Notable Los Angeles: 2/5–2/11
Monday 2/5: Jean Burden Poetry Series, featuring Joy Harjo. Reception at 5:30 p.m., program at 6:30 p.m. at Cal State LA’s Golden Eagle Ballroom.
Melissa Albert discusses and signs The Hazel Wood. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Ralph Inzunza discusses and signs The Camp. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Tuesday 2/6: Phoef Sutton presents From Away. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Sara Saedi discusses her young adult memoir Americanized, with Talia Gonzalez. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wednesday 2/7: The Fairings of a Literary Mind: A Conversation with Hilton Als. 7 p.m. at USC Brain and Creativity Institute’s Joyce J. Cammilleri Hall. RSVP links and more info HERE.
Alex Berenson discusses and signs The Deceivers. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Debbie Chesebro and Karen Bu present and sign Alternative Facts: An Adult Political Coloring Book. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Emily Meyer and Amy Andelson present their YA debut Layover. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Kali Akuno signs his new book, Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi. 7 p.m. at Eso Won Bookstore.
Courtney Carver presents her new book Soulful Simplicity: How Living with Less Can Lead to So Much More. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Sandra Allen discusses her book A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise, with Amanda Chicago Lewis. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 2/8: Neal Shusterman, in conversation with Jordan Hickey, discusses and signs Thunderhead. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Dick Blackburn presents and signs Record Weasels. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Tom Macher discusses his memoir Halfway. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 2/9: Jenn Pelly and guests read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Laurie Penny hosts A Feminist Future? An evening of discussion on “science fiction, sexual liberation, intersectional feminism and much, much more.” 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Freedom to Choose Project presents an evening of spoken word with poet Gonzalo Alvarado. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $20 donation goes to benefit FTC.
Saturday 2/10: Holly Pester and Danny Snelson read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Dahlia Schweitzer discusses her new book Going Viral. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Sunday 2/11: Beyond Baroque presents Celebrating James Baldwin. Hosted by Alfre Woodard, with Robin Coste Lewis and Jussie Smollet. 1 p.m. at the Skirball Cultural Center. $15 GA.
IWOSC Reads Its Own. Fifteen writers and IWOSC members read short excerpts of their work. 2 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Michael Marcus and Jack Grisham discuss and sign #1 Son and Other Stories and An American Demon. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
War Stories: Tales Of 70s & 80’s Punk Mayhem. Featuring Exene Cervenka of X, Jane Wiedlin of The Go-Go’s, Jack Grisham of TSOL, Bob Forrest of Thelonious Monster, Mike Martt of Tex & the Horseheads, Iris Berry of The Lame Flames, and Pleasant Gehman of The Screaming Sirens. Emceed by Theresa Kereakes. Advance tickets start at $12 HERE. Doors at 8:30 p.m. at El Cid.
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