Don’t miss this night of DIY speculative fiction. Fantasy writer Elwin Cotman will read from his debut short story collection, The Jack Daniels Sessions EP. Science fiction Daniel McCloksey will read from his upcoming novel. Both readers are members of the Cyberpunk Apocalypse, a DIY writers’ cooperative in Pittsburgh, PA.
Elwin Cotman is a writer, performance artist and activist from Pittsburgh, PA. Known for his energetic storytelling, he has featured at the TerPoets open mic, Artomatic, Babble-On and A Space Inside Reading Series. He has performed with musicians Bryan Depuy of “Jubilee” and Joy Toujours. He wrote a full-length story/liner notes for an album by piano-punk band Baby Killer Estelle. “The Jack Daniels Sessions EP” is his first book.
At the age of 20, Daniel McCloskey graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a BA in fiction writing. At the age of 21, he founded the Cyberpunk Apocalypse Writers’ Co-op, which combines a writing residency program and a community space in order to support burgeoning writers. He currently resides at the Cyberpunk Apocalypse Writers’ Co-op where he works to maintain the project, polish his first novel, and does freelance work.
For more info, see www.cyberpunkapocalypse.com.