This was our first event where all readings were accompanied by the music of Makram Abu-Shakra. Teck Sway-Bien soared into futuristic urban geography where a cube of humanity devours a dying star. Nancy Au embraced biology teaching and remembered when her ancestors could fly. Ammi Keller followed queer punk kids fleeing New Orleans before Katrina, and clarified how mortal fear differs from existential fear. Sean Taylor recited microfiction about hip warranties, quitting while you're ahead, and control groups. Zubair Ahmed read his poems "Letter to the Homeless Mailbox," "In No Time There Will Be No Time," and touched on being dead for resurrection.