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City Guide

by Carolyn Kellogg

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From F. Scott Fitzgerald to Nathanael West, Joan Didion to Raymond Chandler, many writers have been inspired by Los Angeles. In this installment of City Guides, Carolyn Kellogg, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times and Jacket Copy blogger, visits her favorite haunts made famous by writers of both past and present.

Upcoming Events

Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Workshop
PEN Center USA
December 3, 2016 - 10:00am
Poetry/Fiction
Reading
The Last Bookstore
December 3, 2016 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Performance
Beyond Baroque
December 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Performance
Beyond Baroque
December 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Workshop
Beyond Baroque
December 4, 2016 - 7:30pm

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Conferences and Residencies

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Los Angeles, California
Conference
Los Angeles, California United States
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Los Angeles, California United States

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From Grants and Awards

Commonwealth Club of California

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From the Directory of Writers

Fiction Writer
Los Angeles, CA
Poet
Los Angeles, CA
Poet
Culver City, CA

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From the Magazine

by Michael Taeckens

July/August 2016

Los Angeles Times book editor Carolyn Kellogg talks MFAs, publishing optimism, and how she’s revolutionizing her new position in the shifting landscape of book reviews.

by Kevin Nance

November/December 2013

Kate Gale, the cofounder and managing editor of the Pasadena, California–based Red Hen Press, which celebrates its twentieth anniversary next year, discusses the press's history, growth, and the keys to its success.

by Travis Kurowski

May/June 2012

Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue's MagNet features Southwest Review, Oxford American, Midwestern Gothic, the Los Angeles Review, ZYZZYVA, Hawk & Handsaw, and Common.

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Literary Places

826LA is a non-profit organization that supports students ages six to eighteen in their expository writing skills, and helps teachers inspire their students to write. The center provides after-...

Located in Santa Monica, California, the Writers Junction, offers quiet writing rooms for rent. Facilities include rooms with private desks, library-like open tables, a lounge area, a conference...

In 2010, Adam Bernales and Denice Diaz opened Seite Books within a shared space with Diaz's mother selling dresses. The store now contains about 20,000 volumes of new and used books, mainly...

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