Tuesday, April 17, 2012
This Weekend: the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
This weekend - the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC.
Two days of it.
Too many writers to list but here's a short list of those I'd like to see:
Gustavo Arellano, Aimee Bender, Judy Blume, T.C. Boyle, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Leonard Chang, Victoria Chang, Miles Corwin,Thomas Curwen, Trinie Dalton, Samantha Dunn, Ben Ehrenreich, Janet Fitch, Judith Freeman, Celeste Fremon, Cornelia Funke, Jonathan Gold, Tod Goldberg, David Hernandez, Pam Houston, Dana Johnson, Tayari Jones, Erin Aubry Kaplan, Jeff Kinney, David Kipen, Alice LaPlante, Krys Lee, Edan Lepucki, Mark Leyner, Tom Lutz, Scott Martelle, Campbell McGrath, Carol Muske-Dukes, Warren Olney, Susan Orlean, José-Luis Orozco, Julie Otsuka, Mary Otis, Russ Parsons, Victoria Patterson, Ismet Prcic, Richard Rayner, Rachel Resnick, Connie Rice, Michael Ryan, Robert Scheer, Marisa Silver, Michael Silverblatt, Nancy Silverton, Mona Simpson, Rebecca Solnit, Dana Spiotta, David St. John, Jerry Stahl, Deanne Stillman, Susan Suntree, Terese Svoboda, Hector Tobar, Luis Alberto Urrea, Oscar Villalon, D.J. Waldie, Charles Harper Webb, Jon Wiener, Amy Wilentz, Kevin Young, Tom Zoellner…
Will I see them all?
Will I have fun trying?
For more info on authors, poets, panels, booths, stages, etc, click here.
I'll be hanging out in the Santa Monica College booth (booth #993), giving out free copies of the Santa Monica Review. It's somewhere near the Tommy Trojan statue. Drop by and say hi.