Tuesday 4/16: Red Hen Press celebrates their twenty-fifth anniversary with readings by poets Katharine Coles, Matty Layne Glasgow, Kim Dower, and Jessy Randall. 6:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Beach House. Free, but RSVP here.
Jesse Valencia discusses and signs Keep Music Evil: The Brian Jonestown Massacre Story. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Dena Moes discusses and signs The Buddha Sat Right Here: A Family Odyssey Through India and Nepal, in conversation with Bella Mahaya Carter. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Ink Tank Editions presents poetry readings by Linda Ravenswood, S. Pearl Sharp, and Brian Sonia-Wallace. Plus a limited open reading. Readings begin at 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Wednesday 4/17: Alison Arngrim in conversation with Holly West, editor of Murder-a-Go-Go’s: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Music of the Go-Go’s, along with several of the contributing authors. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Mark Bowden discusses and signs The Last Stone: A Masterpiece of Criminal Interrogation, in conversation with Christopher Goffard. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
LAVA presents a night poetry, acoustic music, and feminism. Featuring Tori Gesualdo, Libby Hsieh, Sean Draper, Paolo Yumol, Brittany Brown, Siena Riley, Rebecca Gross, and Cameron Simon. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Friday 4/19: Get Lit presents Reading by Moonrise. The Get Lit Players will read new and favorite works under the rising full moon. Featuring Hanna Harris, Marcus James, Yoko April Tamada, and Rodrigo Jose Sigala. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. at Bowtie Project. $5 tickets available here.
Kenji C. Liu and Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes read from their new poetry collections. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
The Difficult to Name Reading Series: April Edition. Featuring Chloe Bristol, Carmen Christopher, Michelle Marie, Christina Catherine Martinez, Edward Voccola, Ellington Wells, and Caitlin White. Plus, Jeremy Scharf and Jonathan Handle. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Judith Pacht and B.H. Fairchild read from their poetry. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Writers Resist and open mic reading. 5 p.m. at Gatsby Books.
UC Irvine’s MFA Night. Featuring readings by Hanna Dow, Jenna Abrams, Sam Richardson, and Anna Hogeland. 5:30 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
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