Matt Stewart

Calendar: Words & Ideas

Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Black Clock Issue 12 Launch: Contributors to Issue 12 of the Los Angeles-based literary magazine — "The Sports Issue" — will read their work. Participants include authors Richard Rayner, Nina Revoyr, Samantha Dunn, Tod Goldberg, Paul Cullum and Monica Carter. Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., L.A. 5 p.m. Free. (323) 660-1175. Tom McCarthy: The author of the new novel "C" (which was recently shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize) will read and discuss his work with author Chris Kraus. Art Catalogues Bookstore, Ahmanson Building at LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 4 p.m. Free. (323) 857-6000. MONDAY...