November 09, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This flash fiction can be sipped or slammed, just like the booze it represents!

A cocktail is like an excellent story―bitter and sweet and over too quickly, but the memory of it stays with you.  From the Pimm’s Cup to Smoking Bishop, the Manhattan to the Moscow Mule, Mixed Up features not only more than two dozen classic recipes and hot tips on ingredients and preparations, but new cocktail-themed short stories from some of today’s most popular and acclaimed writers.  Edited by Nick Mamatas and Molly Tanzer. 978-1510718036, $14.99, hardcover, 160pp.

Libby Cudmore is the author of The Big Rewind, which received a starred review from Kirkus, as well as praise from USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Booklist and others.  Her short fiction and essays have appeared in PANK, The Stoneslide Corrective, Beat to a Pulp, Vinyl Me Please, Yacht Rock and the Locus Award-nominated anthology Hanzai Japan.

Gina Marie Guadagnino holds a BA in English from NYU, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the New School. Her short story “Whisper in the Shadows” appears in The Morris-Jumel Mansion Anthology of Fantasy and Paranormal Fiction.

Cara Hoffman is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Running and So Much Pretty. She is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including a Folio Prize nomination and a Sundance Global Film Making Award. She has written for the New York Times, Marie Claire, Salon and National Public Radio, and has been a visiting writer at the University of Oxford. She is currently a professor at University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast MFA program.

Carrie Laben earned her MFA at the University of Montana. Her work has appeared in such venues as Indiana Review, The Dark, Okey-Panky, and The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror. She has won the Shirley Jackson Award and in 2015 was selected for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writer’s Residency.