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Tuesday, October 10 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Straight No Chaser: Writers at the Bar

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In what has become a Litquake tradition, hallowed North Beach watering hole Vesuvio Café opens its doors for an edgy and entertaining evening reading. This year, we feature contributors to Golden State 2017: Best New Writing from California (Outpost19). Don't miss this rare opportunity to see authors from throughout the state perform new work in their natural habitat. Special guest Charlie Jane Anders. Emceed by Alia Volz. FREE

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Alia Volz

Alia Volz is a native daughter of San Francisco. Her writing is found in The Best American Essays 2017, Tin House, The New York Times, Threepenny Review, Nowhere Magazine, Utne Reader, New England Review and the recent anthologies Dig If You Will The Picture: Writers Remember Prince... Read More →

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Charlie Jane Anders

Charlie Jane Anders is the author of All the Birds in the Sky, which was one of Time Magazine's 10 best novels of 2016 and recently won a Nebula Award, along with a Locus Award and the William L. Crawford Award. She organizes the Writers With Drinks reading series in San... Read More →
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Seth Fischer

Seth Fischer’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Guernica, Joyland, Gargoyle, Golden State, Best Sex Writing, and other journals and anthologies. His nonfiction was also selected as notable in The Best American Essays, and he has attended residencies at Ucross, Lambda Literary... Read More →
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Ron Gutierrez

Ron Gutierrez co-curates TERTULIA, a quarterly literary salon held in private homes and now in its sixth year. He has done readings up and down the California coast and is stoked to be back in San Francisco. His fiction has appeared in Golden State, Connotation Press, The Rattling... Read More →
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Elizabeth Hall

Elizabeth Hall is the author of the book I Have Devoted My Life to the Clitoris (Tarpaulin Sky Press) and the chapbook Two Essays (eohippus labs). She lives in Los Angeles, where she plays bass with the band Pine Family.
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Olga Zilberbourg

Olga Zilberbourg is a bilingual author; born in St. Petersburg, Russia, she calls San Francisco her home. Her English-language fiction has appeared in World Literature Today, Epiphany, Narrative Magazine, Santa Monica Review, Golden State 2017, and Tin House online. Olga serves as... Read More →

Tuesday October 10, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Vesuvio Cafe 255 Columbus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94133