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|Writers With Drinks with Tiffany Baker and Ysabeau Wilce|
|Date||Saturday November 22|
|Time||7:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
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|The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St.|
November's Writers With Drinks includes fictional cities, sex culture and wild poetry.Added to the calendar on Wednesday Nov 19th, 2014 2:40 AM
When: Saturday, Nov. 22, from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open 6:30 PM
((Note: fourth Saturday instead of second!))
Who: Ysabeau S. Wilce, Tiffany Baker, Polly Superstar, Aubrey Ferreira, and Jaz Sufi!
How much: $5 to $20, all proceeds benefit the CSC
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco
About the readers/performers:
Ysabeau S. Wilce's new book is the story collection Prophecies, Libels, and Dreams: Stories. She's also the author of Flora Segunda, Flora’s Dare, and Flora’s Fury, and she has published work in Asimov’s, Steampunk!, and Fantasy & Science Fiction. She is a graduate of Clarion West and has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award, the James T. Tiptree Award, and won the Andre Norton Award.
Tiffany Baker is the author of three novels that the publishing world calls quirky, her mother calls genius, and she just calls finished. The Little Giant of Aberdeen County was a New York Times bestseller and is about a giantess in a small town, The Gilly Salt Sisters features two sisters on a salt marsh, and Mercy Snow is the story of a bus crash that brings down a New Hampshire paper mill town. Tiffany has an MFA in creative writing and a PhD in Victorian literature from the University of California at Irvine, and she has taught at UC Irvine and the Cooper Union in New York.
Polly Superstar is the author of Sex Culture Revolutionary: A Memoir. She has dedicated her life to sexually progressive community as a latex fashion designer, a creator of arty, sexy parties, and a spokesperson for sex culture. er award-winning event, Kinky Salon, takes place in a dozen cities across Europe and North America.
Jaz Sufi is a poet, a Bay Area native, and the slammaster of the Berkeley Slam, the longest running poetry slam in California. She has competed for several teams at the National Poetry Slam and represented San Francisco at the 2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam. She was also a featured poet at the 2011 USF Creative Justice Art Show, and will be published in the upcoming Hurt to Hope Anthology.
Aubrey Ferreira writes, sings and wraps gifts with strings while mutating and evolving into new things. Sometimes she wears two chains and a golden ring. Currently she’s working on a dream book and a real life book. Watch out for upcoming performances with the mystical Shadow Bunnies. Creeps follow her on instagram at-youngferrari.
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.