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2021

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2021

  • 15 August Live Stream • Q&A | Author Andre Dubus III with Actors Chris Cooper & Marianne Leone
  • 24 July In-Person Party & Performance | Annual Members’ & Summer 2021 Celebration
  • 18 July Live Stream • Q&A | Author Christine Lincoln

    Actors:

    H.E.R., Tracie Thoms and Toni Trucks

  • 20 June Live Stream • Q&A | Author Richard Bausch

    Actor:

    Ed Harris

  • 23 May Live Stream • Q&A | Author Francesca Marciano

    Actors:

    Juliet Stevenson, Julian Sands

  • 18 April Live Stream • Q&A | Author Joyce Carol Oates

    Actors:

    James Cromwell, Tess Harper

  • 21 March Live Stream • Q&A | Author Petina Gappah

    Actors:

    Danny Sapani, Sibongile Mlambo

  • 21 February Live Stream • Q&A | Author TC Boyle

    Actors:

    Bill Pullman, Miguel Sandoval

  • 14 February Live Stream • Q&A | Author David Means

    Actors:

    Ray Panthaki, Xander Berkeley and Sarah Clarke

    Musical Contributor:

    Derek Nash (saxophone)

  • 17 January Live Stream | Stories by Brian Doyle

    Actors:

    David Soul, Jason George, Lesley Nicol, Harriet Walter, Gary Dourdan, Ben Miller, Damien Molony, Philip Baker Hall, Cassidy Freeman, John Schwab, Marcia Gay Harden, Guy Paul

    Musical Contributor:

    Starr Parodi (composer, pianist)

2020

  • 20 December Live Stream | Stories & Poems by Siv Cedering: A Winter Solstice Literary Celebration

    Actors:

    MyAnna Buring, David Soul, Jason Butler Harner

    Musical Contributors:

    Lizzie Ball (violin), Antonique Smith (singer)

  • 08 June Digital BLM Campaign | Authors Langston Hughes & John Edgar Wideman

    Actors:

    Sterling K. Brown, Glynn Turman, Robert Wisdom, Marla Gibbs, Keith David, Nicki Micheaux, Jerrika Hinton, Lynn Whitfield, Brent Jennings, Dohn Norwood, Gary Dourdan, Tracie Thoms, Omar Dorsey, James Pickens Jr., Jahking Guillory, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Barry Shabaka Henley, Rhashan Stone

  • 10 February London | Love Hurts

    Actors:

    David Soul, Jason Isaacs, Gina Bellman, Ian Hart, Gethin Anthony, Lara Cazalet

    Musical Contributors:

    Lara Cazalet (singer), Hugh Burns (classical guitar), Paul Cook (piano)

    Authors:

    Isak Dinesen, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Edgar Keret, Ron Carlson, Margaret Atwood, Pamela Painter, Brian Doyle, Aimee Bender, Jonathan Safran Foer, Pablo Neruda

  • 11 January Los Angeles | Members’ Swedish New Year’s Party & Performance

    Actors:

    Kevin McKidd, Jason George, Bruce Vilanch, Sharon Lawrence, Marla Gibbs, Philip Baker Hall, Spencer Garrett, Jane Zingale

    Musical Contributors:

    Antonique Smith (singer), Isolde Fair (violin, singer), Starr Parodi (piano)

    Authors:

    Peter Orner, Brian Doyle, Aimee Bender, Ron Carlson, Jane Zingale*

2019

  • 06 October Los Angeles | Author Bobbie Ann Mason

    Actors:

    Cassidy Freeman, Tess Harper, Kevin McKidd, Jules Bruff

  • 24 September London | Searching the Cosmos: The Ultimate Quest

    Actors:

    Ben Miller, Jason Isaacs, Gina Bellman, Matt Barber

    Musical Contributors:

    Lizzie Ball (violin), Paul Cook (piano)

    Authors:

    Various, from Ovid to Einstein to Elton John to Neil deGrasse Tyson

  • 25 August East Hampton | Hearts Aflame: Love Letters & Torch Songs

    Actors/Singers:

    Brian Cox, Nicole Ansari, Vincent Piazza, Emily Bergl, Spencer Garrett, Fernando Villegas, Holt McCallany, Jihae, Liisi La Fontaine, Sarah Clarke Xander Berkeley

    Musical Contributors:

    Jonathan Mastro (piano), Pedro Segundo (drums), Teddy Motz (bass)

    Authors:

    Various, from John Keats to Napoleon to Frida Kahlo to Henry Miller

  • 22 July Los Angeles | Book Launch: Stories from Maggie Brown & Others by Peter Orner

    Actors:

    Vincent Piazza, Willie Garson, Tim DeKay

  • 09 June London | Stories from the American Heartland by Peter Orner

    Actors:

    Emily Bruni, Damien Molony, David Soul, Ian Hart, Madeleine Potter, Rhashan Stone

    Musical Contributor:

    Lizzie Ball (violin)

  • 14 May Los Angeles | Notes on Living: All Star Jazz Tales by Brian Doyle

    Actors:

    Gethin Anthony, Spencer Garrett, Edi Gathegi, Dan Lauria, Jing Lusi, Wendie Malick, Fred Melamed, Lesley Nicol, Michael Nouri, JK Simmons, Rhashan Stone, Bruce Vilanch

    Musical Contributors:

    Starr Parodi (MD, piano), Jamie Hovorka (trumpet), Bernie Dressel (drums), Nedra Wheeler (bass), Alex Budman (saxophone)

  • 03 March Los Angeles | Author Tobias Wolff

    Actors:

    Robert Forster, Nancy Travis, Robert Pine, Jason Butler Harner

2018

  • 25 October London | Hearts Aflame: Love Letters and Torch Songs

    Actors:

    Jing Lusi, John Schwab, Gethin Anthony, Bellamy Young, Joseph Marcell, Madeleine Potter, Rhashan Stone

    Musical Contributor:

    Dorian Ford

  • 21 October London | The Odyssey: Live at the London Literature Festival

    Actors:

    Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Joseph Marcell, Luke Newberry, Danny Sapani, Ray Panthaki, Nina Sosanya, Elliot Cowan, MyAnna Buring, Bellamy Young

    Musical Contributors:

    Jonathan Sacks (composer), Ewan Campbell (musical director)

  • 30 September Los Angeles | The Bench: A Homeless Love Story

    Writer and Actor:

    Robert Galinsky

  • 28 July East Hampton | Hey, Doyle! Jazz and Stories by Brian Doyle

    Actors:

    Bellamy Young, Michael Nouri, Antonique Smith, Mozhan Marnò, Sharon Lawrence, Bruce Vilanch, Brooke Adams, Paul Guilfoyle

    Musical Contributors:

    Jonathan Sacks (composer), Starr Parodi (piano), Essiet Okon Essiet (bass), Mike Rubenstein (trumpet), Morris Goldberg (saxophone), Pedro Segundo (percussion)

  • 20 June London | Midsommar: A Night in Sensuous Scandinavia

    Actors:

    MyAnna Buring, Jason Butler Harner, Ian Hart, Michael Nouri, Bellamy Young

    Musical Contributors:

    Lizzie Ball (violin), Pedro Segundo (percussion)

    Authors:

    Siv Cedering, Isak Dinesen, Tomas Transtromer

  • 03 June Los Angeles • Q&A | She

    Actors:

    Sarah Clarke, Sharon Lawrence, Brenda Strong

    Authors:

    Tara Ison, Michelle Latiolais, Mary Otis

  • 06 May Los Angeles | Astronauts & Falling Stars

    Actors:

    Emma Hamilton, Stephen Tobolowsky, Cassidy Freeman, Jason George, David Gautreaux

    Authors:

    Meg Howrey, Ben Loory, Marie Chambers, Scott O'Connor, Vandana Khanna, Stephen Tobolowsky

  • 03 February Los Angeles | Witness: The John Edgar Wideman Experience

    Actors:

    Gary Dourdan, Dave Fennoy, Jason George, Marla Gibbs, Jahking Guillory, Brent Jennings, Shane Paul McGhie, Dohn Norwood, James Pickens Jr., Rhashan Stone, Tracie Thoms, Gina Torres, Glynn Turman, Robert Wisdom

    Musical Contributors:

    Garth Trinidad

    Dancers:

    Culture Shock LA

  • 14 January Los Angeles | Benefit for the 2018 Pushcart Prize

    Actors:

    Bellamy Young, Dan Lauria, Tess Harper, Willie Garson, Darrell Larson, Jan Munroe, Antonique Smith, Sarah Clark, Jane Zingale, Xander Berkeley

    Authors:

    Brian Doyle, Nick Norwood, Valerie Sayers, Jaquira Díaz, Matthew Fogarty, Kathleen Lynch, Anthony Wallace, George Saunders, Thomas R. Moore

2017

  • 29 October Los Angeles | TC Boyle: The Relive Box & Other Stories

    Actors:

    Gregg Henry, Vanessa Lengies

  • 12 October London | Words Laid Bare: The Stories of Brian Doyle

    Actors:

    Harriet Walter, Guy Paul, Danny Sapani, Emma Hamilton

    Musical Contributors:

    Dorian Ford (piano)

  • 26 August Los Angeles | In The Cosmos: Where We Come From, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going

    Actors:

    Bellamy Young, Bruce Vilanch, Chris Bauer, Darren Criss, Gil Bellows, Iona Morris, Jason George, Joey King, Lesley Nicol, Nyambi Nyambi, Rhashan Stone, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Sarah Clarke, Stephen Tobolowsky

    Musical Contributors:

    Maestro Anthony Parnther (conductor), Inna Faliks (piano), Starr Parodi (piano), Wayne Bergeron (trumpet), Karin Hoesli (flute), Page Hamilton (guitar), Lizzie Ball (violin), Pedro Segundo (percussion), Red Mandala (handpans), Ari Giancaterino (bass), Colton Toy (synth), Amy Keys (vocals), Erin Lysne (violin), Taylor Amone (cello), Michael Guerra (viola), Rosalind Darbeau (violin)

  • 25 June Los Angeles | Cool Things: The Stories of Brian Doyle

    Actors:

    Harriet Walter, Guy Paul

    Musical Contributor:

    David Lempiere-Laughton (piano)

