March 2, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Grand Park's Performance Lawn (between Grand and Hill)
200 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles,CA 90012


READ YOUR HEART OUT in Downtown LA! Grand Park’s literary nooks and crannies come alive in a day for book lovers both big and small.

11:30AM – 12PM José-Luis Orozco Performance                   

12:15PM – 1:15PM José-Luis Orozco Performance

12:45PM – 2PM Children’s Reading Circles

Join award-winning author, Tracy Trivas, for a reading from her book The Wish Stealers. Tracy will also lead the children in a “wish circle” where they will make wishes for themselves, others, and the world. Then each child will make a traveling “wish bag” to take home or to make a wish in the nearest fountain.

1PM – 6PM DJs: Phyz Ed and Danny Holloway

1:15PM – 6PM Indy Publisher Readings


Writ Large + The Last Bookstore pop up bookshop

Food Trucks to feed your soul all day long                                                                     

Partner Marketplace + Activities, including bookmaking demonstrations and workshops

John McCoy Generic Bookfest 200 x 100

826 LA
Central Library
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Libros Shmibros
The Last Bookstore
Ryman Arts
Writ Large

Writ Large + The Last Bookstore are collaborating in creating a Pop-Up Bookstore offering the best in literature by small presses,  independent authors and a huge assortment of high quality used books.

Local publishers include: Siglio Press / Kaya Press / Tia Chucha Press / Writ Large Press / Punk Hostage / MAKE/SHIFT Magazine / Gold Line Press / Ricochet / Bank-Heavy Press / Vagabond Books / Spout Hill Press / Rare Bird Lit-Barnacle / Quackenworth / Aortic / World Parade / Pearl / The Rattling Wall / Zero+ Publishing / Blue Canvas / RA



Go Metro and receive a Grand Park souvenir poster! For more details, click here. Metro provides Bus and Rail transportation to Grand Park until 2AM on Fridays and Saturdays.

For your best route or more info, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro or (323 466.3876).