Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Event: San Francisco "Spell-In"

Local writers particpated in a spirited spelling bee on Monday night (5/14) in San Francisco. It was a fundraiser for Berkeley-based Small Point Press Distribution. SFGate has a clever, pun-happy article about the event. There's also a fun 6 minute video.
Here, have a drink -- now spell 'ukulele'
Tobias Wolff summed it up best: "I believe it's a very poor writer who can't spell a word more than one way," said Wolff, who, along with a group of the Bay Area's literary illuminati, looked a bit "illiterati" at a celebrity spelling bee in San Francisco on Monday night. Link