Local music fans know Grandbois as a bassist for Slim Cessnas Auto Club, Tarantella and Munly and the Lupercalians and he concedes that he didnt really get into either reading fiction or writing it until college. Among his first literary creations was The Hermaphrodite: An Hallucinated Memoir, which he penned and then filed away for fifteen years before unearthing and revamping it; the results are scheduled for publication on the Green Integer imprint this fall. Unlike Hermaphrodite, in which a story is told through brief vignettes, Unluckys (often very) short stories stand alone in a wonderfully unusual way. In the end, you have to learn whats you and whats not, Grandbois says, and Ive never been that interested in watching characters develop. Im much more interested in the kind of stuff I write.
Grandbois steps forward at 7:30 p.m. at the LoDo Tattered Cover, 1628 16th Street. Learn more at 303-436-1070 or www.tatteredcover.com.
Tue., July 8, 2008