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123 Andrés is a talented singer/songwriter whose show is an energetic and fun celebration of music for children and their families, showcasing Latin musical genres from salsa and bachata to plena, bolero, mariachi and more. His bilingual CD “¡Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés en Español y Inglés!” debuted last April.

SCHEDULE
Musical Act: Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés
Saturday, 1 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Musical Act: Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés
Sunday, 1 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

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Abcarian is an L.A. Times columnist and blogger. She writes a weekly column for the print edition about California culture and politics and posts frequently on her blog about national news. A UC Berkeley graduate With a journalism degree from Boston University, she covered the last three presidential campaigns and began her career across the street from the L.A. Times at UPI.

SCHEDULE
Diana Nyad With an Introduction by Robin Abcarian
Saturday, 4 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Ideas Exchange: Arianna Huffington in Conversation With Robin Abcarian
Sunday, 3 p.m., Bovard Auditorium ›

Loretta Acosta

Loretta Acosta, “The Bully of Tenth Street”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 9, 2:30 p.m.

Jorge Aguayo

Jorge Aguayo, “Vita, My Worst Enemy”

California State University, San Bernardino
Booth 964

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Oyuki Aguilar

Oyuki Aguilar, “The sport of parenting: A lovely little book of reflections and art.”

Author Solutions
Booth 216

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Agustin is the co-writer and co-star of the autobiographical play, “N*gger Wetb*ck Ch*nk,” which received acclaim from the L.A. Times, New York Times and Denver Post and won awards for its advancement of social justice in the arts. In 2015, he was named Alumnus of the Year by Mt. San Antonio College and contributed to a new book titled “Portraits of the Dream: The Importance of Investing in Undocumented America,” which promotes Dream Act legislation in Washington, D.C.

SCHEDULE
A Conversation With Social Justice/Writer Julissa Arce and Actor/Writer Rafael Agustin
Saturday, 11:20 a.m., Hoy Stage ›

Ahern is the award-winning and best-selling author of many adult novels, including “P.S. I Love You” and “Love, Rosie,” both of which became major motion pictures. “Flawed” is her debut young adult novel. She resides in Ireland.

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Young Adult Fiction: The Light Fantastic
Saturday, 3 p.m., YA Stage ›

Ahmed is a Bangladeshi writer based in Dhaka. He is the publisher of Dhaka Tribune, a national daily, and Bengal Lights, a literary journal. Ahmed is the author of three works of fiction: “The World in My Hands,” “Good Night, Mr. Kissinger” and “Forty Steps.”

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History Through Fiction’s Lens
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

The Afro-Latin American Jazz Ensemble, directed by Aaron Serfaty, is one of several ensembles housed Within the USC Thornton School of Music. ALAJE provides jazz studies students the opportunity to arrange and perform a range of musical selections, from standards to original compositions, making ALAJE a launching point for some of the finest musicians of the next generation.

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Afro/Latin Jazz Music Performance
Sunday, 3:10 p.m., USC Stage ›

Alden is the author of the graphic novels “It Never Happened Again,” “Wicked Chicken Queen,” “Lydian” and “New Construction,” which is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Graphic Novel/Comics. He is a two-time Ignatz winner and four-time nominee and works full-time as a writer and storyboarder on Cartoon Network’s “Adventure Time.”

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Illustrating Lives: The Art of the Graphic Novel
Saturday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Aldrin, alongside Neil Armstrong, became one of the first humans to walk on the moon in 1969. Since then, Aldrin has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and more than 50 other honors. Aldrin’s new book is “No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon.”

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Author of “No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon,” Interviewed by Carolyn Kellogg
Saturday, 3:40 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Alexander is a poet, educator and best-selling author of 21 books, including “The Crossover,” which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children, among many other awards. Alexander believes that poetry can change the world and he uses it to inspire and empower young people through his Book-in-a-Day literacy program. His latest title is “Booked.”

SCHEDULE
Kwame Alexander in Conversation With Joel Arquillos
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Selected Works
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Roshaunda Alexander

Roshaunda Alexander, “Mother Daughter Bond”

Author Solutions
Booth 213

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Maria Alexander

Maria Alexander, “Mr. Wicker”

Horror Writers Association
Booth 828

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

Alfaro is a renowned Chicano performance artist, writer, theater director and social activist. His plays and fiction are set in Los Angeles’s Chicano barrios and often feature gay and lesbian and working-class themes. Alfaro has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the MacArthur Genius Foundation Fellowship in 1997 and the 1988 National Hispanic Playwriting Competition Prize.

SCHEDULE
From Page to Stage: Playwriting, History and Adaptation
Sunday, noon, Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Alford is an author, historian and professor emeritus at Northern Virginia Community College. He is a founding board member of the Abraham Lincoln Institute of Washington, D.C., and is an internationally recognized authority on John Wilkes Booth and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. His latest book is “Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth,” a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Biography.

SCHEDULE
Biography: The Famous and the Infamous
Sunday, noon, Hancock Foundation ›

Ali is a senior writer for the L.A. Times Calendar section, where she covers film, TV, music, media and just about anything else that isn’t sports. She is an award-winning journalist and L.A. native who has written in publications ranging from Rolling Stone to the New York Times. She was formerly the L.A. Times’ music editor and, before that, a senior writer covering culture With Newsweek magazine.

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Ideas Exchange: Carrie Brownstein in Conversation With Lorraine Ali
Sunday, 11 a.m., Bovard Auditorium ›

Charles W. Allen

Charles W. Allen, “Spiritual Geometry & Imagery: The Power of Familiar Imagery Association”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 9, 4:30 p.m.

Allende was born in Mexico City in 1974 but can pull off 1985 under the proper light. He has three elder sisters, none of whom practices magic. Since he was kid, he knew he liked boys and that he wanted to be a writer. He lives in Santa Monica With his husband, and his latest book is “Love, or the Witches of Windward Circle: A Horror Farce.”

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Fiction: A Touch of Modern Horror
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Karl Altstaetter

Karl Altstaetter, “Rostam Comic Book Series”

Farhang Foundation
Booth 157

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Amdahl is the author of “The Daredevils,” “Across My Big Brass Bed,” “The Intimidator Still Lives In Our Hearts,” “I Am Death” and “Visigoth,” as well as several plays, the most recent being “Dharma Comes to Dinner.” He is the recipient of a Jerome Fellowship and a Pushcart Prize.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Finding a New Normal
Sunday, 1 p.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Amster is president of Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises. A former editor at Pantheon and Vintage, she has been described in the L.A. Times as “a dogged prospector of the city’s literary talent.” Her clients include novelists Christopher Noxon, María Amparo Escandón and Joy Nicholson; MacArthur fellow Will Allen; Beard Award winner Kim Boyce; popular historian Margaret Leslie Davis; and best-selling research psychologist Elaine N. Aron.

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Publishing: The Big Picture
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Ana Anastasia

Ana Anastasia, “The First Easter”

Author Solutions
Booth 206

April 9, 12:30 p.m.
April 10, 1:30 p.m.

Anders is an American journalist, editor and fiction writer. Her debut novel, “Choir Boy,” won a Lambda Literary Award in 2005. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she is managing editor of the science fiction website iO9. Her latest book is “All the Birds in the Sky.”

Charlie Jane Anders, “All the Birds in the Sky”
All the Birds in the Sky
Booth 368

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
John Scalzi in Conversation With Charlie Jane Anders
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Fiction: Fantastical Visions
Saturday, 3 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Spencer Anderson

Spencer Anderson, “The Last Raider”

The Last Raider
Booth 133

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Anderson is a Metpro trainee With the L.A. Times. Previously, he worked for LogoTV’s LGBT news blog NewNowNext, the Peninsula Press and Atlanta Magazine, among other publications. He received his master’s in journalism from Stanford University and a degree in sociology from Morehouse College in Atlanta.

SCHEDULE
Covering Diversity in Hollywood: Roundtable with L.A. Times Film and TV Reporters
Sunday, 1 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Andrews’ debut novel, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” a New York Times and USA Today bestseller, was published to critical acclaim and starred reviews. His adaptation of the book for the big screen won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. His second novel, “The Haters,”was just released.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Teenage Wasteland
Sunday, 3 p.m., YA Stage ›

Angel is the author of three poetry collections, the most recent of which is “Your Moon.” His poetry has been published in The New Yorker, The Antioch Review and many other magazines. Included among his many honors are a Pushcart Prize and the James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets for his book “Neither World.”

SCHEDULE
Poetry and the Arts: The Influence of Music, Cinema and the Visual Arts in Contemporary Poetry
Sunday, 11 a.m., Annenburg Auditorium ›

Author of “Your Moon”
Sunday, 1 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honoree, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award-winning and best-selling “The Underneath,” as well as the National Book Award finalist “The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp,” “Keeper” and many picture books like “Counting Crows.” Her newest book, co-written With Alison McGhee, is “Maybe a Fox.”

Kathi Appelt, “Maybe a Fox, The Underneath, True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp”
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
Booth 732

April 9, 11:30 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: From All Sides
Saturday, 3 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Robert Aragon

Robert Aragon, “A Tiny Teddy named Cuds”

Tiny Teddy Press
Booth 890

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Arce is a writer, speaker and social justice advocate and author of the forthcoming book “My (Underground) American Dream.” She made national and international headlines when she revealed that she had achieved the American dream of wealth and status while undocumented. Prior to becoming an advocate she built a successful career on Wall Street at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch.

SCHEDULE
A Conversation With Social Justice/Writer Julissa Arce and Actor/Writer Rafael Agustin
Saturday, 11:20 a.m., Hoy Stage ›

Arnold writes for and about children and teens. Her books have been included on the L.A. Library’s Best Books of the Year list, the Bank Street Best Book list, the YALSA “Best Fiction for Young Adults” list and the Amelia Bloomer Project. Her YA novel “Infandous” won the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award. Her middle-grade titles are “The Question of Miracles” and “Far From Fair.”

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Hard Truths
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Arnoldi has published three novels — the first, “Chemical Pink,” was a national bestseller. Her second novel, “The Wentworths,” is an L.A. Times bestseller, as was her last book, “Point Dume.” Arnoldi was the 1992 Southern California Bodybuilding Champion as well as a competitive longboard surfer, a backcountry survivalist and fanatic scuba diver.

SCHEDULE
Dropping In: The Surf Report
Saturday, 1 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Shoghagat Sharon Aroian

Shoghagat Sharon Aroian, “Crossing the Euphrates”

Abril Armenian Bookstore
Booth 144

April 10, 3:00 p.m.

Sharon Aroian

Sharon Aroian, “Crossing the Euphrates”

Green Ivy Publishing
Booth 162

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Arquillos is executive director of 826LA, a nonprofit organization that provides free writing and tutoring programs to over 8,000 L.A. students a year. Prior to relocating to L.A., Joel worked alongside Dave Eggers and Ninive Calegari as director of national programs for 826 National.

SCHEDULE
Kwame Alexander in Conversation With Joel Arquillos
Sunday,, 11:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Arroyo is an award-winning journalist, producer and New York Times best-selling author. As news director and lead anchor for EWTN, a global Catholic news network, he is seen in more than 200 million homes on six continents each week. He is currently working on a children’s book series, a mystery series and an original musical. His latest book is “Will Wilder: The Relic of Perilous Falls.”

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Middle-grade Fiction: Fantastical Feats
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

Aslan, an acclaimed writer and scholar, is the founder of AslanMedia.com, an online journal for news about the Middle East and the world. His first book, “No god but God,” has been translated into 13 languages. Other titles include “Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East” and his most recent, “Zealot.”

SCHEDULE
Thinking About Religion in Today’s World
Sunday, 3 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Tawab Assifi

Tawab Assifi, “My Three Lives on Earth: The Life Story of an Afghan American”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 9, 1:30 p.m.

Atlas is the author of “Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet,” which was nominated for a National Book Award in 1977, and “Bellow: A Biography.” He is the founding editor of “Penguin Lives” and three other series of brief biographies: “Eminent Lives,” “Great Discoveries” and “Icons.”

SCHEDULE
Biography: The Famous and the Infamous
Sunday, noon, Hancock Foundation ›

Auxier is the author of “Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard,” which Kirkus raved in a starred review “should be in the hands of every human young enough at heart to be enchanted by the written word.” His first novel, “Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes,” earned many accolades. “The Night Gardener” earned starred reviews and was a finalist for many awards. Auxier lives in Pittsburgh With his family.

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Middle-grade Fiction: Fantastical Feats
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

Aveyard is the New York Times best-selling author of the Red Queen series, whose newest entry is “Glass Sword.” A Massachusetts native, Victoria moved to Los Angeles to earn a BFA in screenwriting at USC. As an author/screenwriter, she uses her career as an excuse to read too many books and watch too many movies.

Victoria Aveyard, “Red Queen, Glass Sword, Cruel Crown”
Once Upon a Time Bookstore
Booth 713

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Fantasy & World Building
Sunday, 3 p.m., Town & Gown ›

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Mishell Baker

Mishell Baker, “Borderline”

Mysterious Galaxy
Booth 368

April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Bakewell was a bookseller and a curator of early printed books at the Wellcome Library before publishing her highly acclaimed biographies “The Smart,” “The English Dane” and the best-selling “How to Live: A Life of Montaigne,” which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography. She teaches in the Masters of Studies in Creative Writing program at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, and her latest book is “At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails.”

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Narrative Journalism: Bringing a Story to Life
Sunday, 10 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Baldwin is the author of “You Lost Me There” and “Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down.” His next novel is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. His essays appear in a variety of magazines and newspapers. He lives in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Opinion: Writing Personal Essays for the Popular Press
Saturday, 3 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Larry Balma

Larry Balma, “TRACKER-Forty Years of Skateboard History”

TRACKER-Forty Years of Skateboard History
Booth 012

April 9, 10:30 a.m.
April 10, 10:30 a.m.

Barnstone is chair of English at Whittier College, where he teaches literature and writing. His awards include the NEA, NEH, Pushcart Prize, John Ciardi Prize and many others. He is the author of 18 books, the most recent of which is “Pulp Sonnets,” a book of poems based on 20 years of research into pulp fiction, B movies, comic books and Gothic literature.

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Author of “Pulp Sonnets”
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Barnstone is a poet, translator and writer of comparative literature and biblical studies. A two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, Fulbright scholar and recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, among others, he has worked extensively abroad. His more than 40 books include “The Other Bible,“ “The Poetics of Translation,” “Gnostic Bible,” “Moonbook and Sunbook” and “Mexico in My Heart.”

SCHEDULE
Selected Works
Saturday, noon, Poetry Stage ›

Barot lives in Tacoma, Wash., and directs the low-residency MFA program at Pacific Lutheran University. He is also the poetry editor of New England Review. He is the winner of the 2002 Kathryn A. Morton Prize and the 2009 Grub Street Book Prize. His third collection, “Chord,” was short-listed for the PEN/Open Book Award and is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Poetry.

