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Juan Felipe Herrera

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Juan Felipe Herrera, Carine Topal, more

21 APRIL 2018 — saturday

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.: Juan Felipe Herrera, Jabberwalking; 10:20 a.m.: Carine Topal, In Order of Disappearance; 10:40 a.m.: David Baker, Scavenger Loop; 11:00 a.m.: Carol Muske-Dukes, Blue Rose; 11:20 a.m.: Shane McCrae, In the Language of my Captor; 11:40 a.m.: Alessandra Lynch, Daylily Called it a Dangerous Moment; Noon: Patricia Smith, Incendiary Art; 12:30: Wendy Willis, A Long Late Pledge, and Brittany Perham, Double Portrait; 1:00: Kim Addonizio, Mortal Trash; 1:20: David St. John, The Last Troubadour; 1:40: Mary Jo Bang, A Doll For Throwing; 2:00: Ron Koertge, Olympusville; 2:20: Dana Levin, Banana Palace; 2:40: Evie Shockley, semiautomatic; 3:00: Cyrus Cassells, The Gospel According to Wild Indigo; 3:20: Christopher Merrill, reading from selected works; 3:40: Tarfia Faizullah, Registers of Illuminated Villages; 4:00: David Mason, The Sound; 4:20: Margo Berdeshevsky, Before the Drought; 4:40: Ari Banias, Anybody; 5:00: Peggy Shumaker, Cairn; 5:20: Robin Coste Lewis, Voyage of the Sable Venus; 5:40: musical performance by L.A. River Bend; visit Poetry Flash and Red Hen Press at Booth 182, see Poetry Flash broadsides and exciting new books from Red Hen; University of Southern California, University Park Campus, Los Angeles, panels and indoor conversations are free but require tickets available on site or online, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 (events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks)




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22 JUNE 2018 — friday

23 JUNE 2018 — saturday

    CENTRAL:
  • Beyond Baroque presents a two-part workshop with poet Dorothy Barresi, American Fanatics, that is focused on "aboutness" or, more specifically, overturning "aboutness," Beyond Baroque, 681 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, $50 general, $35 members, $15 auditors, limited to fifteen participants, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 (www.beyondbaroque.org/calendar.html)
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    NORTH:
  • The Jackson Wheeler Series 2018 presents poets Laure-Anne Bosselaar and Mary Ann McFadden, Carnegie Art Museum, 424 South C Street, Oxnard, $4/members free/$2 seniors/$3 students and children, 6:00 (www.carnegieam.org)
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24 JUNE 2018 — sunday

25 JUNE 2018 — monday

26 JUNE 2018 — tuesday

27 JUNE 2018 — wednesday

28 JUNE 2018 — thursday

    CENTRAL:
  • Novelist Glen David Gold reads from his new memoir, I Will Be Complete: A Memoir, Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, free, 7:30 (www.skylightbooks.com/event/2018-06)
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  • Dan Pfeiffer discusses the subject of his book, Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump, with Pod Saves America co-hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor, Wilshire Ebell Theater, 4401 West 8th Street, Los Angeles, $52 ticket includes a copy of Yes We (Still) Can, 8:00 (www.writersblocpresents.com/main/dan-pfeiffer)
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  • Vroman's Bookstore and Alta Journal present David Sedaris for a discussion on his new collection of personal essays, Calypso, signing to follow, no photography or video, Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, admission $28, book signing only is also $28, 6:00-9:00 (www.vromansbookstore.com/event/david-sedaris-presents-signs-calypso)
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29 JUNE 2018 — friday

30 JUNE 2018 — saturday

    CENTRAL:
  • Poet RD Armstrong reads from and discusses his new collection of poetry, Orphaned Words: Forgotten Poems and a Haphazard Life, with Brendan Constantine, Letter to Guns, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, 681 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, $10/$6 students, seniors, members free, 4:00 (www.beyondbaroque.org/calendar.html)
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