Notable Los Angeles: 7/1–7/7


Monday 7/1: Lillian Li, in conversation with Jade Chang, discussing and signing the paperback release of Number One Chinese Restaurant. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

A Night of Werewolves. Max Booth III discusses and signs his new novel, Carnivorous Lunar Activities. There will also be “bad werewolf-themed poetry.” 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Tuesday 7/2: Tim Kirk, Rob Zabrecky, and Tim Davis discuss and sign the short story collection The Feral Boy Who Lives in Griffith Park. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.

Ralph Cissne discusses and signs Prudence in Hollywood: And Other Stories. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Leland Myrick discusses and signs Hawking. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Viken Berberian discusses his new graphic novel The Structure Is Rotten, Comrade. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Wednesday 7/3: Barbara Bourland, with Abigail Stern, discusses and signs Fake Like Me. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Karol Ruth Silverstein discusses and signs Cursed, and Chris Baron discusses and signs All of Me. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Thursday 7/4: Everything is closed for the holiday.

Friday 7/5: Your neighbors are still setting off fireworks. Thankfully, bookstores tend to be quiet(er).

Saturday 7/6: Beatrice the Biologist discusses and signs Everyday Amazing: Fascinating Facts about the Science That Surrounds Us. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Sunday 7/7: Bethany Barton presents and signs I’m Trying to Love Math. 1 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Winners of the 9th annual Beyond Baroque Poetry Contest will read from their work. 2 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free, but you can reserve your advance ticket here.

Tim Kirk and other contributing authors read from their stories in The Feral Boy Who Lives in Griffith Park. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.


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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 →