Category Archives: events

Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe in Asheville, NC

I’m reading at Malaprop’s on Sunday, July 8, in the Poetrio series with Chris Abbate and Jennie Boyd Bull.  (That link is a great place to purchase books and support an independent bookstore.  They also have some unique book-lovers’ merchandise.)

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Fourth Sundays at the Claremont Library, October 22

I’m really looking forward to this! As you can probably tell, Carol V. Davis and I have a few things in common.  It wasn’t deliberately planned to have two poets of Russian Jewish ancestry reading on the same afternoon, but … Continue reading

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Reading: “Wrath and Patience”

“Wrath and Patience” is the title of tonight’s USC Master of Professional Writing Program reading at The Last Bookstore at 7:30 PM. I’m reading with MPW students Susannah Luthi, Sarah Dzida, Susan Kacvinsky, Josh Feldman, and Russell Nakamura. The Last Bookstore is at … Continue reading

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Sapphire at ALOUD

Tomorrow (Monday) night at 7, the Library Foundation of Los Angeles ALOUD series presents Sapphire, author of Push, Black Wings & Blind Angels and American Dreams, reading and in conversation with Brighde Mullins, director of the USC Master of Professional … Continue reading

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The Natural Laws of Good Luck

When Aimee Liu emailed me the announcement for a Book Soup reading and conversation with Ellen Graf, author of the new memoir The Natural Laws of Good Luck, her brief description of the book reminded me immediately of the author’s … Continue reading

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Your Bright Future/Late Night Korea

The Master of Professional Writing Program at USC is participating in one of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Late Night Art events, this one on Saturday, September 12, in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition Your Bright Future: 12 Contemporary Artists … Continue reading

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The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, April 26-27

I’m thankful to be able to read all the lovely comments people have left about Felicia in the post below.  If you’ve found this blog by searching for her name, please feel free to add your own comment.  You can … Continue reading

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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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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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