Join acclaimed Hollywood writers Ken LaZebnik, Richard Kramer, and Peter Mehlman at The Hesby Writer’s Cafe in North Hollywood for a night of drinks, hors d’ouevres and survival tips for writers, moderated by comedienne Alyson Weaver.
Location: The Hesby/TheHesbyLife.com – where neighborhood meets chic retreat
Date/Time: Thurs, March 6, 7-9 pm
Admission: Price: $8 general, $5 students
Event Topics include:
* Breaking into writing for different mediums (TV, film, and books)
* Trends in the Entertainment Industry
* The Hollywood writer’s image: dressed for success …or failure?
Ken LaZebnik is a playwright and screenwriter whose work ranges from collaborations with Garrison Keillor and Robert Altman to the popular CBS series Touched by An Angel. He’s also the author of Hollywood Digs, a new story collection about Hollywood’s lost luminaries. www.kenlazebnik.com
Richard Kramer is an Emmy and multiple Peabody Award winning writer, director, and producer whose work includes Thirtysomething, My So-called Life, and Tales of Two Cities. His recently published novel, These Things Happen, is about a modern family set among Manhattan’s high-powered liberal elite and has been optioned for TV by HBO and Oprah’s HARPO films. www.richardkramer.com
Peter Mehlman is an Emmy Award nominee and former Seinfeld writer and producer whose recent credits include the web series, The Narrow World of Sports, and the award-winning comedy short, BLANK. His comedic novel, It Won’t Always Be This Great, follows one Long Island podiatrist caught in a manhunt mid-life crisis in the crushing complacency of suburbia. www.pmehlman.com
Alyson Weaver is a fixture in L.A.’s comedy scene, performing regularly at world-renowned venues including The Comedy Store, Hollywood Improv, and Laugh Factory. She also writes screenplays. Funny ones. www.thealysonweaver.com