SCHEDULE
The Poet’s Place in an Uneasy World
Saturday, 10 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Author of “Chord”
Saturday, 3 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Dennis James Bartel

America Star Books
Booth 1015

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Bethany Barton

Bethany Barton, “I’m Trying to Love Spiders”

Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 9, 4:00 p.m.

Rain Basia

Rain Basia, “Unlocking a Spiritual Love Within”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Ron Bassilian

Ron Bassilian, “Inferno: Los Angeles”

Wannabe Press
Booth 955

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

Bastianich is the host of “Lidia’s Family Table” on PBS and chef/owner of three of New York City’s most notable restaurants, Felidia, Esca and Becco, as well as the recently opened Lidia’s Kansas City and Lidia’s Pittsburgh. She is the author of numerous cookbooks, including her most recent, “Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine,” in Conversation With Noelle Carter
Saturday, 11 a.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Bates is a Los Angeles-based correspondent for NPR News, where she covers race, ethnicity and culture for NPR’s Code Switch team. She is co-author, With Karen Elyse Hudson, of the best-selling etiquette guide “Basic Black: Home Training for Modern Times” and the author of the Alex Powell mystery novels.

SCHEDULE
Amy Goodman in Conversation With Karen Grigsby Bates
Sunday, noon, Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Bauman is the author of “And the Word Was” and, most recently, “Broken Sleep.” Among his awards are a COLA Fellowship in Literature, a Durfee Foundation grant and a UNESCO/Aschberg Fellowship. He is an instructor in the CalArts MFA Writing Program and Critical Studies Department and a senior editor of literary magazine Black Clock.

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Fiction: Finding a New Normal
Sunday, 1 p.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Beard is a professor of classics at the University of Cambridge. She is also the classics editor of The Times Literary Supplement and writes for the New York Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement and London Review of Books. She has made several TV series on ancient Rome for the BBC and is author of “Confronting the Classics,” ”Fires of Vesuvius,” “Laughter in Ancient Rome” and “SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome,” which is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in History.

SCHEDULE
History: Laws of Nature, Laws of Man
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Beaudoin is the author of “The Infects,” “You Killed Wesley Payne” and the forthcoming punk band diary “Wise Young Fool.” His stories and articles have appeared in numerous publications, including the Onion, Salon and the San Francisco Chronicle. He is a founding editor of the arts and culture website The Weeklings.

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Fiction: In Brief
Sunday, 2 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Brigitte Bechimol

Brigitte Bechimol, “Jadyn and the Magic Bubble: I Met Gandhi; Jadyn and the Magic Bubble: Discovering India; Jadyn and the Magic Bubble: Kenya Kenya”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Bell is the author, most recently, of the novel “Scrapper.” His previous novel, “In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods,” was a finalist for the Young Lions Fiction Award, a Michigan Notable Book and an Indies Choice Adult Debut Book of the Year Honor Recipient. Born in Michigan, Bell now teaches creative writing at Arizona State University.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Sanity and Survival
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Bellas is both bilingual and bicultural. As an author and writer, she has been a voice of Latino immigrant parents for two decades. Her newest book is “Arroz con Pollo and Apple Pie: Raising Bicultural Children.”

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Children and Cultura
Sunday, 12:10 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Bellantoni became assistant managing editor of politics at the L.A. Times in August 2015, arriving after 12 years covering politics in Washington, most recently as editor-in-chief at Roll Call. Before that, she served as political editor on “PBS NewsHour.” She has covered the White House, Congress and the 2004, 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. Bellantoni is vice president of the Washington Press Club Foundation board.

SCHEDULE
Essential Politics: The State of the Race and California’s Role
Saturday, 11 a.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Election 2016
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Essential Politics: Stories from the Trail with Christina Bellantoni
Sunday, 11 a.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Michelle A. Beltran

Michelle A. Beltran, “Take the Leap: What It Really Means to Be Psychic”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 9, 11:30 a.m.

John Bemelman Marciano

John Bemelman Marciano, “Bemelman’s, Madeline and the Old House in Paris”

Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Bender is the author of five books, including “The Girl in the Flammable Skirt,” the New York Times bestseller “The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake” and “The Color Master.” Her fiction has been translated into 16 languages and she teaches creative writing at USC.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Pushing Boundaries
Sunday, 4 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Bender is the author of the 2015 story collection “Refund,” a finalist for the National Book Award and short-listed for the Frank O’Connor International Story Prize; her novels are “A Town of Empty Rooms” and “Like Normal People.” Her fiction has appeared in magazines including the New Yorker, Granta, Ploughshares, Zoetrope and Best American Short Stories and the Pushcart Prize series.

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Fiction: The Art of the Short Story
Saturday, 10 a.m., Town & Gown ›

Benincasa is a comedian and author of three books, including the novel “DC Trip,” which Playboy calls “the adult book about high school you never knew you needed.” She is adapting “DC Trip” With producers Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa (“Nebraska,” “Little Miss Sunshine”). Her next book, “Real Artists Have Day Jobs,” is available for preorder now.

Sara Benincasa, “DC TRIP”
Adaptive Studios
Booth 177

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Game of Life
Sunday, 3 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Benway is the acclaimed author of “Going Rogue,” “Also Known As,” “Audrey, Wait!” and “The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May and June.” Her books have been published in 16 languages, received numerous honors and been bestsellers in several countries. Her latest book, “Emmy and Oliver,” was published last summer.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Missing Pieces
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

James Beran

James Beran, “The Biggest Short Guy”

James P. Beran
Booth 957

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Ronnie Bermann

Ronnie Bermann, “Gullible Travels: The Truly Sensational, Humorous and Amazing Encounters of Over a Decade of Travels”

Author Solutions
Booth 213

April 9, 1:30 & 2:30 p.m.
April 10, 2:30 p.m.

Julie Berry

Julie Berry, “Splurch Academy, All the Truth That’s in Me,The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place”

Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Berman is a contributing writer for The Nation magazine and an investigative journalism fellow at The Nation Institute. He has written extensively about American politics, civil rights and the intersection of money and politics and is a frequent political commentator on MSNBC, C-SPAN and NPR. His 2015 book, “Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America,” was a National Book Critics Circle finalist.

SCHEDULE
Political History: Shaping Democratic Process
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Berney is the Edgar-nominated author of the novels “Whiplash River,” “Gutshot Straight” and “The Long and Faraway Gone,” which is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller. His short stories have appeared in publications such as The New Yorker and The Pushcart Prize anthology and he’s written feature screenplays and created TV pilots for Warner Bros., Paramount, Focus Features, ABC and Fox.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Ulterior Motives
Saturday, noon, Taper Hall 101 ›

Beverly lives in Hyattsville, Md., and teaches at Trinity University in Washington, D.C. He is the author of “Dodgers” and “On The Lam: Narratives of Flight In J. Edgar Hoover’s America.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Underbelly
Saturday, noon, Hoffman Hall ›

Biespiel is a poet, literary critic, columnist and contributing writer at The Rumpus, Partisan, American Poetry Review, Politico, New Republic, Slate and the New York Times, among other publications. His most recent books are “A Long High Whistle: Selected Columns,” “Charming Gardeners” and “The Book of Men and Women.”

SCHEDULE
The Poet’s Place in an Uneasy World
Saturday, 10 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Anne Biggs

Anne Biggs, “The Swan Garden”

Linden Publishing/Gallery II/HBE Publishing
Booth 181

April 9, 2:00 p.m.
April 10, 1:00 p.m.

Bissell is the author of eight previous books, most recently “The Disaster Artist” and has been awarded the Rome Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He writes frequently for Harper’s Magazine and The New Yorker. “Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of Twelve” is just out.

SCHEDULE
Thinking About Religion in Today’s World
Sunday, 3 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Rapp is the author of “Poster Child: A Memoir” and most recently “The Still Point of the Turning World.” A former Fulbright scholar, she was educated at Harvard University, Trinity College-Dublin, Saint Olaf College and the University of Texas-Austin, where she was a James A. Michener Fellow. She teaches at UC Riverside in the Palm Desert MFA Program.

SCHEDULE
The Art of the Essay
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Memoir: Struggle and Strength
Sunday, 2 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Vanta M. Black

Vanta M. Black, “Oubliette–A Forgotten Little Place”

Black Chateau Publications
Booth 186

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Black is the author of 15 books in the New York Times best-selling Aimée Leduc series. She lives in San Francisco With her husband and visits Paris frequently. Her latest book is “Murder in the Marais.”

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Cities in Suspense
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Blacker and Ben Acker are co-creators of the “Thrilling Adventure Hour.” The show began in March 2005 as a way for Acker and Blacker to create new content for an audience on a regular basis and to showcase the performance skills of their friends and colleagues. Blacker is also a co-host of the Nerdist podcasts, The Writers Panel and Nerdist Comics Panel.

SCHEDULE
Scott McCloud in Conversation With Ben Blacker
Sunday, 4 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Block, author of more than 25 books of fiction, nonfiction, short stories and poetry, has received the Spectrum Award, Phoenix Award, ALA Rainbow Award and the 2005 Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as citations from the American Library Assn., the New York Times Book Review and Publisher’s Weekly. Her latest book is “Beyond the Pale Motel.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Truth and Consequences
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Blount is the author of 24 books and is a regular panelist on NPR’s “Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” Born in Indianapolis and raised in Decatur, Ga., he divides his time between western Massachusetts, New York City and New Orleans. His latest book is “Save Room for Pie: Food Songs and Chewy Ruminations.”

SCHEDULE
Roy Blount, Jr. in Conversation With Chris Erskine
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Stephen Blum

Stephen Blum, “POEMS FOR YUPPIES (AND ALSO FOR NORMAL PEOPLE)”

Author Solutions
Booth 216

April 10, 2:30 p.m.

Blume covers education for the L.A. Times. He has won the top investigative reporting prize from the L.A. Press Club and been named print journalist of the year by the L.A. Society of Professional Journalists. He co-hosts “Deadline L.A.” on KPFK, which the Press Club named best radio public affairs show in 2010.

SCHEDULE
State of Education: Where We Are; Where We’re Going
Saturday, 3 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Education Matters: Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About LAUSD But Were Too Afraid to Ask
Sunday, 3 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Scott Bly

University of Phoenix
Booth 744

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Bosch is the infamously anonymous author of the New York Times best-selling Secret Series. Despite rumors to the contrary, his books are not actually written by his pet rabbit, Quiche; the rabbit is merely his typist. Bosch’s latest book is “Bad Luck.”

Pseudonymous Bosch, “Bad Luck”
Skylight Books
Booth 138

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Adventure With a Smirk
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Boxer is the junior United States Senator from California, serving since 1993. A lifelong Democrat, she previously served in the House of Representatives for 10 years, from 1983 to 1993. Married for more than 50 years, she lives in California, where she raised two children and has four grandchildren. Her forthcoming memoir is “The Art of Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life.”

SCHEDULE
Senator Barbara Boxer in Conversation With Patt Morrison
Saturday, 1 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Boyarsky, author of “Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times,” is a political correspondent for Truthdig, a blogger for LA Observed and a columnist for the Jewish Journal. His other books include “Los Angeles: City of Dreams” and “Big Daddy: Jesse Unruh and the Art of Power Politics.”

SCHEDULE
History: Laws of Nature, Laws of Man
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Since the late 1970s, Boyle has published 14 novels and 10 story collections. He won the 1988 PEN/Faulkner award for “World’s End,” the 1995 Prix Médicis étranger for “The Tortilla Curtain,” the 2014 Henry David Thoreau Award for excellence in nature writing and the 2014 Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. A Distinguished Professor of English at USC, he lives in Santa Barbara. His latest book is “The Harder They Come.”

T.C. Boyle, “The Harder They Come”
Skylight Books
Booth 138

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

T.C. Boyle, “The Terranauts”
Mystery Ink Bookstore
Booth 376

April 9, 3:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
T.C. Boyle With an Introduction by Thomas Curwen
Saturday, 4 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Brand is the Robert Grandford Wright Professor of International Relations and Middle East Studies at USC. A four-time Fulbright scholar, recipient of Rockefeller and Carnegie fellowships and former president of the Middle East Studies Assn., Brand is a widely published author on inter-Arab politics and on migration and diaspora politics in the Middle East and North Africa.

SCHEDULE
Religion and Violence: The Middle East and Beyond
Saturday, 3 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Ceci Brandon

Ceci Brandon, “The Murderer Wore New Shoes”

Author Solutions
Booth 207

April 9, 11:30 a.m.

A lifelong Los Angeles resident, Braxton has written for the L.A. Times for more than three decades. He is currently the deputy TV editor for the Calendar section and has also written extensively about trends and cultural issues in the entertainment field.

SCHEDULE
Covering Diversity in Hollywood: Roundtable With L.A. Times Film and TV Reporters
Sunday, 1 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Brennan’s popular teen fantasy books include “The Demon’s Lexicon” and “Unspoken.” She wrote “Team Human” With Justine Larbalestier and co-authored “The Bane Chronicles” With Cassandra Clare and Maureen Johnson. She lives in Ireland. Her latest book is “Tell the Wind and Fire.”

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Fantasy and World Building
Sunday, 3 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Brewer grew up on a diet of “The Twilight Zone” and books by Stephen King, chasing them down With every drop of horror he could find. When he’s not writing, he’s skittering down your wall and lurking underneath your bed. Zac doesn’t believe in happy endings — unless they involve blood. He lives in Missouri With his husband and two children, and his newest book is “The Blood Between Us.”

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Dangerous Lives, Dark Secrets
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Breznican was born and raised in western Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pittsurgh in 1998. Currently a senior writer for Entertainment Weekly, he has worked as a reporter for the Arizona Republic, the Associated Press and USA Today. “Brutal Youth” is his first novel.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Missing Pieces
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Bridel is a director, choreographer, playwright, librettist, performer and teacher of acting, movement and clown. Bridel’s original plays “I Gelosi” and “Sublimity” are published by Original Works Press (“Sublimity,” Bridel’s solo performance, won the Best Satire Award at the 2013 United Solo Festival in New York). He is co-author of “Clowns: In Conversation With Modern Masters” and is the interim dean of USC’s School of Dramatic Arts.

SCHEDULE
From Page to Stage: Playwriting, History and Adaptation
Sunday, noon, Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Brisick’s books include “Becoming Westerly: Surf Champion Peter Drouyn’s Transformation into Westerly Windina,” “We Approach Our Martinis with Such High Expectations,” “Have Board, Will Travel: The Definitive History of Surf, Skate and Snow” and “The Eighties at Echo Beach.” His writings and photographs have appeared in the Surfer’s Journal, the New York Times and The Guardian. In 2008, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship. He lives in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Dropping In: The Surf Report
Saturday, 1 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Jennifer Brody

Jennifer Brody, “The 13th Continuum”

Streetlights Publishing
Booth 740

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

Jonathan O. Brooks

Jonathan O. Brooks, “Radial Implications of the Unified Field: Classical Solutions for Atoms, Quarks and Other Sub-atomic Particles”

Author Solutions
Booth 213

April 9, 4:30 p.m.
April 10, 3:30 p.m.

