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: On any given day in California, there are dozens of literary events taking place in bookstores, community centers, museums, cafes, and libraries. From big-name authors on tour to local "open mikes," there's something for every reader to hear and a place for every writer to be heard. The rst guide of its kind, A Community of Words gives writers and listeners a way to tap into this extensive literary network. With more than 120 listings, this unique directory tells you where to go, whom to contact, and how to get yourself heard (or hear others) through readings and workshops. Listed for each venue is detailed information on applications, audiences, and payments. A Community of Words provides essential information for anyone trying to organize a reading tour or for those who simply enjoy the art of live literature readings.