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Saturday, October 20 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Literary Speakeasy

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Join Literary Speakeasy for a special Lit Crawl edition. For the past three years, Literary Speakeasy has been taking over Martuni's Piano Bar on the last Thursday of every month. Please join us as we highlight some of our favorite Bay Area performers from those past three years at Martuni's. We will bring you some of the best poets, writers, and songwriters for the night...as well as some great martinis. 

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James Siegel

Dragonfly Community Arts
James J. Siegel is the author of the poetry collection "How Ghosts Travel" from Spuyten Duyvil Press, which was a finalist for the Ohioana Library Book Award. He hosts and curates the monthly Literary Speakeasy show at Martuni's, always held on the last Thursday of every month, which... Read More →

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Matt Carney

Matt Carney is a Latinx human type residing in San Francisco. He holds an MA and MFA from SFSU. His work has appeared in A cappella Zoo, Inkwell, Red Light Lit, Writing Without Walls, sPARKLE & bLINK, Entropy, and in readings at eclectic or seedy bars. His short story 'On Becoming... Read More →
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Jase Peeples

Jase Peeples is an award-winning journalist, author, and storyteller. He is the former entertainment editor of The Advocate, the leading LGBT-focused media outlet. He was named “Journalist of the Year” at the 2014 L.A. Press Club National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards where he was praised for his “original angles and points of view” which cast “new light on many beaten tracks of entertainment journalism... Read More →
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Postcapitalism are Michael Holmes and Mike Linn. They believe, paraphrasing Dostoevsky, that ballads can save the world. Postcapitalism is excited to be part of Lit Crawl!
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Joyce Young

I'm a poet and writer who loves the sun, the ocean and dark chocolate with almonds. Nomadic Press published my poetry collection "How it Happens" last month. Feel free to talk with me about space travel, time travel, any portal through which I can escape from the current sociopolitical... Read More →
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Emily Zisman

Lead Writer, Zismonster Music
Emily Zisman is an unapologetic storyteller of the contemporary woman’s experience. She uses unabashed honesty and humor to punctuate the complexity of the entire escapade. Hilarity and devastation continue to ensue, and so in turn does she.

Saturday October 20, 2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm PDT
Martuni's 4 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA