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Miri Hunter Haruach published writings include a collection of poetry
Dancing With the Wind, 2009 and a short story collection entitled In
Search of Her Own Desire, 2011
. Her academic writing has appeared in the
Bridges: a journal of Jewish feminist writings. In addition, she
has been a featured writer for several academic encyclopedias on the topics
of folklore and ancient goddess traditions. As a playwright, Hunter has toured
the country with her one woman semi-biographical play,
Grandmothers of the
. She is the founder of Project Sheba a non profit organization that
provides grants and funding to young girls and women in the arts. Project
Sheba also produces theatre and musical fundraisers to help support
women's groups and peace organizations. Hunter currently resides in the
Joshua Tree area where she spends her spare time doing things that don't
involve any actual writing, such as fronting a country rock band and donning
cowgirl gear to play the lead in a local wild west show. She is also an adjunct
associate professor at
St. Mary's College in Moraga CA.
Lit Crawl L.A.Round 2
Going to the Dawgs
October 25, 2017, 8 pm @ The  Fat Dog
Mary Kuryla's collection Freak Weather Stories was selected by Amy
Hempel for the
2016 AWP Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction. It will come out
with University of Massachusetts Press in October 2017.Her stories have
received the
Pushcart Prize, the Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Prize and
have appeared or are forthcoming in
Epoch, Denver Quarterly, Witness,
Greensboro Review, Pleiades, The New Orleans Review, Copper Nickel, The
Normal School, The Adroit Journal
and, for the third time, in Alaska Quarterly
. Kuryla's award-winning shorts and feature films have premiered at
Sundance and Toronto. She has written screen adaptations for United Artists
MGM. Kuryla has been a scholar at New York Summer Writers
and a Margaret Bridgeman Scholar in Fiction at Bread Loaf, and
posts her latests work and news at
Miri Hunter Haruach
Christopher Meeks first published short fiction in a number of literary
journals, and the stories are available in two collections,
The Middle-Aged Man
and the Sea
and Months and Seasons. He’s also published the literary novels
The Brightest Moon of the Century and Love at Absolute Zero, and the crime
Blood Drama and A Death in Vegas. In October, Meeks' war novel, The
Chords of War
with Iraq war veteran Samuel Gonzalez, will arrive. He teaches
English and creative writing at
Santa Monica College and Children’s Literature
at the
Art Center College of Design.  More about the writer at chrismeeks.com.
Lit Crawl L.A. 2017
Mary Kuryla
Christopher Meeks
Join us during Round 2 at

11050 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood
in the NoHo Arts District

Lit Crawl L.A. is a
free to the public event

Click below for directions and the full
Lit Crawl L.A. 2017 schedule.
Adopt Me Rescue is a foster based small dog rescue here in Los
Angeles California.  We are a dedicated group of people rescuing the sick, old
seniors, injured, overlooked and forgotten dogs due to their medical conditions
or red listed dogs from the shelter that are going to be euthanized. Adopt Me
Rescue often rescues "special needs" dogs from shelters. Click on their log to
find out more about their work and how to foster or adpot a dog.