Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Lit. Crawl Los Angeles

If only I did not have to play disc golf, wash the cars, go to two birthday parties and attend a formal dance, I would go to this.

Date: August 28, 2010 06:00PM
Venue: The Echo & Various other Echo Park venues
Location: 1822 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, The United States
Description: PEN Center USA in association with LitQuake and Goodreads present LitCrawl II!

LitCrawl II is a good old-fashioned read off. SLAKE Editors, Joe Donnelly and Laurie Ochoa and LA Times book blogger and reporter Carolyn Kellogg will be MC for the night. Authors will each read for 8 minutes. The "winner" of the read-off will be determined by audience applause after all authors have presented their pieces. The evening will begin promptly at 6 PM. The read-off will be done by 8 PM, at which point, we will begin the crawl. Crawl maps will be passed out to the audience after the reading is finished. The crawl route is as follows: El Prado, The Gold Room, Little Joy, The Shortstop. + open mic at Stories Bookstore & Cafe.

AUTHORS APPEARING: Allison Burnett; Gabrielle Calvocoressi; Neal Pollack; Dennis Danziger; James Greer; Samantha Dunn; Rachel Resnick; Joseph Mattson; Graham Moore; Katie Arnoldi; Edan Lepucki.