Friday, June 3, 2016 Main Reading Room, 7:00pm Wine reception at 6:30pm for pre-registered guests.
Sit back, enjoy a glass of wine and watch as the Library is transformed into a venue for real people telling real-life stories, raw and without notes. Our amazing line-up of talented storytellers will have carte blanche to choose their favorite, go-to, killer stories—no constraints of a theme! Some of your favorite storytellers will be back to share some of their favorite stories, including Matteson Perry, Doug Cordell, & Josh Healey.
Registration highly recommended. Click here to register.
For High School Students and Adults.
Matteson Perry is a screenwriter, performer, two-time winner of the Moth GrandSlam storytelling championship and the host of the monthly Moth StorySlam in Los Angeles. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, McSweeney’s, and College Humor. His work has been featured on NPR and several podcasts, including Unfictional, Risk!, and Storyworthy. Matteson’s first book,Available: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Hookups, Love and Brunch, will be published by Scribner on May 24th, 2016.
Doug Cordell is an NPR radio storyteller, performer and Emmy-nominated writer. His autobiographical radio stories air on Snap Judgment and Marketplace. Listen to his stories and find out about upcoming shows at dougcordell.com
Josh Healey is an award-winning writer, performer, and creative activist. Fusing his distinct storytelling style with subversive humor and a fiery love for justice, Healey has been featured in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and is a regular performer on NPR’s Snap Judgment.