Please join Writing without Workshops for some upcoming literary events:
Radio Free R’lyeh–August 20, 2014
Margaret Atwood Speaks–November 5, 2014
Radio Free R’lyeh
Wednesday, August 20–8pm–$10
Location: Trunk Space–1506 Grand Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
Radio Free R’lyeh is the theme for the bash hailing the early 20th century horror master with DJs Fishman Jack and The Worm hosting the shindig. Readings of classic Lovecraft texts and original works inspired by the creepmeister will share the stage with the ritualistic performance art of the Arcana Collective. San Francisco one-man-band The Slow Poisoner will serve up his spooky brand of oddly enchanting rock ‘n’ roll.
Radio Free R’lyeh: An H.P. Lovecraft Birthday Party slithers into The Trunk Space, 1506 Grand Avenue. Admission is $10 and nabs attendees a cupcake, a birthday gift bag, and a limited edition Happy Birthday, Howard! ‘zine. Visit http://www.thetrunkspace.com for more information.
Margaret Atwood Speaks
Wednesday, November 5–Free
Location: Herberger Theater Center—222 East Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ
NOTE: This event requires getting tickets in advance. (They’re free, though.)
Internationally renowned novelist and environmental activist Margaret Atwood will visit Arizona State University this November to discuss the relationship between art and science and the importance of creative writing and imagination for addressing social and environmental challenges. In this lecture, Ms. Atwood will discuss her MaddAddam trilogy of novels that have become central to the emerging literary genre of climate fiction, or “CliFi.”
TICKETS AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
For more info, go here: http://piper.asu.edu/event/distinguished-visiting-writer-margaret-atwood/