The Literary Community Presents: Let’s Make a Movie!


Co-sponsored by The Millions, HTMLGIANT, Bomb MagazineThe Los Angeles Review of Books, Gigantic, and The New Inquiry.

Tonight! November 29th, 8pm at Public Assembly (70 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY)

A Kickstarter party for Happy Baby, the first feature film from The RumpusSliding scale. Pay what you can. Make any contribution to the kickstarter campaign before the event. Let’s pack the house!


Comedy by Eugene Mirman! A live performance of Conversations With Writers Braver Than Me featuring Sari Botton and Melissa Febos! Readings by Jami Attenberg, Rick Moody, and Starlee Kine! Plus a surprise guest we know you’ll love! Followed with a DJ set by K.Flay!

And a screening of Mr. Gracie, a five minute movie based on Happy Baby!

Hosted by Stephen Elliott!

Happy Baby is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen Elliott, edited by Dave Eggers and originally published by McSweeney’s.

Click here to download the event poster.