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Get Lit Spring Reading!
April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Come join us April 12 as we celebrate spring reads with a fun night of literary storytelling with featured readers Christine No, Patty Somlo and Paul Corman-Roberts (and YOU on the open mic)!
+ Christine No is a writer/organizer with work shown work at the Sundance Film Festival, in publications including: The Rumpus, sPARKLE+bLINK, Columbia Journal, Atlas And Alice, Apogee, The Brooklyn Quarterly & various anthologies. She is a VONA/Voices Fellow, a Pushcart Prize & Best of The Net 2017 Nominee. She believes in radical kindness, that magic exists, and that “the only way out is through”. (She’s also a total dork and looks way better on paper.) She lives in Oakland with her dog, Brandeh.www.christineno.com
+ Patty Somlo’s most recent book, Hairway to Heaven Stories, a linked short story collection set in a gentrifying African American neighborhood, was just published by Cherry Castle Publishing. Her previous books have beenFinalists in the International Book Awards, the Best Book Awards, the National Indie Excellence Awards, and the Reader Views Literary Awards. She won Honorable Mention for Fiction in the Women’s National Book Associat ion Contest, was a Finalist in the Adelaide Voices Literary Award for Short Story, has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net and the storySouth Million Writers Award, and had an essay selected as Notable for Best American Essays 2014.
+ Paul Corman-Roberts is the author of the Nomadic Press chapbook “We Shoot Typewriters” which was nominated for a Northern California Book award. He is also a core-founder of the Beast Crawl Literary Festival in Oakland CA where he lives. He serves as fiction editor for the online zine Full of Crow as well as timekeeper for several East Bay rock bands. His work has appeared in The Rumpus, Sparkle and Blink, Red Fez, Cherry Bleeds, Buddy and many others.
Get Lit is a FREE quarterly literary event hosted by Dani Burlison and Kara Vernor at Aqus Café in Petaluma. All ages are welcome but DISCLAIMER: our readers may share adult content and we don’t provide ear muffs.