He blogs at Captain Stupendous on Wordpress.

Diana Salier is the author of the poetry chapbook "Wikipedia Says It Will Pass." Her full-length poetry collection Letters from Robots will be out in 2012. She plays guitar in the Swells. Her work has appeared or will appear in Kill Author, NAP Magazine, Stoked, Aesthetix, Red Lightbulbs, and Everyday Genius.


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 Friday Dec 2nd, 2011 11:54 PM

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