Notable Los Angeles: 11/4–11/10


Monday 11/4: Heather Terrell presents and signs Relic (The Books Of Eva I). 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Tuesday 11/5: David & Joe Henry present and signs Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Wednesday 11/6: Melissa Joan Hart presents and signs Melissa Explains It All: Tales from My Abnormally Normal Life. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

DT·LAB presents an evening with poet Dennis Cruz. He’ll be joined by Rich Ferguson, Annette Cruz, Rebecca Gonzales, and Danny Baker. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Thursday 11/7: Celebrate the publication of Great Weather for MEDIA’s latest anthology of poetry and short fiction, “The Understanding between Foxes and Light.” Featuring readings by Dana Beardsley Crotwell, Rich Ferguson, Christian Georgescu, Richard Loranger, Jane Ormerod, Puma Perl, Crystal Lane Swift, Tina Yang and Sherre Vernon. 7 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Please join Tavi Gevinson, along with the online magazine’s Los Angeles contributors, and Drawn & Quarterly to launch Rookie Yearbook Two. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Friday 11/8: The Unkindest Cut returns for its fourth installment, with readings by John Washington, Felipe Martinez, Johannes Gorannson, and Dolores Dorantes with Jen Hofer. Hosted by Saehee and Ani. Doors open at 7 p.m. at The Pop Hop.

James Greer reads from his latest collection, Everything Flows, and Franki Elliot reads from Kiss as Many Women as You Can. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Allie Brosh, of Hyperbole and a Half fame, is signing copies of her book by the same name. The event is free, but you’ll have to get a ticket for the signing line by buying the book at the venue. It all happens at 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Saturday 11/9: Michael Krikorian reads from and signs Southside. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.

What Books Press presents readings by Chuck Rosenthal, Gail Wronsky, Rod Val Moore, Lynn Thompson, Katharine Haake, Ramon Garcia, and Mona Houghton. 7: 30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Sunday 11/10: Black Clock is celebrating the release of Issue #17, featuring readings by contributing authors Antonia Crane, Dayna Dunne, Brian Evenson, Cecil Castellucci and Andrew Nicholls. 4 p.m. at Mandrake. 21+ event.

Jason K. Friedman reads from and signs Fire Year. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.

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 LA. 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_. More from this author →