We hold monthly literary salons in downtown L.A. and occasionally in New York. All salons are free and open to the public. Each L.A. program concludes with author signings, with book sales provided by The Last Bookstore.
Upcoming 2018 salons:
LOS ANGELES: Saturday, April 7, 7-8:30 p.m., National Poetry Month Salon at
The Last Bookstore, featuring Erica Blumfield, Shonda Buchanan, Jessica Ceballos y Campbell, Arminé Iknadossian, Karineh Mahdessian, Luivette Resto, Nikki San Pedro, Mary Soneia and Aruni Wijesinghe
NEW YORK: Wednesday, May 30, 7-9 p.m., Angels Flight • literary west East Coast Salon in NYC at The Red Room at KGB, featuring Jennifer Baker, Tobias Carroll, Ysabel Y. Gonzalez, Marnie Goodfriend, Alison Kinney and Michael J Seidlinger
2018 events included:
Black Resistance in the Time of Trump at
The Last Bookstore, featuring Shonda Buchanan, Rachel Harper, Dana Johnson, Lia Langworthy, Michelle Maltais, Jonathan Tipton Meyers, Chris Terry and Rebecca Walker
Year of the Woman: Writing for Change at
The Last Bookstore, featuring Sylvia Brownrigg, Yennie Cheung, Natashia Deón, Karolyn Gehrig, Liska Jacobs, Kerry Neville, Eva Recinos, Carla Sameth, Solvej Schou, Laura Warrell and Aruni Wijesinghe
Past salons featured:
2017 events included:
We held an epic post-inauguration event, in collaboration with David Rocklin’s Roar Shack Live Writes, to come together as a community and share contributions from our “Wall of Resistance” issue, on Jan. 22, 2017, at Clifton’s. Readers: Dana Johnson, Samantha Dunn, Chris Morris, Robin Rinaldi, Rich Ferguson, Désirée Zamorano, Lauren Eggert-Crowe, Daniel Antonio Barron, Eirene Donohue, Haneen Oriqat, Erica Blumfield, John Balma and Paradigm.
We offer writing workshops led by our contributors and editors.
Our first series of classes will be given by acclaimed authors Eileen Cronin, Deanne Stillman and Alan Rifkin. Class size will be limited to 10 students and rates will vary from $25-$35 per student depending on session size. Class location and date TBD. The classes will focus on fiction and non-fiction, with emphasis on using life experience to develop stories.
Please send inquiries to Info@AFLWMag.com.