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San Francisco, CA, October 20, 2010 -- SOMArts Cultural Center presents Feast of Words: A Storytelling Potluck, a monthly event that is part social, part reading series, and part inspiration for writers and foodies alike. Co-hosted by Irina Zadov and Lex Leifheit, Feast of Words takes place on the first Tuesday of each month. Guests are invited to bring a potluck dish and/or a six- minute themed reading. Each month features short writing exercises, shared food and featured culinary and literary guests.

November's writing theme is "Home Away From Home" and features literary and culinary guests Andrew Lam, and Blair Warsham (of graffEats Guerilla Dining), respectively. Feast of Words starts at 7:00pm on Tuesday, November 2. Admission is $10 or free with a potluck dish, tickets are available online at Open mic signup is limited to six spots, six minutes each and begins at 6:30pm. Writers should choose a work that fits in with the theme.

Listing Info:
What: Feast of Words: A Writers Potluck
Where: SOMArts Cultural Center (934 Brannan St, between 8th and 9th)
When: 7:00pm to 9:00pm, doors open at 6:30pm
What else: $10, free admission with potluck dish.
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Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.

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