Los Angeles Literature Events 7/08/19 – 7/14/19

Author_Page_HeaderYour Author Series: Robin Benway at El Sereno Branch Library, LAPL – Teens Event

Please join us as Your Author Series welcomes YA author Robin Benway, as part of our Summer Author Program and Summer Reading challenge. The author will be speaking about her YA novel, Far from the Tree, which received the 2017 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Her work has won many awards and her novels have been published in more than twenty countries.

Where: El Sereno Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 8th

Time:  3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Address: 5226 S. Huntington Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/your-author-series-starring-robin-benway

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Pomona Valley Review Call For Submissions

By Brian Dunlap

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The Pomona Valley Review (PVR) is now open for submissions for its 13th issue. Submitters will be contacted in July with decisions. PVR 13 is scheduled for an early August publication.

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CEMENTING HER REPUTATION

Naomi Hirahara joins an exclusive club — Vroman’s Walk of Fame.
By J.K. Yamamoto
From: Rafu Shimpo

naomi-handsPASADENA — The atmosphere in front of Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena last Saturday afternoon was reminiscent of a Hollywood paparazzi fest.

With dozens of well-wishers taking photos and videos, local mystery author Naomi Hirahara placed her hands in cement and signed her name to become a part of Vroman’s Walk of Fame.

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LitFest Pasadena 2018 and Schedule

LitFest_Long_Logo_TSThe city and Southland’s free books-and-authors festival returns for its 7th year with two days of panels, discussions, readings, workshops, performances, and literary activities. Over 150 authors and special guest speakers will appear in over 50 events from the afternoon into the late evening. LitFest Pasadena is held throughout the historic Pasadena Playhouse District at Vroman’s Bookstore, the Pasadena Playhouse, and other local establishments.

Saturday & Sunday, May 19 & 20, 2018
1:00pm to 10:00pm
Pasadena’s Playhouse District
FREE

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Los Angeles Literature Events 2/26/18 –3/04/18

Alt-America-FinalCoverDavid Neiwert and Alt-America at Book Soup

We welcome author David Neiwert to present his new book, Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump, the story of the remarkable resurgence of right-wing extremists in the United States. These extremists have been growing steadily in number and influence since the 1990s, and found fresh life after 9/11. Author and journalist Neiwert provides a deeply researched, authoritative report on the growth of fascism and far-right terrorism in this crucial book.

Where: Book Soup

Date: Monday the 26th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069

Website: http://www.booksoup.com/event/david-neiwert-discusses-and-signs-alt-america-rise-radical-right-age-trump

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LitFest Pasadena Comes to the Pasadena Playhouse District May 19 to 20, 2018

The Two Day Literary Festival Includes Dozens of Readings, Panels, and Literary Performances and Features Over 150 Authors at Venues Across the Pasadena Playhouse District

Pasadena, CA (February 21, 2018)

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Save the date for the 7th annual LitFest Pasadena coming up on May 19 and 20, 2018. LitFest Pasadena treats Southern California audiences to an exciting and thought provoking weekend full of diverse literary readings, panels, performances, and activities for all ages and interests. It’s held at venues and on sidewalks throughout the Pasadena Playhouse District.

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