About Lambda LitFest Los Angeles 2018

The second annual Lambda LitFest Los Angeles is a celebration of contemporary voices honoring and expanding on the rich, diverse tradition of LGBTQ writers and readers in the Southland.

Lambda Curated Programming

Join us on Saturday, September 29th at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in downtown Los Angeles for a full day of programming, featuring panels, talks, readings, and—new this year—workshops for festival attendees.

LitFest LA will also include exhibitor booths this year. Check back soon for details on how you can apply.

The festival will close on Saturday, October 6th with a very special guest that we’re not announcing just yet. Stay tuned!

A Week of LitFest

Sunday, September 30th – Friday, October 5th.

The celebration continues all week long across the Southland. Our community partners are busy preparing a full schedule of fantastic, fun, and thought-provoking events for festival attendees. Events will take place throughout Los Angeles, so you’re sure to find something near you! We will be releasing the full
schedule soon. Stay tuned.


Lambda Literary would like to thank the LitFest Steering Committee for their hard work in organizing the festival.  The members are: Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Amy Scholder, Brad Griffith, Charles Flowers, Charlie Jensen, Corey Roskin, Dan Lopez, Griselda Suarez, Lynn Harris Ballen, Matias Viegener, Rosalind Helfand, Ryka Aoki, Seth Fischer, Steven Reigns, Lee Wind, and LitFest Coordinator Brandi Spaethe.