Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 7:00pm
"Cheap Beer and Prose" closes out the year with readings from prose writers Steve Barker, Corbin Lewars, Anne Leigh Parrish and Michael Shilling, plus cans of PBR for $1.
The reading is free, and merch is available from the authors. (Cash only.) Open mic follows the featured readers. Hosted by Charla Grenz.
About the Readers
Steve Barker is the stage manager and co-founder of "Cheap Wine & Poetry" and "Cheap Beer & Prose". In 2009 he co-edited the chapbook "Hill Poems: A Collection of Capitol Hill Poetry." He co-hosts Hugo Literary Trivia at Richard Hugo House (the next one will be November 16), and twice a month he hosts the arts and entertainment podcast Ordinary Madness, which can be heard at ordinarymadness.org.
Corbin Lewars is the author of “Creating a Life: The Memoir of a Writer and Mom in the Making,” which has been nominated for the 2011 PNBA and Washington State book awards. Her novel is out for submission, and she is currently working on a second memoir entitled “After Glow: Life After Marriage.” Her essays have been featured in over twenty five publications as well as in two writing anthologies being published in 2011. She has been a writing instructor and coach for over ten years and holds a Master’s in Education from Antioch University.
Anne Leigh Parrish is the author of the story collection, "All The Roads That Lead From Home." Her stories can be found in The Virginia Quarterly Review, American Short Fiction, Clackamas Literary Review, The Pinch, Storyglossia, Eclectica Magazine, PANK Magazine, Prime Number and r.kv.r.y, among other publications. Visit her at www.anneleighparrish.com.
Michael Shilling is the author of "Rock Bottom," which Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Company published in 2009. This summer, the book was adapted to the stage by the Landless Theater Company in Washington DC. Mr. Shilling, whose short stories have appeared in The Sun, Fugue and Other Voices, teaches at Cornish College of the Arts, and has written for The Stranger. He is working on a novel that takes place in Miami, a comedy called "The Lipizzaner."