Monday 7/10: Write Club L.A. presents Chapter 65: The Kids Are Alright. Featuring readings by Sofia Carianna, Spencer Towne, Rebeka Barrera, Annette Barrera, Christian Perfas, and Jacorey Palmer. Hosted by Paula Killen and Justin Wellborn, with Jeff Dorchen. $10–$20/pay what you can. Doors at 7 p.m. at the Bootleg Theater.
Friday 7/14:90×90 presents Digging on Sade. Terrence Hayes introduces the form of poetry called the Golden Shovel poem using lines of poetry from Gwendolyn Brooks. Then, other poets will read their own Golden Shovel poems using lyrics from songs by Sade. 8 p.m. at Civic Center Studios.
Saturday 7/15:90×90 presents un::fade::able workshop. Led by Rocío Carlos and Mike Sonksen. 10 a.m. at Art Share LA.
Kim Vodicka, Josh Stevens, and Kristin Sanders read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Sunday 7/16:90×90 presents Zine Workshop. This hands-on workshop will let you get your feet wet, or your hands dirty, maybe even other body parts involved. Led by the crew of LA Zine Fest. 2 p.m. at Cielo Galleries.
Literature for Life Issue 5 Launch Party! Featuring readings by contributing authors Marie Joyce Artap, Bill Cushing, Erica Goodwin, Rosalind Helfand, Angelica Lai, Sofia Leggio, Keenan Norris, Candace Pearson, Ximena Salas, Veda Stamps, and Jervey Tervalon. 4 p.m. at Literature for Life. RSVP to [email protected] for the exact address. $10 suggested donation.
Beyond Words: Beauty and Resistance. Hosted by Richard Modiano. 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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