Tuesday 8/21: Red Hen Press reading. Featuring Maurya Simon, Eloise Klein Healy, Debbie Clarke Moderow, and Amber Flora Thomas. Plus a dance performance! 6:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Beach House. Free, but RSVP here.
David McGlynn discusses and signs One Day You’ll Thank Me: Lessons from an Unexpected Fatherhood. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Words and Guitars West. Featuring Zan Romanoff, Fidel Martinez, Yusef Roach, Rebecca Haithcoat, and Martin Rickman. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Thursday 8/23: Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. discusses and signs Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence—The Groundbreaking Meditation Practice. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Difficult to Name Reading Series. Featuring Hallie Cantor, Helen Donahue, Seth Fischer, Jean Chen Ho, Ben Loory, Nathaniel Stein, and Yezmin Villarreal. Hosted by Ryan Sartor. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Saturday 8/25: Rick Wilson signs Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Real about the Worst President Ever. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.
Bill Ward presents his poetry book and accompanying vinyl album, Absence of Corners. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Lynn Xu, Joshua Edwards, and Vi Khi Nao read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Sunday 8/26: Black Writers at The Table—a reading. Featuring Jessica Gallion (aka Yellawoman), Alyesha Wise-Hernandez, B.A. Williams, Imani Tolliver, Jaha Zainabu, Asia Bryant-Wilkerson, and Aleah Bradshaw (aka Nyfe). Hosted by Bridgette Bianca and Sandra Williams. 3 p.m. at The Hollywood Hotel. Free, but donations accepted.
California Poets for Resistance. Greg Palast joins the collective for an evening of poetry, politics, and more. 6 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free.
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