  • 23 June London | Simply Cooked

    Actors:

    Olivia Williams, Gethin Anthony, John Schwab, MyAnna Buring, Rhashan Stone, Amanda Donohoe

    Musical Contributor:

    David Lempiere-Laughton (piano)

  • 13 May Pittsburgh | Storytales at the John Edgar Wideman Experience

    Actors:

    Kevin Brown, Lamar K. Cheston, Rita Gregory, Safiya Harris, Wali Jamal, Tasheim Pack, Leslie Ezra Smith, Art Terry

    Musical Contributors:

    The Sankofa Village Drummers

  • 04 February Los Angeles | A Tribute to Langston Hughes

    Actors:

    Ryan Michelle Bathe, PJ Bucknor, Jason George, Barry Shabaka Henley, Tina Lifford, Reign Morton, Dohn Norwood, James Pickens Jr., Joseph Marcell, Lorraine Toussaint, Toni Trucks

    Musical Contributors:

    Supa Lowery Brothers Band, Amy Keys (vocals)

2016

  • 16 December Los Angeles | Alice in Wonderland at the Forest Lawn Christmas Party

    Actors:

    Amir Levy, Bridgette Campbell, Ernie Silva, Julia Davis, Hong Lei, Reign Morton, Rachel Ewing

    Musical Contributor:

    Colton Toy (MD, piano)

  • 29 November London | Intelligence Squared: Ian Fleming vs. John Le Carré

    Actors:

    Simon Callow, Matthew Lewis, Alex Macqueen, Lesley Manville

  • 13 November London | And All That Jazz Redux

    Actors:

    Danny Sapani, Doña Croll, Ginny Holder, Indira Varma, Lianne La Havas, Joseph Marcell, John Schwab, Rhashan Stone

    Authors:

    Various, from Louis Armstrong to Maya Angelou to Ntozake Shange

  • 18 October Los Angeles | An Evening with Tim O’Brien

    Actors:

    Seamus Dever, Glynn Turman, Jon Huertas, Joely Fisher, Jason George

  • 05 October London | H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine

    Actors:

    Christopher Eccleston, Emma Hamilton, Nikki-Amuka Bird

    Musical Contributor:

    James McVinnie (organ)

  • 25 September Brooklyn | Cool Things: The Stories of Brian Doyle

    Actors:

    Brooke Adams, Tony Shalhoub

    Musical Contributors:

    Jonathan Sacks (composer), Luke Celenza (piano), Steven Frieder (saxophone)

  • 21 September Los Angeles | Benefit for WORDTheatre In The Schools

    Actors:

    JK Simmons, Dohn Norwood, Carla Gugino, George Delhoyo, Jackson Rathbone, Jason George, Bellamy Young, Fred Melamed, Rya Kihlstedt, Laura San Giacomo, Ed Weeks, Lesley Nicol, Bruce Vilanch

    Musical Contributors:

    Supa Lowery Brothers Band, Inna Faliks (piano)

    Author:

    Brian Doyle

  • 19 September Chapman University | The Stories of Brian Doyle

    Actors:

    Jackson Rathbone, Vanessa Lengies

    Musical Contributors:

    Supa Lowery Brothers Band, Jonathan Sacks (composer)

  • 22 August Los Angeles | A Tribute to Langston Hughes: Stories, Poems, Jazz & the Blues

    Actors:

    Dohn Norwood, Jerrika Hinton, Keith David, Dorian Missick, Paula Newsome, Reign Morton, PJ Bucknor, Nicki Micheaux, Barry Shabaka Henley, Ryan Bathe

    Musical Contributors:

    Supa Lowery Brothers Band

  • 01 May Los Angeles | Cool Things: The Stories of Brian Doyle

    Actors:

    Tony Shalhoub, Brooke Adams

    Musical Contributors:

    Supa Lowery Brothers Band, Jonathan Sacks (composer)

  • 21 April London | The 2016 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award

    Actors:

    Chipo Chung, Selina Lo, David Soul

    Authors:

    Petina Gappah, Jonathan Tel, Colum McCann

  • 20 April London | The 2016 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award

    Actors:

    Gina Bellman, Clive Standen, Juliet Stevenson

    Authors:

    Alix Christie, Nicholas Ruddock, Edith Pearlman

  • 02 April Los Angeles | An Evening with David Means and his Stories

    Actors:

    Philip Bake Hall, Mark St. Amant, Xander Berkeley, Sarah Clarke

  • 16 March Los Angeles | Purim Celebration

    Actors:

    Ann Hearn, Michelle Lukes, Fred Melamed, Lesley Micol, Stephen Tobolowsky, Maggie Wheeler

    Authors:

    Gary Ware, Ben Loory, Brian Doyle, Vanessa Gebble, Stephen Tobolowsky, Ellen Slezak

  • 19 February Los Angeles | A Benefit for One Billion Rising

    Actors:

    Gary Dourdan, Evanna Lynch, Ed Weeks, Toni Trucks, Jerrika Hinton, Gethin Anthony, Reign Morton, David Elkins

    Musical Contributor:

    ALKE

    Authors:

    Paul Laurence Dunbar, Jamaica Kincaid, Joyce Carol Oates, John Edgar Wideman, Carolyn Kizer, Robert Hill Long, Lex Williford, Gary Dourdan, Eavan Boland, Ben Okri, Maya Angelou, Eve Ensler

  • 06 February Los Angeles | And All That Jazz

    Actors:

    Gary Cole, Jessica Collins, Gary Dourdan, Jason George, Iona Morris, Okzie Morro, James Pickens Jr., Rhashan Stone, Lorraine Toussaint, Tracie Thoms, Nita Whitaker

    Musical Contributors:

    Lowery Brothers Band

    Authors:

    Various, from Louis Armstrong to Maya Angelou to Ntozake Shange

2015

  • 18 November London | And All That Jazz

    Actors:

    Ginny Holder, Jack Shepherd, Jessica Gunning, Polly Gibbons, Joseph Marcell, Lucy Cohu, Miles Jupp, Okezie Morro, John Schwab

    Musical Contributor:

    James Pearson (piano)

    Authors:

    Various, from Louis Armstrong to Maya Angelou to Ntozake Shange

  • 09 November Los Angeles | Benefit for WORDTheatre in the Schools

    Actors:

    Barry Shabaka Henley, Amy Brenneman, Ed Weeks, Lorraine Toussaint, Assaf Cohen, Lesley Nicol, Owiso Odera, Gethin Anthony, Joely Fisher, Vincent Piazza, Dan Lauria, Kathy Baker, Fred Melamed

    Musical Contributors:

    The Lowery Brothers, Nelson Kole (piano), Nita Whitaker (voice)

    Authors:

    Ntozake Shange, Spencer Holst, Dan Fogelberg, Richard Newton, Guy Ware, Stuart Dybek, Vanessa Gebbie, Stuart Dybek, Noah Baumbach, Amy Hempel, Peter Orner, Ron Carlson, Brian Doyle

  • 26 October Chapman University • Q&A | Ecstatic Cahoots with Author Stuart Dybek

    Actors:

    Assaf Cohen, Fred Melamed, Nicholas Bustamente, Francesa Artalejo, Chelsea Davis

  • 25 October Los Angeles • Q&A | Ecstatic Cahoots with Author Stuart Dybek

    Actors:

    Finn Wittrock, Aimee Garcia, Jason Butler Harner, Cassidy Freeman, Assaf Cohen, Fred Melamed, Owiso Odera

  • 29 September London | Cool Things: The Stories of Brian Doyle

    Actors:

    Harriet Walter, Guy Paul

    Musical Contributor:

    David Lempiere-Laughton (piano)

  • 28 September London | A Tribute to Stefan Zweig

    Actors:

    Gina Bellman, Natascha McElhone, Matthew Beard

    Musical Contributor:

    Una Palliser (violin)

  • 21 September Chapman University • Q&A | Ann Beattie: The Love Stories of Real People

    Actors:

    Joely Fisher, Kiera Quealy, Christopher Gorham

  • 20 September Los Angeles • Q&A | Ann Beattie: The Love Stories of Real People

    Actors:

    Barbara Bain, Kathy Baker, Barry Shabaka Henley, Roma Maffia, Christopher Gorham, Ed Weeks

  • 18 July East Hampton | 40th Anniversary Pushcart Prize Benefit

    Actors:

    Amber Tamblyn, Ari Graynor, Ben Schwartz, Carla Gugino, Christopher McDonald, Sarah Wynter, Vincent Piazza, Zach Grenier

    Authors:

    Siv Cedering, Richard Shelton, Matthew Vollmer, Peter Orner, Brian Doyle, Pamela Painter, Andre Dubus III, Richard Bausch

  • 07 July London | Infidelity: A Night of Richard Bausch

    Actors:

    Amanda Donohoe, Ben Miller, Brenda Strong, Elliot Cowan, Emily Bevan, John Farmanesh-Bocca, Mayam d'Abo

  • 06 July London | Cooked Up

    Actors:

    Brenda Strong, Gethin Anthony, Hannah Waddingham, Jing Lusi, John Farmanesh-Bocca, John Schwab, MyAnna Buring, Rhashan Stone

    Authors:

    Gary Shteyngart, Yiyun Li, Ron Carlson, George Saunders, Noah Baumbach, Ann Patchett, Dorothy Parker, Vanessa Gebbie

  • 29 June Derbyshire | Revelry & Revenge

    Actors:

    Amanda Donohoe, Bill Roberts, Brenda Strong, Gethin Anthony, Jane Zingale, John Farmanesh-Bocca, Liam Cunningham, Maryam d'Abo, Rebecca Hobbs

    Authors:

    James Lasdun, Jac Jemc, Richard Bausch, Brian Doyle, Richard Shelton, Peter Terrin, Spencer Holst

  • 03 May Los Angeles | Brunch & Stories with Authors Pam Houston and Margaret McMullan

    Actors:

    Camryn Manheim, Gregg Henry, Joely Fisher, Hattie Winston

  • 27 April London | Revenge

    Actors:

    David Soul, Amanda Donohoe, Steven Berkoff

    Authors:

    Peter Terrin, James Lasdun, Edgar Allan Poe

  • 22 April London | The 2015 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award

    Actors:

