Tom Stern presents and signs Sutterfeld, You Are Not a Hero at Gatsby Books in Long Beach

Tom Stern presents Sutterfeld, You Are Not a Hero at Stories Echo Park, in conjunction with the Work is Hell Tour

Gatsby Books | 5535 E Spring St, Long Beach, CA 90808

The Work is Hell tour  featuring: Brandon Christopher. Job Pirate is about two dozen of the more than 82 “crappy” jobs he has worked over the last 20 years. These include stints as a mortuary driver, a florist, a mover, a door-to-door water purifier salesman, an  entertainment industry chauffeur, a plumber, a rehab hotline operator, and a gay porn magazine publisher.

Tom Stern is the writer/director of the feature films Half-Dragon Sanchez and This Is A Business. His films have played festivals across the USA and in Europe. Tom's first novel is Sutterfeld, You Are Not a Hero.

Dasha Kelly, as a spoken word artist, has performed throughout the U.S., in Canada and appeared on the final season of HBO presents Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam. She is founder of Still Waters Collective, an arts education and community-building initiative. In 2014, Dasha was selected as a U.S. Embassy Arts Envoy to teach and perform in Botswana, Africa.

She is the author of five books, her latest is the novel, Almost Crimson, published by Curbside Splendor.

Also in the lineup are Erin Parker and Larry David Duncan and music TBD