August is for stories: the nights are balmy and it makes us want to be entertained and to entertain each other. Lucky for you, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a round-up of our offerings for this month!
Long Story Short: Death and Taxes
Saturday August 20th, 7 PM, San Diego Writers, Ink
Have you been to Long Story Short lately? We’ve been rocking our new venue, the marvelous Ink Spot at San Diego Writers, Ink in Liberty Station. Long Story Short is the show format that started it all here at So Say We All. Moth-like, true stories, no notes, 5 minute time limit, and anyone can sign up to tell a story. It’s like open-mic night but no Jewel songs. (Unless you have a story about Jewel).
August’s theme is “Death and Taxes.” Come tell us about the certainties in life, or come listen to stories from your community.
Long Story Short is every third Saturday at 7 PM at San Diego Writers, Ink. $5 suggested donation at the door. Sign up when you get there!
Thursday, August 25th, 8:30 PM, Whistle Stop Bar
VAMP is our monthly curated literary storytelling showcase, held each month at the Whistle Stop Bar in South Park. We bring you true personal narratives on a theme. August’s theme is TOKEN. Come hear some stories about being the only one. Stay tuned for the line-up.
Black Candies: A Sweet Night of Horror
Saturday, August 27th, 8 PM, Verbatim Books
As we labor away on the innards of our upcoming Black Candies women-identifying issue: Gross and Unlikeable, coming this winter, we can’t help but think about our journal of literary horror and dark fiction’s impressive history. And we wanted to share some of that with you! There are three editions of Black Candies published by So Say We All Press: Post-Apocalpyse, See Through, and last year’s Surveillance.
Verbatim Books is a new used and rare bookstore in North Park, and is emerging as a fantastic supporter of the arts, literature (duh), education, and community in San Diego. We’re so excited to be pairing with them for this reading, and hope to have many more like it.
Get some literature, hear some stories, and maybe tell one of your own!
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(featured cover image courtesy of Matthew Baldwin)