01/26 PEN Center USA Rattling Wall Issue 3 Reading
JOIN US at San Diego Writers, Ink, for The Rattling Wall Issue 3 release reading featuring David L. Ulin, Amy Wallen, Jim Ruland, and James Meetze.
BOOK SIGNING + DRINKS to follow!
The Rattling Wall is a literary journal based in Los Angeles, CA. Published semiannually, the journal reviews sophisticated short fiction, travel essays, and poetry for print.
David L. Ulin is the author, most recently, of The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time. He is book critic of the Los Angeles Times.
Amy Wallen, author of the Los Angeles Times bestselling novel MoonPies and Movie Stars, is a summer writer-in-residence at the New York State Writers Institute. She is the founder of DimeStories, three-minute stories featured on NPR stations nationwide. Her essays have been published in Country Living, The Writer, Huffington Post, and literary anthologies. She lectures and teaches creative writing across the country, including the UCSD and UCLA Extension Programs and private workshops. She is also the creator of Savory Salons, literary salons with pie. She is currently a juror for the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes.
Jim Ruland is the author of the short story collection Big Lonesome and curator of the reading series “Vermin On the Mount,” now in its eighth year. He is a veteran of the Navy and lives in San Diego with his wife, the visual artist Nuvia Crisol Ruland.
James Meetze‘s book Dayglo was selected by Terrance Hayes as winner of the 2010 Sawtooth Poetry Prize and published by Ahsahta Press. He is also the author of I Have Designed This for You and editor with Simon Pettet of Other Flowers: Uncollected Poems by James Schuyler (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010). He has taught literature and creative writing at the University of California, San Diego; California State University, San Marcos; and in the MFA program at National University.