In case you didn't know, San Francisco is a literary city. And in case you didn't know squared, this week is Litquake and this Saturday night is Lit Crawl. We will be hosting a kick-ass reading at ye olde G&G during the third and final time slot. There'll be long fiction! Short fiction! Non fiction! Poems!
So put it on your dance-card, your to-do list, and your google calendar. This Saturday at 8.30: A Genre Goody Bag.
Erica Ehrenberg's poems have appeared in Slate, jubilat, Octopus, The New Republic and in Everyman's Pocket Poetry anthology Poems About Horses (Knopf, 2009). Born and raised in New York City, she was a recent poetry fellow at the FIne Arts Work Center in Provincetown and is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow in poetry at Stanford University.
Justin St. Germain writes fiction and nonfiction. His story 'Tortolita' appears in Best of the West 2010: New Stories From the Wide Side of the Missouri, and previously appeared in ZYZZYVA. His memoir, Son of a Gun, is forthcoming from Random House. He grew up in Tombstone, Arizona.
Stephanie Soileau grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, but has spent the last decade or so in Chicago and San Francisco. She is a Lecturer in Fiction Writing at Stanford University, where she was also a Wallace Stegner Fellow. Her short stories have been in Tin House, Gulf Coast, StoryQuarterly, Glimmertrain, Nimrod, three volumes of New Stories from the South, and Best of the South, Volume II: From 10 Years of New Stories from the South. She is working on a collection of stories and a novel about poachers, oil and erosion in coastal Louisiana.
Abigail Ulman is originally from Melbourne Australia, and has lived in the States since 2006. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow in Fiction at Stanford University, her work has appeared or is forthcoming in New England Review, Best Australian Poems, and New Australian Stories. Her debut short story collection is forthcoming from Penguin, Australia.
Be there or be, like, on your way there.