October 26, 2018
A curious new collection of flash fiction by Nancy Stohlman!
With all new original music by Nick Busheff!
and special surprise: “What the Heck is Flash Fiction” LIVE INTERVIEW with the godfather of flash fiction James Thomas!
Tickets $12 at the door
Mercury Cafe Ballroom (upstairs)
2199 California Street
7:00 pm (doors open at 6:15)
Did you like The Monster Opera? I’ve teamed up again with composer Nick Busheff and a cast of characters you will recognize along to launch my new book, Madam Velvet’s Cabaret of Oddities, into the world! Thank classic vaudeville, think weird carnival, think clowns, traveling medicine shows, ringmasters and sideshow barkers! With all new original music! Signed books will be available! Costumes encouraged!
JUST ANNOUNCED! James Thomas, long-time friend of flash fiction and credited with inventing the term in 1992, will be coming to introduce the show and do a live interview with Bryan Jansing: “What the Heck is Flash Fiction?” James is the co-editor of the numerous Norton flash fiction anthologies, including the latest New Micro: Very Short Stories, and will answer questions and share his experiences watching the form change and gain legitimacy in the last 25 years.
LIVE Interview with James Thomas begins at 6:30 so come early!