Notable Los Angeles 3/24–3/30


Monday 3/24: Rachel Hollis presents and signs Party Girl. 7:00 p.m. at Book Soup.

Tuesday 3/25: Red Hen Press presents a reading by John Barr and Nate Barr. 6:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Community Beach House. The event is free, but parking will cost you.

Seth Fishman discusses and signs The Well’s End. 7:00 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Wednesday 3/26: Jenifer Rigler presents and signs Dancing Through It: My Journey in the Ballet. 7:00 p.m. at Book Soup.

Thursday 3/27: Red Hen Press presents a reading by Mary Armstrong, Nicelle Davis, Austin Straus, and Jacqueline Tchakalian. 7:00 p.m. at the Armory Center for the Arts.

Scott Schultz presents BUSted – True Tales about getting around Los Angeles by people who dont Drive. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books & Cafe.

Willy Vlautin reads from his new book, The Free. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

As part of the ongoing series Errata Salon, Lisa Locascio talks about her intuitive quest to understand Roberto Bolaño’s relationship with Blanes, Spain. 8:30 p.m. at BetaLevel.

Friday 3/28: The Loudest Voice presents poets Stacy Gnall, Robin Coste Lewis, and Sandra Lim and fiction writers Chris Muniz and Ashley Farmer in a special event partnering with the Energies conference at USC. 7:00 p.m. at USC’s Fishbowl Chapel .

Scott Bly reads from Smasher. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Saturday 3/29: Grand Park’s Downtown Bookfest is gonna blow your mind like woah. It’s “the place to see, hear and read from the largest coalition of Los Angeles-based authors and publishers in a day for book lovers both big and small.” Look for 826LA, LAPL, Poesia para la Gente, Writ Large Press, and more at this FREE one-day event. 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. at DTLA’s Grand Park.

Yoga for Writers Workshop: Breath, Neck, and Shoulders is a 2-hour workshop geared towards writers and is great for beginners, as well as seasoned practitioners. Taught by Amber Rothwell and our very own Zoë Ruiz. 6:30 p.m. at The Heartbeat House. $25 if you preregister, $30 at the door. RSVP on Facebook for more information.

Sunday 3/30: Kate Gale reads from Goldilocks Zone. 3:00 p.m. at Skylight Books

Tongue & Groove presents readings by J. Dylan Yates, Marley Klaus, Michele Matheson, David Kendrick, Lauren Eggert-Crowe and music by Amilia Spicer. Hosted by Conrad Romo. 6:00 p.m. at The Hotel Cafe. $6 at the door. 21+ event.

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 →