AWP 2016 Wrap-up: Literature, Commerce, and Even Love Collide in Los Angeles

Though not the biggest AWP conference ever, AWP 2016 was full of controversies and surprises, including a couple getting engaged on stage during a poetry reading. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]

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AWP 2016 Wrap-up: Literature, Commerce, and Even Love Collide in Los Angeles

Though not the biggest AWP conference ever, AWP 2016 was full of controversies and surprises, including a couple getting engaged on stage during a poetry reading. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Los Angeles transformed American literature

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Libros Schmibros Grows into a Los Angeles Literary Fixture

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Los Angeles Times announces 74 job cuts due to economic challenges

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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners Announced

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Sign up for the Los Angeles Times Book Club

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eBay opens a sneaker store in Los Angeles

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‘One-Shot Harry’ conjures up a Los Angeles we rarely see

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Lit City: The Everything Guide to Literary Los Angeles

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Saleem Kidwai, scholar who unearthed long-buried literature on gay love in India, dies at 70

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Booksellers Unionize at Los Angeles's Skylight Books

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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Revealed on Twitter

As the country shelters in place during the COVID-19 crisis, the Los Angeles Times unveiled the winners of its 40th Annual Book Prizes on Twitter this morning, among them Marlon James, Ilya Kaminsky, and Ben Lerner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Los Angeles Times Book Club is back, virtually, with L.A. noir authors

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Not a Cult, a new bookstore in Los Angeles, puts authors of color at the forefront.

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Remembering Kate Braverman’s Los Angeles

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LéaLA, the Latino Los Angeles Lit Fest, Returns

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