August 12th, 2012 at 5pm
A Reading at the Trails Cafe in Fern Dell
2333 Fern Dell Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068
Five writers will perform stories, poems and essays in the outdoor, shaded seating area beside the Trails Cafe in Griffith Park
J Ryan Stradal
Stephen Van Dyck
Link to Facebook Event
Griffith Park Storytelling Series
Directions: Turn into the park via Fern Dell Drive from Western or Los Feliz Blvd. Drive straight on Fern Dell until you see the Trails Cafe on your left. Park anywhere along the road and head to the Trails Cafe. You will see white lights and picnic tables. Come a few minutes early if you would like to walk around Fern Dell or purchase some homemade sweet or savory foods from the Cafe.
Robin Myrick is a Texas-based writer, visual artist, and color commentator on American culture. She's currently an instructor and doctoral student at the University of Texas at Dallas, and she holds an MFA in Writing and Critical Studies from California Institute of the Arts. Her work has been featured in Chronometry, [out of nothing], and the anthology You've Probably Read This Before, among other respectable-type publications. She also makes and shows things with the art collective In Cooperation With Muscle Nation.
J Ryan Stradal is from what claims to be the second-oldest town in Minnesota. His writing has appeared in Hobart, The Ratting Wall, Midwestern Gothic, The Rumpus, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The McSweeney's comic strip series "The Goods," The Nervous Breakdown, and The Foghorn, among others. He also volunteers for 826LA, helps make products and materials for the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, and sometimes produces Emmy-nominated TV shows. He likes books, wine and peas.
Lisa Teasley is the author of the critically acclaimed novels HEAT SIGNATURE and DIVE, and the award-winning story collection, GLOW IN THE DARK. A frequent contributor to Black Clock, Teasley is also writer and presenter of the BBC Television documentary “High School Prom” and a columnist for the Los Angeles Review of Books.