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Lambda LitFest Los Angeles

We’re proud to announce the first annual Lambda Literary Festival, a celebration of contemporary voices honoring and expanding on the rich, diverse tradition of LGBTQ writers and letters in the Southland!

Lambda LitFest will be held in Los Angeles, California from March 6-12, 2017, with all events FREE and open to the public! No reservations are required.

Programming for the week-long event is as noted.

Saturday, March 11th, 2017 – LitFest Saturday
Barnsdall Gallery Theatre
4800 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, California 90027

We’ll kick off LitFest with a full day of discussions, readings, entertainment, and mingling with featured presenters, including: Luis Alfaro, Noel Alumit, Tre'vell Anderson, Diane Anderson-Minshall, Ryka Aoki, Lucy Bledsoe, Susie Bright, Melissa Chadburn, Bernard Cooper, D'lo, Zachary Drucker, Alex Espinoza, Julie Goldman, Marga Gomez, Ian Harvey, Cheryl Klein, Beth Lapides, Alec Mapa, MariNaomi, Alberto Mendoza, Michael Nava, Wendy C. Ortiz, Our Lady J, Peter Paige. Robin Podolsky, Claudia Rodriguez, Justin Sayre, Sarah Schulman, Justin Torres, Terry Wolverton

Monday, March 6 - Sunday, March 12, 2017 – A Week of Litfest Across LA
Join us for LitFest readings and events in neighborhoods across Los Angeles.

Sunday, March 12, 7-10pm – Litfest Closing Party
Akbar 4356 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029

Join us as we celebrate Litfest at Akbar in Hollywood. Everyone is welcome!

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LitFest Coordinator: Brandi M Spaethe -

Later Event: April 29
Fresno LitHop 2017