Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Gist Street Reminder Saturday, July 19th 2008

Hello Gist Street,

Here is a quick reminder that the cookout is this Saturday, July 19th! We're featuring McSweeney's Press. 4 poets; 1 fiction writer.

It's a sampler. www.giststreet.org for bios, directions, and pod-snacks of past readers.

--Eating starts at 7pm. (Doors open at 6:30) Readings start at 8pm. --$5

--Please bring something to eat. BYOB.

--There will be books, produce, pesto, a Gist Street fish, a drawing by John Fleenor, and other surprises in the raffle.

--The latest issue of McSWEENEY'S as well as their anthology POETS PICKING POETS will be for sale. --breaking news is that we're (actually Helen) is making homemade lemonade. 305 Gist Street - Uptown - PittsburghJames Simon's Sculpture Studio - the back yard. If it rains, we lug everything inside except for the grill and the grillers. 412-489-0404 if you're lost.

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