Drinking the Network Electric


The only literary event more cloying than a boring reading is a networking event without alcohol. The Faster Times, “a new type of newspaper for a new type of world,” is out to remedy this situation in the same way they’ve been smartly remedying sickened news models. Saturday night in New York, they’re hosting Drink with the Lit World’s Best Editors and Writers. I’ll be there reppin’ The Rumpus. The Paris Review will be there. So will Bookforum, n+1, and many others! Here’s the Facebook invite, in case you’re a part-time writer, part-time stalker. Drink. Talk. Pitch. Gawk.

Rumpus contributing editor Ari Messer was a frequent contributor to the San Francisco Bay Guardian from 2006-2010. Here is his web life. More from this author →