The Bay area's wildest spoken word event teaches you to knit, exposes the homosexual agenda, and takes you riding with the Devil!
When: Saturday, November 13, 2010, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM
Who: Richard Kadrey, Debbie Stoller, Deb Campo, Larry-Bob Roberts and Indigo Moor
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St. between Mission and Valencia, San Francisco
How much: $5 to $10 sliding scale, all proceeds benefit the CSC.
About the readers/performers:
Richard Kadrey's latest book is Kill The Dead, which was just named one of the ten best science fiction/fantasy books of the year by Amazon.com. His other books are Sandman Slim, Metrophage, Kamikaze L'Amour and Butcher Bird: A Novel of the Dominion. Sandman Slim was listed as one of the best paranormal fantasy novels of the past decade, and a feature film is in development.
Debbie Stoller is the author of the Stitch'n'Bitch series of books. She's also the co-founder, co-owner, and editor-in-chief of the third wave feminist, popular culture magazine BUST. She's appeared on Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, The Roseanne Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, and NPR’s All Things Considered.
Larry-Bob Roberts is the author of The International Homosexual Conspiracy, out now from Manic D Press. He's also the publisher of the zine Holy Titclamps and the organizer, with Kirk Read, of the Smack Dab open mic at the Magnet health center. He also compiles the Queer Things To Do event listing for San Francisco.
Deb Campo made it to the finals of Nick at Nite's Funniest Mom in America 3 with Roseanne Barr. She's also toured with the nationally known comedy troupes "Three Blonde Moms" and "Not Dead Yet." She's performed at comedy clubs coast to coast from Gotham, Carolines and Comic Strip Live in New York to the Punch Line, Cobbs and the historic Purple Onion in San Francisco. She is the creator and producer of "Laugh Your Way To Love".
Indigo Moor's books include Tap-Root and Through The Stonecutter's Window. He won the 2009 Cave Canem Northwestern University Prize for a Second Book.
About Writers With Drinks:
Writers With Drinks has 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. 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.
Hostess Charlie Jane Anders blogs about science fiction and futurism at io9.com. She won the Emperor Norton Award for "extraordinary invention and creativity unhindered by the constraints of paltry reason." She's the author of the Lambda Award-winning Choir Boy (2005 Soft Skull Press) and the co-editor, with Annalee Newitz, of She's Such A Geek (Seal Press 2007). She also published other magazine, which is on hiatus. Follow her on Twitter as charliejane.