6 Literary Events We’re Looking Forward to This Week (10/24/2017)

If last week’s list of literary events was full of tricks and spooky stories, then this week’s is a bag full of treats! Our schedule is jammed packed! We’ve got book signings, an anthology launching, a lit crawl, and a poetry celebration.

With this top-notch lineup, we’re hoping to see you share your adventures with us on social media! So drop us a line, send some photos, and tweet us @RedHenPress!

(1) TONIGHT! Tuesday, October 24th — Kathline Carr and Nicelle Davis @ Chevalier’s Books, Los Angeles, 7pm, FREE

Join Red Hen authors Kathline Carr and Nicelle Davis for a wonderful evening at Los Angeles’s oldest independent bookstore! Celebrating the release of Kathline’s MIRACULUM MONSTRUM, this is set to be a lovely night of readings, and discussions, with a book signing to follow.

No tickets necessary; just stop by! Can’t wait to see you.

More information is available here!

Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004


(2) TONIGHT! Tuesday, October 24th — Syntax/Synapse: “How We See” with Joyce Carol Oates and Charles Gross, New York, New York, 7:30pm, FREE

Join Joyce Carol Oates and her husband, Charles Gross, for a discussion on the collision between neuroscience and literature. They’ll connect how the brain interprets what we see with how writers interpret their visual sense. The intersection between science and literature is nothing short of fascinating!

This event is free; RSVP here!

17 E. 47th St.
New York, New York


(3) Wednesday, October 25th — LitCrawl L.A. 2017, North Hollywood, 6pm-12am, FREE

If you’ve never been to a LitCrawl before, this year is the perfect year to start! Roam the streets of North Hollywood and visit amazing places of literary significance, bouncing from location to location over the entire night, with readings going on everywhere. Marking its fifth year in NoHo, there is nothing but fun to be had on this adventurous journey through the streets of L.A. with tons of people who appreciate and love the literary scene as much as you do. Recently featured in an L.A. Weekly article about the best cheap and free things to do in L.A. this week, there’s plenty to see, with three great rounds of literary fun.

Check out the hilarious DUEL OF THE TYPEWRITERS : MELROSE POETRY BUREAU SQUARES OFF! in round one at the Pizza Press on Lankershim for spontaneous and improvised poetry from 7:00-8:00pm!

Red Hen Press authors will be featured in the second round at the Eclectic in NoHo at 8pm! We hope to see you there, and stick around the same venue for the after party!

Cap the night with LITERARY TRIVIA in round three, upstairs at the Federal Bar from 9:00-10:00pm, then head back to the ECLECTIC for the speak-easy after party until midnight!

For more information and a full schedule and map, click here.

This event starts at Groundworks/Historic North Hollywood Train Station Plaza, 11275 Chandler Blvd


(4) Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 – Celebrate 25 Years of Poetry in Motion @ The New York Public Library for Performing Arts, New York, NY, 6:00pm, FREE

In 1992, the Poetry Society of America and New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority began showcasing poems in public transportation. Now, Poetry in Motion is celebrating its 25th year anniversary by publishing an anthology of a hundred poems. Many featured poets will be in attendance to read their own poems and past favorites. Poets include Jim Moore, Paul Muldoon, Marilyn Nelson, Patrick Phillips and more.

All reservations for this program have been claimed. However, a standby line will form at 111 Amsterdam Ave. one hour before the program. Learn more here.


(5) Thursday, October 26th, 2017 – Two-Countries Anthology Launch @ Hugo House, Seattle, WA, 7:00pm, FREE

Red Hen is proud to announce the launch of Tina Schumann’s anthology, Two-Countries: US Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents. At a time of many division in the country, author and contributor Peggy Shumaker describes the anthology of flash memoir, personal essays, and poetry as a “brilliant, timely book, [and] an antidote to divisiveness.”

Learn more about this event here.


(6) Saturday & Sunday, October 28-29 — SoCal Poetry Festival 2017 @ Mt. San Antonio College, starting at 10am, FREE

The 2nd annual Southern California Poetry Festival will be hosted at Mt. San Antonio College this year. Consisting of a collection of amazing readings, workshops, and panels, this weekend-long event is guaranteed to inspire and motivate both fans and writers alike. Come on down for an amazing time amongst amazing people, where the atmosphere is nothing but supportive, and the air is full of love and appreciation for literature. You’ll find several Red Hen authors, both at our Red Hen Spotlight event on Saturday at 3:30, as well as in other panels throughout the weekend. This is absolutely one event you don’t want to miss!

Full schedule and details can be found here.

Mt. San Antonio College
1100 North Grand Ave.
Walnut, CA 91789

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