Friday, April 22, 2011

Story/Stereo Tonight! 8p.m. at The Writer's Center

Story/Stereo #12 is tonight at The Writer's Center. Here's the lineup. Hope to see you there! It's an 8p.m. start as always, and it's free. Spread the word.

Emerging Writer Fellows:
Andrew Foster Altschul is the author of the novels Deus Ex Machina and Lady Lazarus, and co-editor, with Stacey D'Erasmo, of a forthcoming anthology, The Long Haul. His short fiction and essays have appeared in Esquire, Ploughshares, McSweeney's, Fence, One Story, StoryQuarterly, and anthologies such as Best New American Voices and O. Henry Prize Stories. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, he is currently the director of the Center for Literary Arts at San Jose State University and books editor of The Rumpus.

Eli Hastings is a Seattleite who works in social services and the arts. Currently he is pursuing an M.A. in Psychotherapy and working hard on a wild, edgy YA novel. His first book, Falling Room, was published in 2006. He's placed fiction and nonfiction in over a dozen journals and magazines, including Cimarron Review, Third Coast, and YES! Magazine and has been anthologized several times. He's won awards and been nominated for a Pushcart and four of his short stories are in pre-production as a feature film at Westbound Films. Hastings blogs and links to some published work at Really he just likes to throw things with his toddler, Paxton.

Musical guest:
Amy Domingues is a cellist, viola da gamba player, teacher, and composer residing in Arlington, VA. Ms. Domingues is active as a chamber musician in various classical ensembles and also as a recording artist in her own right. She has released two cello-driven folk-rock albums under the name Garland of Hours and has contributed her skills as a session musician on over fifty records by indie-rock, electronic and classical artists. In 2003, she co-composed the score to the Oscar-nominated documentary The Weather Underground with her Threnody Ensemble colleague Dave Cerf. Amy enjoys being a touring musician, having performed many times in the US, UK, Europe, and Japan. In addition to her work in Garland of Hours, she is an active performer of the viola da gamba and is currently pursuing a Masters of Early Music degree at the Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore.

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