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24-Hour Literary Marathon: Need a Bedtime Story?

24-Hour Literary Marathon: Need a Bedtime Story?

It starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday July 24 and ends at 9 a.m. on Sunday. The Writers Junction, WordHustler and The Nervous Breakdown are organizing it. If you're feeling restless in the wee hours of the morning, head over to 1001 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica. Schedule so far:

9:00 AM -- Dennis Cruz - spoken word

9:20 AM -- Johnny Walker - comedy

10:00 AM -- Ashaki Jackson - poetry

11:20 AM -- Karen Forman & Co - improv

1:00 PM -- Drew Droege - comedic essay

2:00 PM -- David Francis - prose fiction Stray Dog Winter

2:20 PM -- Ben Weber - special scene specifically for the 24-hour marathon!

3:00 PM -- James Greer - music/prose

3:40 PM -- Lindsey Goldstein - memoir

4:30 PM -- SOPHOMORE SUCCESS Author Panel featuring Deirdre Shaw, Brad Listi, Mark Sarvas, and Brooke Berman

6:00 PM -- LIFE UNEXPECTED Panel - featuring creator Liz Tigelaar & star Shiri Appleby

7:00 PM -- Jose Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries) with Sona Tatoyan excerpt from premiere novel Love Makes the City Crumble

7:30 PM -- Jillian Lauren (Some Girls: My Life in a Harem)

7:50 PM -- Joseph Powell - poetry

8:00 PM -- Mark Rizzo - comedic piece (about Scranton, PA people!)

8:20 PM -- Dave Yaden - music performance

8:40 PM -- Garrett Socol - play

9:00 PM -- Mahogany Improv Group - Upright Citizens Brigade improv

10:00 PM -- Ben Loory - prose short story

10:20 PM -- John Singleton - poetry

10:40 PM -- Nicole Wells - comedic essay

11:20 PM -- Rich Ferguson - spoken word

11:40 PM -- Anne Walls - comedic essay

12 Midnight -- Movie Performance - When Harry Met Sally

2 AM -- Brock Walters - comedy

2:20 AM -- Joseph Mattson - Empty the Sun prose/audio recordings

2:40 AM -- Joe Wengert - comedy, Upright Citizens Brigade

3 AM -- Anna Metcalf - essay

4 AM -- Karaoke Party!

6 AM -- Sean Hill - spoken word

6:20 AM -- Kate Gilbert - prose

7 AM -- Vanessa Libertad Garcia - dark comedic fiction

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