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Yelling in the Basement 

Wednesday, May 22 2013
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Every three months, Babylon Salon takes over the intimate basement of swanky, Latin-inspired Cantina SF. With a quartet of rotating curators all hailing from USF's MFA program, the salon is a uniquely curated literary event. In what may be the strongest lineup it has had in years, this summer edition features international bestseller and cult favorite Glen David Gold (Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside); Justin Torres, whose debut novel, We the Animals, stunned the literary world for its combination of honesty and masterful use of language; Dan Coshnear, who has won the Willa Cather Award in fiction and has a new book out on Kelly's Cove Press (Occupy and Other Love Stories); winner of the American Book Award and the California Book Award for poetry Camille Dungy (Smith Blue and Suck on the Marrow); and poet Tess Taylor, whose chapbook, The Misremembered World, was published by the Poetry Society of America. As though a world-class literary lineup wasn't enough to fill the basement on a Saturday night, Babylon Salon has also invited Russell Bourne to play some music.


Sat., June 1, 7 p.m., 2013

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