This month’s Writer’s With Drinks includes the creator of NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, wherein participants are challenged to complete at least 50,000 words of a novel. The event has grown to over 60,000 blurry-eyed writers, with 10,000 actually meeting their goal.
Other writers participating in this evening’s line-up of talent include Deborah Santana, founder of Do A Little, a non-profit serving women and girls in health, education, and happiness. Her memoir, Space Between the Stars: My Journey to an Open Heart, was published in 2005.
Also reading is award-winning poet, Melissa Stein whose poems have appeared in many journals, including Harvard Review and the North American Review and were chosen for the Best New Poets 2009 collection.
About Writers With Drinks:
Writers With Drinks has won “Best Literary Night” from the SF Bay Guardian readers’ poll six years in a row and was named “Best Literary Drinking” by the SF Weekly. The spoken word “variety show” mixes genres to raise money for local worthy 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.