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Francisco Goldman reading in LA

July 24, 2009

One of my favorite writers will be in LA this week. Go catch it if you get a chance.



UCLA Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: 310.443.7000

Hammer Readings

Francisco Goldman’s first novel, The Long Night of White Chickens, won the 1993 Sun Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, and his second, The Ordinary Seaman (1997), was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and The Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His work has appeared in The New YorkerThe New York Review of BooksHarper’s, and The New York Times.


A series of contemporary fiction and poetry readings organized by Benjamin Weissman, author of two books of shorts fiction, most recently Headless, and professor of creative writing at Art Center College of Design and Otis College of Art and Design.

ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Hammer members receive priority seating, subject to availability. Reservations not accepted, RSVPs not required.

Parking is available under the museum for $3 after 6:00p.m

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