Dec. 11: WeHo Reads / West Hollywood Artist and Icon Felice Picano

Felice Picano

Longtime West Hollywood resident and literary icon Felice Picano presents “Coming to Hollywood: 1935-2000, in Words and Pictures,” sharing his research on LGBTQ Hollywood for his two novellas, along with readings from the novellas. He will also share the impact that living in West Hollywood has had on his artistic and literary career. Felice’s newest book is “Justify My Sins: A Hollywood Novel in Three Acts.”

Picano’s first book was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Since then, he has published 20 volumes of fiction, poetry, and memoirs. Considered a founding member of modern gay literature along with other members of the Violet Quill Club, he founded two

publishing companies: SeaHorse Press and Gay Presses of New York. Among his award-winning books are the novels “Like People in History,” “The Book of Lies,” and “Onyx.”

The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. Admission is free.  Those attending are asked to RSVP online.