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Switchblade Magazine's Outlaw Fiction @ Creating Conversations

Creating Conversations is excited to host Switchblade Magazine's "Outlaw Fiction" live reading series on Friday, 9/27 at 7:00 p.m. Switchblade is is an outlaw fiction print anthology featuring authors writing in the hardboiled/noir genre. 

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Featured readers:

Andrew Miller is a crime novelist, screenwriter and essayist. He lives in Los Angeles.

Jon Zelazny is your typical stay-at-home writer-dad. A graduate of Syracuse University and the U.S. Army Airborne School, he began his Hollywood career with producer Joel Silver, then spent a decade in creative support of acclaimed director Uli Edel. His short stories have appeared in ThuglitLiterary e-clecticThe Binnacle, and Switchblade. He's currently writing a novel about the British ballet.

Rex Weiner is the author of The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane, now available from Rare Bird Books. As a journalist, Rex Weiner's articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, The Paris Review, The New Yorker, LA Weekly, L'Officiel Hommes, and Rolling Stone Italia. He is one of the founding editors of High Times Magazine and a former editor of Swank. Weiner's screencredits include The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, based on his original stories, directed by Renny Harlin and starring Andrew Dice Clay for 20th Century Fox.

Renee Asher Pickup is a mellowed out punk rocker in Southern California. Her fiction has appeared in Out of the Gutter, All Due Respect, and other great publications. She is a co-writer of the novel Black Sails, Disco Inferno, available now from Open Books. She is an acquisitions editor for both Shotgun Honey and Bronzeville Books.

Scotch Rutherford writes about dark corners between the bright lights. An independent screenwriter and author, his work has appeared in Pulp Modern, Broadswords & Blasters, Shotgun Honey, The Econoclash Review, Pulp Metal Magazine, and All Due Respect. He is also a contributing author in the new clown noir anthology, Greasepaint & 45S from Down & Out books. He is the creator and managing editor of Switchblade.


Event Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
2850 Artesia Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90278