Angels Flight Literary West is celebrating that proclamation at Year of the Woman: Writing for Change. Launched in 2016 and named after downtown's landmark railway, the literary journal publishes fiction, nonfiction and poetry by local authors and beyond and hosts free monthly salons at Clifton's. Tonight's gathering, which is "focused on female empowerment and change through writing," features women authors Sylvia Brownrigg, Yennie Cheung, Natashia Deón, Liska Jacobs, Kerry Neville, Eva Recinos, Carla Sameth, Solvej Schou, Laura Warrell and Aruni Wijesinghe. There's also a reception, signings, T-shirts and "hand-knit pussy hats" for $20, with proceeds benefiting the magazine.
After the turmoil of last year, 2018 is being anointed the Year of the Woman. Though it remains to be seen,