Chen Chen reading and signing When I Grow up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Write Club 61: Old School. Featuring Kevin Crowley, Andrea Schell, Jonathon, Joe Lavelle, Lauren Kincheloe, and Serita Robinson. Hosted by Justin Welborn and Paula Killen. Doors 6:30 p.m./show 7 p.m. at the Bootleg Theater.
Timothy O’Leary presents his new book, Dick Cheney Shot Me in the Face: And Other Tales of Men in Pain. In conversation with Auggie Smith. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Let the Boy Howl. Reading by Noelle Proffit and Nikolas Escudero. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Wednesday 3/15: Beware, and all that, yeah?
Read to Me! Open Mic Night hosted by Jenny Funkmeyer. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Rod Pyle discusses and signs Amazing Stories of the Space Age: True Tales of Nazis in Orbit, Soldiers on the Moon, Orphaned Martian Robots, and Other Fascinating Accounts from the Annals of Spaceflight. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Thursday 3/16: Lauren Fern Watt discusses and signs Gizelle’s Bucket List: My Life with a Very Large Dog. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Christina Baker Kline discusses and signs A Piece of the World. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
The UC Irvine MFA Reading Series presents readings by poets Michael Gould and Samantha Richardson, and fiction writers Julie Schulte and Gareth Seigel. 5 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Shades & Shadows 20! Featuring Michelle Tea, Jennifer Brody, Mike Robinson, Forrest Leo, David G. Boyd, +1 more TBA. Hosted by Lauren Candia and Xach Fromson (hi, mom!). Doors at 7:30 p.m. at the Mystic Museum. $10 tickets available here.
Married to the Word: Alison Turner and Lou Mathews. Presented by Suzanne Lummis. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Sunday 3/19: Ron Fassler discusses and signs Up in the Cheap Seats: A Historical Memoir of Broadway. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Garth Nix presents and signs Frogkisser! 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Deepak Unnikrishnan reads from his debut novel Temporary People. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
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