Champagne Problems

by thedisagreement


“Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” Or so said F. Scott Fitzgerald. Writers are famous for both getting drunk and being drunks, but next Wednesday when the Disagreement presents Shithoused, our readers are going to explore some less dipsomaniacal forms of intoxication — memory, relationships, and home invasions, metaphorical and otherwise. And they’ll be taking a look at the buzz we can get from these and other varieties of human experience. A drink is an easy thing to give yourself over to, it’s the rest of it that takes a real connoisseur.

It’s been a hard winter. Come and get hooked on something new.

At Culturefix. We start at 7.


Lizzie Harris‘ first collection is Stop Wanting (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2014). She’s a poetry editor for Bodega Magazine.

Hannah Sloane’s fiction and essays have appeared in: Monkeybicycle, Freerange Nonfiction, Nerve, The Good Men Project, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. She lives in New York and is currently working on her first novel.

Lilly O’Donnell grew up just a few blocks from here, and has been writing about this neighborhood for about as long as she can remember. Now she’s a bartender, and is working on her first book, a heavily-reported memoir about her artist father’s life and work. Her freelance writing has appeared in New York magazine, VICE, BUST, and The New Inquiry.

Michael Keenan’s first book of poems, “Translations On Waking In An Italian Cemetery,” will be released by A-Minor Press in the spring of 2014. His writing has appeared in the PEN Poetry Series, Fence, Alice Blue Review, RealPoetik, NYQ Reviews, Umbrella Factory Magazine, inter|rupture, Shampoo, Paul Revere’s Horse, and Arsenic Lobster, among others. Michael no longer drives a waffle truck in Northern Florida, but he wishes that he did.

Cat Richardson’s work has appeared in appeared in Tin House, Four Way Review, and Sonora Review, among others. She’s managing editor of Bodega Magazine  and a poetry editor at Phantom Limb Press. She likes you just fine.

* Photo by Jill Greenberg