Join us for a terrific reading from one of Los Angeles' premier literary magazines!

PEN Center USA and Narrow Books present The Rattling Wall, Issue 4. The reading will begin at 7:30 PM and will feature contributors Ben Loory, Mehnaz Sahibzada, Ben Pack, Brady Hammes, Ron Gutierrez, George Ducker, and Erika Schickel.

The Rattling Wall, Issue 4, includes new writing by T. Duncan Anderson Jr., Arielle Bernstein, Laura Bogart, Corey Campbell, George Ducker, Megan Falley, David Francis, Leah Griesmann, Ron Gutierrez, Brady Hammes, Nathalie Handal, Dana Johnson, Joe Kelly, Anne-Marie Kinney, Hunter Liguore, Ben Loory, Ruth Nolan, Ben Pack, Minh Pham, Martin Pousson, Jeremy Radin, James Ragan, Mehnaz Sahibzada, Erika Schickel, Heather Simons, Susan Straight, Amber Tamblyn, Michael Tolkin, Bruce Weigl, and Wendy Xu.

Ken Garduno is the featured artist for The Rattling Wall, Issue 4. In 2006, Garduno graduated with honors in illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. After graduating, Ken pursued a career as a freelance illustrator/gallery artist. His work has been shown in galleries internationally, as well as in various publications, album art, and T-shirt designs.

Michelle Meyering is the founding editor of The Rattling Wall and Director of Programs and Events at PEN Center USA. Meyering has produced over 200 literary events across Southern California. She currently teaches in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program in Los Angeles.

PEN Center USA, a literary nonprofit based in Beverly Hills, has a membership of more than 600 professional writers. PEN Center USA strives to protect the rights of writers around the world, to stimulate interest in the written word, and to foster a vital literary community among the diverse writers living in the western United States. PEN Center USA has a long, successful history of planning literary events in and around Los Angeles; special programming has taken place at The Hammer, The Hotel Café, Largo at the Coronet, The Echo, Actor’s Gang, The Pacific Design Center, and The Beverly Hills Hotel.

Narrow Books is an independent Los-Angeles-based publisher founded in 2005, publishing both art and literature. In addition to The Rattling Wall, their titles include: Hey Fudge, a giant collection of work by acclaimed artist Travis Millard (aka Fudge); Eat Hell, a book of stories by Los Angeles author Joseph Mattson; the Two Letters anthology collections; and several “unofficial,” and now out-of-print, handmade mini-books and zines.

For more information on The Rattling Wall, Issue 4: Reading & Release, please contact Michelle Meyering, Director of Programs and Events at PEN Center USA:
Event date: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1818 N Vermont Ave
90027 Los Angeles