ALOUD presents Moving the Center: African Literature in African Languages. Featuring Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o and Richard Ali A Mutu in conversation with David Shook. 7:15 p.m. at the Mark Taper Auditorium in the Central Library.
90×90 presents: Only Voices Are Capable of Love. Featuring Gina Alexandra, Katherine Agard, Loretta McCormick, Sean Pessin, and Kim-Anh Schreiber. 8 p.m. at Cielo Galleries/Studios.
Friday 8/4:90×90 presents: Poetry & Brunch Live with Cape Town. Featuring Cape Town poets Genna Gardini, Lerato Leilah Sello, Louise Westerhout, Ashley Makue, and Vusumuzi Dalisto Mpofu and Los Angeles poets Gia Scott-Heron, Skira Martinez, Khadijah Anderson, James Evert Jones, and Zoe Blaq. 11:30 a.m. at Cielo Galleries/Studios.
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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