    Eleanor Bron, Jing Lusi, Lesley Nicol, Gary Dourdan, MyAnna Buring, Simon Callow

    Authors:

    Rebecca F. John, Yiyun Li, Elizabeth McCracken, Paula Morris, Scott O'Connor, Madeleine Thien

  • 17 April Los Angeles | Granta’s Dead Interviews

    Actors:

    Sarah Clarke, Howard Hesseman, Jackson Rathbone, John Fleck, Ron Bottitta, Xander Berkeley, Gregg Henry, Nyambi Nyambi, James Gleason, Christopher Pennock

  • 08 March Los Angeles • Q&A | Brunch & Stories with Twin Authors Richard & Robert Bausch

    Actors:

    Robert Pine, Thomas Mann, Darren Criss, Mariette Hartley

  • 28 February Los Angeles | A Benefit Performance for One Billion Rising

    Actors:

    Gary Dourdan, Maggie Siff, Lynn Whitfield, Andra Day, Bob Wisdom, Kate Fuglei, Chris Bauer, Jon Huertas, Jason Butler Harner, Jason George, Edi Gathegi, David Call, Rhashan Stone, Mayda del Valle

    Musical Contributor:

    DJ Dodge

    Authors:

    Seamus Heaney, Joanna Avallon, Teresia K. Teaiwa, Mayda del Valle, Eve Ensler

2014

  • 20 November Los Angeles | Audible.com Release Party

    Actors:

    John Heard, Philip Baker Hall, Maggie Siff, Nicki Micheaux, Bruce Vilanch, Jason Butler Harner

    Authors:

    Janet Finch, Mark Halliday, Mariette Lippo, Stuart Dybek, Ron Carlson, Matthew Vollmer

  • 18 November London | Noir: Stories of Deception and Betrayal

    Actors:

    Alastair Mackenzie, John Schwab, Olivia Williams, Sarah Alexander, MyAnna Buring

    Authors:

    William Trevor, Agatha Christie, TC Boyle, Joyce Carol Oates

    Musical Contributor:

    Derek Nash (saxophone)

  • 11 November New York | Husbands, Wives, & Others

    Actors:

    Sarah Wynter, Kevin Kilner

    Authors:

    AM Homes, James Lasdun

  • 27 October Chapman University | Authors Marisa Silver and Sarah Shun-lien Bynum

    Actors:

    Jason George, Roma Maffia, Laura Zenoni

  • 26 October Los Angeles | The Women: Love, Lust & Everything In-Between American Style

    Actors:

    Nicki Aycox, Emily Bergl, Amy Brenneman, Sarah Clarke, Nicki Micheaux, Rebecca Mozo, Ming-Na Wen

    Authors:

    Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Mary Otis, Holiday Reinhorn, Marisa Matarazzo, Janet Fitch, Michelle Latiolais, Ramona Ausubel

  • 30 September London | Heart Strings: Bittersweet Love Stories

    Actors:

    Ian Hart, Natascha McElhone, Rhashan Stone, Damien Molony, Emma Hamilton, Gina Bellman

    Authors:

    Jonathan Safran Foer, Ron Carlson, Miranda July, Donald Hall, James Lasdun, Joyce Carol Oates, Donald Hall, Pamela Painter, Ben Loory

    Musical Contributor:

    Lizzie Ball (violin)

  • 29 September London | A Tribute to Gabriel García Márquez

    Actors:

    Rhashan Stone, Olivia Williams, Harriet Walter

    Musical Contributor:

    Lizzie Ball (violin)

  • 27 September Los Angeles | Noir

    Actor:

    Sarah Clarke

    Author:

    Janet Fitch

  • 22 September Chapman University | Author Allan Gurganus

    Actors:

    Stephen Tobolowsky, Gethin Anthony, Bruce Vilanch, Morgan Lauff

  • 21 September Los Angeles | Brunch with Author Allan Gurganus and The Angels

    Actors:

    Angela Paton, Christina Pickles, Jon Tenney, Gethin Anthony

  • 17 August Los Angeles | Author Peter Orner

    Actors:

    Hallee Hirsh, Joe Spano, Brenda Strong, David Call, Concetta Tomei

  • 10 August Wilderness Festival | In The Cosmos: Where We Come From, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going

    Actors:

    Agni Scott, Alastair Mackenzie, Ben Starr, Dallas Campbell, Emma Hamilton, Gemma Chan, Jack Whitehall, Joe Dixon, Olivia Williams, Rhashan Stone, Scott Handy

    Authors:

    Various, from Ovid to Einstein to Elton John to Neil deGrasse Tyson

  • 09 August Wilderness Festival | Burning Hearts: An Epistolary Tale From 11th Century Love Missives to 21st Century Breakup Texts

    Actors:

    Alastair Mackenzie, Ben Starr, Emma Hamilton, Emma Bell, Gemma Chan, Joe Dixon, Marc Elliott, Olivia Williams, Rhashan Stone, Tom McKay, Scott Handy, Zoe Boyle

  • 24 July Buckinghamshire | EFG Words and Wickets

    Actors:

    Sir Timothy Ackroyd, Ben Miller, Honeysuckle Weeks, Ben Starr, Peter Sandys-Clarke, Hatty Preston, Emma Hamilton, Matt Barber, Miles Jupp

    Authors:

    Stacy Aumonier, Patrick Neate, Wendy Cope, PG Wodehouse, Andy Bull, Miles Jupp

  • 14 July London | The Women: Love, Lust & Everything In-Between

    Actors:

    Brenda Strong, Jane Stanton, Gemma Chan, Maryam d'Abo, Jane Zingale, Hatty Preston, Emma Hamilton

    Authors:

    Mary Gordon, Aimee Bender, Rose Tremain, Siv Cedering, Carys Bray, Carys Davies, Pamela Painter

  • 05 July Chatsworth | Summer Stories to Make Your Heart Beat Faster

    Actors:

    Simon Shepherd, Brenda Strong, Lesley Nicol, Ben Miller, John Schwab

    Authors:

    TC Boyle, Andre Dubus III, David Almond, Joe Dunthorne, John Schwab

  • 30 June New York | Authors Andre Dubus III & Elizabeth Strout

    Actors:

    Dana Delany, Jeremy Davidson

  • 23 June Los Angeles | Author Denis Johnson

    Actors:

    Jason Ritter, David Call, Jeff Perry, John Heard, Jan Munroe, Brenda Strong, Christine Avila, Angela Paton, Ryan Michelle Bathe

  • 22 June Los Angeles | Authors Maile Meloy & Marisa Silver

    Actors:

    Johnny Simmons, Jason George

  • 18 May Los Angeles | Author TC Boyle

    Actors:

    Robert Forster, Stephen Collins

  • 27 April Los Angeles | Champagne and Brilliant Stories for WITS

    Actors:

    Richard Burgi, John Heard, Sarah Clarke, Brenda Strong

    Authors:

    Etgar Keret, Brian Doyle, Ben Loory, Ron Carlson

  • 02 April London | The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award

    Actors:

    Kulvinder Ghir, Gemma Chan, Benjamin Starr, Sarah Alexander, Tom McKay, Emma Hamilton, Lesley Manville, Damien Molony

    Authors:

    Tahmima Anam, Anna Metcalfe, Elizabeth Strout, Adam Johnson, Jonathan Tel, Marjorie Celona

  • 31 March London | The Shortlist You’ve Never Heard: Selections from the 2010 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award

    Actors:

    Rhashan Stone, Peter Sullivan, Adam Riches, Eliot Cowan

    Authors:

    David Vann, CK Stead, Joe Dunthorne, Adam Marek

  • 27 March New York | Authors David Means & Donald Antrim

    Actors:

    Linus Roach, Vincent Piazza

  • 23 February Los Angeles | The Road Ahead: A Cheer for Education benefiting Campbell Hall’s Endowment Fund

    Actors:

    Chris Bauer, Rya Kihlstedt, Edi Gathegi, Catherine Dent, Jason Butler Harner, Patrice Chanel, Maggie Wheeler, Matt Barber, Fred Melamed, Nina Shallman, EG Daily, Stephen Tobolowsky, Ryan Bathe, Sterling Sulieman, Kate Fuglei, Max Adler, Mark Moses, Justin Chambers, Maura Vincent, Kenny Johnson, Lauren Tom

  • 27 January London | Granta’s Dead Interviews

    Actors:

    John Schwab, Parker Sawyers, Nigel Whitmey, Adam Riches, Matt Barber, Scott Handy, Lesley Nicol, Alastair Mackenzie, Julian Wadham, Lawrence Werber, Tom Greaves

  • 23 January New York | Dogs

    Actors:

    Carla Gugino, Samantha Mathis

    Authors:

    Joyce Carol Oates, Amy Hempel

2013

  • 04 November Chapman University | Authors Percival Everett & Danzy Senna

    Actors:

    William Stanford Davis, Donathan Walters, Danielle Panabaker

  • 03 November Chapman University | Authors Percival Everett & Danzy Senna

    Actors:

    Sterling K Brown, Zuleikha Robinson, Gregg Henry, Danielle Panabaker

  • 14 October Chapman University | Author David Means

    Actors:

    Xander Berkeley, Sterling Sulieman, Ryan Stathos, Sarah Clarke

  • 13 October Los Angeles | Author David Means

    Actors:

    John Heard, Sterling Sulieman, Kevin McKidd, Fred Melamed

  • 01 October London | The Forward Prizes for Poetry

    Actors:

    Gemma Chan, Joe Dixon, Martin Jarvis, Helen McCrory, Natascha McElhone, Damien Molony, Ray Panthaki, Juliet Stevenson, Ony Uhiara, Samuel West

  • 30 September London | The Arts Club with EFG

    Actors:

    Elizabeth McGovern, Ben Miller, Emma Hamilton, Damien Molony, Zoe Boyle

    Authors:

    Lionel Shriver, Will Cohu, Alison MacLeod, Toby Litt, Pamela Painter

  • 15 September Chapman University | Author Jill McCorkle

    Actors:

    Cassidy Freeman, Edi Gathegi, Lesley Nicol

  • 07 September Buckinghamshire | The Words and Wickets Festival

    Actors:

    Gethin Anthony, Scott Handy, Adam Riches, Kulvinder Ghir, Richard Hawley, Iain Glen

