Happy 2019! No matter how many books you set for this year’s reading goal, N:LA has you covered so you can meet it. HERE WE GO!
Doug Manuel, Lynne Thompson, and Heather June Gibbons read from their poetry. Hosted by Brendan Constantine. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Alias Readings. Featuring readings by Christina Catherine Martinez, Jacqueline Suskin, Jonathan Ames, John Searcy, and Mala Ipp. Music from Kris Angelis and Taleen Kali. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Omnium Gatherum presents An Evening with Authors. Featuring Dan Rabarts, Philip Fracassi, Robert Payne Cabeen, Michael Paul Gonzalez, Ace Antonio Hall, Shelby Alessandro Martinez, and Kate Jonez. 8 p.m. at Idle Hour (so, 21+ and plan on buying a drink or two).
Thursday 1/10: Michelle Brittan, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, Heather June Gibbons, and Joseph Rios read from their works. 7 p.m. at Pop-Hop Books and Print.
Saturday 1/12: Kembrew McLeod, with Lisa Jane Persky, discusses and signs The Downtown Pop Underground: New York City and the Literary Punks, Renegade Artists, DIY Filmmakers, Mad Playwrights, and Rock ‘n’ Roll Glitter Que. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Mary Torregrossa and Penelope Moffet read from their poems, discuss their friendship, and more. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
The Soap Box Poets open reading. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. Sign-ups begin at 1:45 p.m. in the Mike Kelley Gallery at Beyond Baroque.
Roar Shack presents Daybreak. Featuring readings by Charles Degelman, Marty Weiss, Brian Dunlap, Valerie Burns, and Julia Ingalls. Plus a new Live Write competition. Hosted by David Rocklin. 4 p.m. at 826LA Echo Park.
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