Book Release Party: The Ancient Book of Hip by D.W. Lichtenberg!

On November 18th, D.W. Lichtenberg will read from The Ancient Book of Hip, recipient of the 2009 Michael Rubin Book Award, judged by poet John Skoyles. Described as an exploration into the phenomenon of hip, the book is a case study, a documentation, a journaling, a bunch of poems about girls, sex, cigarettes, PBR and everything else that is the world of hip. The book will be released by Fourteen Hills Press on Nov. 18, 2009.

WHERE: The Space Gallery SF, 1141 Polk St. (at Sutter St.)
WHEN: November 18, 2009 Doors at 7PM
HOW MUCH: $10.00 · Admission includes free copy of book
WHO: Everyone 21+
WHAT ELSE: Guest readers Truong Tran and Tess Patalano. Artwork by David Gerbstadt. DJ sets by DJ Ty Styx and DJ Snow Crash.

D.W.L. Hails from the Main Line of Philadelphia. He attended NYU where he studied film. His credits include associate editor on feature film Fifth Form, and camera operator on feature documentary Fool in a Bubble. He is the author of the bestselling unwritten novel I Ate Too Much For Dinner But I Always Have Room For Curmudgeon. The Ancient Book of Hip is his debut collection.

The Michael Rubin Book Award is awarded annually in honor of former SFSU professor Michael Rubin. Funded by SFSU's creative writing department, Fourteen Hills Press releases a book of fiction or poetry, alternating each year, judged by an independent writer or editor.

If you didn't make it out to see D.W.L. perform at Lit Crawl this year, we expect to see you next Wednesday for the book release party!

-Stephen Rosenshein, Fourteen Hills staff

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