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      Writers w/ Drinks 11th ANNIVERSARY! in San Francisco

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      April 14, 2012

      Saturday   6:30 PM

      3225 22nd St
      San Francisco, California 94110

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      Writers w/ Drinks 11th ANNIVERSARY!

      Date: Saturday, April 14, 2012, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM
      Featuring: Amber Benson, Glen David Gold, Rachel Kramer Bussel,
      Malinda Lo and Sarah Kuhn!
      Location: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco
      Admission: $5 to $10 sliding scale, all proceeds benefit the CSC.
      Book sales by Borderlands Books

      About the readers/performers:

      Amber Benson co-wrote and directed the animated web-series, Ghosts of
      Albion, (with Christopher Golden) for the BBC. The duo then novelized
      the series in two books for Random House. Her first solo novel,
      Death's Daughter, was published by Penguin in 2009, and three sequels
      featuring Calliope Reaper-Jones have since been published. She also
      wrote a children's book called Among The Ghosts. As an actress, Benson
      spent three seasons as Tara Maclay on the cult show Buffy the Vampire
      Slayer. She has also written, produced, and directed three feature
      films, including Drones, which she co-directed with Adam Busch.

      Glen David Gold received his MFA for creative writing at the
      University of California at Irvine. His first novel, Carter Beats the
      Devil, has been translated into fourteen languages. His short stories
      and essays have appeared in McSweeney's, Playboy, and The New York
      Times Magazine. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Alice Sebold.

      Rachel Kramer Bussel is a New York-based writer, editor, blogger, and
      event organizer. She's edited over 40 anthologies, including Best Sex
      Writing 2012, Women in Lust, Fast Girls, Obsessed: Erotic Romance for
      Women, The Mile High Club, Do Not Disturb: Hotel Sex Stories, and her
      own fiction has been published in over 100 collections, including Best
      American Erotica 2004 and 2006. She writes a biweekly sex column for
      SexIs Magazine and has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and The
      Gayle King Show.

      Malinda Lo's first novel, Ash, a retelling of Cinderella with a
      lesbian twist, was a finalist for the William C. Morris YA Debut
      Award, the Andre Norton Award for YA Fantasy and Science Fiction, and
      the Lambda Literary Award. Her second novel, Huntress, a companion
      novel to Ash, is an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Her young adult
      science fiction duology, beginning with Adaptation, will be published
      in fall 2012.

      Sarah Kuhn is the author of the geek romantic comedy novella One Con
      Glory, which has earned kudos from io9 and USA Today/Pop Candy and is
      currently in development as a feature film. Her work has appeared in
      such fine publications as Back Stage, Geek Monthly,, The
      Hollywood Reporter,, Creative Screenwriting, and The
      Oakland Tribune. She was also featured on San Diego Comic-Con's
      popular "Geek Girls Exist" panel in 2010.

      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" 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 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.

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