is creating A Weekly Listing of Author Readings in Los Angeles

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We are the authors, readers, and independent books stores of Los Angeles. We love our city, and we love the stories being told in it.

The challenge for authors is how to get the word out about their readings. At the same time, there's no easy way for readers to keep track of when their favorite authors are speaking. It's a big city, after all.


LitWeekLA seeks to connect authors with their readers, while supporting the independent book stores that host events and keep the heart of literary Los Angeles beating.

It's a labor of love and will always be free, but it does cost money and time to produce it (I'll outline the nitty gritties below for anyone who's interested in the breakdown). So... Patreon.

If you are a part of this community, and have the means to contribute, please consider doing so. Donations support your fellow book-lovers across the LA basin. Because there's no city like Los Angeles.

Thank you so much,
April Dávila
(creator of LitWeekLA)

The Financial Breakdown

My Patreon goal is to cover my expenses, including an hourly wage for the work I put into it. At 4 hours a week, that's 16 hours a month. At $18 an hour that's $288 a month. Add in hosting expenses and a few hours here and there paid to my awesome (but not cheap) coder, and my total operating costs come to approximately $350 a month.

Thank you so much for your support.
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For $350 a month we can keep the LitWeekLA going in support of writers, readers and indie bookstores across Los Angeles.  
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