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2018 EPIC Read-A-Thon Fundraiser

  • Desert Island Supply Co. 5500 1st Avenue North Birmingham, AL, 35212 United States (map)

The 2018 Epic Read-A-Thon is a 24-hour, nonstop, out-loud reading of short stories and novellas. 

We need your help to make it happen! 

Sign up to read for a 10-minute shift at and then ask your friends, family, co-workers and others to support your campaign with a tax-deductible donation.

Readers of all ages are welcome! After you sign up as a reader/fundraiser, we'll be in touch with the schedule so you can find a reading shift that suits you on either Friday, February 23, or Saturday, February 25.

As always, the Epic Read-A-Thon will benefit the Woodlawn Writers Corps, the Desert Island Supply Co.'s main in-school program, which offers weekly creative writing workshops to more than 700 students at Oliver Elementary, Avondale Elementary and Putnam Middle School.

Earlier Event: February 21
Out Loud HSV featuring Alina Stefanescu
Later Event: February 24
Writers Anonymous Mid-Winter Conference