Jeff Gordinier discusses and signs Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World, with Marc Weingarten. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Made in L.A.: Stories from Local Authors about Chasing the Elusive Dream. Featuring Sara Chisolm, Jude-Marie Green, Axel Milens, Allison Rose, Cody Sisco, and C. Gregory Thompson. 7:30 p.m. a Stories Books and Cafe.
East Meets West: Night of Poetic Language Festival. Poets and professors Do Hyun Ahn and Dukkyu Park visit from Korea to read alongside legendary Los Angeles Area poets F. Douglas Brown, Don Kingfisher Campbell, Tresha Faye Haefner, Tanya Ko Hong, Armine Iknadossian, Jun C Kim, Hack Hee Kang, Cassandra Lane, Sehba Sarwar, Mike Sonksen, and Linda Ravenswood. Hosted by Tanya Ko Hong. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 8/10: Jeff Henigson discusses and signs Warhead: The True Story of One Teen Who Almost Saved the World, with Cara Mia Di Massa. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Secrets of Publishing panel. With Maer Roshan, Lisa Teasley, Angel Rodriguez, B.J. Robbins, Allen Salkin, Alison Singh Gee, and moderated by Susan Shapiro. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Sunday 8/11 Soapbox Poets Open Reading. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. Sign-ups start at 1:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
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