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Story Slam!

  • Date: 03/01/2023  (all day)
  • Location: Grant R Brimhall and Newbury Park Branch Libraries
    1401 E Janss Road
    Thousand Oaks, California 91362
  • Introduction: As part of One City, One Book the Thousand Oaks Library will be hosting a spring Story Slam.

Inspired by Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt, writers of all ages are invited to submit a story based on the themes of the ocean, animal companions, aging, loss, family, self-discovery, and found family.

Join us for an after-hours reading of selected stories read on stage by the authors. Audience favorite will win a prize. Interested in submitting a story? 

Word Count: Maximum 1,200 words or 8-9 minutes.

Submission: Any service counter at the library or emailed to with the subject heading “Story Slam.” Entries must be autobiographical, true stories, and rated PG.

Deadline: March 27, 2023. Selected storytellers will be notified by April 1, 2023 and will read their stories on April 14, 2023.

OCOB 2023 Flyer

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