Now in it’s third year, PAINTED STORIES is WSN’s reading series where we put artists on stage with authors and let words serve as inspiration to turn blank canvas into works of art.
NEXT PAINTED STORIES EVENT:
PAINTED STORIES XI
(see below for how to submit for future events)
NOTE for Authors and Artists
Interested in being considered for our PAINTED STORIES series?
ARTISTS: Please send an email to email@example.com and include a link to your web-site and a brief description of your work. We offer a $100 stipend to artists for time/materials and the rights to use your paintings after the event for future promotions. When we are allowed, we hold an auction at the end of each event and split the proceeds 50/50 so as an artist you not only get paid, you get your name and artwork out into the hands of art lovers too!
AUTHORS: Featured authors need to fill a 20-25 minute segment, which depending upon how fast you read is typically anywhere from 2500-3000 words. Fiction and non-fiction accepted. Check for any specified themes. We are no longer able to offer authors a stipend, but we do allow time at the end of each program for all participating authors to sign and sell copies of their books and keep 100% of their sales.
Please send your submissions as an attachment in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
with the Subject Line: Painted Stories Submission
Submissions open all year round.
PAINTED STORIES X
Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 2-4PM
Location: College of Southern Nevada, Charleston Campus
Auditorium K-101 (in the K-Bldg)
Mercedes Yardley (reading from “Little Dead Red”)
Brian Rouff (reading from “The House Always Wins”)
Eric James Miller (reading “The Ghost of John Bartlett”)
with Guest Artist: Meegan Boiros
PAINTED STORIES IX
Sunday, Sunday July 16, 2017
at the Southpoint Casino
(in Sonoma Room A)
Megan Edwards reading from “Getting Off On Frank Sinatra”
Linda Lou reading from “Bastard Husband: A Love Story”
and Greg Blake Miller reading from a work-in-progress
set in beautiful St. Petersburg, Russia
RETURNING GUEST ARTIST:
PAINTED STORIES VIII
“Love Is In The Ink”
Sunday, February 12, 2017
at the Bootlegger Bistro
(7700 S. Las Vegas Blvd., just north of Blue Diamond)
reading “The Second Time Around”
from The Mafia Funeral and Other Short Stories
reading a work-in-progress piece “Seeing Red”
reading/performing “After Riverside”
with short readings from F. Scott Fitzgerald, Walt Whitman and Megyn Kelly interspersed
Our GUEST ARTIST was Audrey Fox
PAINTED STORIES VII
Sunday, October 30, 2016
inside the Jewel Box Theater
at the Clark County Public Library
(located on Flamingo Rd. just east of Maryland Pkwy.)
This is a public event that is FREE for everyone!
(click her bio and list of books available on Amazon here
or check out her writer’s blog A Broken Laptop here)
reading from “Nameless”,
book one of her Bone Angel Trilogy
(click his publisher page here)
reading from his wry, spooky debut novel
“Marvin’s World of Deadheads”
Returning GUEST ARTIST Meegan Boiros
and New Guest Artist Charlotte Fox
The theme for this one is “Spooky Autumn”
and promises to be very colorful!
PAINTED STORIES VI
Sunday, July 31, 2016 inside the Jewel Box Theater
at the Clark County Public Library
The theme was “Endless Summer”
Our Featured Authors were Karen Haid
reading from “Calabria: The Other Italy”
and Deborah Coonts reading from “Crushed”,
book one of her new Heart of Napa Series.
Our Guest Artists were Dale Sprague and Gabbie Hirsch
(This was a really fun and funny one!)