Poet and author Justin Bigos is a writer who likes highbrow prose and lowbrow beer, and that combo is fine by us. On the heels of his Spillers № 6 reading, Justin sits down to discuss how all eight-year-olds are surrealists, what it takes to place a story with one of the big journals, and why he was honored to be shat upon by a pigeon in Midtown New York. (Note: this episode is for mature audiences, only.)
Author and poet Justin Bigos reads his short story “The Gas Man” at Spillers № 6 on December 13, 2016.
Spillers № 6 came around just when we all needed it. Whether it was post-election blues or holiday depression that needed eradicating, tonight’s short fiction performed its exorcism duties admirably. There were laughs and drinks…
[Originally released on April 17, 2016 as ep. 17.] Award-winning novelist Patrick Michael Finn reads his emotional short story “The War in the Rack” at Spillers № 3 on February 1, 2016.
On this very special episode Brian & Robert tell you what to look and listen for at Spillers № 6 (Tuesday, December 13th @ 7:30 at Crescent Ballroom), like great writers Justin Bigos, Erin Stalcup, Jenny Irish, Kalani Pickhart, and Spillers co-host Brian Dunn reading their original short fiction. You’ll also learn how cliches can help writers (or podcasters) out of a jam, why the Spillers After Show podcast recently accomplished something plaque worthy, and what it feels like to have your short fiction storytelling event bumped for a talented clown named Puddles.
Spillers № 6 will be another must-see, kick-yourself-if-you-miss-it event. See you Tuesday night!