From the May issue of The Writer’s Life, with additions from other sources
May 10: Ladies Lunch and Literacy with Benjamin Ludwig, 7 PM at The Great Room in Redondo Beach. For more information, see http://www.mystgalaxy.com/event/ladies-lunchand-literacy-benjamin-ludwig.
May 12, 7 p.m., San Diego Writers, Ink: Dime Stories: Prose Open Mic. $5.
May 13: Mysterious Galaxy celebrates their 24th birthday with an all-day Birthday Bash. Cory Doctorow signs, along with local authors, at this all-day event. For more info, see http://www.mystgalaxy.com/event/mysterious-galaxybirthday-bash.
May 13, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., San Diego Writers, Ink: Second Saturdays: Poetry Draft, Craft, Submit with Tania P. Sign up now!
May 13, 3:30-5:30 p.m., San Diego Writers, Ink: Partners In Crime, San Diego chapter of Sisters in Crime, Sisters in Crime meeting and talk by Bestseller Jonathan Maberry: “Building Suspense into Your Writing” $5.
May 14: NO Second Sunday Author’s Reading at the Women’s Museum due to Mother’s Day
Mon, May 15, 7 p.m., Colt Hall, Point Loma Nazarene University: Upstart Crow, Episode 2 by Tim West. Find out more about Shakespeare’s younger days. Q and A with the author at the end. Free.
May 16: New York Times bestselling poet and YA author Kwame Alexander will speak at the Central Library at 9:30 AM. For more information, see http://sdpl.bwcs-hosting.com/cal/event/showEventMore.rdo.
May 17, 10 a.m., San Diego Writers, Ink: Intention-Based Journaling with Mary Lee Moser.
May 18: SD/PEN presents “Choosing the Right Legal Entity for Your Freelance Editing Business.” Attorney Alex Bennett will explore the basics of legal entities from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in the San Diego County Health Services complex. For more information, see http://sdpen.com/event/legalentity-alex-bennett/?instance_id=261.
May 20: Border Voices Poetry Fair will be held at SDSU. For more information, see https:// bordervoices.com/border-voices-poetry-fair/.
May 20, 1 p.m, San Diego Writers, Ink.: Scene with Mark O’Bannon.
May 20, 7 p.m., San Diego Writers, Ink: So Say We All’s Long Story Short. Free.
May 21: Warwick’s hosts Weekends with Locals, featuring Jan Phillips and Ruth Westreitch, authors of Creativity Unzipped: Why Your Thoughts Matter, starting at noon. For more info, see http://www.warwicks.com/event/jan-phillips-ruthwestreich-2017.
Mon, May 22, 6:30 p.m., San Diego Writers & Editors Guild: regular meeting with Jeniffer Thompson presenting Personal Branding for Authors and Thought Leaders. $5 for non-members
Sun, Jun 4, noon to 3:00 p.m., Mysterious Galaxy: Writers Coffeehouse with Jonathan Maberry. Free