Notable Los Angeles: 3/20–3/26

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Monday 3/20: Marc Eliot in conversation with Fraser Heston discusses and signs Charlton Heston: Hollywood’s Last Icon. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Tuesday 3/21: Melissa Scrivner Love discusses and signs Lola. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Lisa See discusses and signs The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Melissa Febos discusses her memoir Abandon Me, in conversation with Melissa Broder. It’s Melissas all the way down. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Wednesday 3/22: Lisa See discusses and signs The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.

Jeanette Clough, Sarah Maclay, Holaday Mason, Jim Natal, Jan Wesley, Brenda Yates, and Mariano Zaro all read from and discuss their new collection Angle of Reflection. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Scot Sothern discusses and signs Big City. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Paul Hughen reads and signs The Lucky Son. 7 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Pen USA presents YA Resists: Young Adult Authors Read Out. Featuring Cecil Castellucci, Cherry Cheva, Brandy Colbert, Cylin Busby, Lilliam Rivera, Maureen Goo, Kristen Kittscher, Lindsey Klingele, Mark London, Gretchen McNeil, Sherri L Smith, Janet Tashijan, and Diana Wagman. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Thursday 3/23: Michael Tolkin discusses and signs his new novel, NK3. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Nicole Gulotta with Amelia Morris discusses and signs Eat This Poem: A Literary Feast of Recipes Inspired by Poetry. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Daniel Jose Ruiz reads from his debut novel Coconut Versus, with Bruce Bauman. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Friday 3/24: Viola Shipman discusses and signs The Hope Chest. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Beth Pratt-Bergstrom discusses her book When Mountain Lions Are Neighbors. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Rick Smith joins RD Armstrong for an evening of poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

Saturday 3/25: Derek Thompson discusses and signs Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.

Josu Baque Ugarteburu and Mariano Zaro headline an evening of poetry in Basque, Catalan, Galician, and Spanish. Sponsored by the Spanish Resource Center of the Consulate General of Spain. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

Sunday 3/26: Simona Grossi presents and signs Looking for Clara, Arthur Houghton presents and signs Dark Athena, and Vera Teller presents and signs Check It Off! Pave Your Way Through College to Career. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Eliza Wheeler reads from her book John Ronald’s Dragons. 4 p.m. at Skylight Books.

J.Mae Barzio and Allison Benis read from their poetry. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

Nicole Gulotta discusses and signs Eat this Poem. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.

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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 L.A. 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 NotableLA @ The Rumpus . net More from this author →