The Rattling Wall, Issue 4 Slate Announcement

PEN Center USA and Narrow Books announce

Los Angeles, CA: PEN Center USA and Narrow Books have announced the slate for The Rattling Wall, Issue 4. The Rattling Wall is a literary journal based in Los Angeles, which specializes in short fiction, travel essays, and poetry.

The Rattling Wall, Issue 4, includes new work by Anne-Marie Kinney, Arielle Bernstein, Ben Loory, Ben Pack, Brady Hammes, Bruce Weigl, Corey Campbell, Dana Johnson, David Francis, Erika Schickel, George Ducker, Heather Simons, Hunter Liguore, James Ragan, Jeremy Radin, Joe Kelly, Laura Bogart, Leah Griesmann, Martin Pousson, Megan Falley, Mehnaz Sahibzada, Michael Tolkin, Minh Pham, Nathalie Handal, Ron Gutierrez, Ruth Nolan, Susan Straight, T. Duncan Anderson Jr., and Wendy Xu.

The Rattling Wall, Issue 4, artist will be announced in the coming weeks, as will the release date for the book and details regarding The Rattling Wall, Issue 4: Reading & Release. Previous launches have been held at the Hammer Museum, the Standard Hotel (Hollywood), and Hollywood Forever.

The Rattling Wall is edited by Michelle Meyering. Meyering is the Director of Programs and Events at PEN Center USA. She has produced hundreds of literary events across Southern California and in January was named a 2013 "Face To Watch" by the Los Angeles Times. She currently teaches in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program in Los Angeles.

The Rattling Wall is generously funded by PEN Center USA and published by Narrow Books.

PEN Center USA, a literary nonprofit based in Beverly Hills, has a membership of more than 600 professional writers. PEN Center USA strives to protect the rights of writers around the world, to stimulate interest in the written word, and to foster a vital literary community among the diverse writers living in the western United States.

Narrow Books is an independent publisher headquartered in Los Angeles. To purchase back issues of The Rattling Wall or to subscribe to the journal, please visit Narrow Books online at

For more information on The Rattling Wall, please contact Michelle Meyering, Director of Programs and Events, at PEN Center USA:

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