Notable Los Angeles: 7/16–7/22


Monday 7/16: Regina Louise discusses and signs Someone Has Led This Child to Believe. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Joe R. Lansdale and Kasey Lansdale discuss and sign Terror Is Our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horrors. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Tuesday 7/17: Kate Christensen discusses and signs The Last Cruise. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Victoria Patterson discusses and signs The Secret Habit of Sorrow. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

UpRoxx presents Words & Guitars. Featuring readings by Nickie Rae, Steve Bramucci, Catie Disabato, Aaron Williams, and Caitlin White. 7 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Joe R. Lansdale and Kasey Lansdale discuss and sign Terror Is Our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horrors. 7 p.m. at Dark Delicacies.

Wednesday 7/18: Gabriel Tallent discusses and signs My Absolute Darling. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.

Emily Skrutskie discusses and signs Hullmetal Girls, in conversation with Jessica Cluess. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Joe R. Lansdale and Kasey Lansdale discuss and sign Terror Is Our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horrors. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Thursday 7/19: Rex Weiner discusses and signs The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane, in conversation with Pat Thomas. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Cristina Alger discusses and signs The Banker’s Wife, in conversation with Steph Cha. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Friday 7/20: Jennifer Wolfe discusses and signs Watch the Girls. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Editor Denise Sullivan and contributing writers Peter Case, Lynell George, and Kim Shuck present and read from the San Francisco anthology, Your Golden Sun Still Shines: San Francisco Personal Histories and Small Fictions. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

Saturday 7/21: David Graham discusses and signs The Last Car: Cruising in Mexico City. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.

The Lit Show. Featuring Suzy Williams and Brad Kay. 7:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $20 admission.

Sunday 7/22: The Nebraska Girl open reading. Hosted by Wyatt Underwood. Sign-ups begin at 1:30 p.m. Free, but donations accepted.

Drag Queen Story Hour! Featuring Valora von Tease and hosted by Michael Roybal-Gonzalez. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.


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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 →