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Nina Hartley at Writers With Drinks!

Saturday, May 09, 2015
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type:
Charlie Anders
Location Details:
The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St.

May's Writers With Drinks features adult legend Nina Hartley, plus Claire Bidwell Smith and The Ghost Network author Catie DiSabato. Plus more guests TBA!

When: Saturday, May 9, from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open 6:30 PM
Who: Nina Hartley, Shideh Etaat, Claire Bidwell Smith and Catie DiSabato!
How much: $5 to $20, all proceeds benefit the CSC
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco, CA

About the readers/performers:

Nina Hartley is the author of Nina Hartley's Guide to Total Sex and the producer of the Nina Hartley's Guide line of instructional videos. She's won numerous AVN Awards for her performances in adult videos, including Best Non-Sex Performance for Not Bewitched XXX. She won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Legends of Erotica.

Shideh Etaat's work appears in The Forbidden: Poems from Iran and its Exiles, Tremors: New Fiction by Iranian American Writers and elsewhere. She's working on a novel.

Claire Bidwell Smith is a therapist specializing in grief and the author of two books of nonfiction: The Rules of Inheritance and After This: When Life is Over Where Do We Go?. The Rules of Inheritance, a coming of age memoir about grief, was a Books for a Better Life nominee, a Barnes and Noble Discover Pick, has been published in 17 countries, and is currently being adapted for film.

Catie DiSabato's debut novel is called The Ghost Network. She's a columnist for Full Stop. She’s written criticism and commentary for This Recording, The Millions, and The Rumpus, and her short fiction was recently featured on Joyland.

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.
Added to the calendar on Wed, May 6, 2015 11:03AM
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