Notable Los Angeles


The following is a short list of literary LA happenings:

Saturday 1/5: Dave Ross and Jake Weissman host Two-Headed Beast, a story-telling show. I’ve seen great comedians participate. Two of which were Kyle Kinane and Maria Bamford. Free. Stories. 8 p.m.

Sunday 1/6: Story-time! Bring your kids, bring their friends, bring the neighbor’s kids, for classic and contemporary children’s books read by Jessica Jill Turner & Friends. Free. The Pop-Hop. Noon.

Thursday 1/10: A Bizarro Fiction Spectacular! With authors: Kristin Alene, Amelia Gray, Ben Loory, Cameron Pierce, and Eric Raymond. Free. Stories. 7 p.m.

Always: Start the year off right by becoming an 826LA volunteer! Volunteering at 826LA is one of the best ways to spend your time. Recently, 826LA opened up a brand new location with a beautiful store. In addition, Forbes Magazine highlighted 826LA’s Marisa Urrutia Gedney. Congrats to 826LA!

Zoe Ruiz is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. Her work has appeared in The Weeklings, Salon, Two Serious Ladies, and Ohio Edit. She studied creative writing at UC Santa Cruz and now lives in Los Angeles. More from this author →