Writers thrive in solitude. Then, they crave company. Search Poet & Writers' Literary Events Calendar to find upcoming readings, book signings, workshops, and other events near you. Here are some highlights:
Tonight, June 21 at 8PM - L.A. Story at Hollywood Forever. Continuing its collaborative reading series, PEN Center USA will present L.A. Story featuring Janet Fitch (Paint it Black, White Oleander), Rachel Kushner (The Flamethrowers, Telex From Cuba), Jim Krusoe (Parsifal, Iceland), Doug Kearney (Fear, Some), and Jim Gavin (Middle Men). A book signing will follow. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance.
At Hollywood Forever, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles.
Tonight, June 21 at 8.30PM - Third Friday Salon. An evening of poetry featuring Hélène Cardona, John FitzGerald, and Mariano Zaro. With Larry Colker, Amalio Madueno, Peggy Dobreer, Daniela Podobea, Lisa Marguerite Mora, and Conney Williams. Hosted by Elena Secota. At The Rapp Saloon, 1436 2nd St., Santa Monica.
June 23 at 2PM - A reading and book signing with Martina Reisz Newberry, author of Learning By Rote and Running Like A Woman With Her Hair On Fire. At the Flintridge Bookstore and Coffee House, 1010 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge.
June 30 at Noon - Poesia Para La Gente: Subway Edition. A one-time event to stimulate and encourage artistic expression throughout the Los Angeles area...via the metro lines. Featuring Billy Burgos, Yago Cura, Sean Hill, Karineh Mahdessian, Ryan Nance, and Conney Williams. Hosted by Jessica Ceballos. $5 for all day metro pass. Meet at the Union Station Red Line platform,800 N Alameda St., Los Angeles.
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