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    Jackie Adams started writing for LA Magazine during her internship in 2012. She now covers all things literary in Los Angeles, including book releases and readings, and often says that authors are her rockstars. She graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a degree in journalism, and has written for a variety of regional and luxury magazines including LA Weekly, Acura Style, Laguna Beach, Montage, and Bespoke. Born and raised in Southern California she has a deep love for the beach, and with any luck at this moment she is shoeless with her toes in the sand writing her next piece.

 

Tonight: Season Two of the "The Writers' Room" Dives into "Scandal"

"The Writers' Room" is back with behind-the-scenes looks into hit TV shows like "House of Cards" Read more...

5 Writing Tips from Lorrie Moore

The literary superstar visited ALOUD to read from her new book, Bark, and offer tips on her craft Read more...

From Page to Screen: Your Guide to Cinematic Lit at the Festival of Books

Where to find Mayim Bialik, B.J. Novak, Alicia Silverstone and other Hollywood hotshots at this weekend's big literary affair Read more...

Freezing People Isn't Easy and Bob Nelson Should Know; He's the Most Famous Failure in the History of Cryonics

After his first attempts turned disastrous, Bob Nelson changed his name and dropped out of sight. Now he tells his side of the story in the memoir "Freezing People is (Not) Easy" Read more...

James Franco Talks About his New Book of Poetry, His Writing Mentor & Being on Lindsay Lohan's List of Lovers

"It's something I love, and if people want to judge my poetry through the lens of my acting then there's nothing I can do about that" Read more...

Bukowski Continues to Haunt L.A.

Twenty years after his death Charles Bukowski still has the power to draw an audience. This weekend friends and admirers will host a reading in his honor at the King Eddy Saloon Read more...

Spike Jonze Sweeps the Writers Awards

We all know who won the best actor and actress awards at the Oscars. What's going on in the world of screenplays? Read more...

The Best Things in Life are Free, Like This Weekend's "Writing California" Literary Confab

Free discussions, readings, and panels will be held this weekend, culminating with a bus tour of Raymond Chandler's L.A. Read more...

A Popular Death Class Becomes a Popular Book

The waitlist is three years long to go on field trips to cemeteries and morgues. If it sounds macabre, it isn't Read more...

If You've Ever Wondered What a Comedy Central Roast of Nelson Mandela Would Sound Like, B.J. Novak Has the Answer

The former writer for "The Office" chats about his new book of short stories Read more...

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