Mariah K. Young

Mariah K. Young was born in Alameda, California, and spent her childhood living in the Bay Area and in Lahaina, Hawai‘i. She graduated with an English degree from California State University, East Bay—she still calls it Cal State Hayward, even though no one’s counting anymore—where she won the first annual RV Williams prize for fiction. In 2008, she earned her MFA in creative writing from UC Riverside, andthat same year, she attended the Squaw Valley Writers’ workshop on fellowship. She currently teaches writing in downtown Los Angeles, and lives in Hollywood, where she is hard at work on a novel (when she’s not grading essays).

Past Events

LIT CRAWL LA: A Walk on the Wild Side with Heyday

Wednesday Oct 22 2014   9:00 PM
Literary Lane (outdoors)  5250 Lankershim Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  map

EMPIRE MOON with Mariah Young and Susan Straight

Saturday Dec 01 2012   7:00 PM
Ace Hotel & Swim Club  701 East Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA  map

A literary double header–both Oakland, both Heyday!

Monday Nov 19 2012   7:30 PM
Pegasus Books Downtown  2349 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA  map

Masha’allah Los Angeles Launch!

Friday Nov 09 2012   7:30 PM
The Last Bookstore  453 South Spring St., Los Angeles, CA  map

Mariah Young returns to her alma mater as this year’s first ‘Distinguished Writer’

Monday Nov 05 2012   7:00 PM
Biella Room, CSUEB Library  25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward, CA  map

Masha’allah Reading in Oakland

Saturday Nov 03 2012   5:30 PM
Laurel Book Store  4100 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, CA  map

Launch Party for Masha’allah!

Sunday Oct 28 2012   3:00 PM
Diesel, A Bookstore  5433 College Ave., Oakland, CA  map

2nd Annual New California Writing Launch Party: Los Angeles!

Thursday Apr 19 2012   7:00 PM
Libros Schmibros  1711 Mariachi Plaza, Los Angeles, CA  map

Heyday Harvest

Thursday Dec 08 2011   6:30 PM
The David Brower Center  2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA  map

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