company_partyIt’s that time of year again, so throw on some cool duds, your best writer glasses and prepare to party, Pad style!


Enjoy stories by successful writers/performers Iliza Shlesinger (Winner, Last Comic Standing), Satya Bhabha (New Girl), Julieanne Smolinski (Grace and Frankie), DC Pierson (Community), Cole Kazdin (3x Moth GrandSLAM Winner), Jim Gavin (New Yorker) and other members of LA’s literary glitterati. Rub elbows with Writing Pad luminaries and instructors, celebrate, and kiss someone under a copy of “For Whom The Bell Tolls.” Yowsa!


It’s a great chance to reconnect with old friends and make new ones, and for some, to meet that special literary somebody before the end of the year.


Performers: Iliza Shlesinger (War Paint on Netflix), Satya Bhabha (New Girl), DC Pierson (Community), Cole Kazdin (3x Moth GrandSLAM Winner), Jim Gavin (New Yorker), Julieanne Smolinski (Grace and Frankie), MC: Jessie Rosen (Sunday Night Sex Talks)
Friday, December 5, 2014
8:00-10:30 PM
Cost: $10 (includes snacks and drinks)
Location: Track 16 Gallery, 3571 Hayden Ave, Culver City, CA 90232


Advance tickets are currently sold out. Tonight, we will take people on a standby basis after pre-purchased ticket holders have checked in. Due to fire code restrictions, we can not take more than 98 people. Standby tickets will be first come, first served.



Iliza Shlesinger is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC’S Last Comic Standing. Her debut one hour comedy special, War Paint reached #1 on the iTunes charts and is currently available on Netflix. Most recently she was the host of CBS’s syndicated comedy dating...Read More »


Satya Bhabha has acted opposite Sean Penn in Doug Liman’s political thriller Fair Game, duked it out with Michael Cera in Universal’s Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, and starred in Deepa Mehta’s latest film based on Salman Rushdie’s epic novel, Midnight’s Children. This past season he recurred on Fox’s...Read More »


DC Pierson is a comedian, author, and actor. His first novel, “The Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep And Never Had To” (Vintage Contemporary) won an Alex Award for adult books with special appeal for teen readers from the American Library Association. His second book, “Crap Kingdom” was published March...Read More »


Cole Kazdin’s is a three-time Moth GrandSLAM champion and storyteller in Los Angeles. Cole tells stories all over the country, and tours with the The Moth’s Mainstage. Her essays and stories have been published in The New York Times Modern Love column, Salon, Yoga Journal, Smith Magazine, ABC News...Read More »


Jim Gavin is the author of “Middle Men” (Simon & Schuster). His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Zoetrope, Esquire, Slice, The Mississippi Review, and ZYZZYVA. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Jessie Rosen is a writer/producer. Jessie works as a freelance fashion and entertainment writer for E! Online. Jessie’s blog, 20-Nothings.com, was named a Top 25 Blog by TIME magazine and among the Top 100 Websites for Women as well as Top 10 Websites for Millennials by Forbes in 2013....Read More »

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CANCELLATION POLICY: Once you purchase a ticket for this event, it is nonrefundable or transferrable.