Santa Monica Review Events
An in-person celebration of the spring 2023 issue
Featuring Readings by contributors to the magazine.
Sunday, April 2, 2023 | 5 – 7 p.m.
Welcome by Michelle Chihara, Editor-in-Chief, Los Angeles Review of Books
With readings by,
Barrington Smith-Seetachitt introduced by Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn
Allan Martín Nava Sosa introduced by Christie Craig
Gregory Tower introduced by Allan Traylor
Kristen Leigh Schwarz introduced by Alberto Gullaba
Emcee: Andrew Tonkovich, SMR editor
The Edye, SMC Performing Arts Center
1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Tickets: $10 for purchase at Brownpapertickets.com.
Free parking. Refreshments. Brief intermisison.
The Santa Monica Review is a national literary arts journal sponsored by Santa Monica College.
Thank you to Don Girard and Linda Sullivan.
SMR at Beyond Baroque
With a reading by contributors to the magazine
Saturday, April 8, 2023 | 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Hear work from writers appearing in the acclaimed West Coast journal at LA’s longest-running literary arts center.
Featuring short story writers Gregory Tower and Kristen Leigh Schwarz, poet and novelist Kareem Tayyar and fiction, nonfiction writer and critic Yxta Maya Murray.
Emcee: SMR editor Andrew Tonkovich
681 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
Tickets: Free RSVP at beyondbaroque.org.
Refreshments. Free copy of the spring issue
SMR at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Saturday, April 22, 2023 - Sunday April 23, 2023
Santa Monica Review hosts a booth at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this spring. Stop by to pick up a free copy of Santa Monica Review and to meet and chat with our editorial staff and volunteers. We’d love to see you!
SMR at LitFest Pasadena Community literary festival
Saturday, May 6, 2023 - Sunday May 7, 2023
LitFest Pasadena — with a 2023 theme of "Books that Make a Difference" — welcomes editor Andrew Tonkovich and a selection of authors reading from their work.
See litfestpasadena.org for details.
Please see a list of our videos of past events.