  • 15 August East Hampton | Telling Tales: Stories of People Being Mostly Bad to Each Other (and a Little Good)

    Actors:

    Chris Bauer, Tracee Chimo, Gary Dourdan, Polly Draper, Ronald Guttman, Charlie Moss, Alex Wolff, Harris Yulin

    Authors:

    Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Bowles, Aimee Bender, Octavio Paz, Brian Doyle, ROn Carlson, Siv Cedering

  • 18 July Suffolk | The Latitude Festival

    Actors:

    Tom Greaves, Zoe Boyle, Gethin Anthony, Scott Handy, Emma Hamilton, Matt Barber, Ella Smith, Parker Sawyers, Lawrence Werber, Tom McKay, John Schwab, Agni Scott, Nigel Whitmey, Adam Riches, Peter Marinker, Ben Starr

    Authors:

    Ron Carlson, Aimee Bender, Joyce Carol Oates, Richard Bausch, Alethea Black, Rebecca Rouillard, Guy Ware, David Means

  • 16 July London | The Arts Club with EFG

    Actors:

    Tom McKay, Jane Zinglae, Gethin Anthony, David Soul, Lesley Manville, Julian Sands, Julian Wadham, Rebecca Hobbs, John Schwab

    Authors:

    David Means, Ron Carlson, Aimee Bender, Siv Cedering, Roshi Fernando, Ben Okri, Guy Ware

  • 11 July Chatsworth | WORDTheatre at Chatsworth

    Actors:

    Mark Bazeley, Lesley Manville, Tom McKay, Jemma Redgrave, John Schwab, Sam Spruell, Athena Stevens, Julian Wadham, Jane Zingale

    Authors:

    Aimee Bender, Roshi Fernando, David Means, Rose Tremaine, Guy Ware, Athena Stevens, Ron Carlson

  • 16 May Los Angeles | Spring Renewal Party & Fundraiser

    Actors:

    Barry Shabaka Henley, Brenda Strong, Danielle Panabaker, Julian Sands, Justin Chambers, Kevin McKidd, Marcia Gay Harden, Tracie Thoms

    Authors:

    Richard Shelton, Pamela Painter, Aimee Bender, Harold Pinter, Dan Chaon, Ron Carlson, Ben Loory, Joyce Carol Oates

  • 05 May Los Angeles | Author Joyce Carol Oates

    Actors:

    Maggie Siff, Gethin Anthony, Chris Bauer, Danielle Panabaker, Philip Baker Hall, Bill Pullman

  • 07 April Los Angeles | Author Tobias Wolff

    Actors:

    Tobias Wolff, Max Adler, Sarah Clarke, Xander Berkeley, Graham Hamilton

  • 20 March London | The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award

    Actors:

    Helen McCrory, Thomas Howes, Scott Handy, Olivia Williams, Gary Carr, Jonathan Pryce, David Soul

    Authors:

    Ali Smith, Mark Haddon, Sarah Hall, Toby Litt, Junot Díaz, Cynan Jones

  • 10 March Los Angeles | Authors Richard Bausch & Stephen Tobolowsky

    Actors:

    JK Simmons, Jackson Rathbone, Annette O'Toole, Stephen Tobolowsky

2012

  • 06 October Los Angeles | Storytales: The Work of John Edgar Wideman

    Actors:

    Sterling K Brown, Bill Cobbs, Keith David, Omar Dorsey, Gary Dourdan, Edi Gathegi, Jason George, Marla Gibbs, Roger Guenveur Smith, Dennis Haysbert, Barry Shabaka Henley, Michael Jace, Brent Jennings, Kasha Kropinski, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Joseph Marcell, Nicki Micheaux, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Dorian Missick, Geno Monteiro, Dohn Norwood, Nyambi Nyambi, Dayo Okeniyi, James Pickens Jr., Chip tha Ripper, Ron Simons, Sterling Sulieman, Tracie Thoms, Lorraine Toussaint, Aboubacar Kouyate, Dave Fennoy

  • 22 September New York | Starlight on Idaho by Denis Johnson

    Actors:

    Emily Bergl, Kevin Corrigan, Darrell Larson, Jennifer Skura, Chris Stack, Joel Van Liew

  • 20 September New York | A Tribute to Siv Cedering

    Actors:

    Philip Appleman, Janice Bishop, Fran Castan, Lucas Hunt, Daniel Thomas Moran, Samantha Mathis, Harris Yulin, Cedering Fox

  • 26 August Los Angeles | WORDTheatre in West Hollywood

    Actors:

    Robert Forster, Marcia Gay Harden, Jason Ritter, Mae Whitman

    Authors:

    Ron Carlson, Ben Loory, Charles Yu, Meg Howrey

  • 12 July Suffolk | The Latitude Festival

    Actors:

    Alastair Mackenzie, Gethin Anthony, Lucy Cohu, John Schwab, Damien Molony, Jane Zingale, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Naomi Sheldon, Tom Greaves, Okezie Morro, Amanda Maple-Brown, Ben Forster, Cedering Fox

    Authors:

    Charles Yu, Carys Bray, Pamela Painter, Roddy Doyle, Dylan Landis, Etgar Keret, Kevin Barry, Ben Loory

  • 11 July Chatsworth | WORDTheatre at Chatsworth House

    Actors:

    Rebecca Hobbs, Alastair Mackenzie, Harriet Walter, Guy Paul, Damien Molony, David Soul, Stephen Tobolowsky

    Authors:

    Ben Loory, Etgar Keret, Hillary Mantel, Ron Carlson, Dan Chaon, Tobias Wolff, Stephen Tobolowsky

  • 04 July London | A Benefit for the Anaphylaxis Campaign

    Actors:

    Alastair Mackenzie, Damien Molony, David Soul, Diana Vickers, Gethin Anthony

    Authors:

    Etgar Keret, Charles Yu, Tobias Wolff, Erinna Mettler

  • 03 June New York | Authors Anthony Doerr & Pamela Painter

    Actors:

    Emily Meade, Connor Paolo, Michael Zegen

  • 31 May Los Angeles | Beer & Burning Love

    Authors:

    Alex Hyde-White, Ian Hart, Johnnie Lyne-Pirkis, Kevin Kearns, Ron Bottitta, Nicholas Brendon, Kirsten Vangsness

    Authors:

    Kevin Barry, Richard Bausch

  • 06 May New York | Authors Richard Bausch & Melissa Pritchard

    Actors:

    Dallas Roberts, Mary Beth Hurt

  • 29 April Los Angeles | WORDTheatre at Soho House

    Actors:

    Adrian Pasdar, Ian Hart, Julian Sands

    Authors:

    Hal Ackerman, Evgenia Citkowitz, Ben Okri

  • 01 April New York | Authors Dylan Landis, David Prete, & Jess Row

    Actors:

    Vincent Piazza, Marin Ireland, Chris Sarandon

  • 27 March London | The Shortlist: The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award

    Actors:

    Jamie Buckley, Julian Sands, Imogen Poots, Riz Ahmed, Daphne Cheung, Ian Hart, David Morrissey

    Authors:

    Kevin Barry, Emma Donoghue, Jean Kwok, Tom Lee, Robert Minhinnick, Linda Oatman High

  • 24 March Atherton | Actors of Love: Parenthood benefiting Autism Speaks

    Actors:

    Alfred Molina, Amber Tamblyn, Amy Brenneman, Brenda Strong, Gil Bellows, Howard Hesseman, Ian Hart, Jessalyn Gilsig, Justin Chambers, Lorraine Toussaint, Mae Whitman, Marcia Gay Harden, Mary McDonnell, Sam Jaegar, Tim Daly, Bruce Vilanch, Dave Fennoy

    Musical Contributor:

    John Doe

  • 04 March New York | Authors Manuel Muñoz & Alethea Black

    Actors:

    Robin de Jesús, Maggie Siff

  • 05 February New York | Authors Dan Chaon, Bernice L McFadden, & Deb Olin Unferth

    Actors:

    Raviv Ullman, Malinda Williams, Jodie Markell

2011

  • 03 November Los Angeles | Ten Years: A Celebration & Benefit for WITS

    Actors:

    Chris Bauer, Christopher Gorham, Edi Gathegi, Graham Hamilton, Ian Hart, Marcia Gay Harden, Philip Baker Hall, CCH Pounder, Stephen Tobolowsky, Vincent Piazza

    Authors:

    Rick Moody, Steve Almond, John Edgar Wideman, Bruce Holland Rogers, Etgar Keret, Pia Z Ehrhardt, Mark Halliday, Amy Gerstler, Stephen Tobolowsky, Steve Schutzman

    Musical Contributors:

    Amy Keyes, Gary Dourdan, Andrew Banks, Jim Wilson, Rachel Applebaum

  • 24 October Los Angeles | Noir

    Actors:

    Rachel Boston, George DelHoyo, Seamus Dever

    Authors:

    Janet Fitch, Susan Straight, Dan Duling

  • 23 July East Hampton | Speaking in Tongues: A Benefit for the Pushcart Prize

    Actors:

    Amy Irving, CCH Pounder, Chris Bauer, Colman Domingo, Harris Yulin, Kathryn Erbe, Kevin Corrigan, Vincent Piazza

    Authors:

    James Salter, Deb Olin Unferth, Rick moody, John Edgar Wideman, Ben Okri, David Means, Andre Dubus III

  • 14 July Suffolk | The Latitude Festival

    Actors:

    Julian Sands, Ian Hart, David Morrissey, Harriet Walter, Tom Riley, Helen Atkinson Wood, Emma Hamilton, John Schwab, Matt Barber, Juliet Stevenson, Amanda Maple-Brown, Okezie Morro, Guy Paul

    Authors:

    Ben Okri, Will Cohu, Ron Carlson, David Means, Brad Watson, Dan Chaon, Steve Almond, Hilary Mantel, Hanif Kureshi, Evgenia Citkowitz, Toby Litt, John Edgar Wideman, Harold Pinter, and more

  • 03 July Chatsworth | WORDTheatre at Chatsworth

    Actors:

    Julian Sands, Ian Hart, Caroline Goodall, Jean Marsh, John Schwab

    Authors:

