Writers With Drinks is crashing your Saturday night, with gay memoir, poetry, Pynchonesque science fiction and more!
Added to the calendar on Monday Mar 3rd, 2014 11:52 PM
When: Saturday, March 8, from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open 6:30 PM
Who: Clifford Chase, Rachel Cantor, AV Flox and Melissa Broder!
How much: $5 to $10, all proceeds benefit the CSC
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco
About the readers/performers:
Clifford Chase's new book is The Tooth Fairy: Parents, Lovers, and Other Wayward Deities, a memoir. He also wrote Winkie and The Hurry-Up Song. He edited the anthoogy Queer 13: Lesbian & Gay Writers Recall Seventh Grade. His writing has also appeared in Newsweek, McSweeney's, and tons of other places.
Rachel Cantor is the author of A Highly Unlikely Scenario, which the Washington Post compared to late Pynchon and early Firesign Theater. Her stories have appeared in The Paris Review, One Story, Kenyon Review, Fence and other publications.
Melissa Broder is the author of the poetry books Scarecrone, Meat Heart and When You Say One Thing But Mean Your Mother. She edited La Petite Zine. Her poems have appeared in The Iowa Review, Guernica, Fence, The Missouri Review, Washington Square Review, Redivider, Court Green, The Awl, Drunken Boat, et al.
AV Flox has written about sex, relationships, technology and health for a variety of publications, including the Village Voice, LA Weekly and Los Angeles Times, the Good Men Project.com, and BlogHer, among others. She's edited blogs about relationships and science for Village Voice Media and BlogHer.
About Writers With Drinks:
Writers With Drinks has won numerous "Best ofs" from local newspapers, and has been mentioned in 7x7, Spin Magazine and one of Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City novels. 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.