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Join us on June 12th for our annual Pub Party at the Skirball Cultural Center!

Each year in June, Writers’ Program instructors read aloud from their recently published fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. This spirited event includes book signings, refreshments, and the opportunity to meet fellow writers. Admission to the event is free. Free parking too! Instructors’ books are available for purchase.

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