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Subterranean SF: Hard-Boiled Writing With An Edge


This event shall take place at an undisclosed location.
Seating is limited and by invitation only.

An evening of darkly inspired readings exposing San Francisco's sinister underbelly. Join a hard-hitting roster of literary and crime fiction masters as they delve into the shadowy realms of mayhem, murder, and much, much more.

Hosted by Peter Maravelis
Readings by Robert Mailer Anderson, Cara Black, Craig Clevenger, David Corbett, Don Herron, and Peter Plate

Invitations may be picked up in-person after October 12th at the front counter of City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA. (If in-person pickup is problematic, call Peter Maravelis at 415-362-8197) No reservations shall be accepted. Admission is free, but only on a first come, first serve basis. You will be given an envelope with a map and navigation instructions. Call City Lights to determine ticket availability (tel. 415-362-8193).

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Comments from Craig

Aug.07.2008 - 3:20 am
In response to: Craig's Nine Rules of Writing
Hey Michelle. All's good... a dream in my heart and a song on my lips. Really. I swear.
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Published Reviews

Published by San Francisco Chronicle
"In a way, Dermaphoria is the literary equivalent of the cult film Memento... reminiscent of William Gibson's work, but Clevenger has his own attitude and a film-noirish...