THE RATTLING WALL, Issue 3: Reading & Release

10 Nov.

Sat. November 10, 8pm – Continuing its collaborative reading series, PEN Center USA will present The Rattling Wall, Issue 3, at Hollywood Forever‘s Masonic Lodge on November 10, 2012, at 8pm, featuring readings by L.A. Times book critic David L. Ulin, James Meetze, Jillian Lauren , Angel Nafis, Sean Carswell, and Joshua Mohr. Prior to the reading a short film by Danny Corey and Heather Simons, which details the making of the issue, will be screened, as well as artwork projected by Issue 3 featured artist, Ben Tegel. The event will finish with a book signing.

Tickets for the event are $10, and will only be sold online prior to the event by visiting:

Lyndsey Lesh Process Blog


Lyndsey Lesh’s process blog Off Thee Wall updates – This writing and drawing process blog began as a collaboration between illustrator Lyndsey Lesh and Michelle Meyering, editor of The Rattling Wall. Using passages from The Rattling Wall Issue 2 as inspiration, Lyndsey’s writing thirty-five flash fiction stories and pairing each with an original illustration. New updates since the Synchronicity show! Check it out!

8th Annual Printers’ Ball


Narrow Books donates to The 8th Annual Printers’ Ball, Fri. July 20, 6pm – We’ve just sent out a bundle of The Rattling Wall and Two Letters to The Printers’ Ball in Chicago! Presented by Poetry Magazine, this year’s theme is TIME WARP and highly encourages costumes, along with face painting and an open bar onsite in Downtown’s historic Ludington Building. Stop by Columbia College Chicago this Friday, July 20 from 6pm-11pm for thousands of free books, broadsides and magazines donated by publishers from all over the literary galaxy.

LYNDSEY LESH: The Art of The Rattling Wall


LYNDSEY LESH: The Art of The Rattling Wall at Synchronicity Gallery, Sat. April 14th, 7-10pm – Join PEN Center USA and Narrow Books for this one night only event, LYNDSEY LESH: The Art of The Rattling Wall. The show will feature artwork from Issue 2 of The Rattling Wall literary journal, as well as new work featured on Off Thee Wall, personal pieces, and a mural on the gallery’s outside wall. RSVP Now! Also, don’t miss the bookmark making workshop at Synchronicity with Lyndsey on Sun. April 15, from Noon-3 PM.

THE RATTLING WALL at Skylight Books

17 March

THE RATTLING WALL at Skylight Books, Saturday, March 17, 7pm – Join The Rattling Wall on Saturday, March 17 at Skylight Books in Los Feliz. J. Ryan Stradal and Natashia Deon (The Rattling Wall, Issue 2) will read from their own work; other readers include Alan Soldofsky, George Ducker, Romus Simpson and Issue 2 featured artist Lyndsey Lesh! Plus green beer to celebrate St. Pat’s! More info and RSVP now!