Golden State 2017 Anthology Release Party

7:30 p.m.


The Last Bookstore is pleased to present a reading celebrating the release of the anthology Golden State 2017: Best New Writing From California, the fourth volume in the series formerly known as California Prose Directory! Editor Lisa Locascio will host, and contributors Lou Matthews, Michael Jaime-Becerra, Anthony J. Mohr, Vincent Poturica, Elizabeth Hall, Seth Fischer, Ashton Politanoff, Rebecca Baumann, Ron Gutierrez, Anne-Marie Kinney, and Jasper Henderson will read. Authors will be on hand to sign copies of the book after the reading. This event will be the flagship SoCal event on a tour of readings across California. Don’t miss this unique gathering of local voices!

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Lisa Locascio, this year’s Golden State anthology editor, is publisher of Joyland Magazine and editor of the ekphrastic collaboration magazine 7×7. Her work has appeared in The Believer, Bookforum, Santa Monica Review, n+1, Western American Literature, Tin House online, and many other magazines. She is Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Wesleyan University. Her novel Jutland Gothic will be published by Grove Atlantic in 2018.



Please note that our store has limited capacity (a mere 300!), so get here early.
Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase a copy of the author’s title from The Last Bookstore. Any outside books must be checked with security upon entering the store. This policy applies to all Last Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.