Introduction by Jewelle Gomez
“Voodoo John” by James Russell – Runner up
“Mum’s the Word” by Jeff Lindemann
“Eleusis” by Robert Hyers
“Sample Day” by Jerry Rabushka
“Stinkbug” by Rich Barnett
“If On A Dark Night Two Strangers Should Come” by William Hawkins
“Corset” by Sally Bellerose – Winner
“The Dark Symphony” Eric Andrews-Katz
“Love Thy Neighbor” by N.S. Beranek – Runner up
“Beanstalk” by Clifford Henderson
“Rhinestone Magic” by J.R. Greenwell
“The Red Coat” by George Jordan

The 11th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival opens with an evening of cocktails and readings from the anthology: Saints and Sinners 2014: New Fiction from the Festival. A book launch party to benefit the Festival, finalists from the fifth annual Short Fiction Contest will read from their creative works. All guests receive a copy of the book published and donated for this event by Bold Strokes Books and can be the first to sample the anthology’s Saints and Sinners-themed stories.

Hosted by co-editor Amie M. Evans with readings by winner Sally Bellerose, runners-up N.S. Beranek and James Russell, along with finalists J.R. Greenwell, George E. Jordan, and Jeff Lindemann.

Book Launch Party/Reading
Thursday, May 15th,2014
The Beauregard-Keyes House
1113 Chartres Street
7:00 p.m. Tickets $35