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Readings & Special Events

Whether we’re scheduling the publication party for a local author’s new book, chartering a bus to take us to the LA Times Festival of Books, or celebrating the seasons, Inksters know how to make an event special. We believe in collaboration and look for creative ways to partner with other organizations to present unique and stimulating programs for the larger community. The Ink Spot offers a warm and welcoming spot for readings, large and small, and we also hold readings at other venues – the Poetry Bench in Balboa Park, on the stage at Lestat’s, and Rebecca’s in South Park to name a few.

Readings and Special Events:





10/07 First Friday Reading With William Luvaas

Beneath The Coyote Hills explores the influence of choice and chance in our lives. Do we control our own destiny or is it dictated in part by…

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10/07 Local Author Showcase at First Friday Event

It's our quarterly Local Author Appreciation and Showcase at SDWI for the First Friday event at Liberty Station on October 7th. Local authors are…

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10/09 Second Sunday Author Series: Kathi Diamant – Kafka’s Last Love

Second Sunday Author Series: Women’s Voices, Women’s Stories A Collaboration of the Women’s Museum of California and San Diego Writers,…

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10/14 Art Show Reception (Steampunk!)

Kickoff event for our Fall for Writing Conference. Cinematic Escapes: Whether in Technicolor or black-and-white, the art is inspired by the big…

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10/14 NY Times Bestseller Jonathan Maberry on “Making Stuff Up for a Living (And Getting Paid for It!)”

As a kickoff event for our Fall for Writing Conference, we are pleased to have this fun talk! Making Stuff Up for a Living (And Getting Paid For…

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10/15 Fall for Writing: Info on Individual Sessions

October 15-16th:  All Day Conference.  Individual sessions are offered throughout both days.  Below you will find more information about the…

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10/20 Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing with Jennifer Weiner in La Jolla

at the Lawrence Family JCC, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037 Fearless, funny, feisty, and endlessly free-spirited, #1 New York Times…

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10/21 E.A. Poe Memorial Benefit and Wake

Buy your tickets in advance online or at the door that night 7-8:30pm Take your photo with Poe, enter the "Rue Morgue" to join the "Drop Dead…

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11/04 Writing Children’s Literature: An Overview/Q&A with Marcie Colleen

Ever think you might want to write for children? Join children's author, Marcie Colleen, as she shares an overview of the world of children's…

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Handwritten poetry

Weekly Wed 10am DROP IN: (Not) Dead (Yet) Poet’s Society

Join us on Wednesdays from 10-12pm for the (Not) Dead (Yet) Poet's Society, led by Anna DiMartino and Ron Salisbury. We will have a lively discussion…

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