Saturday, July 12, 2014

Reminder: WRITERS WITH DRINKS Presents An Evening Of Oversharing Ab... @ Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:30pm - 9:30pm (Queer Things)

WRITERS WITH DRINKS Presents An Evening Of Oversharing About Money at The Make Out Room

Last year, Writers With Drinks brought you the special event, "An
Evening of Uncomfortable Sex Talk." Now, we bring you "An Evening of
Oversharing About Money."

When: Saturday, July 12, from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open 6:30 PM
What: WRITERS WITH DRINKS Presents An Evening Of Oversharing About Money
Who: J. Bradford DeLong, Carol Queen, Farhad Manjoo, Frances Lefkowitz
and Charlie Jane Anders
How much: $5 to $20, all proceeds benefit the Center for Sex and Culture.
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco

About the readers/performers:

J. Bradford DeLong blogs at Equitable Growth and at Brad DeLong's
Grasping Reality. He's professor of economics at U.C. Berkeley, a
research associate of the NBER, and was from 1993-1995 a deputy
assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury. He teaches economic history,
macroeconomics, economic growth, and occasionally finance, political
economy, and principles of economics. He writes, mostly, about the
changing nature of the business cycle, the mainsprings of economic
growth, the current economy in historical perspective, and the past
economy in contemporary perspective.

Carol Queen is the founder of the Center for Sex and Culture, and
staff sexologist at Good Vibrations. She's the author or editor of 11
books, including Exhibitionism for the Shy, The Leather Daddy and the
Femme, PoMoSexuals, and Sex Spoken Here. She is working on a new

Farhad Manjoo is the "State of the Art" columnist for the New York
Times. He previously worked at Salon, Slate, the Wall Street Journal
and elsewhere. He is the author of True Enough: Learning to Live in a
Post-Fact Society.

Frances Lefkowitz is the author of To Have Not, a memoir about growing
up poor in 1970s San Francisco, which was a Best Memoir
of 2010. Her personal essays have received special mentions for the
Pushcart Prize (twice) and Best American Essays, and her fiction,
flash fiction, and micro-memoir appear in Tin House, Glimmer Train,
Fiction, Rick Barthelme’s New World Writing, and other journals.

Charlie Jane Anders is the organizer of Writers With Drinks and the
managing editor of, a blog about science fiction and futurism.
She won a Hugo Award for her novelette "Six Months, Three Days," which
was also shortlisted for the Nebula and Sturgeon Awards. She'll be
reading a short story about money that can think for itself.

About Writers With Drinks:

Writers With Drinks has won numerous "Best ofs" from local newspapers,
and has been mentioned in 7x7, Spin Magazine and one of Armistead
Maupin's Tales of the City novels. The spoken word "variety show"
mixes genres to raise money for local 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.

Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:30pm – 9:30pm Pacific Time
Queer Things
Larry-bob Roberts - creator

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