The Ruen Brothers bridge eras on their 2015 debut EP, Point Dume. With legendary producer Rick Rubin at the helm, the boys—Henry and Rupert Stansall—confidently channel their knowledge and early influences of Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and the Stones all while continuing the tradition of the modern rock crooner started by the likes of Morrissey, Jarvis Cocker, and Ian McCulloch.

Dale Brown

Dale Brown, “Iron Wolf”

US For Warriors Foundation
Booth 970

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

Dale Brown, “Star Fire”

US For Warriors Foundation
Booth 970

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Brown has written and illustrated more than two dozen books for young readers. His books have received numerous honors, including a Texas Bluebonnet award, the William Allen White Award, Horn Book honors, the Orbis Pictus Award and ALA Sibert Award honors. His latest book, “Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans,” is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Young Adult Literature.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Nonfiction: Bringing History to Life
Saturday, 4 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Brown is director of author marketing for Goodreads. He leads the Goodreads Author Program, through which he helps thousands of authors find readers for their books. He’s spoken about publishing and online marketing at Book Expo America, BookNet Canada, the London Book Fair, Digital Book World and the Frankfurt Book Fair.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: In Brief
Sunday, 2 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Brown is the creator of many children’s books, including “My Teacher Is a Monster (No, I am Not),” “Mr. Tiger Goes Wild,” “Children Make Terrible Pets” and ”The Curious Garden.” He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for “Creepy Carrots!” as well as two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book award and a Children’s Choice Book Award for Illustrator of the Year. His latest book is “The Wild Robot.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “The Wild Robot”
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Brownstein is a musician, writer and actor. In 2015, she reunited With Sleater-Kinney to release a new album and tour internationally through 2016. She recently released her book, “Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir,” published by Riverhead Books. She co-stars With Fred Armisen in the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning TV show “Portlandia” on IFC.

SCHEDULE
Ideas Exchange: Carrie Brownstein in Conversation With Lorraine Ali
Sunday, 11 a.m., Bovard Auditorium ›

Bryant writes about the 19th-century American South and American legal history. He is the author of “How Curious a Land: Conflict and Change in Greene County, Georgia, 1850-1885“ and “Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope,” a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in History. He is currently professor of history at Georgia Southern University.

SCHEDULE
Writing Epic History
Saturday, noon, Hancock Foundation ›

Brian Buccellato

Brian Buccellato, “INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US, DETECTIVE COMICS, THE FLASH”

DC Entertainment
Booth 889

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Jeff Buchanan

Jeff Buchanan, “The Plunge of Icarus”

Cinenovel
Booth 995

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Buckley is the author of the Undertow trilogy for young adults. His two middle-grade series, “The Sisters Grimm” and “N.E.R.D.S.,” have sold more than 2.5 million copies. He has also worked as a stand-up comic, TV writer, pasta maker and singer in a punk rock band. He lives in Brooklyn With his wife, Alison, and their son, Finn. His latest book is “Raging Sea.”

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fantasy: Beyond This Realm
Sunday, noon, Norris Theater ›

Ariana Bundy

Ariana Bundy, “Pomegranates and Roses: My Persian Family Recipes”

Farhang Foundation
Booth 157

April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Burks has written and illustrated a number of children’s books, including the Bird and Squirrel graphic novel series and “Gabby and Gator,” which was selected as a Read Across America title in 2012. Before beginning his career in books, he worked in the world of animation on films such as “Space Jam,” “The Iron Giant” and “The Emperor’s New Groove.” His new book is “Pigs and a Blanket.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Pigs and a Blanket”
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Bursky is a poet and author of the poetry collections “The Soup of Something Missing,” which won the Dorothy Brunsman Prize, and “The Invention of Fiction.” His work has appeared in numerous publications, including American Poetry Review, Iowa Review and Harvard Review.

SCHEDULE
Author of “I’m No Longer Troubled by the Extravagance”
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Christine Burton

Christine Burton, “Teens: A League of Their Own: A Perfect Culinary Blend: Cooking and Baking Recipes”

Author Solutions
Booth no

April 9, 2:30 p.m.
April 10, 2:30 p.m.

Bustamante’s work encompasses performance art, video installation, visual art, filmmaking and writing. She has exhibited, among other locales, at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London and the New York Museum of Modern Arts. Currently she holds the position of associate professor and vice dean of art at the USC Roski School of Art and Design.

SCHEDULE
Art as Activism: Contemporary Art and Social Engagement
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Bustillos is the author of “Dorkismo: the Macho of the Dork” and “Act Like a Gentleman, Think Like a Woman.” She lives in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Opinion: Writing Personal Essays for the Popular Press
Saturday, 3 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Kevin Butler

Kevin Butler, “Champion of the Gods, Emperor of Dead World, The Adventures of Augustus”

Kevin W Butler
Booth 838

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Buxbaum is the author of the critically acclaimed “The Opposite of Love” and “After You” and, most recently, her young adult debut, “Tell Me Three Things.” Her work has been translated into 25 languages and her writing has appeared in various publications, including the New York Times.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Missing Pieces
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

With deep roots in South and Central America, Buyepongo draw heavily from the Latino musical culture. Taking their cues from traditional “roots” music of Colombia, Haiti, Belize, Honduras and the Dominican Republic. Buyepongo create a very vibrant polyrhythmic sound by seamlessly fusing merengue, punta and cumbia. The group’s pulse and power is built around the drum and guacharaca (pronounced: wah cha rah ca), giving them an upbeat tropical flair.

SCHEDULE
Buyepongo
Saturday, 3 p.m., LA Sound Stage ›

Byrne, former regional director of the Poetry Society of America, is literary programs director for the Ruskin Art Club and one of the final judges for the Kate/Kingsley Tufts Prizes in Poetry. A Pushcart Prize winner and Best American Poetry recipient, her books include “The Flammable Bird,” “Masque” and the forthcoming “Squander.”

SCHEDULE
Poetry Stage
Emcee, Saturday ›

Emcee, Sunday ›

Poetry and the Arts: The Influence of Music, Cinema and the Visual Arts in Contemporary Poetry
Sunday, 11 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Byrne is a leading British poet, reading from his first book published in the U.S., “Everything Broken Up Dances.” He has published three collections in the U.K., including “White Coins.” As a translator, Byrne has co-edited the first anthology of Burmese poetry published in the West. He was an Extraordinary International Scholar at NYU.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Everything Broken Up Dances”
Sunday, 11 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

C

Calame is author of the novels “Swim the Fly,” “Beat the Band” and “Call the Shots.” Also an accomplished screenwriter, he has worked With Marvel Studios, the Disney Channel, Lionsgate, Universal Studios and Paramount Pictures. Born in New York, he now lives in British Columbia. His latest book is “Dan Versus Nature.”

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Teenage Wasteland
Sunday, 3 p.m., YA Stage ›

Calle was born in Lima, Peru, and raised in Venezuela. He studied social communication at Central University of Venezuela. He is currently deputy editor of the publications Hoy and Fin de Semana, in addition to being entertainment editor.

SCHEDULE
Author of “My Broken Pieces: Mending the Wounds …,” Interviewed by Tommy Calle
Saturday, 1:40 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Terrie B. Cambridge

Terrie B. Cambridge, “YaYa’s Creole Cookbook and And The Rain Came Down”

YaYa’s Creole Cookbook
Booth 185

April 9, 11:00 a.m.
April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Sharleen L Campbell

Sharleen L Campbell, “The Meadow”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 9, 10:30 a.m.

Campbell was born in Kenya but raised and educated in Scotland. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh With a master’s in art history, but various misadventures ultimately led him to Studio City. He is the author and illustrator of “Dylan the Villain” and the illustrator of “Tea Party Rules,” as well as Newbery Award-winner “The Illuminated Adventures of Flora and Ulysses.”

Keith Campbell, “Dylan the Villain”
Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 9, 11:00 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Dylan the Villain”
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Campoverdi is Director of Multicultural Content for the Los Angeles Times. She previously served as founding Managing Editor of #EmergingUS, a digital magazine founded by Jose Antonio Vargas that explores the emerging American identity and lives at the intersection of race, immigration, and identity in a multicultural America. Prior to joining the Times, Alejandra served as Senior Advisor for Innovation and Communications Strategy for Univision Network News and was a part of the team that launched Fusion.

SCHEDULE
A conversation with Social Justice/Writer Julissa Arce and Actor/Writer Rafael Agustin, interviewed by Alejandra Campoverdi
Saturday, 11:20 a.m., Hoy Stage ›

Cardona is a poet, literary translator and actor, as well as the recipient of numerous awards and honors including a Hemingway Grant and the USA Best Book Award. Her most recent books are “Life in Suspension,” “Beyond Elsewhere” and “Dreaming My Animal Selves.” She co-edits Folcrum and Plume and is a contributor to The London Magazine.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Life in Suspension”
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Carlino is the author of “Sweet Thing,” “Nowhere But Here” and “After the Rain.” She lives in Southern California With her husband, two sons and their sweet dog, June. Her latest book is “Before We Were Strangers: A Love Story.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Lives in Transition
Sunday, noon, Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Dr. Amy Carpenter-Kabel

Dr. Amy Carpenter-Kabel, “Hank the “Miracle Dog””

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 10, 1:30 p.m.

Carter is the New York Times best-selling author of “Heist Society,” “Uncommon Criminals” and the popular Gallagher Girls series, which have sold over 2 million copies and are published in more than 20 countries. She lives in Oklahoma and her latest book is “See How They Run.”

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Suspense in Series
Sunday, 1 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Carter, as the L.A. Times Test Kitchen director, oversees the testing of all recipes that appear in the L.A. Times. She also writes features, contributes to Food’s Daily Dish blog and regularly contributes to “The Splendid Table” radio program. A native Southern Californian, she also holds a degree in film from USC.

SCHEDULE
Padma Lakshmi, author of “Love, Loss and What We Ate: A Memoir,” Interviewed by Noelle Carter
Saturday, 1:20 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Lidia Bastianich, author of “Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine,” in Conversation With Noelle Carter
Saturday, 11 a.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Cash is an actress best known for her role in “You’re the Worst, for which she received a Critics’ Choice Television Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. She also appeared in “The Newsroom,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” among many others.

Castellucci is the award-winning New York Times best-selling author of books and graphic novels for young adults, including “Boy Proof,” “The Plain Janes,” “Tin Star” and “Odd Duck.” Her newest book is “Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure.” She is the children’s correspondence coordinator for The Rumpus, a two-time Macdowell Fellow and the founding YA editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Cecil Castelucci, “Journey to Star Wars: Moving Target”
Disney Publishing Worldwide
Booth 595

April 9, 4:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Fantastical Feats
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

Middle-grade Fiction: Adventure With a Smirk
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Young Adult Fiction: The Rest of the Story
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

Castillo is the illustrator of many books, including “The Reader” by Amy Hest. She has also written and illustrated several books, including Caldecott Honor book “Nana in the City” and “The Troublemaker.” She lives in Southern California. Her newest illustrations can be found in the picture book “Twenty Yawns,” written by Jane Smiley.

SCHEDULE
Illustrator of “Twenty Yawns”
Saturday, 4 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Gervina Catalina

Gevrina Catalina is a reporter, host, writer, producer and director. Hand-selected among a field of thousands, Gevrina was granted the opportunity to become the Nike Field Reporter and has had the opportunity to interview different Nike athletes and has hosted events such as the Nike Women’s Marathon in San Francisco and Nike’s Oregon College Showdown.Nike and Gevrina even collaborated to create the segment ‘Gevvy vs. Gym,’ where she tackles unique and difficult workouts and provides commentary to the viewers.

SCHEDULE
Claudia Molina, author of Jugosa y Fit interviewed by Jad El Reda and Gevrina Catalina
Sunday, 12:25 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Tiffany Catledge

Tiffany Catledge, “Mixed Me”

Milo Ink Books
Booth 583

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Cato is the author of the Clockwork Dagger steampunk fantasy series from Harper Voyager. Her short fiction appears in “InterGalactic Medicine Show,” “Beneath Ceaseless Skies” and “Daily Science Fiction.” She’s a Hanford, Calif., native transplanted to the Arizona desert, where she lives With her husband, son and requisite cat.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Fantastical Visions
Saturday, 3 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Cha is the author of “Follow Her Home,” “Beware Beware” and “Dead Soon Enough,” all published by St. Martin’s Minotaur. She’s the noir editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books and a regular contributor to the L.A. Times. She lives in her native city of L.A. With her husband and basset hound.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Underbelly
Saturday, noon, Hoffman Hall ›

Crime Fiction: Agents and Alibis
Saturday, 4 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Nic Cha Kim

Nic Cha Kim, “KCET SoCal Connected”

KCETLink Media Group
Booth 950

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Chadburn, when not teaching, can usually be found protesting somewhere. She has written for Guernica, Salon, McSweeney’s, The Rumpus, American Public Media’s “Marketplace” radio show and dozens more outlets. Her essay, “The Throwaways,” was noted in Best American Essays and Best American Nonrequired Reading and her novel, “A Tiny Upward Shove,” is forthcoming With Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Lives Intertwined
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Chainani believes in fairy tales wholeheartedly. When studying at Harvard, he practically created his own fairy tale major. He is an acclaimed screenwriter and graduate of the MFA film directing program at Columbia University. His films have played at more than 150 film festivals around the world and his writing awards include an honor from the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference. His latest book is “The School for Good and Evil: The Ever Never Handbook.”

Soman Chainani, “School for Good and Evil series”
Once Upon a Time Bookstore
Booth 713

April 10, 12:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Epic Adventures
Sunday, 10 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Chan spends her time creating children’s picture books, illustrating for various clients and doodling on the train. She studied art and education at Wellesley College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education and then spent a decade working With kids in schools in underserved communities. She now lives in Brooklyn With her cat and dog, who share their imaginary adventures in her debut picture book, “Where’s the Party?”

SCHEDULE
Picture This: Silly Stories and the Art of Children’s Books
Sunday, 2 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Bernard Chang

Bernard Chang, “BATMAN BEYOND, GREEN LANTERN CORPS”

DC Entertainment
Booth 889

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

Chang’s third book of poems, “The Boss,” was published in 2013 and won the PEN Center USA Literary Award. Her other books are “Salvinia Molesta” and “Circle.” She is also a children’s book writer and her picture book is titled “Is Mommy?”

