Los Angeles


Guidelines for Submissions

Anyone is welcome to submit a story for consideration.  If you are interested in submitting for an upcoming show, please send an email to event's producers at laurelcanyonspeakeasy@gmail.com.

Include a synopsis of the story and its relation to the theme, or the story if its already written.  We will review all submissions and notify you either way.
Complete stories will given preference over pitches.

  • All stories must be true, first-person accounts.  
  • Stories should be around 8 minutes in length when read aloud or approximately 1200-1300 words.  If the story you submit is longer than this, you will be expected to edit if your story is chosen.  Memorization is not required--we prefer that you read from the page.
  • Stories must have a connection to the theme of the event.
  • Storytellers must attend a mandatory rehearsal prior to the event.
  • Storytellers should be willing to work with the show's producers to develop and shape their stories.
  • Storytellers are required to submit a final copy of their story one week prior to the show.

Upcoming Themes

Saturday, November 11th.
Accepting submissions through November 11th. 

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