Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of August 20, 2018

LitWeekLA August 20 2018

Issue 103


MONDAY


Stephen Markley celebrates Ohio

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Monday August 20, 2018
7:00 PM
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


TUESDAY


Genevieve Hudson reads fro her debut collection of stories Pretend We Live Here with Henry Hoke and Myriam Gurba

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


John Larison discusses and signs Whiskey When We’re Dry

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


WEDNESDAY


JM Holmes discusses his debut collection of stories How Are You Going To Save Yourself with Natasha Deon

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


THURSDAY


Juliet McDaniel discusses and signs Mr. & Mrs. American Pie

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Lisa Hanawwalt discusses her new graphic novel Coyote Doggirl with Molly Lambert

Thursday, August 23, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Pablo Cartaya, with Lilliam Rivera, discusses and signs Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
6:30pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101



FRIDAY


The Difficult to Name Reading Series

With authors Hallie Cantor, Helen Donahue, Seth Fischer, Jean Chen Ho, Ben Loory, Nathaniel Stein, and Yezmin Villarreal. Hosted by Ryan Sartor
Friday, August 24, 2018
8pm
Stories Books and Cafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles


Skylight Staff Showcase!

From their website: Ever wonder what your favorite, gentle-souled, booksellers do when they’re not recommending you hot books? That’s right, we got musicians and writers and photographers, folks who spin lore and drop sick beats and capture moments that would otherwise be lost with the ages. And it’s all going to be on display for your consumption. So come hang, get weird, and tell us how much you love us. Pretty please.
Friday, August 24, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Jo Piazza discusses and signs Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win

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Friday, August 24, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


SATURDAY


Tessa Dare launches The Governess Game

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Saturday, August 25, 2018
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City, CA, USA


SUNDAY


Black Writers at The Table

Sanura Williams, founder of My Lit Box, and Bridgette Bianca, poet and professor, have teamed up once again to bring some color to your conversation and community! Produced by critically acclaimed novelist, Natashia Deón, The Table Lit is a monthly reading series dedicated to bringing a diverse collection of writers and readers together. Join us as we make room for more Black Writers at The Table! Celebrate and support the work of contemporary poets in Los Angeles at the historic Hollywood Hotel. Stop in early and grab a drink from the hotel’s Route 66 Bar & Lounge, pick up some goodies from the My Lit Box table, and settle in for a literary feast. Admission is FREE, however, we encourage a $5 donation to support.
FEATURED READERS: Jessica Gallion aka Yellawoman, Alyesha Wise-Hernandez, B.A. Williams, Imani Tolliver, Jaha Zainabu, Asia Bryant-Wilkerson, & Aleah Bradshaw aka Nyfe,
Sunday, August 26, 2018
3-5pm
Hollywood Hotel
1160 North Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029


The Nebraska Girls Open Reading

Sunday, August 26, 2018
2pm
Beyond Baroque
681 N. Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291