Events

Read Harder with Sara Gran and Karolina Waclawiak of the Believer on September 19, 2014

“For all their teen-girl fantasy elements, the books are also gritty, raw, and extremely dirty. There is little cynåical or formulaic about them. If anything, they are too raw, too revealing of the author’s own obsessions–which, as we’ll see, might … read more

Roar Shack: As It Is on July 13, 2014

Join us on July 13 for Roar Shack: As It Is “I talk in a daze, I walk in a maze, I cannot get out….” –Vladimir Nabokov Roar Shack is a collective of writers and artists, and over the coming months we’re … read more

The Silent History with Eli Horowitz, Matthew Derby, Kevin Moffett, James Ransone, Jess Weixler, and Miranda July on June 14, 2014

Join authors Eli Horowitz, Matthew Derby, and Kevin Moffett and friends James Ransone (The Wire), Jess Weixler (The Good Wife), and Miranda July (The Future) for a celebration of the release of The Silent History. It begins as a statistical oddity: a … read more

Roar Shack: Have You Heard on June 8, 2014

Join us on June 8 for Roar Shack: Have You Heard. “I want an infinitely blank book and the rest of time.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald Roar Shack is a collective of writers and artists, and over the coming months we’re going … read more

If I Knew Then What I Know Now on June 4, 2014

You are invited to the release of If I Knew Then What I Know Now, a new book by students from Roosevelt High School. With 826LA, twenty-two students from Mr. Jorge Lopez’s Food Justice class at Roosevelt High School wrote stories to encourage … read more

They Were Shining With Ambition Exhibit on June 3, 2014

They Were Shining With Ambition: Stories of the Street Vendor in Los Angeles is the product of conversations between 12th grade students from the Los Angeles School of Global Studies and street vendors across Los Angeles. From the lives of cut … read more

Beyond The Gates and Fences: Help 826LA’s Young Authors Celebrate their Book Release on May 28, 2014

On May 28, sixty students from Manual Arts Senior High School in South Los Angeles will become published writers through 826LA’s 2014 Young Authors’ Book Project, entitled Beyond the Gates and Fences. Beyond the Gates and Fences, with a foreword by … read more

Partners in Time: Spike Jonze in conversation with Variety’s Tim Gray on May 20, 2014

In this intimate event, Partners in Time members at the Bright Future level and above will join director, producer, and Oscar-winning screenwriter Spike Jonze and Variety‘s Tim Gray for dinner, drinks, and conversation. Spike Jonze has written, produced, and directed many of the most interesting and critically acclaimed films of … read more

Dave Eggers signs The Circle on May 15, 2014

Author and 826 co-founder Dave Eggers will sign paperback editions of his novel The Circle from 5-7 p.m. in the Echo Park Time Travel Mart. The Circle is the new novel from Dave Eggers, best-selling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for … read more

Roar Shack: A World For Our Eyes To See on May 11, 2014

Join us on May 11 for Roar Shack: A World For Our Eyes To See. “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” –Zora Neale Hurston Roar Shack is a collective of writers and artists, and over the coming … read more