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Writers With Drinks with Maureen McHugh and Broke-Ass Stewart

Saturday, February 11, 2012
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type:
Charlie Anders
Location Details:
The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. Street

Writers With Drinks helps you prepare for the collapse of civilization -- by force-feeding you all of civilization in two hours. So you can store it up.

When: Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM
Who: Maureen McHugh, Keely Hyslop, Broke-Ass Stewart, Ayize Jama-Everett, and Vanessa L. Pinto!
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco
How much: $5 to $10 sliding scale, all proceeds benefit the CSC.

About the readers/performers:

Maureen McHugh is the author of the novels China Mountain Zhang, Half the Day is Night, Mission Child and Nekropolis, and the story collections Mothers and Other Monsters and After the Apocalypse. She's a partner in No Mimes Media, an Alternate Reality Game (ARG) company in Los Angeles, and her past ARGs include I Love Bees.

Broke-Ass Stewart is the author of the guidebook and blog Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in San Francisco and Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York City. He's also the creator of the TV series Young Broke & Beautiful, on IFC.

Keely Hyslop's debut poetry collection is called Things I Say to Pirates on Nights When I Miss You. Her poetry has appeared in Forth Magazine, Zambomba, 400 Words, sPARKLE & bLINK, Poecology, Weave Magazine, Conversations at the Wartime Cafe, and Shrapnel.

Vanessa L. Pinto (aka Fleur De Lis SF) documented a year of her sex life at the FleurdelisSF Blog. She was named San Francisco's Sluttiest Blogger by the SF Bay Guardian, and she put on a "sexy circus" to celebrate the sex-positive community when her year was finished. She now blogs at the Huffington Post, is a contributing editor with Whore Magazine, and is working on a book.

Ayize Jama-Everett is the author of The Liminal People. He teaches religion and psychology at Starr King School for the Ministry when he’s not working as a school therapist at the College Preparatory School.

About Writers With Drinks:

Writers With Drinks 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. And it was namechecked in Armistead Maupin's latest Tales of the City novel. 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 Sun, Feb 5, 2012 12:04AM
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