Notable Los Angeles 3/16-3/22


Saturday 3/16: Unkindest Cut: Janet Sarbanes and Amina Cain read at this inaugural reading event that combines a reading and eating until you burst. 6 to 8 p.m. at The Pop-Hop. Free.

Will Wright Reads: Will Wright reads with Rumpus contributor J. Ryan Stradal, Chiwan Choi, Andrew Choate, Chip Godwin, Sam Dugelmeier and Anya Yurchyshyn. 8 p.m. at The Comrade Club. Free.

Sunday 3/17: Roar Shack presents: Hide One Thing in Your Heart. Rumpus contributor J. Ryan Stradal, Helena Lipstadt, Jessie Rothwell, Bill Luvaas, Erica Blumenson-Cook, Ryan Elliot Wilson, Vicky Deger, and Nikki Darling read from their works, with musical guest Dylan Neal. 5 p.m. at The Last Bookstore. Free.

Nerdist Writers Panel includes Jennifer Crittenden, Nicolas Falacci and Cheryl Heuton, and more in an informal chat moderated by Ben Blacker. 5 p.m. at Meltdown Comics. Tickets are $10. Proceeds benefit 826LA.

Monday 3/18: Rumpus contributor David McConnell discusses his new nonfiction book American Honor Killings, about a half-dozen gay murder victims. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books. Free.

Tuesday 3/19: ALOUD present Marisa Silver in conversation with poet and memoirist Meghan O’Rourke. 7:15 p.m. at LAPL Central Library’s Mark Taper Auditorium. Free, reservations recommended.

Wednesday 3/20: EAT WRITE a foodie and literary event: Readings by Rumpus Contributor J. Ryan Stradal. Melinda Hill, Jeremy Radin, Billy Burgos, and music from Malik ‘the FreQ’ Moore. 8 p.m. at Muddy Leek Restaurant. $20 tickets, food and wine included.

Thursday 3/21: Sarah Erdreich discusses and signs Generation Roe: Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Free.

Friday 3/22: Kristin Posehn in conversation with Jonathan Griffin about Posehn’s art book Reclamation. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books. Free.

Xach Fromson is a native Angeleno and the co-host/co-founder of Shades & Shadows, a sci-fi/fantasy/horror/etc. reading series here in LA. He studied creative writing at California State University Northridge, where he worked on The Northridge Review. He received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California Riverside Palm Desert Low Residency program, and is finishing his first novel. He appeared at Dirty Laundry Lit's "Love Sucks" event in February 2013, and has stories published in "Halloween Tales" and "Winter Horror Days" from Omnium Gatherum press. And once, he slew a dragon. Follow him on Twitter @_mythogenesis_. Want your event listed here? Send an email with the information to [email protected]. More from this author →