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The Library Foundation of Los Angeles cordially invites you to join us for the fourth episode of “The Writer’s Cut.” This new series, exclusively for Library Foundation Members and others, celebrates the written word and how it comes to life on television thanks to the modern storytellers of our time: the writers who craft our favorite shows.

This fourth installment will feature veteran writer/producer Eric Overmyer, who has worked on some of television’s most well-loved shows, including Treme, The Wire, and his new pilot, Bosch.

To view the pilot from his most current show, Bosch, click here.

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Eric Overmyer

Eric Overmyer is a writer and producer. He has written and/or produced numerous TV shows, including St. Elsewhere, Homicide: Life on the Street, Law & Order, The Wire, New Amsterdam, and Treme. He has been nominated for two Emmy awards, and three Writer’s Guild of America awards. He is the recipient of the Edgar Allen Poe award for his work on The Wire.He is currently writing on Bosch, which is based on the Michael Connelly Harry Bosch book series.


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Alex Cohen

Alex Cohen is co-host of KPCC’s “Take Two” show. Prior to that, she was host of KPCC’s “All Things Considered.” She has also hosted and reported for NPR programs including “Morning Edition,” “All Things Considered” and “Day to Day” as well as American Public Media’s “Marketplace” and “Weekend America.” Prior to that, she was the L.A. Bureau Chief for KQED FM in San Francisco. She has won various journalistic awards including the LA Press Club’s Best Radio Anchor prize. Alex is also the author of Down and Derby: The Insider’s Guide to Roller Derby.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the reservation policy for The Writers Cut?

    Reservations will be taken until the program is full, at which point a waiting list will be maintained.  If you or anyone in your party can no longer attend, please inform us ahead of time, so that we can maintain an accurate reservation count as well as accomodate other guests who wish to attend.  If you are on the waiting list and a reserved guest cancels, a representative of the Library Foundation will contact you regarding availability.

  • Where is the Mark Taper Auditorium?

    The Mark Taper Auditorium and Flora Thornton Courtyard are located on the first floor of the Central Library at 630 West Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071.

  • Where should I park?

    Parking is available in the lot underneath the Central Library at 524 South Flower Street. Standard rates apply.


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