Notable Los Angeles: 6/5–6/11
Monday 6/5: Keith Kurlander discusses and signs Look Like This at 56. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Lauren Eggert-Crowe celebrates the release of her new chapbook, Bitches of the Drought. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Tuesday 6/6: Gwendolyn Womack discusses and signs The Fortune Teller. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Daniel Sharfstein, in conversation with Larry Wilson, discusses and signs Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Jess Arndt discusses her new short story collection Large Animals, with Maggie Nelson. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Jordan Harper’s celebrates the release of her debut novel She Rides Shotgun. 7:30 p.m at The Last Bookstore.
Wednesday 6/7: Kevin Kwan discusses and signs Rich People Problems, in conversation with Sandi Tan. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Melissa Hidalgo discusses and signs Mozlandia: Morrissey Fans in the Borderlands. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Maurene Goo, with moderator Sarah Enni, discusses and signs I Believe In a Thing Called Love. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
UCLA Writers’ Program instructors read from their works. 7 p.m. at the Skirball Center.
Rafe Bartholomew discusses his memoir Two and Two. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Nguyen Tran presents and discusses Adventures in Starry Kitchen. 7:30 p.m at The Last Bookstore.
Thursday 6/8: Peter Wortsman discusses and signs Footprints in Wet Cement, in conversation with Marjorie Perloff. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Lisa Ko, with Neelanjana Banerjee, discusses and signs The Leavers. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Book’d presents The Ultimate Bibliophiles’ Night Out. Featuring readings and discussion with authors Maria Alexander, Maurene Goo, Aditi Khorana, and Lilliam Rivera. Hosted by Liz Donatelli. 8 p.m. at The Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre. $10 tickets available here.
Friday 6/9: Olivia Koski and Jana Grcevich present and sign Vacation Guide to the Galaxy. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Robert Anasi, Carlo Rotella, and Mike Ezra discuss and sign The Bittersweet Science: Fifteen Writers in the Gym, in the Corner, and at Ringside. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Karl Jacoby discusses and signs The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Peter Wortsman, Howard A. Rodman, and John O’Kane read from their poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 6/10: Bill Esparza presents and signs L.A. Mexicano. 2 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Nicholas Bredie discusses his new novel Not Constantinople, with Andrew Wessels. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
New Narrative Anthology release. Featuring readings by Kevin Killian, Dodie Bellamy, Richard Hawkins, Sheree Rose, and Matias Viegener. 7:30 p.m. at The Poetic Research Bureau.
Three Rooms Press presents ¡DaDa in LaLa 2! plus the official West Coast launch of Maintenant 11: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 6/11: Roar Shack presents Timeless. Featuring Roberto Loiederman, Bruce Ferber, Jen Huang, JoAnne Novak, Robin Rinaldi, and last month’s Live Write winner Lisbeth Coiman. A new Live Write contest will be held. Hosted by David Rocklin. 4 p.m. at 826LA‘s Time Travel Mart in Echo Park.
Anthony Poon discusses and signs Sticks & Stones / Steel & Glass: One Architect’s Journey. 4 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Cara Black discusses and signs Murder in Saint-Germain. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Voices in the Well. Hosted by Eric Vollmer. 5 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
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