Notable Los Angeles: 4/13–4/19


Monday 4/13: Chiquis Rivera signs Forgiveness: A Memoir. 6 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Courtney Maum discusses and signs I Am Having so Much Fun Here Without You. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Tuesday 4/14: Simon Wroe discusses and signs Chop Chop. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Patricio Maya reads from and signs Walking Around with Fante & Bukowski. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Wilde Words 4, in honor of National Poetry Month, will feature all poetic readings by Vesta Vaingloria, Deb Kavis, Km Bradford, Heather Noel, Jared Nokturne, Sally Stinnett, and Brennan Holness. 8 p.m. at The Wilde Thistle.

Wednesday 4/15: Pay the tax man.

David Taylor discusses and signs Night Life. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Hallie Ephron discusses and signs Night Night, Sleep Tight: A Novel of Suspense. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Thursday 4/16: Juliana Romano discusses and signs First There Was Forever. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.

William Hackman discusses and signs Out of Sight: The Los Angeles Art Scene of the Sixties. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Joe Kanon discusses and signs Leaving Berlin. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Untangling the Knot: Queer Voices on Marriage, Relationships & Identity. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Friday 4/17: The Poetry Circus presents readings by Jackie Bang, Katie Manning, Kim Dower, Genevieve Kaplan, and host Nicelle Davis. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Jeffrey Harrison and Laure-Anne Bosselaar read from their poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

Saturday 4/18: LATFOB! IT’S LATFOB TIME! HEY, EVERYBODY! LET’S GO TO LATFOB! Seriously. Everything literary is happening here this weekend. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. at USC.

Sunday 4/19: MORE LATFOB! IT’S A WHOLE WEEKEND OF LATFOB! 10 a.m.–5 p.m. at USC.

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 →