1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, California

Apr 18, 7pm to 9pm

Join Bay Area authors Stephen Beachy, Jorge Cino, Nick Krieger, Cynthia Robinson & K.M. Soehnlein for stories that take unexpected turns, stray from convention and delve into the shadows.

This one-night-only literary event takes place on the Russian-forest set of Shotgun Players' new production, Beardo, based on the life of Rasputin and the last days of the Russian monarchy.

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Food, drink and White & Black Russian cocktails for sale.

Featured Authors:

Stephen Beachy is the author of The Whistling Song, Distortion and Some Phantom/No Time Flat. His work has appeared in BOMB, The Chicago Review, New York magazine and elsewhere. boneyard, his "collaborative novel" with a mysterious Amish boy, will be published in October. livingjelly.com

Jorge Cino, born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, recently completed his MFA in Writing at USF with a story collection called Producing Monsters. He is the fiction editor of the literary journal Switchback. jorgecino.com

Nick Krieger is the author of the forthcoming memoir Nina Here Nor There: My Journey Beyond Gender. His essays have earned several travel-writing awards and been published in multiple travel guides. nickkrieger.com

Cynthia Robinson launched her darkly comic Max Bravo mystery series in 2010 with her debut novel, The Dog Park Club. Critics have hailed it as "sly," "witty," and "laugh-out-loud funny." The mystery will continue this fall with the sequel, The Barbary Dogs. cynthiarobinsonauthor.com

K.M. Soehnlein is the author of the novels Robin and Ruby, The World of Normal Boys, and You Can Say You Knew Me When, plus essays in 7x7, San Francisco Magazine, SF Bay Guardian, Village Voice, Out and more. He teaches at USF and lives in SoMa. kmsoehnlein.com

Official Website: http://kmsoehnlein.com

Added by FullCalendar on April 15, 2011

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