Monday 10/7: Andre Dubus III presents and signs Dirty Love. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Tuesday 10/8: Tongue & Groove presents readers Amelia Gray, Jeremy Radin, Pam Noles, Marsha de la O, and music by Kevin Sandbloom. 6:30 p.m. at The Annenberg Community Beach House. Free. There’s a $6 parking lot nearby. RSVP here.
Wednesday 10/9: Lily Brett presents and signs Lola Bensky. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Thursday 10/10: ALOUD presents Tell, Not Show: The Pleasure of Not Writing for the Movies. Alice McDermot in conversation with Brighde Mullins. Doors at 7 p.m. at the LAPL Downtown Public Library’s Mark Taper Auditorium.
Day of the Dead storytelling with Consuelo Flores and Frankie Hernandez. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Friday 10/11: Allison Burnett, Dan Fante, Anna David, David Ulin, & Alan Watt present and sign My First Novel: Tales of Woe and Glory. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
La Poesia Festival: Migración del Canto and publication party for the anthology published by Caza de Poesia is your opportunity to bring original poetry, prose, or songs in Spanish to share. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Sunday 10/13: Roar Shack presents The Whirling World. Lisa Cheby, Justine Musk, Ron Burch, Siel Ju, Kate Maruyama, and Rumpus Contributor Rob Roberge will read from their own works. The event will also feature a Live Write component. 4 p.m. at 826LA Echo Park.
Rhapsodomancy celebrates their 9th anniversary show with Rumpus interviewees Cynthia Cruz and Louise Mathias, as well as Rumpus contributors Rob Roberge and Wendy C. Ortiz. Doors open at 7 p.m., with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. at The Good Luck Bar. $5 suggested donation. 21+ event.