Posts Tagged: event

Life Into Art: Memoirs Adapted for Television and Film

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On Saturday, October 17th, join Rumpus founding editor Stephen Elliott, along with Susan Orlean, Jerry Stahl, and Evan Wright, for a panel discussion hosted by Derrick C. Brown about what it’s like to have your memoir adapted for television and film. All proceeds will benefit 826LA! You can find more info and purchase your tickets here!  

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Party like the Publishing Industry Isn’t Collapsing in on Itself

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Like parties? Like literature? Come to the ACE Hotel Los Angeles this Thursday to party with LA’s writing community, namely hosts Anna March and Antonia Crane and co-hosts J. Ryan Stradal, Claire Bidwell Smith, Wendy C. Ortiz, Rob Roberge, Jen Pastiloff, Ashley Perez, and Melissa Chadburn. No readings, no promotions—just an open bar. Yes, it […]

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Roar Shack is back!

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Roar Shack presents: A Word With You! This Sunday, November 10th at 826LA  4 PM, David Rocklin brings us another great edition of Roar Shack. Featured readings by: John Eder, Mario Piumetti, Wendy Fontaine, and Live Writer winner Justine Musk. The event also includes a musical performance by Josh Hickman and The Nobel Gasses

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Jerry Stahl & Marc Maron in one room!

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Los Angeles! Comes see Rumpus columnist Jerry Stahl and Marc Maron at The Last Bookstore this Friday, November 8th at 7:30 PM. Jerry will be reading from his latest book, Happy Mutant Baby Pills and Marc will be reading from his book, Attempting Normal. This is why the rest of the country is jealous of […]

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The Rumpus At SF Lit Crawl!

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Tomorrow Night! The Rumpus proudly presents: For We Have Fallen to Our Knees! The Rumpus is excited to participate in the San Francisco Lit Crawl! Come see readings by: Lucy Corin, Saeed Jones, Mac McClelland, and Brian McMullen! There will also be the comedic genuis of Sean Keane and music by Michael Mullen. The event is […]

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Notable New York: 07/29-08/04

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MONDAY 07.29 Join the Mystery Writers of America for a reading featuring Annamaria Alfieri, Kevin Egan, Clare Toohey, Kate Lincoln, Susan Olsen, Cathi Stoler and Sheila York. KGB Bar, 7pm, free. TUESDAY 07.30 Birds, LLC hosts a reading featuring Dan Magers, Bianca Stone, Sampson Starkweather, Justin Marks, Paige Taggert, and Chris Tonelli. The West, 8pm, […]

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Notable New York: 07/22-07/28

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MONDAY 07.22 The 92nd St. Y presents two literary heavyweights on Monday. Martin Amis and Ian McEwan will talk about their friendship, careers, and respective work. The event will be introduced by Salman Rushdie. Kaufman Concert Hall, 8pm, $32+. PowerHouse Arena presents Colum McCann reading from his latest novel TransAtlantic. McCann will read as a […]

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SF: Phone Booth Sessions

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Part four of San Francisco’s Phone Booth Sessions will be taking place tomorrow! Readings, performances, & screenings by Jarett Kobek, Janey Smith, Dean Smith, Davenzane Hayes, Dorothy Tunnell, M Kitchell, and Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, featuring music from Andy Tisdall. Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26th, 8PM at The Secret Alley.

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Notable New York: 06/17-06/23

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Tuesday 06/18: The Bushwick Book Club does Mapping Manhattan: A Love (and Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers. If you haven’t seen this series where musicians reinterpret books in musical form, it’s time to correct that problem. The Living Room, 8pm, by donation. Neil Gaiman reads from his new novel The Ocean […]

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Notable NY: 4/8-4/14

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Monday 04/08: Monday Night Poetry features award-winning poet Major Jackson and author of the great What Is Amazing, Heather Christle. KGB Bar, 7pm, free. The Franklin Park Reading Series welcomes Heidi Julavits, Fiona Maazel, Teddy Wayne, David Gilbert, and Maris Kreizman. Franklin Park, 8pm, free. Tuesday 04/09: The Poets House welcomes POETRY Magazine editor Don […]

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A Bay Area Talk Tonight!

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BOMB and Guernica Magazine are collaborating for a talk that is both free and open to the public. Come celebrate indie magazines by mingling with the writers and artists that contribute to them! Where: The Make-out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA When: Tonight! 6-9 pm

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Antonia Crane at RADAR

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Rumpus contributor and wordsmith extraordinaire, Antonia Crane will be at tomorrow’s RADAR reading series event. She will be featured during The Hot Probs segment, in which she will alleviate all of your qualms and life problems with her best advice. When and where: The Luggage Store, 1007 Market Street, Wednesday, May 11th, 7 pm

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Javier Marias on KCRW’s Bookworm

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Allen Ginsberg claimed that his reading voice was an imitation of the voice with which William Blake spoke to him in his visions and dreams.  Once you hear Ginsberg read, you are stuck in his dream forever. Javier Marias, the prolific Spanish author who blends wit and private conspiracies in unparalleled ways, was on KCRW’s […]

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