ROUND 1: 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Presented by Unbound Productions’ Wicked Lit
Unbound Productions brings classic horror stories to new theatrical life. Join us this evening for staged readings (script-in-hand, like readers' theater!) of two of their plays: Washington Irving's lyrical "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," and Mark Twain's hilarious "A Ghost Story," adapted by Los Angeles-based playwright Jonathan Josephson.
Featuring: Michael Prichard, Ilona Kulinska, Eric DeLoretta and more to be announced.
Location 8: The Antaeus Company Library, 5112 Lankershim Blvd.
SHADES & SHADOWS READING SERIES
It's literature, but with monsters! The creepiest literary event in town is taking over Blastoff Comics for a night of dark tales. Come hear some of the best horror, science fiction, and fantasy Los Angeles has to offer. We'll introduce you to the next book you're afraid to put down.
Featuring: Maria Alexander, Mike Buckley, Cecil Castellucci, Michael Paul Gonzalez, Zack Morrisette and Host Xach Fromsen.
Location 9: Blastoff, 5118 Lankershim Blvd.
BRAWL AT THE CRAWL: A RINGSIDE READING
Presented by Tongue & Groove
Write Club and Literary Death Match team up to let loose in the ring! Bout one is Write Club: Two opposing writers reading two opposing ideas for seven minutes, and the audience picks a winner! And in bout two, LDM creator/host AdrianTodd Zuniga (undefeated in 53 cities worldwide) will go toe to toe with rapid-fire 10-minute interviews with Lara Marie Schoenhals (NYT bestselling author of "White Girl Problems") and actor/poet Jeremy Radin (author of "Slow Dance with Sasquatch"). Don't miss it!
Featuring: Host Conrad Romo, Adrian Todd Zuniga, Lara Marie Schoenhals, Jeremy Radin
Location 10: XMA: HQ, 5140 Lankershim Blvd.
ROUND 2: 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Presented by The Devastator
The hilarious writers of cult comedy publisher Devastator Press will ruin your childhood with parodies of Goosebumps, The Baby-Sitters Club, and Choose Your Own Adventure.
Featuring: Patrick Baker,John Ford, Geoffry Golden and Amanda Meadows.
Location 16: Republic of Pie, 11118 Magnolia Blvd.
ROUND 3: 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Presented by Los Angeles Poet Society
Enter a 1957 Beatnik literary parlour fusing live jazz and spoken word. It’s a show honoring the movers and shakers of the San Fernando Valley, with the accompaniment of Julio "The Conga Poet" Rodriguez!
Featuring: Jason Brain, Julio “The Conga Poet” Rodriguez, Maja Trochimczyk, Wyatt Underwood, and host/poet Jessica Wilson.
Location 23: Literary Lane: Portico, 5250 Lankershim Blvd.
And who knows where you'll run into Melissa E., Carey or Arsine?
Keep an eye out...
Keep an eye out...