San Francisco's most unpredictable reading series is back, with zombies, medieval saints, and journeys of self-discovery!
When: Saturday, Dec. 14, from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open 6:30 PM
Who: Adam Mansbach, Nicola Griffith, Anita Amirrezvani, Lauren Kate, Adam Novy and Kelley Eskridge
How much: $5 to $10, all proceeds benefit the CSC
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco
About the readers/performers:
Adam Mansbach's latest novel is The Dead Run. He's also the author of the bestselling Go the Fuck to Sleep. His previous novels include Rage is Back, The End of the Jews and Angry Black White Boy.
Nicola Griffith's latest book is the historical novel Hild. Her previous novels include Ammonite, Stay, Slow River, The Blue Place and Always. She also co-edited the Bending the Landscape series of queer genre stories.
Anita Amirrezvani is the author of Equal of the Sun and The Blood of Flowers, which was longlisted for the Orange Prize. She's a former dance critic for two Bay Area newspapers.
Lauren Kate's new novel is Teardrop. She's also the author of the Fallen Novels: Fallen, Torment, Passion, Rapture, and Fallen in Love, as well as The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove.
Kelley Eskridge wrote the novel Solitaire and the story collection Dangerous Space.
Adam Novy is the author of The Avian Gospels.
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.