San Francisco's most eclectic reading series has finally pushed its luck.
Added to the calendar on Sunday Jan 5th, 2014 9:12 PM
When: Saturday, Jan. 11, from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open 6:30 PM
Who: Neelanjana Banerjee, Richard Kadrey, Scott Poole, Cheeming Boey, Kate Willett, and Melissa Pritchard!
How much: $5 to $10, all proceeds benefit the CSC
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco
About the readers/performers:
Richard Kadrey's new novel is Dead Set. He also writes the Sandman Slim novels, and is the author of Butcher Bird and Metrophage.
Melissa Pritchard's new book is Palermino. Her previous books include Late Bloomer, The Odditorium, Serene of the Spirits and The Instinct for Bliss.
Cheeming Boey's new book is When I Was a Kid. He does the daily webcomic I Am Boey.
Scott Poole is the house poet for Live Wire!, a show on Oregon Public Broadcasting and other NPR stations. His books include The Sliding Glass Door.
Neelanjana Banerjee is co-editor of Indivisible: An Anthology of South Asian American Poetry, and was included in CNN's list of Young People Who Rock. Her poetry has appeared in Prairie Schooner, The Harper Collins Book of English Poetry and elsewhere.
Kate Willett has appeared in SF Sketchfest and the San Francisco Comedy Competition. She is the host of a weekly radio show, called The Mission Position on radiovalencia.fm. She’s also the co-producer of the weekly Mission Position show in Lost Weekend Video’s famous Cine Cave, Comikaze Lounge, and Comedy at Deluxe.
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" and "Best Literary Hour" 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 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.