Revel in Queerness at Odd Mondays' LGBTQ Pride Reading 2019! June 17 at Folio Books San Francisco, 3957 24th St. in Noe Valley. Chris Delyani launches his new novel, Best Man. He's joined by poet Julian Mithra and fellow novelists Chuck Forester and Cass Sellars. Free admission. 6:45pm for rainbow cake and festive drinks, 7pm for door prizes and the readings. A book signing follows.
More about the authors:
In 1993 Chris Delyani moved to San Francisco from his hometown of Boston to devote himself to fiction -- and has been at it ever since. He is the author of The Love Thing (2009) and You Are Here (2012). In 2013 You Are Here won the Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Award in the General Fiction category. He lives in Oakland, California. https://www.chrisdelyani.com
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Chuck Forester was raised in northern Wisconsin and attended Dartmouth and Penn and holds a MCP in city planning and an MFA in poetry. He spent two years in the Peace Corp in Chile and his son Seth was born shortly after they arrived in San Francisco in 1971.Chuck worked for three San Francisco mayors and several non-profits. He led the campaign for the Hormel Center at the SF Library that raised $3.5 million. Michael A. Schoch, his partner of 18 succumbed to AIDS in 1994. Chuck has been an HIV-survivor since 1987.
Julian née Sara Mithra writes about things that haven’t happened and never could happen. If the Color Is Fugitive (Nomadic Press, 2018) portraits marginalized desire at the American Frontier. Read more in Lifted Brow, Versal, Milvia Street, Storm Cellar, Sharkpack Annual, Name and None, and inside bags of Nomadic Coffee. For a Master’s in Folklore from Berkeley, Sara dressed up as a 19th century anthropologist and ventriloquized through a copper pipe. Sara Anika Mithra
Cass Sellars is a certified fraud examiner living near San Francisco. She considers knowing the best people, having great experiences, and drinking fabulous wine to be tickets to a magnificent life. Her goal is to create dynamic characters with the same zest for the human experience with whom women identify. Formerly an editor of a small magazine, a creative journalist, and a public speaker, she’s always been a writer at heart. The Lightning Series has allowed her to explore the world of romantic suspense fiction and her first standalone novel, Finding Sky, will be released in the fall. https://www.casssellarsauthor.com