Literary LA July ’09

  • the Hammer at UCLA presents: Wed 7/1 7pm, Wells Tower with Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned; Wed 7/22 7pm, this year’s PEN Emerging Voices Fellows; Tues 7/28 7pm, Francisco Goldman
  • at Skylight Books in Los Feliz: Fri 7/10 7:30pm, Richard Lange (whose story collection Dead Boys drew a lot of praise), with his novel This Wicked World; Sat 7/18 4pm, the monthly Skylight Literary Salon (a taste of small press, along with wine & cheese), which this month includes Rose Metal Press (flash and prose poetry); Thurs 7/30 7:30pm, Santa Monica Review founder Jim Krusoe with his novel Erased on Tin House Books
  • at Echo Park’s bookstore/cafe Stories: Fri 7/3 8pm, the Wandering Uterus Tour, an all-female performance poetry troupe; Wed 7/22 7pm, Roberta Munroe‘s How NOT to Make a Short Film: Secrets from a Sundance Programmer
  • a busy month at the Central Library’s ALOUD series, including: Wed 7/8 7pm, Richard Rayner’s A Bright & Guilty Place (a history of LA in the 20’s; in conversation with David Ulin); Wed 7/15 7pm, Jim Krusoe in conversation with Michael Silverblatt
  • at Book Soup in West Hollywood: Tues 7/7 8pm, Dark Night of the Soul, David Lynch‘s collaboration with Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse; Sat 7/18 5pm, Twenty Thousand Roads, David Meyer’s book about the great Gram Parsons
  • and at Vromans in Pasadena: Thurs 7/23 7pm, Telex From Cuba by Rachel Kushner, who impressed me at the LA Times BookFest
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