Saturday 4/27: RA Ralease Party features Jessica Ceballos, Vicky Deger, Scott Kuza, Anthony Miller, and Thomas Fraisse. RA is dedicated to creating new and original dialogue by providing a platform to promote the work of LA based visionaries. Free. 7 p.m. 1850 industrial street, unit 311, Los Angeles, 90021
Sunday 4/28: Tongue and Groove and PEN center USA present The 2013 Emerging Voices Fellows, featuring Terrance Flynn, Krisserin Canary, Elle Brooks, Lilliam Rivera, Kima Jones & Tommy Moore, with musical guest Janet Klein and her Parlor Boy. Hosted by Conrad Romo. 6 p.m. at The Hotel Cafe. $6, 21+ event.
Monday 4/29: Open Mic Night is a weekly event where you can share your work with a live audience. Got a new piece? Show it some love. Sign-ups start at 7:45 p.m. and readings begin at 8:00 at The Last Bookstore.
Tuesday 4/30: Steph Cha reads from Follow Her Home, her debut novel set right here in L.A. in true Noir form. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wednesday 5/1: Join Anna Stothard in conversation with Davy Rothbart! 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 5/2: Robert Perisic presents and signs Our Man In Iraq, a novel set in 2003 in the Iraq War. 7:00 p.m. at Book Soup.
Friday 5/3: Poets Doug Knott, Sherman Pearl, Florence Weinberger, and M.J. Roberts join forces for an evening of poetry titled “Two Presidents, a Philosopher, and a Teacher.” 8:00 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.