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Author Sarah Gailey
Daryl M., March 12, 2020

Sarah Gailey came onto the scene in 2015 and has since become one of the sharpest, funniest voices in pop culture online. They are a regular contributor to multiple websites, including Their nonfiction has appeared in Mashable and The Boston Globe.

Luke Geddes and his debut novel, Heart of Junk
Daryl M., February 27, 2020

Luke Geddes is originally from Appleton, Wisconsin, and now lives Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati.

Ralph Ellison, American writer
Keith Chaffee, February 24, 2020

Ralph Ellison was born on March 1, 1914. Ellison was an important writer of the early civil rights movement, remembered today principally for his novel Invisible Man.

Ryan La Sala and his debut novel, Reverie
Daryl M., February 13, 2020

Ryan La Sala grew up in Connecticut, but only physically.

Collage of books
Lupita Leyva, February 06, 2020

In recent days, the literary world has been rocked by controversy.

Chris McCormick and his latest book, The Gimmicks
Daryl M., January 30, 2020

Chris McCormick is the author of a collection of stories, Desert Boys, winner of the 2017 Stonewall Book Award.

Kobe Bryant reads a book with The Last Bookstore's book tunnel in the background
Keith Kesler, January 28, 2020

Kobe Bryant’s post-basketball life was dedicated to inspiring young people through storytelling.

colorful logo for LA Made with photos of the performers
Tina Lerno, January 23, 2020

Get ready, we're preparing to launch Season 5 of the LA Made cultural programming series on February 15, 2020 with a return of the ever-popular Strong Words storytelling event!

Tochi Onyebuchi and his adult fiction debut novel, Riot Baby
Daryl M., January 16, 2020

Tochi Onyebuchi is the author of the young adult novel Beasts Made of Night, which won the Ilube Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Novel by an African, its sequel,

Paul Krueger and his new book, Steel Crow Saga
Daryl M., December 26, 2019

Paul Krueger is a Filipino-American author and a lapsed Chicagoan who may now be found literally herding cats in Los Angeles.