NextWords presents the annual reading by CalArts students. Featuring Erik Alessandro Mondrian, Leann Lo, Jesse Garrett VanDenKooy, and Chelsea Dright. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Beat and Beyond II presents Steve Abee reading Kerouac’s Jazz of the Beat Generation, followed by Robert Branaman presenting a screening of Neal Cassady: The Denver Years and a discussion on the Wichita Vortex. 7 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 4/16: Beyond Words: Beauty and Resistance. Hosted by Luivette Resto. 4:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
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_.
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