Posts Tagged: Cecil Castellucci

Notable Los Angeles: 8/14–8/20

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Monday 8/14: WRITE CLUB Los Angeles Chapter 66: Strange Magick. Featuring readings by Yasamin Safarzadeh, Anahita Safarzadeh, Justin Welborn, Raven Mystere, Marc Rigaud, and Vincent Lacey. Hosted by Paula Killen, Justin Wellborn, and Jeff Dorchen. 7 p.m. at The Bootleg Theater.

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Next Letter for Kids: Jose Pimienta

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We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from illustrator Jose Pimienta! Jose writes to us about the day he left Georgia, picked up a good friend in Kentucky, and headed west to pursue an art career in California. This awesome letter about their trek and the lives they’ve built since arriving in West Burbank is filled with wonderful illustrations, too!

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #82: Cecil Castellucci

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The artistic oeuvre of Cecil Castellucci is dauntingly varied and vast. A singer/songwriter, a playwright, a librettist, she is also the author of many books, ranging from the picture book Grandma’s Gloves (winner of the California Book Award Gold Medal) to the YA novels Boy Proof, Tin Star, and the part comic, part prose novel The Year of the Beasts.

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/24–4/30

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Monday 4/24: Jeff Guinn discusses and signs The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Tuesday 4/25: Ed Rucker discusses and signs his thriller The Inevitable Witness. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/3–4/9

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Monday 4/3: Brooks Arthur Wachtel discusses and signs Lady Sherlock: Circle of the Smiling Dead. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Tuesday 4/4: Bradley Spinelli with Robert Anasi discusses and signs The Painted Gun. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

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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.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #59: Marisa Silver

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Marisa Silver is a formidable writer. The world she weaves is masterfully laid out. Her sharp eye focuses on the brutal changes that women experience, not just emotionally but physically as well. Her beautiful, dreamy novel, Little Nothing, is a story of transformation and love.

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The Black Clock 17 Launch!

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Hey Los Angeles Rockers!

Sunday night is the launch and reading event of Black Clock, issue 17 and you know you want to be there.

Come see readings by: Cecil Castellucci, Rumpus contributor Antonia Crane, Dayna Dunne, Brian Evenson, and Andrew Nicholls at The Mandrake this Sunday, November 10th at 7 p.m.

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National Book Award Finalists Announced

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Here is the complete list of finalists for the National Book Award in the fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young adult categories.

The finalists include Rumpus interviewee Rachel Kushner and Rumpus book club participant George Saunders—plus one of the judges in the young adult category is our Letters for Kids editor Cecil Castellucci!

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