Sat 20 Jul 2019, 11 am – Sun 21 Jul 2019, 6 pm
LITLIT, or The Little Literary Fair, is a two-day book fair celebrating independent booksellers, book publishers, and book makers from Los Angeles and beyond. The book fair, free and open to the public, will take place from 20 – 21 July, 11 am – 6 pm at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles.
Hosted by the Los Angeles Review of Books and Hauser & Wirth Publishers, LITLIT brings together the eclectic contemporary in publishing, creating a unique opportunity for independent publishers to offer a range of books, while sharing their missions with Angelenos of all stripes.
Presented in partnership with the 2019 LARB Publishing Workshop, LITLIT is an exciting addition to the landscape of summer activities for the culturally curious. Programming throughout the weekend will include interviews and panel discussions with publishers, authors, artists, and community organizers.
Participating publishers, booksellers, and vendors include: Angel City Press, Artbook, BookSwell
Counter Culture Coffee, DoppelHouse Press, Gayettes, Harvard Square Editions, Hauser & Wirth Publishers, Hay House, Inlandia Institute,
Insert Blanc Press, Interlude Press, Inventory Press, Jaded Ibis Press, Kaya Press, LARB Books, LARB/
USC Publishing Workshop, The Los Angeles Press, Los Angeles Public Library, Magra Books, Not a Cult, Nouvella, PEN America, Prospect Park Books, Rare Bird, Red Hen Press, Tia Chucha Press & Centro Cultural, Tsehai Publishers & Harriet Tubman Press, Two Lines
Press & Center for the Art of Translation, Unnamed Press, Vagabond Books, Words Uncaged, World Stage Press & Community Lit Initiative, Writing
Workshops Los Angeles, and X Artists’ Books.
Schedule of Events
Sat, 20 Jul
11 am – Panel: Arts & Books
Join artists, publishers, and vendors as they define what makes an art book. Participants include Dagny Corcoran of Art Catalogues, artist and X Artists’ Books co-founder Alexandra Grant, artist Paul McCarthy, and Dr. Michaela Unterdörfer of Hauser & Wirth Publishers.
1 pm – Panel: Activism In Words
An exploration of how activism and publishing work together. Participants include Jessica M. Wilson Cárdenas of Tia Chucha, Dawn Finley of the Feminist Library On Wheels, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy of Words Uncaged, Tobias Tubbs of Words Uncaged, and Elias Wondimu of Tsehai Publishers.
Sun, 21 Jul