Events (2011)

1 December, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Mechanics Institute, 57 Post St.

9 October,  Litquake, Variety Preview Room, 582 Market St, with Andrew Lam, Fred Setterberg, James Warner

22 September, Modern Times, 2919 24th St., with Jarett Kobek (and for him)

10 September, Babylon Salon, at Cantina SF, 580 Sutter St., with Kim Addonizio, Nick Krieger, Laura Goode, Naomi Worthington.

1 August,  Quiet Lightning, at the Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, I read my North Dakota mountain-climbing story, my first fiction in print. Click here to watch.

29 July: Solo reading at Press: Works on paper, 3492 22nd St. (Dolores) Click here for a glimpse.

17 May, I made my debut as an author, reading at Peri’s, one of the great dive bars of Marin.

The official title of the event was “First Draught: Pints & Prose.”  It was organized by the Tuesday Night Writers.

In my allotted five minutes of open mic, I acknowledged the featured reader, Molly Giles, whom I’d published a couple of times (and whose writers’ group had developed Amy Tan), introduced my publisher, IF SF Publishing editorial director Brooks Roddan, who took the photo below, and read the first section of the first chapter, Editors Anonymous.

I killed.

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