    Ben Okri, Will Cohu, Ron Carlson, Evgenia Citkowitz

  • 19 June Los Angeles | Lit by Lulu Finale

    Actors:

    Maggie Siff, Amy Brenneman, Jon Tenney

    Authors:

    Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum, Jane Smiley, Simon Van Booy

  • 05 June New York | Lit by Lulu Part IV

    Actors:

    Halley Feiffer, Emily Bergl, Julian Sands

    Authors:

    Julie Orringer, Michelle Latiolais, Simon Van Booy

  • 22 May Los Angeles | Lit by Lulu presents Author Charles Baxter

    Actors:

    Brendan Sexton III, Justin Chambers, Edith Fields

  • 19 May Los Angeles | Lit by Lulu Presents Love Breaks

    Actors:

    Jeff Goldblum, Sharon Lawrence, Jessalyn Gilsig, Emily Bergl

    Authors:

    TC Boyle, Michele Latiolais

  • 01 May New York | Lit by Lulu Part III

    Actors:

    Vanessa Aspillaga, Roger Guenveur Smith, Zach Grenier

    Authors:

    Patricia Engel, John Edgar Wideman, Brad Watson

  • 14 April Los Angeles | Lit by Lulu presents The Women

    Actors:

    Hallee Hirsh, Cassidy Freeman, Hina Abdullah, Kirsten Vangsness

    Authors:

    Ramona Ausubel, Alethea Black, K. Kvashay-Boyle, Tara Ison

  • 05 April Oxford | The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award

    Actors:

    Bhasker Patel, Juliet Stevenson, Lucy Sheen, Ben Miller, Damian Lewis, Harriet Walter

    Authors:

    Roshi Fernando, Gerard Woodward, Yiyun Li, Will Cohu, Anthony Doerr, Hilary Mantel

  • 03 April New York | Lit by Lulu Part II

    Actors:

    Cindy Cheung, Amy Irving, Tracee Chimo

    Authors:

    Yiyun Li, Edith Pearlman, Mona Simpson

  • 06 March New York | Lit by Lulu Part I

    Actors:

    Jason Butler Harner, Jennifer Mudge, Paul Guilfoyle, Owiso Odera

    Authors:

    David Means, Charles Baxter, Tiphanie Yanique

  • 14 February Los Angeles | Hearts Aflame

    Actors:

    Christina Pickles, Edi Gathegi, Graham Hamilton, Hong Lei, Ian Hart, Jackson Rathbone, Julia Davis, Mozhan Marno, Sean Maguire, Sean Young, Tava Smiley, James Shippy

  • 14 January Los Angeles | Fathers & Sons

    Actors:

    Bruce Vilanch, Gary Dourdan, Ian Hart, Samantha Mathis

    Authors:

    Hanif Kureishi, Christine Lincoln, Simon Van Booy, Amy Bloom

2010

  • 14 November Laguna Beach | Home: A Benefit for Friendship Shelter

    Actors:

    Rachel Boston, Richard Burgi, Justin Chambers, Gary Dourdan, Tess Harper, John Heard, Baadja-Lyne Odums, Brian J. White

  • 04 November Los Angeles | Acts of Love: Parenthood

    Actors:

    Brian J White, Christopher Gorham, Connie Britton, Craig T Nelson, Donal Logue, Ian Hart, Lauren Graham, Lorraine Toussaint, Maggie Siff, Mary McDonnell, Max Burkholder, Peter Krause, Phil Abrams, Stephen Tobolowsky, Dave Fennoy

    Musical Contributor:

    John Doe

  • 25 September Los Angeles | The Road Ahead

    Actors:

    Justin Chambers, Erika Christensen, Seamus Dever, Dorian Missick, Tess Harper, John Heard, Jon Huertas, Larisa Oleynik, Adrian Pasdar, CCH Pounder, Miguel Sandoval, Joe Spano, Johnny Simmons, Natalija Nogulich, Bruce Vilanch, Dave Fennoy

  • 27 August Los Angeles | The Women

    Actors:

    Catherine Dent, Marc Menchaca, Jodi Long, CJ Thomason, Natalija Nogulich, Kate Levering

    Authors:

    Michelle Latiolais, Victoria Patterson, Nina Revoyr, Diana Wagman, L. Annette Binder, Anne-Marie Minney

  • 15 July Suffolk | The Latitude Festival

    Actors:

    John Schwab, Nicole Ansari, Graham Hamilton, Brian Cox, Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Ben Miller, David Soul, Amber Tamblyn, David Morrissey

    Authors:

    David Galef, Don Shea, Steve Schutzman, John Edgar Wideman, Mary Otis, Jonathan Safran Foer, Marvin Cohen, Tobias Wolff, Janice Eidus, David St. John, Russell Banks, Paul Theroux, Sara Lenzen, Etgar Keret, Amber Tamblyn, Pablo Neruda

    Musical Contributor:

    Hugh Burns (classical guitar)

  • 14 July London | Passages: A Benefit for Macmillan Cancer Support

    Actors:

    Amber Tamblyn, Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Brian Cox, David Cross, Graham Hamilton, Gemma Jones, John Schwab, Nicole Ansari, Prunella Scales

  • 28 June New York | Shattered

    Actors:

    Jason Butler Harner, Sarah Paulson, Vincent Piazza

    Authors:

    Rick Moody, Michael Cunningham

  • 06 June Los Angeles | Screwed

    Actors:

    Carla Gugino, Gary Cole, Adrian Pasdar

    Authors:

    James Salter, Tod Goldberg, TC Boyle

  • 17 May New York | WORDTheatre at Soho House

    Actors:

    Carolyn McCormick, Larisa Oleynik, Samantha Mathis

    Authors:

    Mary Gaitskill, Maris Silver, Amy Bloom

  • 10 May Philadelphia | Mysteries of the Mind at the Minding Your Mind Forum

    Actors:

    Nicole Ansari, Linda Cardellini, Ben Foster, Edi Gethegi, John Heard, Carolyn McCormick, Keith Randolph Smith, Linus Roache

  • 02 May Los Angeles | Authors Aimee Bender, Brad Watson, & Ron Carlson

    Actors:

    Cassidy Freeman, Nicki Micheaux, Philip Baker Hall

  • 24 April Los Angeles | LA Times Festival of Books

    Actors:

    Tess Harper, Omar Dorsey, John Heard, Nicki Micheaux, Andrew Borba

    Authors:

    Martha Ronk, John Edgar Wideman, Ian Frazier, Kate Milliken, David Galef

  • 18 April New York | WORDTheatre at Soho House

    Actors:

    Kathryn Erbe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Jeremy Davidson

    Authors:

    Mary Gordon, Don Lee, Ian Frazier

  • 11 April Los Angeles | Briefs by John Edgar Wideman

    Actors:

    Barry Shabaka Henley, Edi Gathegi, Howard Hesseman, James Pickens Jr, Keith David, Nina Siemaszko, Omar Dorsey, Paula Newsome, Theron Cook, Dave Fennoy

  • 21 March Los Angeles | Author John Edgar Wideman

    Actors:

    Amy Sloan, Barry Shabaka Henley, Dorian Missick, Edi Gathegi, Gary Dourdan, Keith David, Lorraine Toussaint, Howard Hesseman, Robert Wisdom, Roger Guenveur Smith, Theron Cook, Dave Fennoy

  • 14 March New York | Author John Edgar Wideman

    Actors:

    Len Cariou, Jessica Collins, Colman Domingo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Dorian Missick, Ron Simons, Keith Randolph Smith, Lynn Whitfield, Victor Williams, Rodd Houston

  • 21 February Los Angeles | Author TC Boyle

    Actors:

    Miguel Sandoval, Jere Burns

  • 14 February Los Angeles | Hot Flicks: Love Scenes from the Silver Screen

    Actors:

    Edi Gathegi, Christopher Gorham, Bruce Davison, Roma Maffia, Anson Mount, Larisa Oleynik, Christina Pickles, Amy Pietz, Meredith Scott Lynn, Toni Trucks, Ricky Ullman, Kevin Weisman

  • 17 January Los Angeles | WORDTheatre at the Edye

    Actors:

    Sarah Clarke, Jon Huertas, Larisa Oleynik

    Authors:

    Maile Meloy, Luis Rodriguez, Marisa Silver

  • 10 January Sarasota | Mysteries of the Mind at the Sunshine from Darkness Gala

    Actors:

    Nicole Ansari-Cox, Linda Cardellini, Brian Cox, Catherine Dent, Gary Dourdan, Tess Harper, John Heard, Anson Mount

2009

  • 06 December Los Angeles | Aaaah, Xmas…

    Actors:

    Christopher Gorham, Sally Brooks, Gregg Henry, Kali Rocha, Stephen Tobolowsky

    Authors:

    Jeffrey Schaffer, Laurie Notaro, Margaret McMullan, Lorrie Moore, Stephen Tobolowsky

  • 29 November London | Upheaval

    Actors:

    Lucy Brown, Alastair Mackenzie, Ian Hart, Alexis Zegerman, Alfred Molina, John Schwab

    Authors:

    Helen Simpson, Brian Doyle, Rose Tremain, Julie Myerson, Nick Hornby, John Edgar Wideman

  • 25 October Los Angeles | Tongues on Fire: An Afternoon with California’s Finest Inferno of Poets

    Authors:

    Amber Tamblyn, Brendan Constantine, Sarah Maclay, Mariano Zaro

  • 06 October Los Angeles | Author Dan Chaon

    Actors:

    Marin Hinkle, Mark MOses, Dorian Missick, Dean Chekvala, Graham Hamilton

  • 03 October Los Angeles | Acts of Love: Pioneers

    Actors:

    Adam Arkin, Austin Butler, Michael Chiklis, Michaela Conlin, Carla Gugino, John Heard, Jon Huertas, Dorian Missick, CCH Pounder, Zachary Quinto, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Tamblyn, Keith David

    Musical Contributors:

    Niki Haris, Tim McAfee-Lewis, The Agape House Band

  • 16 August Los Angeles | Thrill or Peril: Tales of Adventure

    Actors:

    Adrian Pasdar, Xander Berkeley, Sarah Clarke, Andrew Borba, Toni Trucks, Nina Siemaszko, Keith David, George Newbern

    Authors:

