For those of you in the Tempe/Phoenix area:
You are cordially invited to the first annual fundraising auction for Hayden's Ferry Review, Arizona State University's internationally-distrubuted and -renowned literary journal! This is the literary event to end all literary events. Come rub shoulders with fiction writers and poets, eat and be merry! Join the Facebook event here.
Items/services up for auction include:
Private screening of Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead with Tara Ison (co-writer of the movie!) with behind-the-scenes commentary/gossip!
A gritty realism story starring you, to be written by 2011 Swarthout Winner Courtney Fowler!
A table tennis lesson from Peter "The Paddle" Turchi!
Fake Letters from Famous People for a whole month, written by the real Jeff Albers (frequent McSweeney's Internet Tendency contributor)!