Oakland - Release Party ZYZZYVA: The Winter Issue
Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes local contributors Jennifer duBois, John W. Evans, Andy Stewart, and E.G. Willy to the store to celebrate the release of ZYZZYVA: The Winter Issue on Friday, January 25th at 7pm.
ZYZZYVA, the San Francisco literary journal dedicated since 1985 to publishing the work of the West Coast’s best poets, writers, and artists, invites to you to a night of dazzling literature (to say nothing of drink and snacks.)
The release party for the journal’s Issue No. 96 features local contributors Jennifer duBois, John W. Evans, Andy Stewart, and E.G. Willy reading from their work. Editor Laura Cogan and Managing Editor Oscar Villalon will host.
Jennifer duBois is the author of the critically-acclaimed novel A Partial History of Lost Causes. In 2012, she was honored by the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 program.
John W. Evans’s poems have appeared in Slate, The Missouri Review, Boston Review, and The Gettysburg Review, among other publications. Evans is the Jones Lecturer in poetry at Stanford University.
Andy Stewart is a contributing reviewer for RAIN TAXI and The Review of Contemporary Fiction.
E.G. Willy is an educator and writer living in the Bay Area.
Further contributors to the journal’s Issue No. 96 include Ron Carlson, Vanessa Veselka, Wendy MacNaughton, Dawna Kemper, Rick Barot, CM Davidson, Bruce McKay, Elyse Fenton, and many more.