This Thursday, Hold On To Your Hats…


It’s the Lost and Found Show’s inaugural event!  Come out and hear strange tales about hats, take part in our trivia contest to win prizes, and even a chance for YOU  to read a hat story of your own!

Whether it’s a fedora, baseball cap, or leopard-skin pill-box hat, put on your favorite headgear, and come out for a fun night in the Lower East Side!

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM (Doors 7PM)

Happy Ending

302 Broome St. between Eldridge and Forsyth

Facebook Event Page


Michele Carlo

Michele Carlo is the author of the memoir Fish Out Of Agua: My life on neither side of the (subway) tracks (Citadel 2010), which began as stories told at the MOTH. A solo show adaptation of Fish Out of Agua will appear at the 20th Annual L.A. Women’s Theater Festival in March 2013. For more info:

Mike Brown

Mike Brown is a standup comic and writer based in New York. In 2012,
He was named one of Rooftop Comedy’s Comics to Watch, Caroline’s Best
of New Talent and a semi-finalist in NY Funniest Stand Up competition
presented by JetBlue. His material is based on growing up in New York
City and is accessible to many audiences ranging from corporate
(NAACP, NYSC) to collegiate (Penn State, SUNY Albany, CUNY City,
Hofstra University). Learn more about Mike Brown:

Andrew Lloyd-Jones

Andrew was born in London, England and grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. He won the Fish Prize with his story “Feathers and Cigarettes”, and his writing has featured in theTales of the Decongested anthologies, in the Canongate collection Original Sins and in the anthology Down the Angel. He is a founder of the original Liars’ League, one of London’s most successful literary evenings, showcasing emerging short story writers from around the world. Andrew now lives and writes in New York.


–          A very special Hat trivia contest!

–          Special Prizes!

–          5 minute storytelling open mic lottery – Bring your story for a chance to read!

Hosted by:

Daniel Guzman

Daniel Guzmán is a writer of surreal fiction, essays, and film reviews. His work has appeared in the New York Press, Cinespect, the L Magazine’s Literary Upstart Reading Series, and Rio Grande Review.  He has performed at such venues as The Slipper Room, Cornelia Street Café, and the Bowery Poetry Club. He is the producer of the Exquisite Hotel, a noir-styled cabaret reading series.

And remember, SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN for upcoming theme shows…click on the Submissions Page to send in your story! Our friendly staff of readers are standing by.

Hat Stories due This Friday!


The submission deadline for Lost and Found’s “Hat” Show is this Friday, January 4th!

If your story is selected, you’ll be invited to read along with our featured authors on Thursday, January 17th at Happy Ending.

Did the New Year inspire you?  Then, get typing! We’d love to hear your story! Take a look at our submissions page for details about our upcoming Hat show, and all future shows:

Submissions Open for January Show


The first show is fast approaching!

There’s still time to submit a story for the Thursday January 17th inaugural show. The theme for the night is Hats. Top hats, fedoras, 10-gallon hats…whatever headgear you like. If you have a story with a hat in it, send it in. You may find yourself part of the lineup. Literary glory is just a click away!

Send your story by Friday January 4th, 2013.

Submission guidelines can be found here.

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