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Cancel your plans and go to the Makeout Room this Saturday. It’s time for Writers with Drinks.

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It’s hard to do better than the write-up they got from JetBlue.com, so I’ll just steal it:

Back in 2001, writer Charlie Jane Anders set out to create a new kind of reading that jettisoned the idea of a hushed audience hanging reverentially on each carefully-crafted word, replacing it with a lively cabaret night drawing writers from a smorgasbord of genres — poetry to sci-fi to comedy to kids books.

The SF Chronicle adds:

The result is a blend of high- and lowbrow humor, literature and culture that accomplishes what Anything That Moves and Other Magazine once did: defy categories, bring together communities and expose people to new modes of expression. Much of the series’ success results from the well-connected Anders’ ability to mix literary luminaries and newly discovered talents… Not to be overlooked are Anders’ innovative author introductions, which stitch together current events and self-commentary.

This month readers include:

Jenny Davidson (The Magic Circle, The Explosionist)

Arisa White (A Penny Saved, Hurrah’s Nest)

Marie Brennan (A Natural History of Dragons)

Luis Jaramillo (The Doctor’s Wife)

Molly Weatherfield (Carrie’s Story)
Writers With Drinks
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open at 7 PM.
The Make-Out Room
3225 22nd. St.
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Cost: $5 to $10, no-one turned away.
 All proceeds benefit the Center for Sex and Culture.

 

 

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