The Stephen King novel that was so bad that he threw it in the trash behind a run-down McDonald’s in Bangor, Maine. But four writers fished it out, wiped off the Big Mac grease stains, put the pages in order and are proud to present it to you.
Each writer will be reading the section they created. These writers are:
Saara Dutton is the gin-soaked host and producer of a long-running variety show called Mama D’s Arts Bordello; showcasing writers, musicians, comics and burlesque dancers. She is also a writer who has been published in The New York Times, The New York Observer, Salon, Bust Magazine and Ducts Webzine. She’s an avid fan of Stephen King, even though he’s often robbed her of sleep.
Daniel Guzmán is a writer of fiction, film reviews, essays, and articles. His work has appeared in the New York Press, Cinespect, the L Magazine’s Literary Upstart Reading Series, Mama D’s Arts Bordello, Rosebud Magazine, and Rio Grande Review. He has read at such well-known New York venues as The Slipper Room, Happy Ending Lounge, Bowery Poetry Club, and The Cornelia Street Café. He is known as the Surrealist Fictionario.
Michael Maiello is an author, playwright, and a sometime stand-up comic and performer. With Godlight Theatre Company composer Andrew Recino’s he is co-author of the musical Principia, How I Found Goddess and What I Did To Her When I Found Her, premiered by Godlight in 2003. He has also had plays produced, staged or read at La Mama, Dixon Place, The Joseph Papp Memorial Public Theatre and The Abingdon Theatre in New York. He appears frequently at Mama D’s Arts Bordello. He also writes a weekly Op-Ed column for The Daily, a tablet publication produced by News Corp.
Peter Olson has written for, performed in and been laughed at near a number of venues across New York city, including the Upright Citizens
Brigade Theatre and Mama D’s Arts Bordello. In the online world his work can be found on MatadorTravel.com and SpikeTV.com (if you Google hard enough), and he is a regular contributor to (and voice-actor for) Marvel.com’s stop-motion animated series “Marvel Super Heroes What The?!”