    Eugene Cross, Anne Fadiman, David Galef, Karen Russell, Susan Orlean, Henry Louis Gates, Paul Rudnick, Bill Ratner, Josh Cereghino, Adrian Pasdar

  • 19 July Los Angeles | Upheaval

    Actors:

    Theron Cook, Reynaldo Pacheco, Graham Hamilton, Ernie Silva, Brian Howe, Ravi Kapoor, Valarie Rae Miller, Michaela Conlin, Mayim Bialik

    Authors:

    John Edgar Wideman, Ron Carlson, Etgar Keret, Jack Handey, Fernando Sorrentino, Tao Lin, Ellen Kennedy, Lisa Glatt, Miranda July, Amy Hempel

  • 27 June East Hampton | A Benefit for the Pushcart Prize

    Actors:

    Darrell Larson, Lynn Whitfield, Linus Roache, Samantha Mathis, Nicole Ansari, Edi Gathegi, Amy Irving, Janel Moloney, John Heard, Sean Young, Brian Box, Amber Tamblyn, Jackson Rathbone

    Authors:

    David St. John, Lorna Goodison, Brian Doyle, Ellen Wilbur, Naomi Shihab Nye, Beth Tashery Shannon, Bruce Holland Rogers, Philip Dacey, Ian Frazier, Janice Eidus, Marvin Cohen, Pamela Painter, Steve Schutzman, Bruce Holland Rogers

  • 07 June New York | 9 Read 9: Part III

    Actors:

    Carla Gugino, Sarah Paulson, Ben Foster, Michael T. Weiss

    Authors:

    James Salter, Rick Moody, A.M. Homes

  • 10 May Los Angeles | Mother’s Day: Family Album

    Actors:

    Stephen Collins, Tess Harper, Lynn Ferguson, Beata Pozniak, Anne De Salvo, John Heard, Di Quon, Gary Dourdan

    Authors:

    Stephen Collins, Martha Ronk, Lynn Ferguson, Siv Cedering, Shelley Burtt, John Updike, Lan Samantha Chang, Kelly Cherry

  • 03 May New York | 9 Read 9: Part II

    Actors:

    Brian Cox, Kevin Corrigan, Nicole Ansari

    Authors:

    Steve Almond, Dan Chaon, Susan Orlean

  • 26 April Los Angeles | Motherhood: An Evening of Stories benefiting Maternal Fetal Care International

    Actors:

    Maria Bello, Lynn Ferguson, Elizabeth Perkins, Amy Brenneman, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Roma Maffia, Peri Gilpin, Kathy Baker, LisaGay Hamilton, Angela Bassett

    Authors:

    Keith Scribner, Lynn Ferguson, Katie Cooper, Karen Kasaba, Diane Ackerman, Shubha Venugopal, Shelley Burtt, Martha Ronk, Richard Shelton, Ama Ata Aidoo, Dr. Lisa Masterson

  • 15 March Los Angeles | The Women

    Actors:

    Christina Pickles, Hallee Hirsh, Sean Young, Nicki Micheaux, Kate Burton

    Authors:

    Amy Ephron, Marisa Silver, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Kate Milliken, Judith Freeman

  • 01 March New York | 9 Read 9: Part I

    Actors:

    James Franco, Julianna Margulies, Lynn Whitfield

    Authors:

    Jim Shepard, Amy Hempel, John Edgar Wideman

  • 11 January Los Angeles | Novel and Memoir Beginnings

    Actors:

    Amy Sloan, Xander Berkeley, Daniel Hepner, Nichelle Hines, Corena Chase, Brian Howe, Kevin Weisman, Sarah Clarke

    Authors:

    Terri Cheney, Ron Carlson, David Francis, Pami Osaki, Deirdre Shaw, William Petrick, Richard Lange, Samantha Dunn

2008

  • 11 December Los Angeles | A Smorgasbord of Holiday Stories

    Actors:

    Matt Dallas, Richard Cox, Nelsan Ellis, Mozhan Marno, Kristy Wu, Cedering Fox, Sean Maguire, John Heard

    Authors:

    Peter Matthiessen, Mark Twain, Roark Bradford, David Adler, Amy Tan, Annie Dillard, Saki, O'Henry

  • 10 November Los Angeles | Acts of Love: Miracle Workers, a Benefit for Autism Speaks

    Actors:

    Shohreh Agdashloo, Linda Cardellini, Peri Gilpin, Adrian Pasdar, Tess Harper, Marc Blucas, Gil Birmingham, Matt Dallas, Julia Sweeney, Keith David, Gil Bellows, Sung Kang, Brenda Strong, John Glover, John McCook, Jack McGee, Nicki Micheaux, Kristy Wu, Robert Wisdom

    Musical Contributors:

    Nita Whitaker, Amy Keys, Valerie Pinkston

  • 28 September Los Angeles | A Different Kind of Love Story

    Actors:

    Edi Gathegi, Mayda Del Valle, Nick Mennell

    Authors:

    Cynthia Bond, Marytza Rubio, Aimee Bender

  • 23 August Los Angeles | PEN Emerging Voices

    Actors:

    Geno Montiero, Joshua Harto, Edi Gathegi, Jann Karam, Amy Aquino, Mayda Del Valle, Gregg Henry, Lori Alan, Tia Texada, Maurice Compte

    Authors:

    Sergio Reyes, Davin Malasarn, Cynthia Bond, Alia Yunis, Libby Flores, Marytza Rubio, Melinda Palacio, Shanna Mahin, Sonia M. Quinones, Avi Lall

  • 20 July Suffolk | The Latitude Festival, Day 3

    Actors:

    Maureen Lipman, David Soul, Juliet Stevenson, Ray Panthaki, Richard Ayoade, Sally Hawkins

    Authors:

    Joyce Grenfell, Maureen Lipman, Tobias Wolff, Lorrie Moore, Gautum Malkani, Joe Dunthorne, Rose Tremain

  • 18 July Suffolk | The Latitude Festival, Day 2

    Actors:

    Dallas Campbell, Harry Treadaway, John Schwab, Beatie Edney, Megan Dodds, Alice Coulthard, Jonny Phillips, Ben Chaplin, Gary Dourdan

    Authors:

    Various, from Lord Byron to Carl Jung to Britney Spears

  • 17 July Suffolk | The Latitude Festival, Day 1

    Actors:

    John Schwab, Dallas Campbell, Alice Coulthard, Harry Treadaway, Henry Naylor, Gary Dourdan, Rae Hendry, Henry Naylor

    Authors:

    Aimee Bender, Pamela Painter, Ron Carlson, Jim Lewis, Clare Wigfall, Richard Beard

  • 28 June Sagaponack | Mysteries of the Mind at Celebration of the Arts for NARSAD

    Actors:

    Rae Dawn Chong, Gary Dourdan, Kathryn Erbe, Wendy Makkena, Brian Cox, Nicole Ansari, Linus Roache, John Heard, Harris Yulin, Blair Bess

    Musical Contributors:

    Deborah Lippmann, Neal Smith, Dexron Douglas

  • 28 May Los Angeles | Novel & Memoir Beginnings

    Actors:

    Parry Shen, Natalija Nogulich, Dinah Lenny, Mozhan Marno, Nancy Bell, Autumn Chiklis, Kyle Chandler, Catherine Dent, Even Handler, Joel David Moore

    Authors:

    Carolyn See, Joseph Olshan, Scott Phillips, Rachel Resnick, Dinah Lenney, Kerry Madden, Ronald Alexander, Diana Wagman, Evan Handler, T.C. Boyle

  • 26 April Los Angeles | Tobias Wolff’s New Book: Our Story Begins

    Actors:

    David Clennon, Wendy Makkena, Robert Forster, Tobias Wolff

  • 30 March Los Angeles | Small Press Month: Tales of Sex and Death

    Actors:

    Tess Harper, Rae Dawn Chong, Gary Dourdan, Sarah Maclay, Nina Revoyr, Graham Hamilton

    Authors:

    Hal Ackerman, James Salter, Jim Lewis, Sarah Maclay, Nina Revoyr, Ron Carlson

  • 14 February Los Angeles | Hot Flicks: Love Scenes from the Silver Screen

    Actors:

    Blair Bess, Jack Conley, Illeana Douglas, Robert Forster, Chris Gorham, Kali Rocha, Christina Pickles, Michael Rodgers, Amanda Seyfried, Toni Trucks, Raviv Ullman, Kevin Weisman

  • 11 January Los Angeles | The Women

    Actors:

    Amanda Seyfried, Meredith Scott Lynn, Roma Maffia, Rusty Schwimmer, Lindsey Shaw, Nina Siemzasko, Dinah Lenney

    Authors:

    Dylan Landis, Holiday Reinhorn, Aimee Bender, Ellen Slezak, Diana Wagman, Deborah Vankin, Mary Otis

2007

  • 09 December Los Angeles | I’m Dreaming of a Writer’s Christmas … Hanukkah … etc …

    Actors:

    Craig Bierko, Donal Logue, Stephen Tobolowsky, Spencer Garrett, Julie Warner

    Authors:

    Mark Richard, Ron Carlson, Stephen Tobolowsky, Damon Runyon, Grace Paley

  • 03 December Los Angeles | Mysteries of the Mind

    Actors:

    Gary Dourdan, John Heard, Tess Harper, Richard Schiff, Catherine Dent, Jon Tenney, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Blair Bess

    Musical Contributors:

    Nelson Kole, Amy Keys

  • 22 October London | Kissing with Tongues: Tales of Love and Death

    Actors:

    Mark Addy, Amanda Seyfried, Alastair Mackenzie, Lindsay Duncan, Niall Buggy, Ben Miller, Marcia Firesten, John Schwab, David Soul, David Ashton

    Authors:

    Nick Hornby, Pamela Painter, Steve Almond, Rose Tremain, Ian Frazier, James Lasdun, David Schuman, Tobias Wolff, David Ashton

  • 15 October Los Angeles | Acts of Love: Children

    Actors:

    James Franco, Lorraine Toussaint, Dermot Mulroney, Ian Hart, Stephen Tobolowsky, Barry Shabaka Henley, Wendie Malick, Ming Wen, Annette O'Toole, Michael McKean, Gil Birmingham, Don LaFontaine

    Musical Contributors:

