If you’re not going to see Vox Femina, you still have a chance for some good literary-themed fun on Saturday evening. The Rattling Wall is hosting a reading at Skylight Books beginning at 7pm. Check it out!
Listen up all you Chandler aficionados, noir novelists, and dark lyricists, there’s a new literary magazine in town (inasmuch as an online periodical can be “in town”), and they are soliciting material for their next issue on noir LA.
Chaparral, which will focus on work from and/or about Southern California, was just announced last week. This inaugural issue features poetry by Amy Gerstler, Douglas Kearney, Dorothy Barresi, Victoria Chang and more. Chaparral will be collaborating with Street Poets for a benefit reading in late May or early June. (Check the Chaparral website for details.)
Following the break is the announcement I got about the upcoming issue: