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Below you’ll find a list of events taking place in and around Los Angeles with a focus on books and reading. If you or your organization is hosting an event that you wish to share with our community, fill out this form and if it meets our guidelines, we’ll share it here, free of charge!


Vanessa Hua Reads From Her Debut Novel A River Of Stars With Medaya Ocher – Saturday, August 18, 2018 – 5:00 PM
In a powerful debut novel about motherhood, immigration, and identity, a pregnant Chinese woman makes her way to California and stakes a claim to the American dream. | Location: Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027

African American Book Expo-Cali Edition – Saturday, August 18, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Meet authors of different genres of African American lit while enjoying, music, food, and beverages. Authors will have books available for purchase. There will also be door prizes.

Fatimah Asghar Reads From Her New Poetry Collection If They Come For Us – Sunday, August 19, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Poet and co-creator of the Emmy-nominated web series Brown Girls captures her experience as a Pakistani Muslim woman in contemporary America, while exploring identity, violence, and healing. | Location: Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027

2018 Leimert Park Village Book Fair – Saturday, August 25, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Book lovers, families, and fans of all ages are invited to join us for this unrivaled literary event! Come celebrate the writings of great authors, poets, and artists during this day-long festival! More information here.