Los Angeles, CA
From F. Scott Fitzgerald to Nathanael West, Joan Didion to Raymond Chandler, many writers have been inspired by Los Angeles. In this installment of City Guides, Carolyn Kellogg, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times and Jacket Copy blogger, visits her favorite haunts made famous by writers of both past and present.
Conferences and Residencies
From the Magazine
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Los Angeles–based Phoneme Media, which publishes poetry in translation, with a focus on books from lesser-known countries and those written in uncommon languages like Isthmus Zapotec and Uyghur.
Los Angeles Times book editor Carolyn Kellogg talks MFAs, publishing optimism, and how she’s revolutionizing her new position in the shifting landscape of book reviews.
826LA is a non-profit organization that supports students ages six to eighteen in their expository writing skills, and helps teachers inspire their students to write. The center provides after-...
Located in Santa Monica, California, the Writers Junction, offers quiet writing rooms for rent. Facilities include rooms with private desks, library-like open tables, a lounge area, a conference...
In 2010, Adam Bernales and Denice Diaz opened Seite Books within a shared space with Diaz's mother selling dresses. The store now contains about 20,000 volumes of new and used books, mainly...