SCHEDULE
VQR: California and the Imagination
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

Chang is vice president and general manager for Fly.com, and airfare search engine Travelzoo. Chang is an avid traveler, having visited all seven continents and off-the-beaten-path places such as North Korea, Cuba, Cambodia, Guatamala, Jordan and elsewhere. He is currently conducting research for his first book.

SCHEDULE
More for Your Money: Finding Travel Bargains
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

Chayes is the author of “Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security,” a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Current Interest. She spent most of 2001 to 2011 in Afghanistan, much of that time in the Taliban heartland of Kandahar. She then worked for two commanders of the international troops and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. A Pashtu-speaker, she lived among ordinary Kandaharis. She is now a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

SCHEDULE
Global Ideas: Shaping the Past, Shaping the Future
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Chee is the author of the novels “Edinburgh” and his latest, “The Queen of the Night.” He is a contributing editor at The New Republic and an editor at large at VQR. He is winner of a 2003 Whiting Award, a 2004 NEA Fellowship in prose and a 2010 MCCA Fellowship, as well as many residency fellowships. He currently curates the Dear Reader series at Ace Hotel New York.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: History on the Page
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Norris Theater ›

Cheshire is author of the novel “High as the Horses’ Bridles,” a Washington Post Best Book of 2014. His work has been published in AGNI, Catapult, Electric Literature, Guernica, Harper’s, One Story and the Picador Book of Men. He is a managing editor at The Scofield and lives in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Ties That Bind
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Chin is an Asian food expert, cookbook author, tv host and food blogger. She was the co-host of “Double Happiness” on PBS and has appeared on “The Today Show,” Food Network’s “Iron Chef America” and Cooking Channel’s “Food(ography).” She is the author of several cookbooks including “Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese Cooking.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese Cooking,” Cooking Demonstration
Saturday, 3:30 p.m., Cooking Stage ›

Chou was born in Taiwan and moved to the U.S. when he was 15. His art is influenced by prominent and obscure artists as well as by Southern California lifestyle and culture. He currently resides in Los Angeles and his new book is “Monster and Son.”

Joey Chou, “Monster & Son”
Chronicle Books
Booth 561

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Picture This: Silly Stories and the Art of Children’s Books
Sunday, 2 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Barbara Christie

Barbara Christie, “Look at Me, Look at Me – Can you Guess my Specialty?”

Figueroa Press
Booth 037

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Christie is CEO of Christie Strategies LLC, an independent media and political firm providing government relations and strategic communications consulting. A former special assistant to President George W. Bush, Christie served as a resident fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University. He presently teaches at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, where he also serves on the inaugural Georgetown University Institute of Politics Advisory Board.

SCHEDULE
Election 2016
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Clare is the author of the best-selling Mortal Instruments series and the Infernal Devices trilogy, and coauthor of the Bane Chronicles series With Sarah Rees Brennan and Maureen Johnson. She also wrote “The Shadowhunter’s Codex” With her husband, Joshua Lewis. Her books have more than 36 million copies in print worldwide and have been translated into more than 35 languages. Her latest title is “Lady Midnight.”

SCHEDULE
Cassandra Clare in Conversation With Alex Cohen
Saturday, 12:30 p.m., Bovard Auditorium ›

Marcia Clark

Marcia Clark, “Blood Defense”

Mystery Ink Bookstore
Booth 376

April 9, 3:00 p.m.

Clark is the author of best-selling legal thrillers “The Competition,” “Killer Ambition,” “Guilt by Degrees” and “Guilt by Assn..” A practicing criminal lawyer since 1979, she joined the L.A. District Attorney’s office in 1981, where she served as prosecutor for the trial of Robert Bardo, who was convicted of killing actress Rebecca Schaeffer and, most notably, the O.J. Simpson trial. “Blood Defense” is the debut of her new series.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: The Long Arm of the Law
Saturday, 1 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Clough is a native of Paterson, N.J. Her current poetry collection, “Flourish,” was a finalist in the Seismicity (Otis College of Art and Design) and Blue Lynx (Eastern Washington University) book competitions. Earlier publications include “Island” and “Cantatas.” She is author of two artist books, “Stone” and “Rx.” Clough has edited for Solo, A Journal of Poetry, and reviewed for Poetry International.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Flourish”
Saturday, 10 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

Cocks and Jessica Morgan co-created the hugely popular, long-running celebrity fashion blog Go Fug Yourself (Twitter: @fuggirls). People magazine, Entertainment Weekly and the New York Times, among others, have lauded their best-selling contemporary fiction novel, “The Royal We.” They’ve also written two young adult novels, “Spoiled” and “Messy.” They both reside in L.A. and have never done a juice cleanse.

Heather Cocks, “The Royal We”
Mysterious Galaxy
Booth 368

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Game of Life
Sunday, 3 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Codrescu is an award-winning poet whose books include “The Art of Forgetting” and the 2012 collection, “So Recently Rent a World: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2012,” a National Book Award finalist. The editor of “Exquisite Corpse” was born in Sibiu, Romania, and came to the U.S. in 1966.

SCHEDULE
Selected Works
Saturday, noon, Poetry Stage ›

Coffey is an expert in travel safety and other crime avoidance advice and has trained America’s business travelers for over 12 years. He is an active 35-year police veteran and founder of the Airport Crimes Investigations Detail. His client list includes ExxonMobil, Visa, Motorola and many others. In addition to speaking and training, Kevin is the founder of Corporate Travel Safety, which provides consulting services and travel safety products.

SCHEDULE
Street Smart, Street Safe: What Every Traveler Must Know, a presentation by Detective Kevin Coffey
Saturday, 10:45 a.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

Saturday, 12:15 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

Cohen is co-host of KPCC’s “Take Two.” Prior to that, she was host of KPCC’s “All Things Considered” in the afternoon. Before joining Southern California Public Radio, Cohen was a host and reporter for NPR. She has won various journalistic awards including the L.A. Press Club’s Best Radio Anchor prize.

SCHEDULE
Cassandra Clare in Conversation With Alex Cohen
Saturday, 12:30 p.m., Bovard Auditorium ›

Cohen is an author, historian and leading national expert on women and American politics. She is the author of four books, including the new title “Breakthrough: The Making of America’s First Woman President” and “Delirium: The Politics of Sex in America.”

SCHEDULE
Political History: Shaping Democratic Process
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Cohen holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. She currently lives in Santa Barbara, where she works at UC Santa Barbara’s Interdisciplinary Humanities Center. Her latest book is “Head Case: My Brain and Other Wonders.”

SCHEDULE
Memoir: Living Beyond Fear
Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Colbert is author of the critically acclaimed young adult novel “Pointe.” Little Brown Books for Young Readers will publish her next book in 2017. She lives and writes in Los Angeles.

Brandy Colbert, “Pointe”Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Magical Realism on the Page
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., YA Stage ›

Collins is the executive chef and proprietor at Birch, Larry’s and the Corner Door in Los Angeles. He has appeared on Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue,” MTV’s “House of Food” and the Esquire Channel’s “Knife Fight.” He is the author of “Cooking, Blokes & Artichokes.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Cooking, Blokes & Artichokes,” Cooking Demonstration
Sunday, 2 p.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Evelyn Cole

Evelyn Cole, “The Underbelly: Dr. Jacquelyn and Mrs. Hyde”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 10, 11:30 a.m.

Condie is author of the best-selling novel “Atlantia” and the critically acclaimed Matched trilogy, a No. 1 New York Times and international bestseller. The series has been published in more than 30 languages. A former English teacher, Condie lives With her husband and four children outside of Salt Lake City. Her latest book is “Summerlost.”

Ally Condie, “Summerlost, Matched Trilogy, Atlantia”
Pages: A bookstore and Penguin Young Readers
Booth 707

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: From All Sides
Saturday, 3 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Jeff Conen

Jeff Conen, “The Dealmaker’s Ten Commandments: Ten Essential Tools for Business Forged in the Trenches of Hollywood”

Ankerwycke Publishing
Booth 934

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Conklin is a writer, reader and life-long lover of books and those who create them. Melanie spent a decade as a product designer and approaches her writing With the same three-dimensional thinking and fastidious attention to detail. ”Counting Thyme” is her debut middle-grade novel.

Melanie Conklin, “Counting Thyme”
Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 10, 4:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Real Talk
Sunday, noon, YA Stage ›

J. Patrick Conlon

America Star Books
Booth 1013: April 9, 10:00 a.m.
Booth 1017: April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Connelly is the award-winning and best-selling author of 28 novels, most notably his enduring “Harry Bosch” mystery series. His books have sold over 60 million copies worldwide. He is the executive producer of the Amazon series “Bosch” and his most recent novel, “The Crossing,” features both Harry Bosch and his character Mickey Haller from “The Lincoln Lawyer.”

SCHEDULE
Michael Connelly in Conversation With Titus Welliver
Sunday, 1 p.m., Bovard Auditorium ›

Constantine is a poet based in Los Angeles. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, FIELD, Zyzzyva and many other journals. His most recent collection is “Dementia, My Darling.” He currently teaches poetry at the Windward School and regularly offers classes in hospitals, prisons and shelters and With the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Dementia, My Darling”
Sunday, noon, Poetry Stage ›

Paula Cook

Paula Cook, “Essence Paula’s Abstract Art & Other”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 9, 3:30 p.m.

Daniel Coplan

Daniel Coplan, “Let It Be”

Rare Bird Lit
Booth 064

April 10, 1:30 p.m.

Dr. Anthony Corbet

Dr. Anthony Corbet, “Edward IV, England’s Forgotten Warrior King: His Life, His People, and His Legacy”

exhibitor
Booth 213

April 10, 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Corddry is an actor known for his role as Tom Jeter on TV series “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” and for his brief stint as a correspondent on “The Daily Show.” Nate’s film resume includes “The Nanny Diaries,” “The Ugly Truth,” “Yogi Bear,” “The Heat” and the forthcoming “Ghostbusters.” He is host of the podcast “Reading Aloud” on Wolfpop.

SCHEDULE
Nate Corddry Presents Reading Aloud — Live Podcast!
Saturday, 4 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Corddry is an American actor and comedian. He is known for his work as a correspondent on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and is the creator and star of the Emmy Award-winning Adult Swim comedy series “Childrens Hospital.” Corddry currently co-stars in the HBO series “Ballers.”

Cormier is a chef and director of food services at the Los Angeles Mission, where he supervises an operation that serves 1,200 to 1,800 meals daily.

SCHEDULE
State of Emergency: Homelessness in L.A.
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Corrigan is the assistant managing editor for Arts and Entertainment, leading one of the L.A. Times’ largest editorial departments in its coverage of film, TV, culture, music, media and the fine arts. He was project editor for the 2003 series “The Wal-Mart Effect,” which won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.

SCHEDULE
Writing Page and Screen
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Covering Diversity in Hollywood: Roundtable with L.A. Times Film and TV Reporters
Sunday, 1 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Corwin is the author of five books. “And Still We Rise” was awarded the PEN USA West award for nonfiction. Booklist named his novel, “Kind of Blue,” one of the Top Ten First Crime Novels. “Midnight Alley” is his second novel.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Cities in Suspense
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

A.J. (Chris) Cosmo

University of Phoenix
Booth 744

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

J. Elaine Cottrell

J. Elaine Cottrell, “Breana’s Full Circle”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 10, 11:30 a.m.

Cowan, president of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands and the Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership at USC, is best-selling author of numerous books, including “The People v. Clarence Darrow.” His most recent book is “Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary.”

SCHEDULE
Are Presidential Primaries Good for Democracy?
Saturday, noon, Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Political History: Shaping Democratic Process
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Crane is the author of three collections of short stories, most recently “You Must Be This Happy to Enter.” She is a recipient of the Chicago Public Library 21st Century Award. Her debut novel, “We Only Know So Much,” was published in 2012 and has been adapted for film in 2016. Her second novel, “The History of Great Things,” was recently published.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Art of the Real
Sunday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Chris Culler

Chris Culler, “Giving Good Hollywood,” “The Heirloom Girls,” “101 Ways Your Mother Said You Could Die”

Cullerful Imprint
Booth 914

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

Curwen is an award-winning staff writer for the L.A. Times, where he has worked as editor of the Outdoors section, deputy editor of the Book Review and an editor for features. He has received an Academy of American Poets prize and a Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for mental health journalism, and he was a finalist for a 2008 Pulitzer Prize for his story about a grizzly bear attack in Montana.

SCHEDULE
T.C. Boyle, With an Introduction by Thomas Curwen
Saturday, 4 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Rise Up: Power to the People
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

The Art of Travel Writing: Pico Iyer in Conversation With Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Sunday, 2:15 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

D

D’Aguiar’s dozen books of fiction and poetry have been translated into a dozen languages. His first novel, “The Longest Memory,” won the Whitbread First Novel Award and was made into a film by Channel 4 (U.K.). His essays and poetry have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The Guardian, Wasafiri, Callaloo, Best American Essays and elsewhere. His latest poetry collection is “The Rose of Toulouse.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “The Rose of Toulouse”
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Daley is the director of Writing Workshops Los Angeles and she also teaches academic writing at Caltech. Her work has appeared in the L.A. Times, The Collagist, the Los Angeles Review of Books, DUM DUM Zine and various essay collections. She has a PhD in English from the City University of New York Graduate Center.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Lives Unraveling
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Danylyshyn is a native of Waukegan, Ill. He and his wife Jennifer live in Los Angeles With their own group of animals: Alex, Ava and Anya. His latest book is “A Crash of Rhinos.”

SCHEDULE
Picture This: Silly Stories and the Art of Children’s Books
Sunday, 2 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Dare is a librarian, mother and writer. She is the author of “Once Upon a Winter’s Eve,” “Romancing the Duke” and, most recently, “When a Scot Ties the Knot.” She lives in Southern California.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Romance Between the Covers
Sunday, 11 a.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Mary Lou Darst

Mary Lou Darst, “War Ready: In My Father’s Shadow”

Author Solutions
Booth 213: April 9, 11:30 a.m.
Booth 207: April 10, 11:30 a.m.

Daum is a columnist for the L.A. Times and the author of four books, including “The Unspeakable,” which won the 2015 PEN Center USA Award for creative nonfiction. She is also the editor of the bestseller “Selfish, Shallow & Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not To Have Kids.” She is the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship and a 2016 NEA fellowship and is an adjunct associate professor in the MFA Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.

SCHEDULE
The Art of the Essay
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Davis is the author of multiple books, including “Showdown at Shepherd’s Bush,” “Marathon Crasher” and his newest, “Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku.” His work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, the New York Times and the L.A. Times. He lives in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Dropping In: The Surf Report
Saturday, 1 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Day (a.k.a. S. J. Day and Livia Dare) is the New York Times and international best-selling author of over 20 award-winning novels sold in more than 40 countries. She is a No. 1 best-selling author in 28 countries, With tens of millions of copies of her books in print. Lionsgate has optioned her Crossfire series for TV. Her latest book is “One With You.”

