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September 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hollywood 1987. A couple meet in a stand-up comedy workshop. What more can possibly go wrong?
Author Ralph Cissne will read from his new novel Angel City Singles – debuted in June at #2 on the Oklahoma Best Seller list – followed by a discussion on finding your voice and inspiring the next generation of creatives.
“Set in a bygone Los Angeles so crisply detailed that its hip haunts and scenic paths often steal the show…” – US Review of Books
“…ambitiously endeavors to depict the power of art as an antidote to existential crisis…” – Kirkus Reviews
Angel City Singles is Ralph Cissne’s first novel. An award-winning poet, his short stories have appeared in publications such as American Way and Playboy. His poetry collection Don’t Be Shy was published in 2015. A native Californian, Cissne grew up in a military family and graduated from The University of Oklahoma School of Journalism. He lives in Oklahoma where he writes and volunteers as a creative life skills mentor.