ZYZZYVA EventsJuly 15, 2016
ZYZZYVA Southern California All-Stars
Location: 7:30 p.m., Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles
Description: Readings by recent contributors Lou Mathews, Melissa Yancy, Jim Gavin, David Hernandez, and special guest Dana Johnson. Emceed by ZYZZYVA Contributing Editor David L. Ulin. For more info: http://bit.ly/28Mk7iS
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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.