Daniel H. Wilson and Adam Rogers at Writers With Drinks!

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Daniel H. Wilson and Adam Rogers at Writers With Drinks!

Time: June 14, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: The Make Out Room, San Francisco, CA
Street: 3225 22nd. Street
City/State: San Francisco, CA
Info/Tickets/Map: http://www.makeoutroom.com
Phone: 415-647-2888
Event Type: san, francisco, bay, area, sf, california
Organized By: Charlie Jane Anders
Latest Activity: Jun 10, 2014

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Survive the robot uprising, learn about the science of booze, discover how not to be wrong, and delve into literary awesomeness in the latest installment of the most unstoppable reading series!

When: Saturday, June 14, from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open 6:30 PM
Who: Daniel H. Wilson, Adam Rogers, Jordan Ellenberg, Mimi Lipson and Kendra DeColo!
How much: $5 to $10, all proceeds benefit the CSC
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco

About the readers/performers:

Daniel H. Wilson's latest novel is Robogenesis. He's also the author of the New York Times bestselling Robopocalypse and seven other books, including How to Survive a Robot Uprising, A Boy and His Bot, and Amped. In 2008, he hosted The Works on the History Channel. He earned a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as Masters degrees in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. His novel Robopocalypse was purchased by DreamWorks and is currently being adapted for film by Steven Spielberg.

Adam Rogers is the author of Proof: The Science of Booze. He's the articles editor at Wired, where his feature story “The Angels’ Share” won the 2011 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award. Before coming to Wired, he was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and a writer covering science and technology for Newsweek.

Jordan Ellenberg's new book is How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking. Ellenberg has held an NSF-CAREER grant and an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, and in 2013 he was named one of the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Wired, The Believer, and the Boston Globe, and he is the author of the “Do the Math” column in Slate. His Wired feature story on compressed sensing appeared in the Best Writing on Mathematics 2011 anthology.

Mimi Lipson's first book the Cloud of Unknowing. Her stories have appeared in BOMB, Harvard Review, Joyland, Witness, Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere.

Kendra DeColo is the author of Thieves in the Afterlife (Saturnalia Books, 2014), selected by Yusef Komunyakaa for the 2013 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Southern Indiana Review, The Collagist, CALYX, Muzzle Magazine, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission, a work-study scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, and residencies from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Millay Colony. The founding poetry editor of Nashville Review and a Book Review Editor at Muzzle Magazine, she lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

About Writers With Drinks:

Writers With Drinks has won numerous "Best ofs" from local newspapers, and has been mentioned in 7x7, Spin Magazine and one of Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City novels. The spoken word "variety show" mixes genres to raise money for local causes. The award-winning show includes poetry, stand-up comedy, science fiction, fantasy, romance, mystery, literary fiction, erotica, memoir, zines and blogs in a freewheeling format.

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