Vi Khi Nao Reading at Pitzer College
Author Vi Khi Nao is the author of four poetry collections: Human Tetris (11:11 Press, 2019), Sheep Machine (Black Sun Lit, 2018), Umbilical Hospital (Press 1913, 2017), The Old Philosopher (winner of the Nightboat Prize for 2014), the short story collection, A Brief Alphabet of Torture (2016) and the novel Fish in Exile (2016), She was the Fall 2019 fellow at the Black Mountain Institute.
Where: Pitzer College, Broad Center Performance Space
Date: Monday the 17th
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Address: 1050 N. Mills Ave., Claremont, CA 91711
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Conchas y Cafe Zine Workshop at Vernon – Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library, LAPL
Join us to participate in DSTL Arts’ 10-week creative writing class, Conchas y Café, offered in English and Spanish for adults of all ages.
Participants learn new techniques in poetry, storytelling, and zine-making and also have the opportunity to publish and present their work in a quarterly anthology of writing produced through the program. A public reading and party celebrate the culmination of each series.
Where: Vernon – Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library
Date: Monday the 26th
Time: 6 pm – 7:30 pm
Address: 4504 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90011
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Your Author Series: Tao Nyeu at John C. Fremont Branch Library, LAPL – Kids Event
Please join us as Your Author Series welcomes children’s author and illustrator Tao Nyeu, as part of our Summer Author Program and Summer Reading challenge. The author will be reading her book, Squid and Octopus: Friends for Always, which shows us a glimpse into the life of two funny friends. She specializes in silk screens and water-based inks, giving her illustrations a distinctive style. Her work has won many awards, and has been influenced by Shel Silverstein, Richard Scarry, and Beatrix Potter.
Where: John C. Fremont Branch Library, LAPL
Date: Monday the 15th
Time: 3 pm – 4 pm
Address: 6121 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038
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Main Library Book Group & Snow Flower and the Secret Fan at Santa Monica Library, SMPL
Join our long-running book discussion group, which is always welcoming new members, and alternates between fiction and nonfiction on a month-to-month basis. Our January selection is Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, by Lisa See.
Where: Community Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, Santa Monica Main Library, SMPL
Date: Monday the 14th
Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm
Address: 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Happy Labor Day!
Mark Gunther & Without Jenny at Diesel Bookstore
Please join us to welcome Mark Gunther, who will discuss and sign his debut novel, Without Jenny.
Where: Diesel Bookstore, lower outdoor courtyard
Date: Tuesday the 4th
Time: 6:30 pm
Address: 225 26th St., Santa Monica, CA 90402
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