READ YOUR HEART OUT in Downtown LA! Grand Park is the place to see, hear and read from the largest coalition of Los Angeles-based authors and publishers in a day for book lovers both big and small. Downtown Bookfest will feature winners from THE MUSIC CENTER’S ARTIZEN LAB, where ideas are shared and brought to life.
- Discover pop-up bookshop in partnership with WRIT LARGE PRESS and discover books, graphic novels, and bilingual literary gems written by LAs finest
- See and participate with ARTIZEN LAB winners. It could be YOU! Take the CITE YOUR SOURCE challenge and share your idea THRU FEB 20.
PLAY + LEARN
- Enjoy the FAMILY PAVILION, with storytelling and bookmaking activities. Bring along books that the wee ones may have outgrown for the FAMILY BOOKSWAP.
12:30PM – 1PM: POET LAUREATE LUIS J. RODRIGUEZ
1:15PM – 2:45PM: POST-ENGLISH LITERATURE of LA
3PM-4:30 PM YOUNG ADULT LIT READINGS
METRO RED or PURPLE LINE TO CIVIC CENTER/GRAND PARK STATION, GOLD LINE TO LITTLE TOKYO/ARTS DISTRICT STATION.