Meet Gary Phillips, Author

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Pacific Time)

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Photo of author Gary Phillips wearing a black fedora and a light colored shirt and an image of the book cover of "One Shot Harry" that has a camera, an ashtray and a newspaper in the cover artwork.

National Library Week 2024

Gary Phillips, Tuesday, April 9th, 11:00 a.m. – Noon 

Join us for a special National Library Week author presentation!  Gary Phillips, author of One-Shot Harry (DB 109284) will do a reading and will be in conversation with author, Francesca Lia Block, M.F.A.

Gary Phillips has been a community activist, labor organizer and delivered dog cages. He’s published various novels, comics, short stories and edited several anthologies including Orange County Noir and the award-winning The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir. Violent Spring, first published in 1994 was named in 2020 one of the essential crime novels of Los Angeles. He was a senior story editor on FX’s Snowfall, about crack and the CIA in 1980s South Central where he grew up.

Mr. Phillips will be in person in the Library in Los Angeles. Lunch will be served after the event.

RSVP online, or please call the library at 1-800-808-2555.




Event Type: Hybrid

Los Angeles
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029


Los Angeles Center

(323) 663-1111



22 attending

Unlimited spots available