EVENTS

2018

January 13, Saturday 

 

7:00pm      Angel's Flight Literary West 

                     WOMAN Reading

                     The Last Bookstore

                 Los Angeles, CA 

January 21, Sunday 

 

3:00pm      The Table Reading Series 

                     Hosted by Jessica Ceballos and Angelina Saenz

                     The Hollywood Hotel

                Los Angeles, CA 

February 3, Saturday 

 

11:00am     AAAU Empowering Women and Girls since 1881 

                      Benefit for Tech Trek Science Camp for Girls

                      TPC Valencia Golf Course

                 Valencia, CA 

February 10, Saturday 

 

5:00pm      Heartbreak and Shortcake Low Tea Lit Salon                     

                 Los Angeles, CA

 

February 15, Thursday 

 

6:00pm      Drunken Masters Lit Series                     

                 Los Angeles, CA

 

April 12-13, Thursday - Friday 

 

                      Festival of Faith and Writing

                      Calvin College 

                      Grand Rapids, MI

April 14, Saturday 

 

10:00am     Pasadena Festival of Women Authors 

                      Pasadena, CA 

April 19, Thursday 

 

                      Phoenix College 

                      Phoenix, AZ 

                      Changing Hands Bookstore 

                      Phoenix, AZ 

April 21-22, Saturday - Sunday 

 

                     LA TIMES Festival of Books 

                     USC 

                 Los Angeles, CA

4:30pm      PANEL - You Go Girl: Women in Charge

                     with Amy Alkon, Melissa Carbone, Krista Suh 

          

                 

                     

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February 2, Tuesday 

7:30pm       Skylight Books

                      Interview with Susan Sherman for amazing book, "If You Were Here" 

                      Los Angeles, CA

February 7, Tuesday 

7:00pm       West Hollywood Library Book Club 

                      West Hollywood, CA

February 9th, Thursday 

 

3:00pm       AWP--Panel "To The Finish Line"

                      Washington, D.C.

February 10-11th, Friday and Saturday 

 

                      NAACP Image Awards - Nomination in the category "Outstanding

                      Literary Debut" 

                      Pasadena, CA

February 14th, Tuesday 

 

2:00pm       University of California, Riverside

                      Writer's Week - Reading and Panel

                      Riverside, CA

February 15th, Wednesday 

 

12:00pm      Riverside Community College  

                      Riverside, CA

February 16th, Thursday 

 

7:00pm       Why Are There Words? Reading

                      Los Angeles, CA

February 18th, Saturday 

 

2:30pm       Oceanside Public Library

                      Oceanside, CA

February 23rd, Thursday 

 

4:00pm       Smart Girls Run The World 

                      Ontario Public Library

                     Ontario, CA

 

February 24th, Friday 

 

7:00pm       Black History Month Celebration 

                      West Hollywood Library

                     West Hollywood, CA

 

March 21st, Tuesday 

 

12:00pm    Brandeis University 

                     Palm Desert, CA

April 5th, Wednesday 

 

12:00pm     San Diego State University, Calexico Campus 

                       Calexico, CA        

April 8th, Saturday 

 

8:00pm        Dirty Laundry Lit

                       Hollywood, CA     

April 22-23th, Saturday and Sunday 

 

12:00pm     LA Times Festival of Books

                       USC

                      Los Angeles, CA     

April 24th, Monday 

12:00pm     Soho House

                      West Hollywood, CA 

May 2nd, Tuesday 

 

12:00pm     College of the Canyons

                      Valencia, CA   

May 9th, Tuesday 

 

7:00pm     PEN Center USA Author Evening with Roxane Gay

                    Los Angeles, CA   

May 20th - May 21, Saturday-Sunday   

 8:00pm     Pasadena Literary Festival - Shades and Shadows Reading

 Saturday  Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA 

 

2:00pm      Pasadena Literary Festival - Panel with Heidi Durrow

Sunday       El Portal Restaurant, Pasadena, CA 

May 26th - May 28, Friday-Sunday 

 

                      SummerWords, Literary Festival

                      Sacramento, CA 

June 14th, Wednesday 

 

7:00pm     PEN Center USA 

                    Author Evening

                    Los Angeles, CA     

 

July 1, Saturday  

 

3:00pm    Dirty Laundry Lit: Orange County 

                   Makara Arts Center 

                   Santa Ana, CA

July 4th - 6th, Tuesday - Thursday 

 

12:00pm     Idyllwild Arts Academy Conference 

                      Idyllwild, CA     

 

July 11th, Sunday 

 

3:00pm     The Table Lit Reading 

                    Hollywood, CA 

August 10th, Thursday   

 

7:00pm     Black Caucus, American Library Association (BCALA)

