Jonathan LaPoma

Author / Screenwriter / Songwriter

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HAMMOND Release Party at Young Hickory on December 18th

The Secret Stash will be hosting a book release party for Jonathan LaPoma’s new coming-of-age novel, HAMMOND, at Young Hickory East Village on December 18th. LaPoma will sign copies of all books purchased at the party.

At the party, The Secret Stash will be giving away 5 prizes. In order to claim one, you have to purchase a House Lager beer ($5) or any coffee drink (prices vary).

Prizes include:
– a full set of Jonathan LaPoma’s books.
– gift cards
– a gift bag from The Secret Stash
– a mystery prize

Young Hickory East Village is located at 810 13th Street, San Diego, California 92101.

The Fussy Librarian Interviews Jon LaPoma

The Fussy Librarian interviewed Jonathan LaPoma, asking general questions about his writing and teaching careers. To read the interview, click here. 

Jonathan LaPoma to Appear at The Secret Stash’s Literary Locals Night

The Secret Stash will be hosting Jonathan LaPoma for Literary Locals Night on Wednesday, September 5th, from 6:00-8:00pm. The event will be held at 4379 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92104.

Book Signing Event at The Amazing A Store

Jonathan LaPoma will be signing copies of his award-winning, best-selling novel, DEVELOPING MINDS: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY, at The Amazing A Store:

Saturday, July 23, 2016


Westfield North County Mall

272 E. Via Rancho Parkway

Escondido, CA 92027


Jon LaPoma to Present at San Diego Writers/Editors Guild

Jonathan LaPoma will be giving a presentation at the San Diego Writers/Editors Guild on the following screenwriting topics:

-How to write strong dialogue

-How to build drama

-How to give your screenplay the best chance for success


October 24, 2016


San Diego County Health Services Center

3851 Rosecrans Street

San Diego, CA 92110

San Diego Writers, Ink to Host Jon LaPoma at Local Author Spotlight

San Diego Writers, Ink has invited Jonathan LaPoma to participate in their Local Author Spotlight event:

June 3, 2016


2730 Historic Decatur Rd.

Barracks 16, Suite 202

San Diego, CA 92106



Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore Hosts Jon LaPoma for Local Author Event

Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore will be hosting Jonathan LaPoma for their Local Author Meet & Greet:

Sunday, June 12, 2016


5943 Balboa Avenue

Suite 101

San Diego, CA 92111


Weekends with Locals, March 6th at Warwick’s

Warwick’s Weekends with Locals

Sunday, March 6th from 12:00-2:00.

7812 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037

Jonathan LaPoma will be signing copies of his award-winning novel, DEVELOPING MINDS: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY.

DEVELOPING MINDS to be Displayed at Frankfurt Book Fair

FBF MEMEJonathan LaPoma’s award-winning coming-of-age novel, DEVELOPING MINDS: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY, will be displayed in the Combined Book Exhibit booth at the Frankfurt Book Fair in stand #6 0 D42.

The book fair runs from October 14-18, 2015.