ZYZZYVA EventsDecember 10, 2014
ZYZZYVA Winter Issue Celebration/Holiday Party
Location: 7:30 p.m., The Booksmith, San Francisco
Description: Join us for our annual event featuring readings, drink, snacks, and prizes. Issue No. 102 contributors Michael Jaime-Becerra, Kate Petersen, Andrew David King, Lucille Lang Day, and Andrew Gavin Murphy will read. Free. More info at http://bit.ly/1zwOIE1
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Chaney Kwak is an award-winning travel writer living in San Francisco whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Condé Nast Traveler, among other places.
“Oh, Oh, Oh” is his first work of fiction in print and appears in ZYZZYVA’s Winter 2012 issue. Told in a cheeky, wised-up voice, it is the moving and hilarious tale of two very different men who share (mostly) the same first name. Despite the gulf separating their worlds, they are destined to meet–right at Christmas, making “Oh, Oh, Oh” perhaps the best holiday story ever involving furtive rest stop sex, over-the-top decorations, and online hustling.
The following is an excerpt.