Paperback L.A. Book 3 Recent Events


Susan w Bk 3 cover (2)The Paperback L.A. trio of anthologies has been completed with the spring launch of Paperback L.A. Book 3, A Casual Anthology: Secrets. Sigalerts. Ravines. Records. Spring is L.A.’s most literary season, and this year it extended from April through May for us with events including:

  • a preview in April at the L.A. Times Festival of Books
  • a meet n greet on Indie Bookstore Day in April at Flintridge Bookstore
  • a launch in May at the Helms Design Center
  • panels and conversation at the Pasadena Lit Fest in May

Then we went offline and outta town for a break. So, here’s an update in photos:

Paperback L.A. Book 3 contributors reading at the May 5 launch, from left: Lisa See, Ann Cutting, R.J. Smith, Rosanne Welch, Lou Mathews, Patricia Freeman, River Garza, and editor Susan LaTempa
After the program, books were signed, conversations were lively and we walked down the block for an after-party at a Pinche’s Tacos.

Paperback L.A. was part of the discussion about collaboration in publishing on Saturday at the Pasadena LitFest, and was featured with David Kipen’s Dear Los Angeles in a two-editor discussion, “Micro-Doses of L.A.: The Anthologists’s Challenge.”



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