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Austin event 9/26/09 - And But So: A Tribute to DFW
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Author:  mattbucher [ Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:39 am ]
Post subject:  Austin event 9/26/09 - And But So: A Tribute to DFW

Celebrate Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace, and the end of Infinite Summer:

And But So: A Tribute to David Foster Wallace

September 26, 2009, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin, Texas

Readings and performances from Wallace’s works. Music, food, drink. Among our readers and performers are

* Matt Bucher: Publisher of Elegant Complexity: A Study of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest; administrator of the Wallace-l listserv.
* L.B. Deyo: President of Austin’s Dionysium and the author of Invisible Frontier: Exploring the Tunnels, Ruins & Rooftops of Hidden New York; co-founder of Jinx multimedia and editor of Jinx magazine.
* Connor Hopkins: Founder and Artistic Director of the Trouble Puppet Theater Company.
* Mary LaMotte Silverstein: Former editor at Harper’s Magazine; worked with David Foster Wallace on the essay “Tense Present.”
* Doug Dorst: Author of the novel Alive in Necropolis, the play Monster in the Dark, and the short-story collection The Surf Guru. His stories have appeared in McSweeney’s, Ploughshares, The Atlantic Unbound, The Sun, ZYZZYVA, and other journals.

Have a favorite David Foster Wallace passage? Bring it along—we’ll end the event with an open mic.

FREE and open to the public

Want more info? Contact Kathryn Rogers at Rogers.editorial [at] or Matt Bucher at mattbucher [at]

Author:  1baldboy [ Mon Sep 28, 2009 8:09 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Austin event 9/26/09 - And But So: A Tribute to DFW

Thanks to all who planned this event. I went and it was a wonderful and fitting tribute to DFW. Plus the brief re-enactment of the ONANTIAD totally ruled!

Thanks again, it was great.

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