SCHEDULE
Sylvia Day in Conversation With Beth Yarnall
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Norris Theater ›

De la Cruz is the author of many best-selling novels, including the Blue Bloods series. She lives in Los Angeles With her husband and daughter, and her newest book is “The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel.” Its sequel, “Return to the Isle of the Lost,” will be published in May.

Melissa de la Cruz, “The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel”
Disney Publishing Worldwide
Booth 595

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: The Rest of the Story
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

De la O was born and raised in Southern California. Both sides of her family arrived in the Los Angeles area before William Mulholland built the aqueduct that brought in water from the eastern Sierras. Her latest book, “Antidote for Night,” won the 2015 Isabella Gardner Award and was published by BOA Editions.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Antidote for Night”
Saturday, 2 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Daniel De Sosa

Daniel De Sosa, “Purrvana”

Wannabe Press
Booth 955

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Miguel De La Torre, JR

Miguel De La Torre, JR, “One Of The Few: A True Life Story of Miguel De La Torre Jr.”

Author Solutions
Booth 216

April 10, 10:30 a.m.

Chris Delyani

Chris Delyani, “You Are Here”

Author Solutions
Booth 206

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

DeMarco-Barrett, host of Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM, writes fiction (USA noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series, Orange County Noir) and nonfiction (“Pen on Fire: A Busy Woman’s Guide to Igniting the Writer Within,” an L.A. Times bestseller). She teaches Jumpstart Your Writing online at Gotham Writers Workshop and hosts the Pen on Fire Speaker Series in Orange County.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Truth and Consequences
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Dennard, author of the best-selling “Truthwitch” and the Something Strange and Deadly series, has come a long way from small-town Georgia. As a marine biologist, she got to travel the world before she settled down as a full-time novelist and writing instructor.

Susan Dennard, “Truthwitch”
Mysterious Galaxy
Booth 368

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: The Light Fantastic
Saturday, 3 p.m., YA Stage ›

Deverell is the director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West. He is the author of numerous books on the history of California and the American West, including, most recently, “Woody Guthrie L.A.: 1937 to 1941.”

William Deverell, “Woody Guthrie L.A. 1937 to 1941”
Angel City Press
Booth 119

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Rise Up: Power to the People
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Woody, Wilshire and South L.A.: Selected Histories
Sunday, 3 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Deville strives to create positive energy and unity through music. They incorporate choreography and a constant groove to keep the audience dancing and hope to provoke feelings of happiness, love and passion.

SCHEDULE
Deville
Sunday, 2 p.m., USC Stage ›

Dewey has worked in publishing for 19 years, and is currently Vice President, Associate Publisher for Little, Brown and Company. Over the years, she has worked With many acclaimed authors, including J.K. Rowling, Malala Yousafzai, Malcolm Gladwell, Elton John, Emma Donoghue, Barbara Ehrenreich, Atul Gawande, Nancy Pelosi and Steve Martin among others. She is also co-board president of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses.

SCHEDULE
Publishing: The Big Picture
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Hancock Foundation ›

DeWitt is the author of the critically acclaimed “Ablutions: Notes for a Novel,” as well as “The Sisters Brothers,” which was short-listed for the Booker Prize. Born in British Columbia, he has also lived in California and Washington and now resides in Portland, Ore. His newest novel is “Undermajordomo Minor.”

Patrick DeWitt, “Undermajordomo Minor”
Skylight Books
Booth 138

April 9, 2:30 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Off-Kilter
Saturday, 1 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Diggs is an actor whose awards include the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. His performance credits include “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” “Chicago,” “Rent,” “Wicked,” “The Good Wife” and “Private Practice.” He is the author of several children’s books, most recently “Mixed Me!”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Mixed Me!”
Saturday, 12:30 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

HelenKay Dimon

Romance Writers of America
Booth 916

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Dinkelspiel is an award-winning journalist who spent over 20 years in the newspaper business. Her first title, “Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California,” captures the life of her great-great-grandfather Isaias Hellman. Her latest book is “Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California.”

SCHEDULE
Pretty Deadly: The Dark Side of California
Saturday, 10 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Doe, co-founder of the L.A. punk band X, met Exene Cervenka at the Venice poetry workshop in November of 1976 and started working With Billy Zoom around the same time. When DJ Bonebrake joined X in mid-1977 the line-up was complete. John has recorded eight solo records With numerous renowned singers and players, more recently including Dan Auerbach and Aimee Mann.

SCHEDULE
John Doe
Sunday, 3 p.m., LA Sound Stage ›

Domanick is an award-winning investigative journalist and author and an associate director of John Jay College’s Center on Media, Crime and Justice, City University of New York. His book “To Protect and to Serve” won the 1995 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime Book. His most recent book, “BLUE: The LAPD and the Battle to Redeem American Policing,” is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Current Interest.

SCHEDULE
Crime, Justice and Redemption in America Today
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Lian & Liz Dolan

Lian & Liz Dolan, “You’re the Best, Helen of Pasadena, Elizabeth the First Wife”

Prospect Park Books
Booth 103

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Anthony Donell Smith

Anthony Donell Smith, “One-Eyed Jacks and the Suicide King”

Author Solutions
Booth 216

April 10, 1:30 p.m.

Doty is the director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University. Part memoir, part science, part inspiration and part practical instruction, his latest book is “Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart.”

SCHEDULE
To Live and Thrive: Insights into Living Long and Living Well
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

O magazine called Dower’s 2013 collection, “Slice of Moon,” “unexpected and sublime.” Her first book, “Air Kissing on Mars,” appeared on the Poetry Foundation’s Contemporary Bestsellers list. Her work has appeared in Garrison Keillor’s “The Writer’s Almanac” and Ted Kooser’s “American Life in Poetry,” as well as in Ploughshares, Barrow Street and Eclipse. Her latest poetry collection is “Last Train to the Missing Planet.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Last Train to the Missing Planet”
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

Dija Dowling

Dija Dowling, “KCET SoCal Connected”

KCETLink Media Group
Booth 950

April 9, 2:30 p.m.

Downey is the author of two widely acclaimed books, “The Woman Behind the New Deal” and “Isabella the Warrior Queen,” both of which were finalists for the L.A. Times Book Prize for Biography. A longtime Washington Post reporter, Downey was a Nieman fellow and a finalist for the Livingston Prize for Outstanding Young Journalist in the U.S.

SCHEDULE
Biography: The Famous and the Infamous
Sunday, noon, Hancock Foundation ›

Erik Drageset

Pink is a girl color…
Booth 504

April 9, 2:00 p.m.
April 10, 2:00 p.m.

Stacy Drageset

Pink is a girl color…
Booth 504

April 9, 11:00 a.m.
April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Dreisinger is the founder and academic director of John Jay’s Prison-to-College Pipeline program, which offers college courses and reentry planning to incarcerated men at Otisville Correctional Facility in New York and broadly works to increase access to higher education for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals. Her book “Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World” was published in February.

SCHEDULE
The World Today: Searching for Hope on a Global Scale
Saturday, 1 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Pamela DuMond

Romance Writers of America
Booth 916

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Duneier is the Maurice P. During Professor of Sociology at Princeton University and the author of the award- winning urban ethnographies “Slim’s Table: Race, Respectability and Masculinity” and “Sidewalk.” His newest book is “Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea.”

SCHEDULE
Global Ideas: Shaping the Past, Shaping the Future
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Dunn is the author of the critically acclaimed novel “Failing Paris” and best-selling memoirs “Not By Accident; Reconstructing a Careless Life” and “Faith in Carlos Gomez.” Dunn teaches at the UCLA Writers Program and Idyllwild Arts Academy. She works as associate editor of Coast Magazine, an arts and lifestyle publication.

SCHEDULE
Memoir: Live Through This
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Dyer’s many books include “But Beautiful,” “Out of Sheer Rage” and “Otherwise Known as the Human Condition” (winner of a National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism). In 2015 he won a Windham Campbell Prize for nonfiction. His new book, “White Sands,” will be published by Pantheon in May.

SCHEDULE
The Art of the Essay
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Christine Dzidrums

Christine Dzidrums, “Cutters Don’t Cry”

Creative Media Publishing
Booth 575

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

E

Easton was born and raised in Los Angeles, where she’s grown from a little girl who dreamed about magic to a 20-something who writes about it. A summa cum laude graduate of USC, Easton is a private writing instructor and hosts book clubs for tweens and teens. Her book “Emerge” will be released April 19.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fantasy: Beyond This Realm
Sunday, noon, Norris Theater ›

Sandra Edwards

Romance Writers of America
Booth 916

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Mary Ann Eisenberg

Mary Ann Eisenberg, “Aly Rutherford and the Ancients”

Wendy Willson
Booth 586

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Eichelberger is the Regional Manager and Head of Business Development & Strategy for North America for Trivago. He oversees all operations in North America including brand marketing, online advertising, content marketing and sales. Eichelberger has over 10 years of experience in new venture business development, finance and marketing.

SCHEDULE
More For Your Money: Finding Travel Bargains
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

Eisler spent three years in a covert position With the CIA’s Directorate of Operations, then worked as a technology lawyer and startup executive in Silicon Valley and Japan, earning his black belt at the Kodokan International Judo Center along the way. His latest book is “The God’s Eye View.”

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Buried Secrets
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

El Reda currently serves as sports editor of Hoy Los Angeles. Born in Columbia to Arab immigrant parents, El Reda took journalism classes in Spanish at UCLA Extension program. He collaborated on the Major League Soccer website and Orange County’s OC Excelsior.

Elder is a playwright, painter, and filmmaker living in the San Fernando Valley. His work has been published in the Saturday Afternoon Journal, Blue Satellite Magazine, and Art/Life Magazine. He is a former Quarterfinalist for the Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting and has appeared on LA radio’s Poet’s Cafe on KPFK and KXLU’s Echo In the Sense.

Moustafa El-Guindy

Beyond Love
Booth 211

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Kramer Elkman

Kramer Elkman, “Red Dot Shot”

Author Solutions
Booth 207

April 9, 4:30 p.m.

Ellis is the acclaimed author of the books “Eating the Cheshire Cat” and, most recently, “American Housewife: Stories.” She is a poker player who competes on the national tournament circuit. Raised in Alabama, she lives With her husband in New York City.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: In Brief
Sunday, 2 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Ellison is author of the debut novel “A Small Indiscretion,” a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year. She received an O. Henry Prize for her first published short story, and her essays about writing and parenting have appeared in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and elsewhere.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Truth and Consequences
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Ellison is a Pulitzer Prize-winning former foreign correspondent and author of several books on ADHD and education. Her latest book is “ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know.”

SCHEDULE
State of Education: Where We Are; Where We’re Going
Saturday, 3 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Henrietta Elmore-Smith

Henrietta Elmore-Smith, “CHASED, WHITECHOCOLATE, SOUL-ARIS and BLACK CHERRY”

Henrietta Elmore-Smith
Booth 123

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Enni is a young adult novelist and the creator and host of the First Draft Podcast, a series of interviews With young adult and middle-grade authors.

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Epic Adventures
Sunday, 10 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Young Adult Fiction: Fantasy and World Building
Sunday, 3 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Suzanne Enoch

Romance Writers of America
Booth 916

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works. Her 2007 novel, “The Gathering,” won the Man Booker Prize, and her 2011 novel, “The Forgotten Waltz,” won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. In 2015 she was named the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction, and her novel “The Green Road” is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Fiction.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Art of the Real
Sunday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Ephron was a Newsweek writer for nearly 15 years, serving as national security correspondent, deputy Washington bureau chief and Jerusalem bureau chief. His stories have also appeared in the Boston Globe, Esquire, PoliticO magazine, the Village Voice and The New Republic. “Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel” is Ephron’s first book and is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in History.

SCHEDULE
Writing Epic History
Saturday, noon, Hancock Foundation ›

Paula Errigo

Paula Errigo, “A WWII Combat Photographer’s Story: The First Use of Color”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 9, 4:30 p.m.

Erskine is a humor columnist and editor for the L.A. Times. He writes for the Sports, Travel and Saturday sections and does occasional duty on the Travel editing staff. He has written two books, “Man of the House” and “Surviving Suburbia,” each of which reached the L.A. Times bestseller list.

SCHEDULE
Roy Blount, Jr. in Conversation With Chris Erskine
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Espinoza holds an MFA in writing from UCI. He is the author of “Still Water Saints” and “The Five Acts of Diego León.” He has written for the New York Times Sunday Magazine, the L.A. Times, the Virginia Quarterly Review, American Short Fiction and NPR. A visiting professor at Cal State L.A., his awards include an NEA fellowship and an American Book Award.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Off-Kilter
Saturday, 1 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Esquivel writes about the Inland Empire for the L.A. Times. Prior to joining the L.A. Times in 2007, she was a freelance writer, worked in Spanish-language radio and was an occasional substitute teacher. A Southern California native, she graduated from UC Berkeley and has a master’s in journalism from Syracuse University.

SCHEDULE
San Bernardino: Covering the Story
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Eteraz is an American writer and author of the critically acclaimed memoir “Children of Dust,” which was selected as a New Statesman Book of the Year and featured on PBS With Tavis Smiley, NPR With Terry Gross and numerous international outlets. His first story was a finalist for a Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers, and in 2014 he won the 3 Quarks Daily Arts and Literature Prize. His new book is “Native Believer.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Belief Outside the Margins
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Evenson teaches creative writing at CalArts. His awards and honors include three O. Henry Awards, an ALA-RUSA award and an IHG Award. His novel, “The Open Curtain,” was a finalist for an Edgar Award. He has published more than a dozen books, the most recent of which is the story collection “A Collapse of Horses.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: A Touch of Modern Horror
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

L.D. Eychison

America Star Books
Booth 1012

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

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Faderman is an internationally known LGBT historian. She’s the recipient of six Lambda Literary Awards and two ALA Stonewall Awards, as well as the Monette/Horwitz Award, the Publishing Triangle Award and Yale University’s James Brudner Award for lifetime achievement in LGBT scholarship. Her books “Surpassing the Love of Men,” “Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers” and “The Gay Revolution,” have been among the New York Times’ Notable Books of the Year.

SCHEDULE
The Evolution of Gay Rights: Lillian Faderman and Torie Osborn in Conversation With Patt Morrison
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Fagan is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is internationally known for his popular books on archaeology, history and climate change and has won numerous awards for his writing. His most recent book is “Beyond the Blue Horizon: How the Earliest Mariners Unlocked the Secrets of the Oceans.”

