Monthly Archives: February 2013

February 2013




SANDRA KASTURI is a writer, poet, book reviewer, publisher and Bram Stoker Award-winning editor. She is the co-owner of the World Fantasy Award-nominated press, ChiZine Publications.

Sandra’s poetry and fiction have appeared in various magazines and anthologies, including Taddle Creek, Contemporary Verse 2, Chilling Tales, A Verdant Green, On Spec and several of the Tesseracts anthologies. She also co-created the animated show, Sinister Horde with Jason Taniguchi. Sandra managed to snag an introduction from Neil Gaiman for her poetry collection, The Animal Bridegroom, and her second book, Come Late to the Love of Birds, just came out.

Sandra is currently working on finishing her novel, Medusa Gorgon, Lady Detective. She is fond of red lipstick, single-malt scotch and Michael Fassbender.


Prolific novelist, poet, lyricist, and playwright, BRANDON PITTS is the author of the poetry collection, Pressure to Sing (IOWI), the novel, Puzzle of Murders (Bookland Press) and the play, ONE NIGHT (Toronto Fringe).

In 2011, he was selected for inclusion in the prestigious Diaspora Dialogues as an Emerging Voice.
AND…. Don’t forget the Hot-Sauced Words OPEN MIC: (6 x three minute spots each show. Sign up at 7:30)

Audience Interaction Positively Encouraged – Stretch your writing skills in the On-The-Spot Poetry Themed Challenge.

No Admission charge but we do pass the hat for our featured readers.