Bring your Valentine to SoCal Open Mic (prose) on February 10, 2017 San Diego Writer’s Ink in Liberty Station, San Diego. 6:30 sign ups and readings begin at 7:00.
Thank you to our Guest Host: Jim Ruland
Jim Ruland is the co-author of My Damage with Keith Morris, founding member of Black Flag, Circle Jerks and OFF! (Da Capo 2016) and Giving the Finger with Scott Campbell Jr. of Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch (Lyons Press 2014). He is also the author of the award-winning novel Forest of Fortune (Tyrus Books 2014) and the short story collection Big Lonesome (Gorsky Press 2005). Jim’s work has appeared in many publications, including The Believer, Black Warrior Review, Esquire, Granta, Hobart, Los Angeles Times, McSweeney’s, Mississippi Review, and Oxford American, and has received awards from Reader’s Digest and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is the books columnist for San Diego CityBeat and runs the Southern California-based reading series Vermin on the Mount, now in its thirteenth year.
At January’s SoCal Dime Stories, three authors’ readings were selected as the stand-outs of the night. These authors are Bernie Nofel, Like the Witch to the Scarecrow, Tim Callaway, Kumundrum, and Cheryl Sonstein, Put It In a Bubble. and Erica Bouris for The Border (no audio). Congratulations to them and hope you enjoy listening!
These pieces are now eligible to be considered for Dime Stories Podcast.