Time: September 9, 2017 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: The Make Out Room, San Francisco, CA
Street: 3225 22nd Street
City/State: San Francisco, CA
Event Type: san francisco, bay area, sf, california
Organized By: Charlie Jane Anders
Latest Activity: Aug 22
September's Writers With Drinks is packed with murder and memoir, clockwork empires, hella queer poetry, beautiful wartime stories, and much more!
When: Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open 6:30 PM
Who: Alexandra Marzano-Lesnevich, Juba Kalamka, Meredith May, Natasha Dennerstein and Daniel H. Wilson!
How much: $5 to $20, all proceeds benefit the Center for Sex & Culture
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco, CA
About the readers/performers:
Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir, named an Indie Next Pick; one of the most anticipated books of 2017 by Buzzfeed, BookRiot, and the Huffington Post; a must-read for May by Goodreads, Audible.com, Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple and People; long-listed for the Gordon Burn Prize and a finalist for a New England Book Award; and one of the 10 best books of the year so far by Entertainment Weekly, Audible.com, and BookRiot.
Natasha Dennerstein is the author of two poetry collections, Triptych Caliform and Anatomize. Dennerstein has had poetry published in Fourth Floor, Landfall, Snorkel, JAAM, Takahe, Bloom, Transfer and Red Light Lit, Foglifter, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Sparkle+Blink. She's currently on the editorial team of Nomadic Press in Oakland.
Bisexual artist/activist Juba Kalamka is the author of a forthcoming poetry collection, Son of Byford, and also plans to release a new solo album, Jig School Confidential. He been recognized for his more recent work with queer POC performance troupes Sins Invalid and Mangos with Chili, as a member of “homohop” group Rainbow Flava, as co-founder/producer of Deep Dickollective (D/DC) and creator of the micro-label @Sugartruck Recordings. He has written and for Kitchen Sink, Anything That Moves and Carnal Nation, and served six years as a music columnist, book reviewer and feature writer for Colorlines Magazine. He received a 2005 Creating Change Conference award from the National LGBTQ Task Force for his activist work in queer music community. He was one of 30 activists selected to attend the White House Bisexual Community Briefing on Public Policy in September 2015.
Meredith May is an award-winning journalist and the author of I, Who Did Not Die, which tells the true story of a 13-year-old Iranian child soldier who secretly nursed an enemy fighter back to life during the brutal Iran-Iraq War.
Daniel H. Wilson's latest book is The Clockwork Dynasty. A Cherokee citizen, Wilson is the author of the New York Times bestselling Robopocalypse and its sequel Robogenesis, as well as seven other books, including How to Survive a Robot Uprising, A Boy and His Bot, and Amped. He earned a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as Masters degrees in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.