The Dangerous Shirt + Book Fair
The Leimert Park Book Fair takes place this Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Leimert Park Village in south Los Angeles. The event will feature readings by noted authors including poet Al Young and speculative fiction writer Tananarive Due. There's a tribute to Octavia Butler scheduled and a sampling of food prepared by healthful cookbook author and chef Bryant Terry. For more information go here. (photo of drum circle at Leimert Park shown above).
And next Wednesday, June 10, in Tempe AZ, poet Alberto Rios will read at Changing Hands Bookstore. He'll be reading from his new poetry collection, The Dangerous Shirt (Copper Canyon Press 2009).