Join Us for a Reading Celebration.

For the Fall 2017 issue.

Featuring contributors to the magazine.

Sunday, October 8, 2017, 2017 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.


Welcome by journalist and author Rick Wartzman

Brendan Park introduced by Justin Lee

Mark Gozonsky introduced by Lauren Belcher

Inna Effress introduced by Jade Chang

Suzanne Greenberg introduced by Erica Lansdown

The Edye, SMC Performing Arts Center

1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Refreshments. Brief intermission. Author books on sale.

Tickets: $10 for purchase at,
“Santa Monica Review Presents...”

Limited seating. Free parking.

Other Events

SMR at Beyond Baroque

Venice’s landmark literary arts center welcomes editor Andrew Tonkovich and readers Zlatina Sandalska, Diane Lefer (California Transit) and Richard Wirick (Kicking In) for a Sunday afternoon, September 17 reading. 4:30 PM, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center. $10 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

SMR at LitQuake, LitCrawl, North Hollywood and San Francisco!

Santa Monica Review will participate it two iconic literary events, with readings at both North Hollywood and San Francisco Lit Crawl venues.

SMR joins the Fifth Annual Lit Crawl - Los Angeles with readings by Ryan Shoemaker, Sandy Yang, Dawna Kemper and Andrew Tonkovich at “Beneath the Cobblestones, the Santa Monica Review: Literary Provocations by Four Contributors to the West Coast Lit Mag” on Wednesday night, October 25 6 PM Free. North Hollywood Arts District. Visit the LA LitCrawl website

In San Francisco, writers Ryan Ridge (American Homes), Louis B. Jones (Radiance), and Janice Shapiro (Bummer) join editor Tonkovich at a Saturday night, October 14 reading titled “The Unlimits of our Language: Santa Monica Review versus the World!” Visit the LitQuake website

The Santa Monica Review is a national literary arts journal sponsored by Santa Monica College.