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Laurel Ann Bogen

LA Times Festival of Books: Laurel Ann Bogen, Amy Uyematsu, Jane Mead, more

23 APRIL 2017 — sunday

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books features a weekend of books, music, film, comedy, food, famous authors and celebrities, entertainment, and more; authors and speakers; Hoy Stage features readings in Spanish; Cooking Stage features demonstrations; Poetry Stage features an exciting line up: 10:00 a.m.: Laurel Ann Bogen, Psychosis in the Produce Department; 10:20 a.m.: Phillip B. Williams, Thief in the Interior; 10:40 a.m.: Morgan Parker, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé; 11:00 a.m.: Robyn Schiff, A Woman of Property; 11:20 a.m.: Sholeh Wolpe, The Conference of the Birds; 11:40 a.m.: Monica Youn, Blackacre: Poems; Noon: David St. John, The Last Troubadour: New and Selected Poems; 12:30: Andrew Wessels, A Turkish Directory, and Elena Karina Byrne, Squander; 1:00: Anna Journey, The Atheist Wore Goat Silk; 1:20: Jane Mead, World of Made and Unmade; 1:40: Bruce Willard, Violent Blues; 2:00: Amy Uyematsu, Basic Vocabulary, with bass accompaniment by Taiji Miyagawa; 2:20: Michael Miller, The First Thing Mastered, Angels in Seven; 2:40: Kim Dower, Last Train to the Missing Planet; 3:00: James Meetze, Phantom Hour; 3:40: Michelle Bitting, The Couple Who Fell To Earth; 4:00: Rickey Laurentiis, Boy with Thorn; 4:20: Carol V. Davis, Because I Cannot Leave This Body; 4:40: Yuyutsu Sharma, Quaking Cantos: Nepal Earthquake Poems; University of Southern California, 850 West 37th Street, Los Angeles, panels and indoor conversations are free but require tickets available on site or online, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 (events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks)




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25 APRIL 2018 — wednesday

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  • Critical Resistance presents Alex Vitale discussing his nonfiction book The End of Policing, Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, free, 7:30 (www.skylightbooks.com/event)
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26 APRIL 2018 — thursday

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  • Pulitzer Prize-winner Viet Thanh Nguyen reads from his new essay collection The Displace: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives, along with contributor Meron Hadero, and co-editor Jamison Stoltz, Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, free, 7:30 (www.skylightbooks.com/event)
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27 APRIL 2018 — friday

    CENTRAL:
  • Robert Gordon discusses his new collection of essays Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music's Hometown, Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, free, 7:30 (www.skylightbooks.com/event)
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28 APRIL 2018 — saturday

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  • Skylight Books celebrates Independent Bookstore Day, featuring editors of Exposition Review in celebration of their third issue "Orbit," 2:00: literary trivia, prizes, you can come solo or with a team of up to four players; starting at 5:00, Exposition Review launch party and reading, Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, free, 10:00 a.m. to closing (www.skylightbooks.com/event)
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29 APRIL 2018 — sunday

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  • Skylight Books and Poets At Work present a celebration of National Poetry Month with a reading of new poems and a discussion of their formal structure, and craft, featuring poets Yvonne M. Estrada, Dylan Cameron Gailey, Anthony Giambra, Eric Howard, Brett Hofer, Ann Pibel, Paula Rudnick, Terry Wolverton, Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, free, 5:00 (www.skylightbooks.com/event)
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30 APRIL 2018 — monday

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  • Monday Night Fiction Workshop with screenwriter, playwright, and short story author Barra Grant meets each week, drop in, bring two–three pages of your own writing for reading and discussion, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, free, donation suggested, 7:30 (www.beyondbaroque.org/workshops.html)
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