Fish, Soap and Bonds (Raw Dog
Screaming Press)
Fondation is the author of the novel Angry
Nights and of Common Criminals, a
collection of short stories. The two books
are part of a planned sequence of five books
of fiction focusing on the Los Angeles

Fondation has lived in LA since the 1980s and
worked for fifteen years as an organizer in
South Central Los Angeles, Compton, and East
LA. His fiction and non-fiction has appeared
in a range of diverse publications including
Flaunt (where he is Special Correspondent),
Fiction International, Quarterly West, the
Los Angeles Times and the Harvard Business
"I think Los Angeles reveals itself
most at the margins. On the street corners,
in bars and nightclubs. In the sounds of the
traffic, police sirens and helicopters, in
the words and music of local bands."
--Larry Fondation

Event date: 
Friday, March 16, 2007 - 7:30pm