Notable Los Angeles: 7/20-7/26

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Saturday 7/20: Robert Rotstein will be signing copies of Corrupt Practices (A Parker Stern Novel). 12 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Unkindest Cut reading series with readers Justin Becker, Kate Coltun & Dave Horwitz. 6 p.m. at The Pop Hop.

Sunday 7/21: PEN Center USA and UC Press presents the Go West Reading Series. Chuck McFadden presents Trailblazer. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Hitched: The Poetry of Emerging Counterparts, this month featuring Shiloh Schatzkamer withS Shayla McMurray, and Sharyl Collin with Larry Colker. Hosted by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo. 5 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.

Monday 7/22: Sahar Delijani discusses and signs Children of the Jacaranda Tree. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Tuesday 7/23: Lindy DeKoven discusses and signs Primetime Princess. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Tré Miller Rodríguez reads from and signs her new work, Splitting the Difference: A Heart-Shaped Memoir. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Wednesday 7/24: Rebecca Solnit reads from The Faraway Nearby. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Thursday 7/25: Homo-Centric in July, hosted by Hank Henderson. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Tara Ison, James Reich, and Scot Sothern all read from their latest works. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Friday 7/26: Maurene Goo discusses and signs Since You Asked… 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

I Love You, Black Man: An Evening with Salinas Poet Laureate James B. Golden spotlights Golden’s latest book, The Inside of an Orange and other award winning works, and features performances by local artists. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.


Xach Fromson is a native Angeleno who studied creative writing at California State University Northridge, where he worked on The Northridge Review. He is currently an MFA candidate at 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. Follow him on Twitter @_mythogenesis_. More from this author →