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Saturday, October 5 • 6:30pm - 9:00pm
The 9th Live Wire! Radio Wordstock Extravaganza

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Gen Admission: $20 advance, $25 day of
Reserved Seating: $35

An annual festival gem (code for sells out early). Be a part of the live studio audience for 2013's Wordstock edition of Live Wire! Radio to witness another mirthful mash-up of Wordstock writers (some who also play instruments and sing) with the razor humor of the regular LiveWire! players. Featuring Wordstock writers: T.C. Boyle, Kevin Barry,  M.K. Asante, A.M. Homes, Ian Doescher and musical guests Tanya Donnelly and Michael Hearst. 

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MK Asante

Bio: | MK Asante is a bestselling author, award-winning filmmaker, hip-hop artist, and professor who CNN calls “a master storyteller and major creative force.” | | The author of four celebrated books, Asante is a recipient of the Langston Hughes Award. His latest book, Buck: A Memoir, was selected as a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick and a LA Times Summer Book pick. Buck will be released on August 20... Read More →
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Kevin Barry

Bio: | Kevin Barry is the author of the story collections 'Dark Lies The Island' and 'There Are Little Kingdoms' and the novel 'City Of Bohane'. He has won the Impac Dublin City Literature Prize, the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Prize, the European Union Prize for Literature, the Authors Club Best First Novel Award, and  the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. He has been shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize and the Frank... Read More →
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TC Boyle

Bio: | T. Coraghessan Boyle is the author of twenty-three books of fiction, including, most recently, After the Plague (2001), Drop City (2003), The Inner Circle (2004), Tooth and Claw (2005), The Human Fly (2005), Talk Talk (2006), The Women (2009), Wild Child (2010), When the Killing's Done (2011) and San Miguel (2012). He received a Ph.D. degree in Nineteenth Century British Literature from the University of Iowa in 1977, his... Read More →
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Ian Doescher

Bio: | Ian Doescher, born 45 days after Star Wars Episode IV was released, was born and raised in Portland and moved back to Portland with his family in 2008.  He has loved Shakespeare since eighth grade, and attributes his understanding of iambic pentameter to good teachers at Grant High School.  He has a B.A. in Music from Yale University, a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in Ethics from Union... Read More →
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AM Homes

Bio: | AM Homes is the author of the memoir The Mistress’s Daughter and the novels May We Be Forgiven (Winner of The Women’s Prize for Fiction 2013), This Book Will Change Your Life, Music for Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers, and Jack, as well as the story collections The Safety of Objects and Things You Should Know and the travel book Los Angeles:  People, Places, and the Castle on the Hill... Read More →

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Michael Hearst

Bio: | Michael Hearst is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and writer. He is a founding member of the band One Ring Zero, which has released nine albums, including the literary collaboration As Smart As We Are (The Author Project), featuring lyrics by Paul Auster, Margaret Atwood, Dave Eggers, and Neil Gaiman, among others; Planets, a collection of new compositions to represent the solar system and beyond; and their most recent... Read More →
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Tanya Donnelly

Bio: | Tanya Donelly is a Boston-based singer songwriter and guitarist, and founding member of Throwing Muses and The Breeders.  She was also the singer and songwriter in the twice Grammy-nominated band Belly in the early 1990s. In the late 1990s, she became a solo artist and has released five albums under her name.  She is set to launch on online series of songs in July of 2013, collaboratively written with several author... Read More →

Saturday October 5, 2013 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Alberta Rose Theatre 3000 NE Alberta St.

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