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Cheap Beer & Prose -- the name says it all, but in case you're confused, here's the deal:

Get drunk and hear stories from writers Jean Burnet, Kevin Emerson, Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum, and Jay McAleer.

As always, the saucy Jeanine Walker hosts, and PBR is a buck a can. The reading is absolutely free. An open mic follows the features.

Generously sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon.

About the Writers
Jean Burnet lives and works in Seattle. She holds an MFA from the University of Washington. Her work has previously been published in The Los Angeles Review, Brevity, and The Acentos Review, among others. She is currently a Made at Hugo House fellow, and is at work on her first novel. You can follow her work at

Kevin Emerson once competed in a beauty pageant and lost (probably because he was wearing a suit of armor). He is the author of the EXILE series, the ATLANTEANS series, THE FELLOWSHIP FOR ALIEN DETECTION, the OLIVER NOCTURNE series and CARLOS IS GONNA GET IT. He is also a musician. His current projects are the EXILE SOUNDTRACK (songs from the EXILE book series), NORTHERN ALLIES (his new band), and THE BOARD OF EDUCATION (music for kids and kids-at-heart).

Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum is the author of two collections of short fiction, "This Life She’s Chosen" and "Swimming With Strangers" (both published by Chronicle Books). She has been the recipient of two Pushcart Prize nominations, a PEN/O. Henry Prize, and fellowships from the Sewanee Writers Conference and the MacDowell Colony. Kirsten’s short stories have been published widely in journals, and she’s led fiction workshops at a number of colleges and universities across the U.S. She now lives in the Seattle area and teaches at Hugo House and at a small, private high school in Woodinville. She’s online at

Jay McAleer was a 2013 Jack Straw Writer and has received residencies from the Vermont Studio Center and Centrum Arts Foundation. His work has been featured online at Ordinary Madness and The Far Field, in print as part of the 2013 Jack Straw Writer’s anthology, and is forthcoming in Pacifica Literary Review.
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