Bogosi Sekhukhuni, manuel arturo abreu, Mandy Harris Williams, and Sarah Gail read from their works. 7 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Noir Night with Doug Cooper, Erik Tarloff, Frank Strausser, Sean Carswell, Gary Phillips, and Phoef Sutton. Presented by Prospect Park Books and Rare Bird Lit. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Live Talks LA presents Diane C. McPhail discussing the writing life and her novel, The Abolitionist’s Daughter, in conversation with Jane Smiley. 8 p.m. at the William Turner Gallery. Free, but RSVP here.
Wednesday 6/12: Skye Jackson reads from her chapbook A Faster Grave, Benjamin Aleshire reads from his book, Currency, and Gabriela Herstik reads from her newly released debut book Inner Witch: A Modern Guide to the Ancient Craft. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Sarah Gailey reads from their debut novel Magic for Liars, with Mallory O’Meara. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
manuel arturo abreu, Brandon Drew Holmes, and Bogosi Sekhukhuni read from their poetry. Doors at 7:30 at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Ed Smith reads from Punk Rock Is Cool for the End of the World. Also featuring readings by David Trinidad, Amy Gerstler, Bill Mohr, Michael Silverblatt, James Krusoe, Sheree Rose, Bruce Hainley, Jack Skelley, Benjamin Weissman, and Jane DeLynn. 5 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 6/17: Salient Sunday Open Reading. Hosted by Radomir Luza and Patricia Murphy. 5 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
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