SCHEDULE
Everything Connects: Building Blocks of Daily Life
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Larry Farmer

Larry Farmer, “I Will Be The One”

larryfarmerwrites
Booth 188

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Jan Fawcett

Jan Fawcett, “Living Forever”

Author Solutions
Booth 206

April 9, 10:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.
April 10, 10:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.

Elizabeth Fernandez

Elizabeth Fernandez, “Scared Gifts of a Short Life”

ValStar Publishing
Booth 842

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Finnegan is a politics reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining The Times in 2000, he has covered campaigns for president, governor and mayor. In 2011, Finnegan and his colleague Gale Holland wrote an award-winning series on rampant waste in the $6-billion rebuilding of Los Angeles community colleges.

Lynne M. Fiore PhD

America Star Books
Booth 1012

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Fitch is the author of the novels “Paint It Black” and “White Oleander.” Her work appears in anthologies and journals, including Los Angeles Noir and the Los Angeles Review of Books. “Paint it Black” has recently been made into a feature film, directed by Amber Tamblyn.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: History on the Page
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Norris Theater ›

Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, has worked on a boat and was once given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. He is editor of BuzzFeed Books and co-author of “Pen & Ink” and he lives in New York City.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Art of the Real
Sunday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Publishing Industry: The New and the Now
Sunday, 3 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Flores is the program manager at PEN Center USA for Emerging Voices and PEN Workshops. She was chosen in 2008 for the PEN Emerging Voices Fellowship. Her short fiction has appeared in the Rattling Wall and “Strange Cargo: An Emerging Voices Anthology.” Her short story “Two Tons of Manure” was published in Post Road Magazine.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: With Friends Like These …
Saturday, 4 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Kimi Flores

Kimi Flores, “It all Started with a Lima Bean, Relinquished, An Exceptional Twist, Tangled Paths”

BOOK fri-ENDS Blog
Booth 125

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Folick plays psycho grunge ballads and existential crisis rock–equal parts soft and hard. Her EP Strange Darling premiered on Stereogum and was recently reviewed by Jon Pareles in the New York Times, saying her “gift is capturing the uncertainty, temptation and impulsiveness of those brief but fraught junctures.” Her band was included in Bob Boilen’s top 10 discoveries of CMJ 2015 and, Boilen also included her in his 2015 review of shows, calling her live performance “transcendent”. Noisey urged readers to “Allow a little magic into your life in the form of LA-based folk-pop songstress Miya Folick,” and Pigeons and Planes compared her to Fiona Apple, Alanis Morrisette, and PJ Harvey. She lives in Downtown LA with her books and her disco ball.

Fong was a Wall Street Journal China correspondent, where she won a shared Pulitzer, as well as awards from Amnesty International and the Society of Professional Journalists. Her book “One Child,” predicting the end of China’s one-child policy, fortuitously came out as Beijing announced a shift to a two-child policy and has received acclaim in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Review of Books.

SCHEDULE
Global Ideas: Shaping the Past, Shaping the Future
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Foroutan was born in Iran and spent her early childhood there. She received PEN USA’s Emerging Voices fellowship for “The Girl From the Garden,” which was inspired by her own family history. She has been named to the Hedgebrook fellowship and residency and received funding from the Elizabeth George Foundation, among other institutions. She currently lives in Los Angeles With her husband and two daughters.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Ties That Bind
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Foster has taught composition and literature in East Los Angeles for 20 years, previously teaching at the University of Iowa and UC Santa Cruz. His work has been published in the Oxford Anthology of Modern American Poetry and XCP: Streetnotes. Foster is the author of the widely acclaimed “City Terrace Field Manual” and “World Ball Notebook.”

SCHEDULE
Juan Felipe Herrera in Conversation With Sesshu Foster
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Alan Fox

Alan Fox, “People Tools”

Kelley Creative
Booth 972

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Francis’ first novel, “The Great Inland Sea,” was published in seven languages. His second, “Stray Dog Winter,” won the American Library Assn. Prize for Literature. His third novel, “Wedding Bush Road,” is forthcoming from Counterpoint Press.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Pushing Boundaries
Sunday, 4 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Bonny Franke

Bonny Franke, “Editing – 10 Steps: Write, read, and then edit to successfully submit all types of writing to audiences”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 9, 11:30 a.m.

Franke is the executive director of PEN Center USA and founding editor of The Rattling Wall, a literary journal. Franke has produced over 200 literary events across Southern California and was named a 2013 Face to Watch by the L.A. Times. She currently teaches in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Writing the Surreal
Saturday, 1 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Frazier is an assistant professor in the School of Communication at USC Annenberg. Prior to coming to USC, Frazier taught courses at New York University, Princeton University, UC Berkeley and the City University of New York. His latest book is “The East Is Black: Cold War China in the Black Radical Imagination.”

SCHEDULE
Race, Justice and Poetry: National Book Award Winner Robin Coste Lewis
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Fremon is the creator and editor of WitnessLA, an award-winning freelance journalist and the author of “G-Dog and the Homeboys.” She is presently writing “Downfall,” a tale of corruption and scandal inside the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.

SCHEDULE
Crime, Justice and Redemption in America Today
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Friedmann is an award-winning science writer who has written on topics ranging from astrophysics to zoology to the history and science of ink. She is editor of ScienceWriters magazine, published by the National Assn. of Science Writers. Friedmann has been designated a fellow by three professional societies for her “leadership and significant contributions to the public communication of science and technology.”

SCHEDULE
Science, Technology and the Human Condition
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Fromson is a singer/songwriter from Cleveland. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s in popular music from the USC Thornton School of Music. He calls his music a combination of folk, blues, Americana and pop. His greatest influence is Paul Simon. He plays the guitar as well as the banjo, mandolin, harmonica and piano.

SCHEDULE
Folk Rock Music Performance
Saturday, 4:20 p.m., USC Stage ›

Evangeline Duran Fuentes

Evangeline Duran Fuentes, “Cry on Hallow’s Eve; Friends Across the Border”

Mystic Dragon Publishing
Booth 515

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

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Gabis is an award-winning poet and prose writer. She is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts grant for nonfiction as well as residencies at Yaddo and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. She lives and teaches in New York City. Her latest book is “A Guest at the Shooters’ Banquet.”

SCHEDULE
Past to Present: The Echoes of War
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Aaron Galvin

Aaron Galvin, “Vengeance Trilogy (Salem’s Vengeance, Salem’s Fury, Salem’s Legacy), Salt series (Salted, Taken With A Grain of Salt)”

Aames & Abernathy
Booth 735

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Michael Satoshi Garcia

Michael Satoshi Garcia, “I am Hapa”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Garvey is deputy managing editor for digital at the L.A. Times, With broad responsibility including breaking news on the Web, the home page, the data team and the presentation of online projects. She has managed a series of innovative online projects, including Mapping L.A., Crime L.A., the Homicide Report and the L.A. Times Teacher Ratings database.

SCHEDULE
San Bernardino: Covering the Story
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Before becoming a writer, Garvin acted in films and TV and toured nationally as the frontman of a rock band. He has a BFA in film from Chapman University and lives in Southern California. “Symptoms of Being Human” is his first novel.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Teenage Wasteland
Sunday, 3 p.m., YA Stage ›

Gattis is a novelist, a lecturer at Chapman University and a member of the urban art crew UGLAR. He is author of the novels “Roo Kickkick & the Big Bad Blimp” and “Kung Fu High School,” as well as the novellas “The Big Drop: Homecoming” and “The Big Drop: Impermanence.” Gattis lives in Los Angeles, and his most recent novel is “All Involved.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Perspective and Perception
Sunday, 3 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Gavron is the author of seven books, which have been translated into 11 languages. He has won the Israeli Prime Minister’s Creative Award for Authors, the Buch fur die Stadt award in Germany, the Prix Courrier International Award in France and the Berstein Prize, awarded for “The Hilltop,” his most recent novel. The son of English immigrants, he grew up in a small village near Jerusalem and lives in Tel Aviv.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Belief Outside the Margins
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Gay is the author of three books: “Against Which,” “Bringing the Shovel Down” and “Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude,” winner of the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award; it was also a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry and nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude”
Saturday, 5 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Stephen Gee

Stephen Gee, “Los Angeles Central Library: A History of Its Art and Architecture”

Angel City Press
Booth 119

April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Carmen N. Gerakos

Carmen N. Gerakos, “Victoria: A Veil of Seduction”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Rachel Gerber

Rachel Gerber, “From Cows to Concrete: The Rise and Fall of Farming in Los Angeles”

Angel City Press
Booth 119

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Gerard is the author of the novel “Binary Star,” a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Art Seidenbaum Award in First Fiction. Her short stories, essays, interviews and criticism have appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine’s “The Cut,” The Paris Review Daily, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Bookforum, Joyland, Vice, Bomb Magazine and other journals.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: On the Edge
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Gerhardt was born and raised in Cheltenham, Penn. He found time to attend many school dances in constant pursuit of various Miranda Mullalys. Since graduating from West Chester University, he has worked as a teacher. He currently lives in Los Angeles. His latest book is “Me and Miranda Mullaly.”

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: From All Sides
Saturday, 3 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Jake Gerhardt

Jake Gerhardt, “Me And Miranda Mulally”

Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 9, 11:00 a.m.

Gerson is the community engagement editor at the Los Angeles Times. A journalist and educator, her work focuses on multiethnic communities and innovations in participatory media. She was previously the director of the Civic Engagement and Journalism Initiative at USC’s Annenberg School. Gerson was the founding editor of Alhambra Source, a research-based site investigating how local news can foster civic engagement.

SCHEDULE
Education Matters: Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About LAUSD But Were Too Afraid to Ask
Sunday, 3 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Gerstler is a writer of poetry, nonfiction and journalism. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Gerstler’s 12 books include “Dearest Creature,” a 2009 L.A. Times Book Prize finalist in Poetry, and her latest collection, “Scattered at Sea.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Scattered at Sea”
Sunday, 3 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Barry Ghabaei

Barry Ghabaei, “Bonkers; a memoir”

Barry Ghabaei
Booth 963

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Gibbs is the author of numerous books, including “Belly Up,” “Spy School,” “Spy Camp” and his most recent, “Spaced Out.” He has also written several screenplays, including “American Summer” and “Parental Guidance.”

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Adventure With a Smirk
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Gioia is the Poet Laureate of California. He is the author of five poetry collections, including “99 Poems: New & Selected.” A critical collection, “Can Poetry Matter?” was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. For six years he was chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. He holds the Judge Widney Chair of Poetry and Public Culture at USC.

SCHEDULE
Author of “99 Poems: New & Selected”
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

The Sacred and the Profane in 21st Century Poetry
Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

VQR: California and the Imagination
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

Anne Girard is the pen name for Diane Haeger. She holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University and an English degree from UCLA. A chance meeting With the famed author Irving Stone 25 years ago sharply focused her ambition to tell great stories from history. “Platinum Doll,” written under the Anne Girard pen name, is her 15th novel.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Romance Between the Covers
Sunday, 11 a.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Linzi Glass

Sylva Kelegian/Author
Booth 975

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

The author of seven books on contemporary social issues, sociologist Barry Glassner is president of Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore. His book “The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things,” is a national bestseller that was named a Best Book of the Year by Knight-Ridder newspapers and by the L.A. Times Book Review.

SCHEDULE
State of Education: Where We Are; Where We’re Going
Saturday, 3 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Robin Preiss Glasser

Robin Preiss Glasser, “Fancy Nancy series, You Made Me A Mother”

Once Upon a Time Bookstore
Booth 713

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

Gold is a columnist and restaurant critic for the L.A. Times. He has written for LA Weekly and Gourmet magazine, among other publications. He won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for criticism, a first for a food writer. The American Society of Magazine Editors has honored him twice as a National Magazine Award finalist in criticism.

SCHEDULE
Food Futures, presented by California Humanities
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Goldberg is a two-time Edgar and Shamus Award nominee, a prolific TV writer/producer and the author of over 30 novels, including “The Walk,” “King City,” “Watch Me Die” and the New York Times and USA Today bestsellers “The Heist,” “The Chase,” “The Job” and “The Scam,” co-written With Janet Evanovich.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: The Long Arm of the Law
Saturday, 1 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Crime Fiction: Buried Secrets
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Goldberg is the author of over a dozen books, including “Gangsterland,” a finalist for the Hammett Prize, “Living Dead Girl” and the popular Burn Notice series. His next book, “The House of Secrets,” which he co-authored With Brad Meltzer, will be released in June. Goldberg lives in Indio, where he directs the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts programs at UC Riverside.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Underbelly
Saturday, noon, Hoffman Hall ›

All You Can Do Is Laugh: Comedic Personal Essays
Saturday, 4 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Goldberg is the editor and publisher of the Cancer Letter, a publication focused on the business and politics of cancer. As a reporter, he has written two books about the Soviet human rights movement and co-authored the book “How We Do Harm,” an exposé of the U.S. healthcare system. Born in Moscow, he now lives in Washington, D.C., and “The Yid” is his first novel.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Belief Outside the Margins
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Goldman founded Charm City Cakes in 2002, when demand for his extraordinary cake creations required him to fling off the oppression of his day job and follow his dream of being his own boss. He is star of the TV series “Ace of Cakes” and “Duff Till Dawn.” His latest book is “Duff Bakes: Think and Bake Like a Pro at Home.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Duff Bakes: Think and Bake Like a Pro at Home,” Cooking Demonstration
Saturday, 12:30 p.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Paul Goldstein

Paul Goldstein, “Secret Justice”

Ankerwycke Publishing
Booth 934

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Lynette R. Goode

Lynette R. Goode, “Determined to Live: How I Endured 48 Surgeries Due to Gastric Bypass”

Author Solutions
Booth 216

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Kathleen Gorman

Kathleen Gorman, “How Far Is Heaven?”

Linden Publishing/Gallery II/HBE Publishing
Booth 181

April 9, 12:00 p.m.
April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Gomez-Glez is a playwright and novelist. Her plays have been performed in Spain and the U.S., including off-Broadway (“Wearing Lorca’s Bowtie,” “The Duke,” 2011) and Off-Off Broadway (“39 Defaults,” “LaMama ETC,” 2014). She is the author of three books, the most recent of which is “La edad ganada.” She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Calderón de la Barca. She teaches at USC.

SCHEDULE
From Page to Stage: Playwriting, History and Adaptation
Sunday, noon, Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Goo was born and raised in Los Angeles, where she navigated her childhood by practicing extreme bossy lord-dom over her many cousins. She studied communications at UC San Diego and received a master’s degree in publishing and writing at Emerson College. “Since You Asked” is her newest book for young adults.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Suspense in Series
Sunday, 1 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Goodman is the host and executive producer of “Democracy Now!,” a national daily independent news program airing on over 1,400 public TV and radio stations and online. She received The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard’s 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award and the Right Livelihood Award. Her newest book is “Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America.”

