Notable Los Angeles: 7/3–7/9


Wednesday 7/5: Literary Pachanga presents Jesus Tevino, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, and Christine Granados. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Thursday 7/6: William Daniels discusses and signs There I Go Again: How I Came to Be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr. Craig, Kitt, and Many Others. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Saturday 7/8: Sisters in Crime Los Angeles presents LAst Resort. The editors and selected authors will read their stories and discuss the inspiration behind them. Featuring editors Matt Coyle and Patricia Smiley, and authors Avril Adams, GB Pool, Paula Bernstein, Lynne Bronstein, Stephen Buehler, Sarah M. Chen, Anne David, Gay Degani, LH Dillman, Wrona Gall, Cyndra Gernet, Georgia Jeffries, Melinda Loomis, Laurie Stevens, Wendall Thomas, Mae Woods. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Cruel Summer: Poets Randall Mann, Miguel Murphy, and Aaron Smith. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.

Jeff Solomon discusses his book So Famous and So Gay. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Sunday 7/9: Drag Queen Story Hour. It’s exactly what you think it is, except they’re reading children’s books. Featuring Valora von Tease and hosted by Michelle Tea. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Bethany Ball discusses and signs What to Do About the Solomons. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.

Roar Shack presents readings by Marni Goodfriend, Trista Hurley-Waxali, last month’s Live Write winner Jess Cutrone, Laura Warrell, Lauren-Eggert Crowe, and Antonia Crane. There will be another Live Write contest, so bring your A-Game. 4 p.m. at 826LA in Echo Park.

The New Short Fiction Series presents King of Kings by Pushcart Prize-nominee C. Gregory Thompson. The performance stars Sally Shore, with guest cast Alex DiDio, Rob Elk, and LeVar Michael. 7 p.m. at The Federal Bar. Tickets are $12/$15 here, or $20 at the door.


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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 →