    Nita Whitaker, Julie Delgado, Valerie Pinkston

  • 30 September Los Angeles | Novel Beginnings III

    Actors:

    James Franco, Miguel Sandoval, Joel Polis, Jeff Elam, Jeanne Sakata, Natalija Nogulich, Anna Lefler, Rachel Miner

    Authors:

    Amy Bloom, Ron Carlson, Helena Kriel, Anna Lefler, Michael Peterson, Lisa Rosenbaum, Robert Rotstein, Mary Yukari Waters

  • 12 August Los Angeles | Brunch with Author Amy Bloom

    Actors:

    Lili Taylor, Michael O'Keefe, Annette O'Toole

  • 14 July Suffolk | The Latitude Festival

    Actors:

    Ian Hart, Lucy Brown, Amanda Seyfried, James Franco, Dallas Campbell, Kerry Fox, Richard Hawley

    Authors:

    Rick Moody, Rose Tremain, Julian Gough, Ron Carlson, Ian Frazier, Richard Bausch, Steve Almond, David Almond, Nick Hornby

  • 17 June Los Angeles | First Annual Father’s Day Dinner

    Actors:

    Robert David Hall, Sharon Lawrence, Nick Mennell, Edi Gathegi

    Authors:

    Scott Geiger, Margaret Atwood, Dan Chaon, William Henry Lewis

  • 20 May Los Angeles | Readings from Banned Books

    Actors:

    Larry Gelbart, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Catherine Dent, Gary Dourdan, Evan Handler, Sarah Clarke, Radha Mitchell, Lou Diamond Phillips, Robert Wuhl

    Authors:

    Elif Shafak, Leslea Newman, Richard Wright, Mark Twain, Nadine Gordimer, Rudolfo Anaya, Houshang Moradi-Kermani

  • 13 May Los Angeles | Fourth Annual Mother’s Day Brunch (Not All Warm and Fuzzy Stories)

    Actors:

    Lucy Brown, James Franco, Amy Pietz, Kurtwood Smith, Lorraine Toussaint

    Authors:

    Richard Bausch, Amy Hempel, Langston Hughes, David Michael Kaplan, Alice Mattison

  • 29 April Los Angeles | Brunch Benefit for the Pushcart Prize

    Actors:

    Josephin Hagerty, Gil Bellows, Phillip Baker Hall, John Heard, Wendy Makkena, CCH Pounder, Nicholas Brendon

    Authors:

    Pamela Painter, Peter Moor Smith, Mark Halliday, Ian Frazier, Richard Bausch, Lorna Goodison, David Schuman

  • 01 April Los Angeles | Taylor Negron Remade as Fiction

    Musical Contributors:

    Lili Haydn (violin), Ben Hong (cello), Adam MacDougall (piano)

  • 12 March London | Love, Hate, & Race in the UK

    Actors:

    Ian Hart, Lucy Brown, Ray Panthaki, Richard Schiff

    Authors:

    Adam Marek, Rose Tremain, Gautam Malkani, Michel Faber

  • 14 February Los Angeles | Love & Eros: An Evening of Fairy Tales, Saucy Stories and Poetry

    Actors:

    Andrew Borba, Jessica Collins, Catherine Dent, Marcia Firesten, Edi Gathegi, Anson Mount, Christina Pickles, Michael E. Rodgers

    Authors:

    Various, from Shakespeare to Anais Nin to Sappho

  • 21 January Los Angeles | Brunch with Rick Moody

    Actors:

    Ashton Holmes, Ian Hart, Dana Delany, James Franco, Rick Moody

2006

  • 18 November Los Angeles | Dreams

    Actors:

    Ike Amadi, Nick Mennell, Mila Pesko, Rosemary Maciel, Sean Davis, Tony Mouleart, Loreni Delgado, Linda Tan, Josephine Hagerty, Graham Hamilton, Ellen Lawson, Toni Trucks, Geno Monteiro

    Authors:

    Various, from Lord Byron to Harriett Tubman to Paul McCartney

  • 12 November Los Angeles | Brunch with Tobias Wolff

    Actors:

    Chris Gorham, John Heard, Camryn Manheim, Johnny Simmons

  • 18 September Los Angeles | Acts of Love: Dreams to benefit Cure Autism Now

    Actors:

    Keith David, Richard Schiff, Amanda Seyfried, Nita Whitaker, Gary Cole, Christopher Gorham, Samantha Mathis, Elizabeth Perkins, Talia Shire, Gary Dourdan, James Denton, Don La Fontaine

    Musical Contributors:

    Gary Dourdan, Ryan Cross, Dorian Cheah, Frank Fontaine, Michael Raye, Ryan Bathe, Anita Dashiell-Sparks, Dionne Williams, Nita Whitaker

  • 19 August Los Angeles | Erotica

    Actors:

    Robert Forster, Loreni Delgado, Anna Nicholas, Rosemary Maciel, Jodi Long

    Authors:

    Marvin Cohen, Rose Solomon, Anna Nicholas, Elvira Pearson, Marilyn Chin

  • 30 July East Hampton | The Rambler: The Principal Part of Dr. Johnson

    Actor:

    John Heard

    Author:

    Kay Eldredge

  • 29 July East Hampton | A Celebration of 30 Years of Pushcart Prize-Winning Stories

    Actors:

    Samantha Mathis, Carla Gugino, Anson Mount, Bob Balaban, Chris McDonald, Wendi Makkena, Dana Delany

    Authors:

    Aimee Bender, Charles Baxter, Sydney Lea, Ian Frazier, Amy Hempel, Richard Bausch, Siv Cedering, Joyce Carol Oates

  • 28 July East Hampton | Gonzo: The Life and Times of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson As Only He Could Tell It

    Actor:

    Xander Berkeley

    Author:

    Hunter Thompson

  • 17 June Los Angeles | Novel Beginnings II

    Actors:

    Andrew Borba, Brooke Bastenelli, Michelle Joyner, Jill Andre, Esperanza Catubig, Anna Nicholas, Deborah Puette, Jessica Collins, Laura Leigh Hughes, Linda Tan, Nick Mennell, Amy Sloan, Graham Hamilton

    Authors:

    Chuck Freadhoff, Lauren Schwartzback, Joe Sutton, Lois Hamlish, Nina Wong, Bridget Sampson, Linzi Glass, Fran Johnson, Terri Cheney, Kelly Sullivan Walden, Mark Venaglia, Keri La Salle, David Seligman

  • 11 June Los Angeles | Brunch with Author Mona Simpson

    Actors:

    Nina Siemaszko, Chris Payne Gilbert, Dermot Mulroney, Becca Godinez

  • 14 May Los Angeles | Celebration of Mother’s Day

    Actors:

    John Shea, Jorja Fox, Roma Maffia, Judd Nelson

    Authors:

    Todd James Pierce, Catherine Austin Alexander, Deborah Vankin, Rick Moody

  • 07 May Los Angeles | Novel Beginnings I

    Actors:

    Graham Hamilton, Rae Allen, Kristina Lear, Geno Monteiro, Deborah Puette, Esperanza Cutabig, Josephine Hagerty, Mitchell Fink, Maureen DaRosa, Caroline Hall, Lori Alan

    Authors:

    Jon Del Barrio, Charlene Kodimer, Terry Hoffman, Kevin Brewerton, Terri Cheney, Myra Oiga, Linzi Glass, Philip Pfeifer, Kara Rosella, Iris Chayet, Lisa Doctor

  • 23 April New York | Author Rick Moody at The Cutting Room

    Actors:

    Jodi Long, Chris Noth, Anson Mount, Rick Moody

  • 26 March Los Angeles | Brunch with Author Aimee Bender

    Actors:

    Jessica Capshaw, David Krumholtz, Mark Moses, Jon Tenney, Aimee Bender

  • 11 March Los Angeles | Taylor Negron Remade as Fiction
  • 12 February Los Angeles | Hearts Aflame II

    Actors:

    Jordan Baker, Xander Berkeley, Bill Brochtrup, Sarah Clarke, Edi Gathegi, Kevin Kilner, Amanda Seyfried, Julie Warner

  • 29 January Los Angeles | Dinner with Author Melissa Pritchard

    Actors:

    Mary Kay Place, Victor Williams, Marin Hinkle, Melissa Pritchard

2005

  • 04 December New York | Brunch with Author James Salter

    Actors:

    Jamey Sheridan, Arliss Howard, Debra Winger

  • 13 November Los Angeles | Brunch with Author T. Coraghessan Boyle

    Actors:

    Xander Berkeley, Martin Jarvis, Elizabeth Perkins, TC Boyle

  • 25 June East Hampton | WORDTheatre hosted by Bill Henderson

    Actors:

    Bob Balaban, Samantha Mathis, Peter Boyle, Andrew McCarthy, David Strathairn, Marcia Gay Harden

    Authors:

    Ian Frazier, Joyce Carol Oates, Mark Halliday, Raymond Carver, Russell Banks, Pamela Painter

  • 21 May Los Angeles | Swink Magazine at M Bar

    Actors:

    Julie Warner, Howard Hesseman, Amanda Seyfried, Edi Gathegi, Wilson Cruz

    Authors:

    Dylan Landis, Etgar Keret, Leelila Strogov, Ben Ehrenreich, Manuel Muñoz

  • 18 May Los Angeles | Mother’s Day at M Bar

    Actors:

    Michael O'Keefe, Eliza Pryor Nagel, Lolita Davidovich, Dana Delany, Philip Baker Hall

    Authors:

    Richard McCann, Ellen Slezak, Ron Carlson, Janet Grillo, Kevin Brockmeier

  • 21 April Los Angeles | Author Steve Almond

    Actors:

    Chris Gorham, Wendy Makkena, Enrico Colantoni, Robert David Hall, B.B. Chow

  • 03 April Los Angeles | Fusion

    Actors:

    Anson Mount, Jason George, Nicole Ansari, Brenda Strong, Brian Cox

    Authors:

    Sydney Lea, Nelson Eubanks, Rachel Seiffert, Pamela Painter, Umberto Eco

  • 14 February Los Angeles | Hearts Aflame

    Actors:

    Caroline Aaron, Bill Brochtrup, Rocky Carroll, Kevin Kilner, Dani Klein, Joey Slotnick, Amanda Seyfried, Julie Warner

