And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for – Darius James reads a hilarious excerpt from his novel “Froggy Chocolates,” a tender Xmas story for all the little boys and girls…wait, scratch that, nobody under 25 or so should watch this…
“My name is Birdy, and I’m gonna sing you a song…”
The novelist Patricia Eakins read some excerpts from her book, The Marvelous Adventures of Pierre Baptiste.
Craig Clevenger read from his forthcoming novel, St. Heretic.
Beatnik psychiatrist Heather Folsom reads a short story from her collection, Philosophie Thinly Clothed: And other stories.
D. Scot Miller reads from his forthcoming novel, Knot Frum Hear.
Sensitive Skin Magazine is proud to present a rare West-coast reading by the one and only Darius James (aka Dr. Snakeskin), author of That’s Blaxploitation: Roots of the Baadasssss ‘Tude, an unorthodox, semi-autobiographical history of the blaxploitation film genre, and Negrophobia: An Urban Parable, a satiric novel written in screenplay form. He’s currently working on the script for the upcoming Web Film Misanthropicon. Darius will appear in issue #4 of Sensitive Skin (mid November 2010) and is one of the world’s great storytellers.
Joining him on the stage will be Patricia Eakins, author of The Hungry Girls and Other Stories and The Marvelous Adventures of Pierre Baptiste, Father and Mother, First and Last, Craig Clevenger, author of Dermaphoria and The Contortionist’s Handbook, Heather Folsom, author of Philosophie Thinly Clothed and Hypohypothesis, and D. Scot Miller, author of Knot Frum Hear and the AfroSurreal manifesto.
There will also be a brief musical performance by extraordinary torch singer, Vanessa (Birdy) Whitford.
Your MC, Bernard Meisler, publisher, Sensitive Skin Magazine
Friday, October 29th, 7pm
The Amsterdam Cafe
937 Geary (near Polk)
San Francisco, CA
Bring the family down for what’s sure to be a night of fun-filled wholesome entertainment! Er…on second thought, leave the kids at home unless you want Child Services on your ass…