April 21 (Sat): The LA Times Festival of Books. Panel: Fiction, Strange and Beautiful, with Victor LaValle and Carmen Maria Machado. 12 noon. USC. (Event Info)
April 21 (Sat): The LA Times Festival of Books. Signing at Mysterious Galaxy, Exhibitor Booth #368. 3:00 – 3:50 pm. USC. (Event Info)
April 28 (Sat): Chevalier’s Books. Independent Bookstore Day, bookselling with Amelia Gray. 126 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004. 1:00 – 2:00 pm.
May 4 – 6: Writers’ Series 2018 at The Jakarta Post Writing Center. Jakarta, Indonesia. (Event Info)
June 2 – 4: Guest Lecturer. University of California, Riverside – Palm Desert.
June 8 – 10: Lighthouse Writers Lit Fest. Denver, CA. (Event Info)
June 15 & 16: Guest Fiction Writer, June 2018 MFA Residency. Antioch University. Culver City, CA.
July 2 – 6: Idyllwild Arts Writers Week. Idyllwild, CA. (Event Info)
July 12 – 15: Readercon: The Conference on Imaginative Literature. Quincy Marriott. Quincy, MA. (Event Info)
July 22 – Aug 4: Idyllwild Arts Summer Program. Idyllwild, CA. (Event Info)
August 24 (Fri): The Difficult to Name Reading Series. Stories Bookstore and Cafe. Echo Park, CA. 8pm. (Event Info)
August 27 (Mon): In conversation with Mark Leidner about his new book Under the Sea. Stories Bookstore and Cafe. Echo Park, CA. 8pm. (Event Info)
Oct 21 (Sun): Words and Guitars West Reading Series. Stories Bookstore and Cafe. Echo Park, CA. 8pm.
Oct 28 (Sun): In conversation with Micah Perks about her new book, True Love and Other Dreams of Miraculous Escape. Skylight Books, LA. 5pm. (Event Info)
Nov 1 (Thurs): Discussion following Popcorn & Politics: A Midterms Movie Night featuring Sneakers with Roxane Gay and Mariel Garza of the Los Angeles Times. Ahyra Fine Arts Theater, Beverly Hills. 7pm. (Event Info)
Dec 12 (Wed): Selected Shorts: Dance in America, featuring a newly commissioned piece choreographed by Gabrielle Lamb of Pigeonwing Dance, based on “The Cape” by Ben Loory. Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. New York, NY. 7pm. (Event Info)