Francesca Lia Block and Ollstein Culver City Readings and Refreshments

Please come join novelist Francesca Lia Block and playwright Laurel Ollstein for an afternoon of readings and refreshments at a charming Culver City location.
Hear about everything from lost brothers
to 1970’s Paris fashion models
to women who consummate their love with effigies of dead boyfriends as Francesca and Laurel’s students read selections from their work.

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Ollstein Solo Show Class at UCLA Begins January 27

Writing Yourself onto the Stage: The One-Person Show The solo show is theater at its best. The bare essentials–a good story and one performer. This course is for writers, actors, comics, and anyone who wants to create (or are in the process of creating) their... read more

Look What She Did! Laurel Ollstein on Jerrie Cobb

Here’s a video of my appearance on the Look What She Did! series.  This was a great opportunity to share some of my thoughts about the almost first female astronaut, Jerrie Cobb, the main character in They Promised Her the... read more