ZYZZYVA EventsMay 5, 2015
Cinco de Mayo with ZYZZYVA
Location: 7 p.m., City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave., San Francisco
Description: Featuring Issue No. 103 contributors Luiza Flynn-Goodlett and Kyle Boelte, Issue No. 100 contributor Jim Gavin, and others. Free. For more info: http://bit.ly/1BKqs3a
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Tag Archives: Chaney Kwak
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.