                    2017 Honoree for Best Debut Fiction 

                    Atlanta, GA

August 13th, Sunday  

3:00pm      The Table Lit - Reading Series with LA Times Book Editor,

                     Carolyn Kellogg (mentor) and Andrea Cota (mentee)

                     Featuring Deaf Artists 

                     Hollywood, CA

August 15th - August 26th 

 

12:00pm   Bread Loaf Writers' Conference

                     Fellow In Fiction 

                     Burlington, VT

September 9th, Saturday 

 

5:00pm     Well-Read Black Girl Conference

                    Panel also featuring Tiphanie Yanique, Bernice McFadden and 

                    LaShonda Barnett

                    Brooklyn, NYC

September 30th - October 14th 

10:00am   Mesa Fellowship 

                    Fellow-In-Residence 

                    San Francisco, CA

October 17th - October 19th, Tuesday - Thursday 

 

10:00am    Pasadena City College

                     Writer-In-Residence 

                     Pasadena, CA     

November 2nd - Thursday 

 

12:00pm     Idyllwild Arts Academy Conference 

                      Idyllwild, CA 

November 4th - Saturday 

 

7:00pm     Dirty Laundry Lit: Safe Word 

                    Hollywood, CA

November 6th - 16th  

 

                    Iowa International Workshops, University of Iowa

                    (in partnership with the US State Department) 

                    Serevan, Armenia

 

December 3rd - Sunday 

3:00pm     The Table Reading Series: WeHo at the HoHo

                    with Karen Eyres, mentor, and Kibby Araya, mentee

                    Hollywood Hotel

                Hollywood, CA 

*Private Events are not listed on this calendar.

                                                                                                           

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June 4th, Saturday 

 

2:00pm       Happier Hours Women’s Literary Salon (with Jillian Lauren, Claire

                      Bidwell Smith, and Jenny Feldon)

                      Los Angeles, CA

                          

June 8th-10th, Weds-Fri.

 

All Day         University of California, Riverside–Palm Desert

                       Rancho Las Palmas Resort

                       Palm Desert, CA

 

June 11th, Saturday

 

2:30pm          Mixed Remix Festival (with Heidi Durrow)

                         Japanese American National Museum

                         Los Angeles, CA 

 

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June 14, Tuesday

 

7:30pm            BOOK LAUNCH EVENT: Skylight Books (with

                           David Ulin)

                           Los Angeles, CA

                            

 

June 20th, Monday

 

7:00pm            Litquake (with Kaitlin Solimine)

                           Alamo Drafthouse

                           San Francisco, CA 

                          

June 21st, Tuesday

 

7:30pm            Powell’s Books

                           Portland, OR

                          

 

June 22nd, Wednesday

 

7:00pm            Elliott Bay Books

                           Seattle, WA 

                            

 

June 26th, Sunday 

 

2:00pm            Barnes & Noble, Calabasas 

                           Calabasas, CA 

                            

 

June 29th, Wednesday

 

7:00pm            Left Bank Books

                           St. Louis, MO 

 

 

July 16, Saturday

 

7:00pm            The Last Bookstore (with Dana Johnson)

                          Los Angeles, CA

 

July 17, Sunday

 

7:00pm            Idyllwild Authors Series (with Eduardo Santiago)

                          Idyllwild, CA

 

July 20, Wednesday

 

7:30pm            Free Library of Philedelphia

                          1901 Vine Street,

                          Philedephia, PA

July 25, Monday

 

7:00pm          Literary Death Match

                          Southbank Centre

                          London, England

 

August 19-20, Friday-Saturday

 

2:00pm           Mississippi Book Festival 

                              State Capitol Building                      

                          Jackson, Mississippi

 

                          

September 11th, Sunday

4pm                  Roar Shack

                           @826LA

                           Los Angeles, CA

September 18th, Sunday

 

11am                Brooklyn Book Festival

                           Main Stage

                           New York, New York 

7:00pm            Sunday Salon (with Nita Noveno)

                           Jimmy’s No. 43

                          New York, New York 

 

8:00pm            Well Read Black Girl with Glory Edim

                           Jimmy’s No. 43

                          New York, New York

September 27th, Tuesday

 

7:30pm            Skylight Books - Banned Book Week!

                           Los Felis, CA  

October 26th, Wednesday

 

7:30pm            NoHo Lit Crawl

                           North Hollywood, CA

October 30th, Tuesday

 

7:30pm            Griffith Park Reading Series

                           Los Angeles, CA

November 3rd, Thursday

 

7:00pm            Chevalier Books

                           Los Angeles, CA

November 5th, Saturday

8:00pm            Dirty Laundry Lit

                           Los Angeles, CA

November 6th, Sunday

                           Austin Book Fest

                           Austin, TX

*Private Events are not listed on this calendar.

                       

             

 

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     Natashia Deón

WRITER

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