writingworkshopsla:

WWLA’s own Neela Banerjee is at the center of this fantastic LA Weekly article about turning LA into the center of the literary universe. 

We love the focus on the “Publish!” booth at the Grand Park Book Fest.

Neela’s WWLA Novel II class this spring still has a spot available!  Hit us up at writingworkshopsla@gmail.com if you’d like details or want to enroll.

wendycortiz:

Nice surprise today! 

powdered alcohol

Her “pornographic” books are united by the violence with which she works to undo the grammar of systems of confinement—language, gender, sexuality, and form—and the tenderness and comedy with which she scours the bleakness of circumstance for something that an optimist might call hope.

wbnamerica:

Derek Kirk Kim will be speaking at the Skylight Books (1818 N Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA) event on April 22, 7:30PM. We’d love for you to come and join us to kick-off WBN2014 with a great talk about sharing love of reading!

wbnamerica:

Derek Kirk Kim will be speaking at the Skylight Books (1818 N Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA) event on April 22, 7:30PM. We’d love for you to come and join us to kick-off WBN2014 with a great talk about sharing love of reading!

Luxe Paws are here fundraising for their grassroots adoption agency right now! These kittens really know what they’re doing.

harperperennial:

cloudunbound:

The Internet is a many splendored thing for these rarely seen and now colorized photos of Zora Neale Hurston.

Zora!

Tags: dream outift

dieselbookstore:

Our dear Alison graces us (and Adrienne Rich’s “Diving Into the Wreck”) with her luvely Scottish lilt.

wendycortiz:

This is the poetry I’m reading this morning.