  • 16 January Los Angeles | Fusion

    Actors:

    Andrew Borba, Jeremy Davidson, Samantha Mathis, Eric Balfour, Kevin Kilner, Taylor Negron, Barry Shabaka Henley

    Authors:

    Ron Carlson, Dylan Landis, Jim Ruland, Lucy Barry

2004

  • 04 December Los Angeles | Life After Birth

    Actors:

    Enrico Colantoni, Gary Dourdan, Patricia Heaton, David Hunt, Lucinda Jenney, Dani Klein, Craig Shoemaker, Margaret Smith

  • 14 November Los Angeles | Brunch with Author TC Boyle

    Actors:

    Bill Pullman, John Heard, Rae Allen, Nina Siemaszko

  • 10 October Los Angeles | Brunch with Author Ha Jin

    Actors:

    Ming Na, Sung Kang, Michael Paul Chan

  • 01 October Los Angeles | Cure Autism Now Benefit at the Coronet Theatre

    Actors:

    Lily Tomlin, Brad Whitford, Janel Moloney, Nicole Robinson, John Spencer, Gary Cole, Nina Siemaszko, John Amos, Marlee Matlin, Rocky Carroll, Jesse Bradford, John P. Connolly, Bill O'Brien

  • 18 September Los Angeles | Life After Birth

    Authors:

    Stephen Collins, Steven Cragg, Gary Dourdan, Michael Kearns, Dani Klein, Margaret Smith, Stephen Tobolowsky, Steve White

  • 30 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: Way Out West

    Actors:

    Chris Gilbert, Jesse Shepard, Percival Everett, David Clennon, Darrell Larson

    Authors:

    Michael Ondaatje, Jesse Shepard, Percival Everett, Robert Coover, Ron Hansen

  • 29 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Modern Classics

    Actors:

    Rob Morrow, John Heard, Chris Sarandon, Lucinda Jenny

    Authors:

    E.L. Doctorow, Cormac MacCarthy, Larry McMurtry, Charles Portis

  • 26 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Originator

    Actors:

    Bill Pullman, Michael O'Neill, Dermot Mulroney

    Authors:

    Owen Wister, Stephen Crane

  • 23 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Round-Up (2)

    Actors:

    Richard Schiff, Bruce Boxleiter, Samantha Mathis, James Cromwell

    Authors:

    Johnny D. Boggs, Glendon Swarthout, Lenore Carroll, Brian Garfield

  • 22 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Round-Up

    Actors:

    Tess Harper, Mike Blakely, Wendie Malick, DB Sweeney

    Authors:

    Sandy Whiting, Mike Blakely, Lori Van Pelt, Elmer Kelton

  • 15 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Master

    Actors:

    Lou Diamond Phillips, William Schallert, Jason George, Troy Garity

    Authors:

    Elmore Leonard

  • 14 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Womenfolk

    Actors:

    Lee Purcell, Sheila Kelley, Scott Terra, Kathy Baker, Brooke Adams

    Authors:

    Marcia Muller, Dorothy M. Johnson, Willa Cather, Dorothy Scarborough

  • 09 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Professionals

    Actors:

    Miguel Sandoval, Gary Dourdan, Kane Richotte, Will Scott, Paul Koslo, Allison Gammon, Kamala Lopez, Deborah Puette, Miguel Sandoval, Martin Kove, Cedering Fox, Christian Davis

    Authors:

    Gertrude Atherton, John Jakes, Frank Roderus, Arthur Winfield Knight

  • 08 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Popularizer and the Preacher

    Actors:

    Ed Harris, Bobby Knott, Rex Linn

    Authors:

    Zane Grey, Walter Van Tilburg Clark

  • 02 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Storyteller

    Actors:

    Xander Berkeley, Gregg Henry, Scott Paulin, W. Earl Brown

    Authors:

    Louis L'Amour, Luke Short

  • 01 June Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Lost Classic

    Actors:

    Robert Forster, Richard Cox, Tom Bower, Chris Mulkey

    Authors:

    Alan LeMay, Jack Schaefer

  • 25 May Los Angeles | The Great Writer’s Series Rides Again: The Precursors

    Actors:

    Cain Devore, James Gammon, Harris Yulin, Amy Madigan, Jan Munroe

    Authors:

    O. Henry, Jack London, Edward Wheeler, Pat F. Garrett

  • 09 May Los Angeles | A Mother’s Work

    Actors:

    Billy Campbell, Judy Geeson, Julianna Margulies, Taylor Negron

    Authors:

    Tobias Wolff, William Treavor, Mona Simpson, Taylor Negron

  • 15 April Los Angeles | Life After Birth

    Authors:

    Stephen Tobolowsky, Caroline Aaron, Carol Schlanger, Dani Klein Modisett, Joanna Gleason, Peter Horton

  • 30 March London | Peace, Love, and Intercourse!

    Actors:

    Ian Hart, Gina McKee, Kate Miles, Bill Nighy, James Thorne

    Authors:

    Nick Hornby, Donald Hall, Aimee Bender, Ron Carlson, Rachel Seiffert

  • 14 February Los Angeles | Hearts Aflame: An Evening of Love and Hate Letters

    Actors:

    Amy Aquino, Xander Berkeley, Bill Brochtrup, Sarah Clarke, Jason George, Kevin Kilner, Shawnee Smith

  • 11 January Los Angeles | Love Hurts: Brunch with Writers

    Actors:

    Elisabeth Moss, Jesse Bradford, Anson Mount

    Authors:

    Julie Orringer, Ryan Harty, Mark Richard, David Prete

2003

  • 11 December London | A Christmas Show for Cure Autism Now

    Actors:

    Brian Cox, Richard Hawley, Fenelle Woolgar, Elizabeth McGovern, Alan Cox

    Authors:

    Brian Cox, Nick Hornby, Oscar Wilde, Ron Carlson, Mark Richard

  • 09 November Los Angeles | Brunch with Author Russell Banks

    Actors:

    Lolita Davidovich, Todd Field, Robert Forster

  • 12 October Los Angeles | Brunch with Author Ron Carlson

    Actors:

    Glenne Headly, Mimi Rogers, Saul Rubinek

  • 28 September Los Angeles | Life After Birth

    Authors:

    Stephen Tobolowsky, Caroline Aaron, Stephen Collins, Carol Schlanger, Dani Klein Modisett, Joanna Gleason, Caroline Goodall, Peter Horton

  • 14 September Los Angeles | Brunch with Author Charles Baxter

    Actors:

    Caroline Goodall, William Schallert, Adam Arkin, Catherine Dent

  • 01 June Los Angeles | Brunch with Authors Aimee Bender, Aram Saroyan & Thomas Steinbeck

    Actors:

    Sarah Clarke, Joanna Gleason, Howard Hesseman, Noah Watts, Xander Berkeley

    Authors:

    Aimee Bender, Aram Saroyan, Thomas Steinbeck, David Kranes, W.P. Kinsella

  • 04 May Los Angeles | Brunch with Authors ZZ Packer & Mary Yukari Waters

    Actors:

    Ming Na, Jeff Goldblum, Alfre Woodard

    Authors:

    ZZ Packer, Mary Yukari Waters, Arthur Miller

  • 13 April Los Angeles | Brunch with Authors Joseph Olshan & Luis Rodriguez

    Actors:

    Kellie Waymire, Lorraine Toussaint, Miguel Sandoval, Roma Maffia

    Authors:

    Joseph Olshan, Luis Rodriguez, Marian Thurm, Bruce Holland Rogers

  • 09 March Los Angeles | Pushcart Prize Winning Stories at the Canal Club

    Actors:

    Elizabeth Peña, Gil Bellows, Stephen Collins

    Authors:

    Paula Fox, Peter Moore Smith, Russell Banks

  • 09 February Los Angeles | Brunch with Author Donald Hall

    Actors:

    Nancy Travis, Tony Shalhoub, Richard Schiff, Donald Hall

2002

  • 08 December Los Angeles | Literary Stages

    Actors:

    Brian Howe, Catherine Dent, Kevin Kilner

    Authors:

    Siv Cedering, Tobias Wolff, Edna O'Brien, Ron Carlson

  • 17 November Los Angeles | Literary Stages

    Actors:

    Don Cheadle, Ellen Crawford, Julianna Margulies

    Authors:

    Christine Lincoln, Richard Bausch, Joyce Carol Oates

  • 14 October Los Angeles | Literary Stages

    Actors:

    Elizabeth Mitchell, Bruno Kirby

    Authors:

    Amy Ephron, Donal Logue, Michelle Latiolais, Donald Hall

  • 08 September Los Angeles | Literary Stages

    Actors:

    Andrew McCarthy, Minnie Driver, Alan Mandell

    Authors:

    Tod Goldberg, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett

  • 09 June Los Angeles | Literary Stages

    Actors:

    James Cromwell

    Authors:

    Amy Dawes, David Henry Sterry, Elizabeth Perkins, Donald Hall

  • 13 May Los Angeles | Literary Stages

    Actors:

    Brendan Fraser, Kasi Lemmons, Dustin Nguyen, Janel Moloney

    Authors:

    Wayne Reynolds, Dorothy Stallworth, Kien Nguyen, Stephanie Rosenfeld

  • 14 April Los Angeles | Literary Stages

    Actors:

    David Clennon, Barbara Tarbuck

    Authors:

    Thomas McGuane, Grace Paley, David Masiel, Gavin Scott

  • 10 March Los Angeles | Literary Stages

    Actors:

    Tracee Ellis Ross, Robert Forster, Enrico Colantoni

    Authors:

    Tracee Ellis Ross, Steven Elliott, Julia Sweeney, Hal Ackerman, Donald Barthelme

  • 17 February Los Angeles | Literary Stages

    Actors:

    Brian Cox, Peri Gilpin, Grace Zabriskie, Forest Whitaker

    Authors:

    Brian Cox, Dan Chaon, Andre Dubus, Curt Flood, Arye Gross

  • 27 January Los Angeles | Literary Stages

    Actors:

    Christina Pickles, Michael Schiffer, Dana Delany, Elliot Gould

    Authors:

    Ronald Alexander, Michael Schiffer, Susan O'Neill, Adam Gopnik

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