Monthly Archives: February 2008

Marilyn Hacker appearing at Antioch next week!

Link to the poster with full details  Marilyn Hacker will read at Antioch University Los Angeles on Saturday, March 8 at 5:30 PM in room A1000.  (Antioch is all one building–next to a large parking structure!–so it’s very easy to visit.  … Continue reading

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Beyond Baroque update

This was posted midweek on socallitlist.  After a preliminary meeting between Councilman Rosendahl’s staff and City Attorney Delgadillo’s staff that concluded today, the issue of BeyondBaroque’s lease extension enters a new phase.The City Attorney plans to make a recommendation that … Continue reading

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Help Beyond Baroque

Amélie Frank just posted to socallitlist that Beyond Baroque‘s 40-year home at 681 Venice Boulevard is in jeopardy.  After Councilman Bill Rosendahl agreed to renew Beyond Baroque’s lease for another 25 years, City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo has gotten into the … Continue reading

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Promising: from SoCalLitList

(Los Angeles)  The Promising Series is the only reading series in Los Angeles that exclusively features Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender writers.  A goal for the series is to celebrate established writers and introduce the next generation of writers that … Continue reading

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The 2008 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Although the Festival of Books is still a couple of months away, it’s not too early to consider registering as a volunteer to work during the Festival, which will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27, at UCLA.  … Continue reading

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TV at 30,000 feet

Flying back from AWP on JetBlue during the Super Bowl meant that I kept being startled out of my copy of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (a giveaway item at the Houghton Mifflin booth!) as groans or cheers rippled through … Continue reading

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Recommended reading

From Mark Sarvas of the L.A. litblog The Elegant Variation: If you are around this Tuesday evening, I will be hosting a panel at Skylight Books that I am VERY excited about, and I hope you’ll stop by and take … Continue reading

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