As always, Literary Speakeasy is a FREE event with NO drink minimum. And everyone in attendance will receive a FREE raffle ticket for their chance to win the evening’s secret speakeasy prize. So please join our amazing performers and we promise to leave you with an evening filled with nightmares.
S.G. Browne is the author of five novels, including Less Than Hero, Big Egos, Lucky Bastard, Fated, and Breathers, as well as the short story collection Shooting Monkeys in a Barrel and the heartwarming holiday novella I Saw Zombies Eating Santa Claus. He’s an ice cream connoisseur, Guinness aficionado, cat enthusiast, and a sucker for It’s a Wonderful Life. You can learn more about his writing at www.sgbrowne.com. You can also follow him on Facebook at Facebook.com/SGBrowneAuthor or on Twitter at @s_g_browne.
Dana Fredsti is an ex B-movie actress with a background in theatrical combat (a skill she utilized in Army of Darkness as a sword-fighting Deadite and fight captain). Through seven plus years of volunteering at EFBC/FCC, Dana’s been kissed by tigers, and had her thumb sucked by an ocelot with nursing issues. She’s addicted to bad movies and any book or film, good or bad, which include zombies. She’s the author of the Ashley Parker series, touted as Buffy meets the Walking Dead, and the zombie noir novella, A Man’s Gotta Eat What a Man’s Gotta Eat.
Sunil Patel is a Bay Area fiction writer and playwright who has written about everything from ghostly cows to talking beer. His plays have been performed at San Francisco Theater Pub and San Francisco Olympians Festival, and his fiction has appeared in Flash Fiction Online, Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, and Asimov’s Science Fiction, among others. His favorite things to consume include nachos, milkshakes, and narrative. Find out more at ghostwritingcow.com.
Loren Rhoads was the editor of Morbid Curiosity magazine and The Haunted Mansion Project: Year Two. She’s working on a book about the 200 Cemeteries You Should See Before You Die. She lives in a haunted house in San Francisco’s Excelsior district.
Alia Volz is a daughter of this town. Her writings appear in Tin House, the New York Times, Threepenny Review, Utne Reader, New Enlgand Review, The Normal School, Barrelhouse’s 2016 anthology Dig If You Will The Picture: Remembering Prince, and elsewhere. She recently completed her first novel, a mean little cowboy noir in which all of your favorite characters die.
James J. Siegel is the author of the poetry collection “How Ghosts Travel,” published earlier this year by Spuyten Duyvil Press. He is also the host and curator of the monthly Literary Speakeasy at Martuni’s Piano Bar in San Francisco, which brings together poets, writers, and musicians for a night of performance and martinis. His work has appeared in several journals and anthologies, including Assaracus, The Cortland Review, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, and Divining Divas: 100 Gay Men On Their Muses.
Would love to be in the audience! I should have know you would live in a haunted house.
Luckily, the house has calmed down over the years. It was really scary when we first moved in.
Bet it was a good night!
It was really fun! I love to hear people’s spooky stories.