Libros Schmibros Grows into a Los Angeles Literary Fixture

Founded in 2010, the lending library encourages literacy through bilingual story hours, book discussion groups, and film screenings. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Libros Schmibros Grows into a Los Angeles Literary Fixture

Founded in 2010, the lending library encourages literacy through bilingual story hours, book discussion groups, and film screenings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit City: The Everything Guide to Literary Los Angeles

A guide to the literary geography of Los Angeles: A comprehensive bookstore map, writers' meetups, place histories, an author survey, essays and more. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-14 13:00:40 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times book prizes awarded to literary veterans, emerging authors

Abortion, gun violence, the global refugee crisis and the degradation of the Great Lakes were among the subjects of books honored Friday at the 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on the eve of the two-day L.A. Times Festival of Books,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Los Angeles Times to Honor John Rechy, Glory Edim and Benjamin Taylor at Annual Ceremony Recognizing Outstanding Literary Achievement

38th Book Prizes will also recognize 50 finalists in 10 categories, with winners to be announced on April 20 The Los Angeles Times today announced the Book Prizes finalists and this year’s honorees. Novelist John Rechy will receive the Robert Kirsch Award, Glory Edim will be honored with the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does Los Angeles Get Enough Love in Literary Circles?

Los Angeles might often be dismissed by the bookish as a 'Hollywood Town' but it is home to numerous small presses and a vibrant literary community. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Los Angeles Times announces 74 job cuts due to economic challenges

The Los Angeles Times says it is cutting 74 jobs due to economic challenges as the newspaper strives to transform itself into a digital media organization Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-06-07 20:06:25 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners Announced

The 43nd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded tonight at the University of Southern California's Bovard Auditorium. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-04-22 04:49:44 UTC ]
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Sign up for the Los Angeles Times Book Club

Join our community book club. Our mission is to get Southern California reading and talking. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-04-13 19:22:10 UTC ]
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United Talent Agency Grows Its Literary Business

With the acquisition of the literary agency Fletcher & Company, UTA added hundreds of authors to its client roster. The deal comes amid consolidation in the entertainment industry. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-01-04 17:18:03 UTC ]
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eBay opens a sneaker store in Los Angeles

The shop will feature exclusive stock of new season styles as well as collectibles such as the Jordan 1 Retro High OG Patent Bred and the Yeezy Boost 700 Wave Runner. Hot on the heels of Sneaker Con in Anaheim this weekend, eBay will open Wear ‘Em Out, a brick-and-mortar sneaker shop on Fairfax... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2022-05-20 10:51:25 UTC ]
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‘One-Shot Harry’ conjures up a Los Angeles we rarely see

The latest mystery novel from Gary Phillips give us a classic Golden Age noir from a different perspective Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-02 11:00:30 UTC ]
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How Los Angeles transformed American literature

L.A.'s authors, from 19th century novelists to Wanda Coleman to Steph Cha, have always pushed genre boundaries and dissected California myths. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-14 13:00:55 UTC ]
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A Growing Breed in France: Literary Agents Find New Traction

Long under-appreciated in the French book business, literary agents are making headway in rights and representation. A new report looks at their gains.  The post A Growing Breed in France: Literary Agents Find New Traction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-15 11:06:45 UTC ]
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Booksellers Unionize at Los Angeles's Skylight Books

Booksellers at the Los Angeles independent bookstores Skylight Books announced Tuesday that they have unionized. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Club is back, virtually, with L.A. noir authors

Join author Steph Cha and Joe Ide for a streaming conversation about new L.A. noir. The March 30 event will be live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-25 19:15:02 UTC ]
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Not a Cult, a new bookstore in Los Angeles, puts authors of color at the forefront.

The door of Los Angeles’ newest bookstore is propped open on a quiet section of Hollywood Boulevard, the front window displaying books on a handmade wooden bookshelf. Inside the front room, you’ll find more books and merchandise below a neon light thought bubble and a sign that reads, “I still... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-21 15:00:52 UTC ]
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A Unique Literary Festival Grows

Grand Marais, Minn., held its third North Shore Readers & Writers Festival early last month, attracting literary types from across the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Remembering Kate Braverman’s Los Angeles

On this warm October day in Southern California, I walk the Venice canals and think of Kate Braverman. How in her sensational first novel Lithium for Medea she captured a Venice so distant that it’s difficult to accept that this version, which is polished and expensive and filled with tourists,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 08:48:36 UTC ]
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LéaLA, the Latino Los Angeles Lit Fest, Returns

After a four-year absence, the free literary festival will be back in Los Angeles in October with 40 leading Latin-American writers and artists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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