SCHEDULE
Amy Goodman in Conversation With Karen Grigsby Bates
Sunday, noon, Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Goodman is a Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar in the Humanities in the Department of History at USC. His current book project explores the rise of the deportation regime and the expulsion of Mexicans from the United States over the last century. Goodman has written about U.S. and Mexican politics and migration for academic venues and popular outlets such as The Nation and the Washington Post.

SCHEDULE
Crossing Borders: Migration, Integration and Communities in Transition
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Goyal is a journalist. He has appeared on MSNBC and Fox and written for the New York Times, MSNBC, The Nation and other outlets. Goyal has also had speaking engagements With the Clinton Global Initiative University, Google, SXSW and LEGO Foundation, among others. In 2013, he was named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. He is the author of “Schools on Trial: How Freedom and Creativity Can Fix Our Educational Malpractice.”

SCHEDULE
State of Education: Where We Are; Where We’re Going
Saturday, 3 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Taylor Grant

Taylor Grant, “The Dark at the End of the Tunnel”

Horror Writers Association
Booth 828

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Greenfeld is the author of eight books, including the novels “The Subprimes” and ”Triburbia” and the memoir ”Boy Alone.” His prize-winning writing has appeared in Harper’s, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, O. Henry Prize Stories and numerous Best American anthologies. He’s been a staff writer at Time, Sports Illustrated and The Nation.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Off-Kilter
Saturday, 1 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Greenland is the author of “I Regret Everything” and three other novels, all of which have been optioned for movies or TV. An award-winning playwright, he was a writer-producer on the HBO series “Big Love.” For the past year, he has co-hosted the LARB Radio Hour and podcast on KPFK in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Writing the Writer
Sunday, 4 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Tim Grobaty

Tim Grobaty, “I’m Dyin’ Here: A Life in the Paper”

Brown Paper Press
Booth 931

April 9, 12:00 p.m.
April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Guerra Vásquez is a self-described GuatemaLAngelino: born in Guatemala City and raised there and in Los Angeles, California. His academic research focuses on cultural productions and social movements in the Central American diasporas, particularly those of Guatemalans and Salvadorans in the U.S.

Gumbel is an award-winning journalist and former longtime correspondent for British newspapers such as The Guardian and The Independent, and he has been on the scene at a number of international conflicts. His newest title is “Down for the Count: Dirty Elections and the Rotten History of Democracy in America.”

SCHEDULE
Election 2016
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Deana Gunn

Deana Gunn, “Trader Joe’s cookbook”

Cooking with Trader Joes/Brown Bag Publishers
Booth 942

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Gurwitch is the author of the New York Times bestseller “I See You Made an Effort,” also a finalist for the Thurber Prize 2015, as well as “You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up” and “Fired!” The former co-host of TV series “Dinner and a Movie,” her work appears in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the L.A. Times and NPR. She is currently working on “Wherever You Go, There They Are,” which will be published in 2017.

SCHEDULE
All You Can Do Is Laugh: Comedic Personal Essays
Saturday, 4 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

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Hall indulges her obsession With distant lands and far-flung adventures as often as she can. She has played With baby tigers in Thailand and learned to make homemade pasta in Italy. In her past life, she was a bookstore events coordinator and marketing manager. Her books include “Map of Fates” and “The Conspiracy of Us.”

Maggie Hall, “Maggie, Map of Fates, The Conspiracy of Us”
Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Suspense in Series
Sunday, 1 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Hall is a writer and marketing/communications manager for individual giving at Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. She is the author of the acclaimed Lou Norton series, which includes “Land of Shadows,” “Skies of Ash” and “Trail of Echoes.” She lives in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Agents and Alibis
Saturday, 4 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Constance W Hall

Constance W Hall, “Valedictorian: A Story of the Hidden Glory of a Troubled Life”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 9, 10:30 a.m.

Laraine Hall

Laraine Hall, “Dream Analyst and the Teacher”

ValStar Publishing
Booth 842

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Hamilton, former journalist, Fulbright scholar and Edgar Award finalist, is the author of seven crime novels set in L.A. She also edited the best-selling anthology “Los Angeles Noir,” which won the Edgar Award for best short story. James Ellroy called Hamilton’s latest novel, “Damage Control,” “a superb psychological thriller.”

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Dangerous Lives, Dark Secrets
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Glen Erik Hamilton

Glen Erik Hamilton, “Past Crimes”

Sisters in Crime/LA
Booth 367

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Hamm is the Travel editor for the Los Angeles Times. She was born in Syracuse, N.Y., to a peripatetic family whose stops included Washington, D.C.; Honolulu; and Manila. Her varied media career has taken her from McPherson, Kan., to Kansas City, Mo., San Bernardino, Salinas and L.A. Hamm has twice received individual Lowell Thomas Awards.

SCHEDULE
Record Demand for U.S. Passports
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

So You Want to Be a Travel Writer? Eleven Things You Need to Know
Saturday, 4 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

Theodore Hampton

Theodore Hampton, “Love and Intimacy in the Bible”

Author Solutions
Booth 206

April 10, 11:30 a.m.

Hannaham is author of the novels “God Says No” and “Delicious Foods,” a New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book for 2015 and a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Fiction. He holds an MFA from the Michener Center at the University of Texas at Austin and lives in Brooklyn, where he teaches creative writing at the Pratt Institute.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: On the Edge
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Hanshaw won the Observer/Comica Short Story Award in 2008 for “Sand Dunes and Sonic Booms.” His works include the Prix-Europa-winning “The Art of Pho.” He contributed to the multi-award-winning “Hoax: Psychosis Blues.” His recent graphic novel, “Tim Ginger,” was short-listed for the British Comic Award and is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Graphic Novel/Comics.

SCHEDULE
Illustrating Lives: The Art of the Graphic Novel
Saturday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Harkham is the cartoonist of “Crickets,” as well as the editor of the comics anthology “Kramers Ergot.” His book “Everything Together: Collected Stories” won the 2012 L.A. Times Book Prize in Graphic Novel/Comics. A partner in both the renowned bookstore Family and the movie theater Cinefamily, Harkham lives in Los Angeles With his wife and three children. “Kramers Ergot 9” is his newest collection.

SCHEDULE
Illustrating Lives: The Art of the Graphic Novel
Saturday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Harkness is an art director for the Walt Disney Animation Studios. He’s worked on such films as “Pocahontas,” “Mulan,” “Lilo and Stitch,” “Tangled” and “Frozen.” He’s art-directed short films such as “The Ballad of Nessie” and Mickey Mouse’s “Get a Horse!” and won both an Annie and Emmy Award for art-directing ABC’s “Prep and Landing.” He lives With his wife and two sons in Manhattan Beach, and his newest book is “Bug Zoo.”

Andy Harkness, “Bug Zoo”
Disney Publishing Worldwide
Booth 595

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Bug Zoo”
Saturday, 5 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Rachel Harper

Rachel Harper, “This Side of Providence”

Prospect Park Books
Booth 103

April 10, 3:00 p.m.

Harris-Dawson is an American politician and incumbent member of the Los Angeles City Council, representing District 8 of western South L.A. He took office on July 1, 2015.

SCHEDULE
State of Emergency: Homelessness in L.A.
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

R.W. Hart

R.W. Hart, “The Frayed Ribbon”

Author Solutions
Booth 206

April 9, 1:30 p.m.

Joshua Haute

Joshua Haute, “Series: “Tales of The Brothers Three!””

University of Phoenix
Booth 744

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Havrilesky writes New York’s Ask Polly advice column and Bookforum’s Best Seller List column. A collection of her Ask Polly columns will be published in July of this year. She is the author of “How to Be a Person in the World” and “Disaster Preparedness.” Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the L.A. Times and other publications and anthologies, as well as on NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

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Creative Storytelling: Playing With Form
Sunday, 1 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Hawkins is the author of “Rebel Belle,” “Miss Mayhem,” “Lady Renegades” and the New York Times best-selling series Hex Hall. Born in Virginia and raised in Alabama, Hawkins taught high school English for three years before becoming a full-time writer.

Rachel Hawkins, “Miss Mayhem, Rebel Belle, Journeys End”
Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 9, 3:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Sealed With a Kiss
Saturday, noon, YA Stage ›

Author of the famed Port Huron Statement, Hayden was a leader in the student, anti-war and civil rights protests in the 1960s. He was elected to the California legislature in 1982, serving for 18 years. He continues to write as an editor for The Nation and his newest book is “Listen Yankee! Why Cuba Matters.”

SCHEDULE
Rise Up: Power to the People
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Hayes is an illustrator, musician, graphic novelist, songwriter and producer. She has published several books, including “Funeral of the Heart,” “Holy Moly” and her latest work, “Not Funny Ha-Ha.” She also has several albums out With her band, Scary Mansion, writes songs and produces beats for pop and hip-hop artists.

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Graphic Memoirs: Drawing on Real Life
Saturday, 1 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Hazzard worked as a paramedic from 2004 to 2013, primarily at Grady Hospital in Atlanta. His freelance journalism has appeared in Atlanta Magazine, Marietta Daily Journal, Creative Loafing and Paste, and he has written a novel, “Sleeping Dogs.” His latest book is “A Thousand Naked Strangers: A Paramedic’s Wild Ride to the Edge and Back.”

SCHEDULE
Memoir: Living Beyond Fear
Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

James Henderson

James Henderson, “Travels with King Kong – Overland across Africa,” “The Great River Road – A personal journey down the Mighty Mississippi”

Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS)
Booth 953

April 10, 1:30 p.m.

Henion is the New York Times best-selling author of “Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer’s Search for Wonder in the Natural World.” The book is about how she chased eclipses, migrations and other natural phenomena around the globe to reawaken her sense of wonder. ”Phenomenal” was named an editor’s pick by O magazine, Backpacker and Barnes & Noble Review.

SCHEDULE
The Search for Meaning: Exploring Truth and Purpose
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Henwood is a licensed clinical social worker who has served as an administrator, clinician and researcher for organizations serving adults experiencing homelessness and serious health conditions. He helped start and served as the clinical director for Pathways to Housing, Inc., a Housing First agency in Philadelphia, where he also served as the principal investigator of clinical research.

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State of Emergency: Homelessness in L.A.
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Hepola has written many stories about drinking and eating too much. Her essays on culture have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Elle, the New Republic, Glamour, the Guardian, Slate, the Morning News and Salon, where she was a longtime editor. She lives in East Dallas, where she enjoys playing her guitar poorly and listening to the “Xanadu” soundtrack. “Blackout” is her first book.

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Memoir: Live Through This
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Chris & Amy Hernandez

University of Phoenix
Booth 744

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Herrera is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated “Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work,” as well as “Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo” and “Matisse: A Portrait.” Her latest book, “Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi,” is a 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize finalist in Biography.

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Biography: Mid-Century Lives
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Herrera is the U.S. Poet Laureate and recipient of the 2015 Robert Kirsch Award from the L.A. Times. He has received over 50 awards for his work in poetry, fiction, children’s books and young adult novels. He graduated from UCLA, Stanford and the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. Recent work includes “187 Reasons Why Mexicanos Can’t Cross the Border” and a musical, “Salsalandia.” He is the Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair at UC Riverside.

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Juan Felipe Herrera in Conversation With Sesshu Foster
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

U.S. Poet Laureate: Poetry Reading
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Hesse is a features writer at the Washington Post, where she writes widely shared longform pieces and covers royal weddings, political campaigns and White House state dinners. Monica has talked about those stories and others on NBC, MSNBC, CNN, C-SPAN, Fox and NPR. Monica’s journalism work makes her uniquely suited to the meticulous research that went into her new book, “Girl in the Blue Coat.”

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Young Adult Fiction: Putting the Story in HiSTORY
Saturday, 10 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Perspectives on the Past: Writing Young Adult History
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

Sue Hickey

Beyond Love
Booth 211

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Hills is the author and illustrator of the highly acclaimed New York Times best-selling picture books “How Rocket Learned to Read,” “Rocket Writes a Story,” “Duck and Goose” and “Duck, Duck, Goose.” Hills lives in Brooklyn With his wife, their two children and a real dog named Rocket. “Duck & Goose: Let’s Dance!” is his most recent book.

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Author of “Duck & Goose: Let’s Dance!”
Saturday, 3 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Hiltzik is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has written for the L.A. Times for over 20 years. He is the author of “Colossus: The Turbulent, Thrilling Saga of the Building of the Hoover Dam,” “The New Deal: A Modern History” and, most recently, “Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex.”

SCHEDULE
Science, Technology and the Human Condition
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Peggy Hinaekian

Peggy Hinaekian, “Of Julia and Men”

Author Solutions
Booth 213

April 9, 3:30 p.m.

Hirahara is the award-winning author of two mystery series. Her latest, “Grave on Grand Avenue,” features a young female mixed-race bicycle cop With the LAPD. Her highly acclaimed Mas Arai series has been translated into Japanese, Korean and French. A former editor of the Rafu Shimpo newspaper, she also has written nonfiction books and middle- grade novels. Her next book, “Sayonara Slam,” will be published in May.

Naomi Hirahara, “Sayonara Slam, Strawberry Yellow, Blood Hina”
Prospect Park Books
Booth 103

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Cities in Suspense
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Ho has been a seminal force in the surf and skateboarding worlds for more than four decades. Ho formed the original Zephyr Surf and Skate Team, which evolved into an award-winning competitive team that eventually grew to more than 30 members, 12 of which (including Jeff) were featured in the critically-acclaimed documentary, “Dogtown and Z-Boys” and the feature film, “Lords of Dogtown.” Today, Ho continues to surf, design and build surfboards and skateboards, and still chooses to do most of his artwork by hand.

Steve Hodel

Steve Hodel, “Black Dahlia Avenger”

Rare Bird Lit
Booth 064

April 9, 2:30 p.m.

Holt is a science writer and the author of “Cured: The People Who Defeated HIV” and “Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us from Missiles to the Moon to Mars.” She has trained at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard University; USC; and Tulane University. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, the L.A. Times and The Atlantic.

SCHEDULE
Narrative Journalism: Bringing a Story to Life
Sunday, 10 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Allan Brentt Hood

Allan Brentt Hood, “Straight Hood”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 10, 2:30 p.m.

Del Hood

Del Hood, Author
Booth 195

Del Hood, “The Triumph of Belva Jane”
April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Del Hood, “History in the Headlines: El Cajon Valley & Surrounding Areas”
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

David Horton

David Horton, “The Swamp Witch”

Green Ivy Publishing
Booth 162

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Kirby Howell

Kirby Howell, “Autumn in the City of Angels”

Streetlights Publishing
Booth 740

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

Howells has worked as a writer and editor for almost two decades. As a managing editor at a small press, he oversaw the publication of dozens of textbooks in the social sciences and he has worked on the Web as an editor and producer, managing teams of writers. His fiction has appeared in various publications and is forthcoming in an anthology from Forest Publications. He was named a PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow in 2012 and works for WordCraft L.A.

