Notable Los Angeles 3/17–3/23

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Monday 3/17: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Chris Pavone discusses and signs The Accident. 7:00 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Tuesday 3/18: Eve & Leonora Epstein present and sign X vs. y: A Culture War, a Love Story. 7:00 p.m. at Book Soup.

The Moth presents: Time. 7:00 p.m. at Los Globos. $8 at the door, $16 presale. 21+ event.

Wednesday 3/19: Nuovo Writers & Rock Fiction! Duke Haney, Rob Roberge, and Art Edwards will read from and take questions about their respective rock novels. Followed by life acoustic music by Michael Mazochi. 7:00 p.m. at Stories Books & Cafe.

Justin Hocking discusses The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld, in conversation with Antoine Wilson. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Thursday 3/20:  Julian David Stone presents and signs The Strange Birth, Short Life, and Sudden Death of Justice Girl. 7:00 p.m. at Book Soup.

Homo-Centric is back for its March installment! Hosted by Hank Henderson. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books & Cafe.

Friday 3/21: Naima Mora presents and signs Model Behavior. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Richard Blanco reads from For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poet’s Journey. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Saturday 3/22: David Steiner reads from Book Two of The Burning of Desire. 4:00 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.

Sunday 3/23: Local Author Day: Doni Morrison discusses and signs The Master’s Diary: Musings and Conversations, R. Steven Johnson discusses and signs Convertible Chocolate, and Neil S. Weikel discusses and signs Garvanza Heights: The Poems of Neil S. Weikel. 4:00 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Fourth Sundays: Featuring Brandon Som and Hillary Gravendyk. 4:00 p.m. at the Claremont Public Library.


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 →