Charlie Jane Anders, P. Djèlí Clark, and Fonda Lee discuss writing and their latest works, in conversation with literary agent DongWon Son. Left Bank Books via Facebook, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Jon Wesick joins the Cobalt Poets reading series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.
John Grochalski, Yona Harvey, Emily Mohn-Slate, William Taylor, Jr., and Lori Wilson join the Hemingway’s Summer Poetry series. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Joseph Ross, Steven Leyva, and Jennie Keohane read on the topic of poetry as public memory. The Ivy Bookshop via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Kenan Trebincevic and Susan Shapiro discuss World in Between: Based on a True Refugee Story with Samantha Wekstein, Lynn Polvino, Rakesh Satyal, Tiffanie Drayton, Maria Andreu, and James Yeh. Shakespeare & Co. via Zoom, 5 p.m. EDT, $17.
Jaime Lowe presents Breathing Fire: Female Inmate Firefighters on the Front Lines of California’s Wildfires, in conversation with Emily Bazelon. Skylight Books via Crowdcast, 6:30 p.m. PDT, free.
Mandana Chaffa, Kamran Javadizadeh, Emily Skillings, and Rosanne Wasserman discuss John Ashbery’s Parallel Movement of the Hands: Five Unfinished Late Poems. Zoom, 5 p.m. EDT, free.
Eddie S. Glaude Jr. presents Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own. Book Passage via YouTube and Twitch, 1 p.m. PDT, free.
Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. presents Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own, in conversation with Robert Jones, Jr. Greenlight Bookstore via Zoom, 6 p.m. EDT, free.
Kaitlyn Greenidge presents Orgy, in conversation with Nicole Cliffe. The Strand via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Catherine Pond, Diana Khoi Nguyen, and Alexandria Hall read poetry. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Matthew Specktor presents Always Crashing in the Same Car: On Art, Crisis, and Los Angeles, California, in conversation with Janet Fitch. Books Are Magic via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Friday 7/30: Frances Cha, Kiley Reid, and Aekta Khubchandani join the Pigeon Pages reading series. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 8:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Saturday 7/31: Martina McGowan, Aricka Foreman, Sarah M. Sala, Angelique N. Zobitz and Darla Himeles join the Women Writers in Bloom Series. Zoom, 3 p.m. EDT, free.
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