Coming Events—

Psychotic Reaction: BLACK CLOCK at Lit Crawl

Come join us for Round 3 of Lit Crawl, hosted by our very own editor-in-chief, Steve Erickson, and featuring authors from issues past and present!

Where:The Federal Bar, 5303 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
When: Wednesday, October 22nd from 9-9:45pm

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Alex Austin
Tom Carson
Claire Phillips
Saehee Cho
Alan Rifkin

Lit Crawl LA
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Past Events—

An Evening with Will Self

Author Will Self discusses his novel, Umbrella, and other subjects with Black Clock Editor-at-Large Anthony Miller

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
8:00pm (Reception 6:30-7:30pm)

William Turner Gallery
Bergamot Station Arts Center
2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404

$20 General Admission
$35 Includes Self’s book + Reserved seat

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Black Clock 17 Launch at Bookcourt

Black Clock 17 launch – East Coast edition! Join us at Bookcourt on November 14th for readings by:

Henry Bean
Shelley Jackson
Jay Neugeboren
Katie Ryder
Dana Spiotta
Lynne Tillman

Thursday, November 14, 2013


163 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Black Clock 17 Launch at Mandrake

Celebrate the launch of Black Clock 17 at Mandrake on November 10th, featuring readings by:

Cecil Castellucci
Antonia Crane
Dayna Dunne
Brian Evenson
Andrew Nicholls

Sunday, November 10, 2013



2692 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034

November 10, 2013

Lit Crawl L.A.

Join Black Clock at Lit Crawl L.A. in the NoHo Arts District on October 23rd!

Readings by:
Janet Fitch
Anne-Marie Kinney
Lou Mathews
Matthew Specktor

Skinny’s Lounge
4923 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601

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Summer Issues Cooperative at Greene Exhibitions

Summer Issues Cooperative at Greene Exhibitions, presented by East of Borneo:

“East of Borneo presents SUMMER ISSUES COOPERATIVE, a two-week exhibition in the form of a pop-up newsstand at Greene Exhibitions in Culver City. The generosity-based event will distribute current and archival art magazines contributed by over 20 nonprofit publishers from Los Angeles, New York, London, and Vancouver, all of which will be made available to take home free of charge. Visitors are also encouraged to bring in their own magazines to trade or donate, creating an exhibition will expand and contract each day as publications are removed the newsstand and others are placed back into circulation.

Participating publishers include: 2nd Cannons, Afterall, Black Clock, BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Cabinet, Concord, East of Borneo, Esopus, Fillip, Insert Blanc Press, Los Angeles Review of Books, Material, Native Strategies, Night Papers, Nka, Paper Monument, Pep Talk, Public Fiction, Triple Canopy, X-TRA, with others TBA.”

Opening reception: June 29 6 – 9 pm
on view through July 13

Greene Exhibitions
2654 La Cienega Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90034

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“There's never before been a literary journal with exactly the power and elegance, even the force of enigma, of Black Clock.”
—Jonathan Lethem

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