WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Friday, January 15, WeHo Reads, a year-round author series presenting new authors at the West Hollywood Library, will feature speakers David L. Ulin and Samantha Dunn, announced the City of West Hollywood.

The event is set to take place at 7 p.m. in the City of West Hollywood’s City Council Chambers/Public Meeting Room at the West Hollywood Library, located at 625 N. San Vincente Boulevard.

This WeHo Reads event will focus on examining the career of Ulin, an author, book critic, and former book editor of the Los Angeles Times,  in conversation with author, journalist, and writing teacher Samantha Dunn.

A reception hosted by the Friends of the West Hollywood Library, a book signing, along with books available for sale by Book Soup will all follow the conversation.

The City of West Hollywood through its WeHo Reads program and Friends of the West Hollywood Library is sponsoring this Weho Reads author series event.

The event is free and open to the public. Free validated parking will be available in the adjacent five-story parking structure.

A 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, David L. Ulin is the author of “Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles,” “Labyrinth,” and “The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time.” His book “The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction and the Fault Line Between Reason and Faith,” was selected as a best book of 2004 by the “Chicago Tribune” and the “San Francisco Chronicle.”

Samantha Dunn is the author of “Failing Paris” and the memoirs “Not By Accident: Reconstructing a Careless Life and “Faith in Carlos Gomez: A Memoir of Salsa, Sex and Salvation,” which has been in development at Lifetime Television.

Dunn’s essays have appeared in various national publications, including the “Los Angeles Times,” “O (Oprah) Magazine”, “Ms.,” and “Shape.”

For more information about WeHo Reads visit www.weho.org/wehoreads.

To RSVP or for more information, please contact the Friends of the West Hollywood Library by at (323) 929-2359 or at westhollywood.friendsoflibrary@gmail.com.