Notable Los Angeles: 11/26–12/2


Monday 11/26: Roxanne Veletzos discusses and signs The Girl They Left Behind. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Soulace Seeker discusses and signs her first self-published book, Words from the Soul. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Tuesday 11/27: Jen Bilik discusses and signs This Is (Not) LA: An Insider’s Take on the Real Los Angeles. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Homo-Centric presents Spunk-Centric. Celebrating the launch of the literary art journal Spunk‘s 12th issue. Featuring Aaron Tilford, Carson Beker, Mark Gindi, and Brandi M. Spaethe. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Wednesday 11/28: Travis Richardson discusses and signs Bloodshot and Bruised: Crime Stories from the South and West. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Thursday 11/29: Jill Soloway discusses and signs her new memoir, She Wants It. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

The Women’s Center for Creative Work presents Katya Apekina reading from her new novel The Deeper the Water the Uglier the Fish, and Anne-Marie Kinney reading from Coldwater Canyon. They will be joined in conversation by Dana Johnson. But wait! This event has wine! 7 p.m. at VinoVore. Tickets are $40/$32 for members, get them here, and they come with two glasses of wine. 21+, because duh.

Christian Kracht discusses and signs The Dead. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Allan MacDonell discusses and signs his latest book, a “posthumous memoir,” Now That I Am Gone: A Memoir Beyond Recall. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Friday 11/30: Dan DeWeese, with Daniel Quartz, discusses and signs Gielgud. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Derek Leebaert discusses and signs Grand Improvisation: America Confronts the British Superpower, 1945-1957. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Brand N Stone Publishing presents Arch Bishop Magic Don Juan for the re-release of Pimp Stick to Pulpit. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Saturday 12/1: Andrew Choate and Patrick Shiroishi read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.

Poetry in Motion presents Michael Lally reading from his new book Another Way to Play. Hosted by Eve Brandstein. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. GA $20/Students/Seniors $10/Members $8.

Sunday 12/2: Celebrate the book launch for Mary E. Torregrossa’s new book, My Zócalo Heart. 2 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studio.

Award-winning poets Holly Prado and Harry E. Northup read from their poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.


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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 →