If you’ve ever thought to yourself that you can’t get enough of literate people performing – here’s your chance to prove it: A 24-hour literary marathon. Yes – an entire rotation around the sun of prose and the people who love them.
Full announcement below:
The Writers Junction To Host 24-Hour Literary Marathon
Santa Monica, CA July 20, 2010-The Writers Junction along with WordHustler and The Nervous Breakdown are pleased to announce the 24-Hour Literary Marathon this Saturday, July 24 from 9:00 am through 9:00 am Sunday, July 25.
This creative celebration of prose readings, poetry performance, stand-up comedy, music, panels and more will star some of the literary, entertainment, and music world’s best and brightest.
Jose Rivera, Academy Award nominated screenwriter for The Motorcycle Diaries, will premiere an excerpt from his debut novel and Jillian Lauren, New York Times Best-Selling author of Some Girls: My Life in a Harem will read from her work.
CW’s Life Unexpected creator Liz Tigelaar and star Shiri Appleby will be featured in the â€œScript to Screen Panel.” The panel â€œSophomore Success: What Happens After the First Book?” features authors Mark Sarvas (Harry, Revised), Deirdre Shaw (Love Or Something Like It), Brad Listi (Attention. Deficit. Disorder.) and Brooke Berman (No Place Like Home).
The performances will run 24 hours, as will the food, drinks, and revelry. There will be a silent auction, giveaways, and attendees can explore the amazing workspace that is The Writers Junction. A portion of the eveningâ€™s proceeds will be donated to The Young Storytellers Foundation
About The Writers Junction:
The Writers Junction is a workspace for writers. Co-owners and siblings Jay and Eileen Gibson founded The Writers Junction because, as writers themselves, they recognized that writers need their own dedicated writing space away from their homes without distraction.
About WordHustler: http://www.wordhustler.com
WordHustler is the world’s first online submission management platform for writers.
About The Nervous Breakdown: http://www.thenervousbreakdown.com/
TNB is an online literary magazine featuring the work of published and emerging authors and poets from around the world.