Now I must learn to read

I’ll be reading loudly and often at the Oaji bookfest,
Saturday, March 24, 8pm Kick off Party
fiction slam

Sunday March 25 – 7pm – featured guest
Dinner & Drinks during “Dirk Snigby’s Guide to the Afterlife”- Dirk Snigby is just your average ad man that happens to be working for the Prince of Darkness. Lucifer is tired of the overcrowding and wants a better pitch for heaven to relieve his work load. In this short story Dirk sets out to write a Zagat style guide to the afterlife. Ray Bradbury called it “Impish and delightful – a hilarious Zagat’s guide to heaven.” The Village Jester. ( reading at English pub .)

5pm Reading at Ojai Library – (followed by a Q&A) – Real Conversations With Imaginary Friends with E.E. King. A collection of funny, odd short tales. Ray Bradbury says, “These tales are marvelously inventive, wildly funny and deeply thought provoking. I can not recommend them highly enough.”

7pm – One of about a dozen writers.

Thursday March 29,
Literary Stand-up: Snarky, Fresh and Sizzling Short Reads | 7pm | A collection of literary shorts—fiction and non-fiction—that sparkle with wit, sarcasm and keen observations. | Bart’s Books | Hemingway mastered the art of short story in six words: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Come hear writers works—pared down and whittled away—reminding us that indeed good things do come in small packages. Featuring Los Angeles writers E.E. King “whose glittering gems of fiction pack a lot into a small space. Her work combines the O. Henry twist with the poetry and mystery of Ray Bradbury. Due to her theatrical training, hearing Ms. King read, greatly enhances the experience.”
Ray Bradbury “These tales are marvelously inventive, wildly funny and deeply thought provoking. I can not recommend them highly enough.”


About E.E. King

E.E. King’s has published many short stories. Ray Bradbury calls E.E. King a writer “marvelously inventive, wildly funny and deeply thought provoking. I can not recommend her highly enough.” HER NEW COLLECTION new Collection of Short Fiction “Another Happy Ending,” comes out in October 2013. There is a book launch and party @ Ray Bradbury’s favorite Bookstore Mystery and Imagination Bookstore October 20th @ 2:00 -3:00pm Her first novel, Dirk Quigby’s Guide to the Afterlife, came out 2010, released in Spanish in 2/2012. She is performing bits of "Dirk Quigby’s Guide to the Afterlife, all you need to know to choose the right heaven.” (in costume) October 30th @ 7:30-8:30 @Echo Park in “Stories Book and Café.” 1716 West Sunset Blvd • Los Angeles • CA [213] 413-3733 The New Short Fiction Series, Los Angeles’ longest running spoken word series, launched her anthology, Real Conversations With Imaginary Friends, 1/2012. Sponsor, Barnes & Noble. All her books as well as her children’s book The Adventures of Emily Finfeather or The Feathernail and Other Gifts are currently available on audible. E.E. King is the recipient of various international writing, biology and painting grants. Her murals can be seen in Downtown Los Angeles and Spain. Elizabeth Eve King has a background in teaching, painting, theater, comedy and biology. She will be an artist in residence at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art June -Sept 2015 Ms. King is the recipient of two International Tides painting fellowships, and two international biology Earthwatch grants. She was an advisor for the J. Paul Getty’s and the Science Center’s, Arts &; Science program. She was the Science and Arts coordinator in Bosnia with Global Children’s Organization (a summer camp for war orphans and refugees) in 2000. She was the founding Arts & Sciences Director for Esperanza Community Housing Corporation . She’s worked with children in Bosnia, crocodiles in Mexico, frogs in Puerto Rico, egrets in Bali, mushrooms in Montana, archaeologists in Spain and planted butterfly gardens in South Central Los Angeles. The butterflies wish she had chosen a different location. Her short stories have been published widely
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