Posts Tagged ‘Danielle Evans’

ToDo ToDay: Literary Death Match, Pluto, and Late-Night Waffles

When four authors face off tonight in a literary death match, expect a lively contest that replaces sick burns with clever turns of phrase. Fiction writers Danielle Evans (pictured) and Larry Doyle join biographer Elizabeth Winder and poet Regie Cabico and read their most eclectic original work, aiming to out-write their fellow contestants. Read more >>> The event [...]

ToDo ToDay: Terekke, Clinic, Local Authors, and a Spelling Bee

"Nostalgia implies a lack, which I’m not so interested in," Heatsick (aka the England-reared, Berlin-based Steven Warwick) told music site The Quietus last year. Those are heady words for a dance-music creator whose primary tool is one of those old Casio keyboards with the orange hexagonal drum pads, but the proof is in his rhythms, and [...]

D.C. Author Danielle Evans on Judging the PEN/Bingham Prize

Wednesday the PEN American Center released its lengthy list of annual book prizes. Former City Paper staffer Katherine Boo took the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction for Behind the Beautiful Forevers, which is great news, but not a shocker for a much-decorated book.
The big surprise was the recipient of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, [...]

Meet Author Danielle Evans, Appearing Tonight at Barnes & Noble Bethesda

In her debut book Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, Danielle Evans explores themes like youth, family, relationships, and—most prominently—race in her collection of eight short stories. The Northern Virginia native returned to the area last year after being away for the better part of ten years—first in New York City for college, [...]

Arts Roundup: Men with Emotional Problems Edition

Remember that creepy interview Joaquin Phoenix did on "The Late Show" last year where he was completely disengaged and David Letterman totally called him out? Well, now Phoenix is apologizing to Letterman, saying that it was all part of his I'm Still Here rapper character. Performance art is so weird.
The complete schedule has been announced [...]