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Fiction: Lives in Transition
Sunday, noon, Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Howland, named a Publisher’s Weekly Flying Start in 2013, is the author of the middle-grade novels “The Brightest Stars of Summer” and “The Forget-Me-Not Summer” and the young adult novels “Nantucket Blue” and “Nantucket Red.” She is also the librarian at St. Timothy School in Los Angeles.

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Middle-grade Fiction: Real Talk
Sunday, noon, YA Stage ›

Dianna Hubbard Stein

Dianna Hubbard Stein, “Chapters: A true story of life, loss and love.”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 10, 1:30 p.m.

Huffington is the president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, and author of 15 books. The Huffington Post, launched in 2005, is one of the most widely-read and frequently cited media brands on the Internet. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. She has been named to Time Magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people. Her latest book is “The Sleep Revolution.”

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Ideas Exchange: Arianna Huffington in Conversation With Robin Abcarian
Sunday, 3 p.m., Bovard Auditorium ›

Humes is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of 13 books, including acclaimed enviro-chronicle “Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash.” He is a recipient of the PEN Award and his writing has been featured in Los Angeles Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and the New York Times. He resides With his family in Southern California, and his latest book is “Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation.”

SCHEDULE
Everything Connects: Building Blocks of Daily Life
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Charles HunnaHustla

Charles HunnaHustla, “Novel: A Time of Season, Poetry: For Those Who Love, There Is Poetry / Haiku, Champagne, and Chill …?”

A Time of Season
Booth 076

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Pat Hunter

Pat Hunter, “An Artist and a Writer Travel Highway 1 Central”

Linden Publishing/Gallery II/HBE Publishing
Booth 181

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Diane Hunter

Diane Hunter, “Purity By Design”

Wordsmith Writing Coaches
Booth 182

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

Hurwitz is the New York Times best-selling author of 15 thrillers, including “Orphan X.” His novels have been short-listed for numerous literary awards, graced top 10 lists and have been translated into 26 languages. He has written best-selling comics for Marvel (“Wolverine,” “Punisher”) and DC (“Batman”). He’s written screenplays for or sold spec scripts to major studios and written, developed and produced TV shows.

SCHEDULE
Writing Page and Screen
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Crime Fiction: Buried Secrets
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Huskey is an American actor and comedian best known for his role as a correspondent on “The Onion News Network” and currently co-stars as Chet on the Adult Swim comedy series “Childrens Hospital” and as Victor on the Comedy Central series “Another Period.”

Hutchinson is the author of “The Deathday Letter,” “FML” and “The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley.” He lives With his partner and dog in South Florida, where he enjoys running, reading and yelling at the TV whenever there are plot holes. His newest book is “We Are the Ants.”

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Young Adult Fiction: Magical Realism on the Page
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., YA Stage ›

Noel Hynd

Noel Hynd, “CEMETERY OF ANGELS, FLOWERS FROM BERLIN, TRUMAN’S SPY”

Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS)
Booth 953

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

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Formed in 1999 by Rob Waller and brothers Paul and Anthony Lacques, the Hawks have been known for their signature sound: high lonesome three-part harmonies, innovative Telecaster and steel or unadorned acoustic arrangements, With lyrics musing on mortality, whales and the geography of pre-apocalyptic L.A.

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Alt-Country Music Performance
Saturday, 3:10 p.m., USC Stage ›

Benjamin Irish

Benjamin Irish, “MARGARITA’S MILLIONS”

Benjamin Irish
Booth 063

April 9, 1:00 p.m.
April 10, 1:00 p.m.

Isenberg is a prize-winning author and journalist. Her latest book is “Tradition!: The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood Story of ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ The World’s Most Beloved Musical,” now in paperback. Her earlier books include “Conversations With Frank Gehry” and “State of the Arts: California Artists Talk About Their Work.”

SCHEDULE
Make ’Em Laugh: A Look at Comedy From All Sides
Saturday, 10 a.m., Norris Theater ›

Ison is the author of the story collection “Ball,” the essay collection “Reeling Through Life” and the novels “A Child Out of Alcatraz,” “The List” and “Rockaway.”

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Fiction: Pushing Boundaries
Sunday, 4 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Iyer is the author of two novels and 10 works of nonfiction, including, most recently, “The Art of Stillness” and “The Man Within My Head.” In both 2013 and 2014 he gave TED Talks — one on movement, one on stillness — seen by 2 million viewers each.

SCHEDULE
Writing the Universe Within
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

The Art of Travel Writing: Pico Iyer in Conversation with Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Sunday, 2:15 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

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Jackley, known for co-founding Kiva, the world’s first microlending platform, now teaches entrepreneurship at USC while working on new startup. She earned her MBA at Stanford and her bachelor’s from Bucknell. Her book is “Clay Water Brick: Finding Inspiration from Entrepreneurs Who Do the Most With the Least.”

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The Search for Meaning: Exploring Truth and Purpose
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Jacobs is a professor of medicine at Stanford University. Her first biography, “Henry Kaplan and the Story of Hodgkin’s Disease,” was called one of the best five books on doctors’ lives by The Wall Street Journal. Her second, “Jonas Salk: A Life” was named one of the 100 notable books of 2015 by the New York Times Book Review and is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Biography.

SCHEDULE
Biography: The Famous and the Infamous
Sunday, noon, Hancock Foundation ›

Chip Jacobs

Chip Jacobs, “The Imaginary 20th Century”

Rare Bird Lit
Booth 064

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Jacoby is an independent scholar, noted speaker and best-selling author of 11 books, including “The Age of American Unreason” and “Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism.” Her new book is “Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion.”

SCHEDULE
Thinking About Religion in Today’s World
Sunday, 3 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Skylar James

Skylar James, “Shadow of a Doubt”

Adaptive Studios
Booth 177

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

Syrie James

Syrie James, “Jane Austen’s First Love, The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen”

Jane Austen Society of North American
Booth 930

April 9, 11:00 a.m.

Jennylynd James

Jennylynd James, “Red Car Long Legs”

Jennylynd James
Booth 147

April 9, 1:00 p.m.
April 10, 1:00 p.m.

Russell James

Russell James, “Dark Inspiration, Black Magic, Q Island”

Russell James
Booth 936

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Aris Janigian

Aris Janigian, “Waiting for Lipchitz at Chateau Marmont”

Rare Bird Lit
Booth 064

April 9, 1:30 p.m.

Cassandra Jefferson

America Star Books
Booth 1012

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Jinich is the host of “Pati’s Mexican Table,” now in its fifth season on PBS. A regular guest on NBC’s “Today” and ABC’s “The Chew,” she is the author of “Pati’s Mexican Table” and her latest book, “Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes for the Contemporary Kitchen.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes for Contemporary Kitchens,” Cooking Demonstration
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Johnson worked at Mademoiselle and Glamour magazines before moving to Los Angeles, where she lives With her comedy-writer husband and their two children. Her new book is “Be Frank With Me.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Writing the Writer
Sunday, 4 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Felicia Johnson

Felicia Johnson, “Temptation So Sweet”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 9, 3:30 p.m.

Dairl Johnson

Dairl Johnson, “In Search of Tom Candy”

Dairl M Johnson
Booth 060

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Jones is the Robert A. Day Professor at the Roski School of Art and Design at USC. A curator and a theorist and historian of art and performance, her recent publications include “Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts,” the edited volume ”Sexuality” and, co-edited With Erin Silver, “Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories.”

SCHEDULE
Art as Activism: Contemporary Art and Social Engagement
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Jones has received fellowships from PEN Center USA Emerging Voices, Kimbilio Fiction, Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. She has been published at Guernica, NPR, PANK, Scratch Magazine and the Rumpus, among others. Jones is an MFA candidate in fiction and Rodney Jack Scholar in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Jack Jones Literary Arts is her literary publicity company.

SCHEDULE
History Through Fiction’s Lens
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Jones is executive chef at Crossroads. He was formerly executive chef at VegiTerranean in Akron, Ohio, a vegan restaurant created by Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders and Tal Ronnen. He is the co-author of “Crossroads.”

SCHEDULE
Co-Author of “Crossroads: Extraordinary Recipes from the Restaurant That Is Reinventing Vegan Cuisine,” Cooking Demonstration
Saturday, 2 p.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Jones, of the Sex Pistols, is the host of radio show “Jonesy’s Jukebox” The show features everything from groundbreaking new music from his personal collection to current events discussions and guest interviews of all varieties, With a living-room conversation vibe. The Sex Pistols inspired a punk rock revolution starting in the U.K. during the mid-to-late 1970’s and spread throughout the music world.

SCHEDULE
Jonesy’s Jukebox – LIVE! With special guest Dave Stewart, presented by KLOS
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Norris Theater ›

Noel Jones

PoeticSituation
Booth 345

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Kate Jonez

Kate Jonez, “Ceremony of Flies, Candy House”

Horror Writers Association
Booth 828

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Jordan-Marsh is an associate professor at the USC School of Social Work Department of Nursing and a Senior Scholar in the USC Creative Media and Behavioral Health Center, and a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She is a nurse psychologist With an AJN book of the year — Health Technology Literacy: A Transdisciplinary Framework for Consumer Centered Practice.

SCHEDULE
To Live and Thrive: Insights into Living Long and Living Well
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Joseph is the author of 10 collections of poems, most recently “Mercurial.” She lives and works in Carbondale, Ill., where she serves as editor of the national literary journal Crab Orchard Review and teaches at Southern Illinois University.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Mercurial”
Saturday, 12:50 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Anjali Joshi

Anjali Joshi, “Ganesh and the Little Mouse, Let’s Celebrate Diwali”

Bharat Babies
Booth 551

April 9, 11:00 a.m.
April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Joyce’s children’s books include “Billy’s Booger,” “The Numberlys,”and the best-selling “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore,” which is also his Academy Award-winning short film. His newest book is “Ollie’s Odyssey.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Ollie’s Odyssy”
Sunday, 1 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

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Sandi Latimer and John Kady

Sandi Latimer and John Kady, “Newsroom Buddies: A Working Friendship at United Press International”

Author Solutions
Booth 207

April 9, 3:30 p.m.

Tammy Kaehler

Tammy Kaehler, “Red Flags”

Sisters in Crime/LA
Booth 367

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

Holly Kammier

Holly Kammier, “Kingston Court”

Acorn Publishing
Booth 716

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Kandel has penned five Cece Caruso novels, the most of recent of which, “Dial H for Hitchcock” was cited by NPR as one of the year’s best mysteries. An Edgar and Agatha finalist, Kandel is currently finishing the first book in her new L.A.-based series about a third-generation rock ‘n’ roll groupie With (dead) body issues.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Writing the Writer
Sunday, 4 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Kaplan is an American artist best known as BEK, whose single-panel cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker for over 20 years. He is also a TV writer and producer who has worked on shows such as “Seinfeld” and “Six Feet Under.” Currently, he is a writer and executive producer of HBO’s “Girls.” His most recent book is the illustrated memoir “I Was A Child.”

SCHEDULE
Memoir: At Loose Ends
Saturday, 3 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Mehdi M. Kashani

Mehdi M. Kashani, “Leila and Other Stories”

Farhang Foundation
Booth 157

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Kaufman received an MFA in creative writing from the University of Utah in 2010 and attended the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop in 2013. His short stories have been published in the Collagist, Unstuck, PANK, Lightspeed Magazine and a number of other journals. Kaufman currently lives in Los Angeles With his wife, author Melanie Thorne.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Fantastical Visions
Saturday, 3 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Claire Keane

Claire Keane, “Once Upon A Cloud”

Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Kearney’s third poetry collection, “Patter,” examines miscarriage, infertility and parenthood. He has received fellowships With Cave Canem and the Rauschenberg Foundation, among others, and his work has recently been anthologized in the Best American Poetry and the Best American Experimental Writing. He teaches at CalArts, where he received his MFA in writing.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Patter”
Sunday, 4:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Keating lives in Venice, Calif. and is the author of “Dreamology.” She grew up in Boston, attended Williams College and is still a New Englander at heart. Besides writing, Keating’s greatest loves are music and her dog, Ernie, who has an Instagram, @ernsboberns. She has always had wild and vivid dreams and has been known to rearrange furniture in her sleep.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Sealed With a Kiss
Saturday, noon, YA Stage ›

Keegan is a staff writer covering film at the L.A. Times and the author of “The Futurist: The Life and Films of James Cameron.” She appears on KPCC as a regular commentator on Hollywood in a segment called “On the Lot With Rebecca Keegan.” Prior to joining the L.A. Times, she was the Hollywood correspondent for Time magazine.

SCHEDULE
Covering Diversity in Hollywood: Roundtable with L.A. Times Film and TV Reporters
Sunday, 1 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Sylva Kelegian

Sylva Kelegian, “God Spelled Backwards and The Dolphin Princess”

Sylva Kelegian/Author
Booth 975

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Kellogg, book editor of the L.A. Times, is a recipient of the paper’s editorial award and has been widely published. She has been editor of LAist.com and Web editor of Marketplace, advised the Getty on blogging and hosted a literary podcast. She’s @paperhaus on Twitter.

SCHEDULE
Buzz Aldrin, Author of “No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon,” Interviewed by Carolyn Kellogg
Saturday, 3:40 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Susan Orlean in Conversation With Carolyn Kellogg
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Town & Gown ›

Kelly is the youth services coordinator for the Santa Monica Public Library system. Over the past 25 years, he has served on local, state, and national award committees. His most recent committee was the 2015 Caldecott Award and he has the Calde-tatt to prove it.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Nonfiction: Bringing History to Life
Saturday, 4 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Kent is an author, screenwriter and performer based in Los Angeles. His new book series, “Scary School,” won an award for “Funniest Chapter Book of 2011” by Children’s Literature Network and has become one of the most popular new series for middle-grade readers. His bilingual picture book, “El Perro en Sombrero,” was published in 2015.

SCHEDULE
Derek Taylor Kent and Zander, Author of “El Perro con Sombrero,” Children’s Reading
Saturday, noon, Hoy Stage ›

Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Hoy Stage ›

Kepnes is a native of Cape Cod, Mass., and the author of many published short stories. She covered pop culture for Entertainment Weekly and Tiger Beat and also worked as a staff writer on the first season of ABC Family’s “The Secret Life of the American Teenager.” Her second novel, “Hidden Bodies,” is the follow-up to her debut novel, “You,” which was optioned by Showtime.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Ulterior Motives
Saturday, noon, Taper Hall 101 ›

Nader Khalili

Nader Khalili, “Ceramic Houses and Earth Architecture: How to Build Your Own”

Farhang Foundation
Booth 157

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Sparkelina Kinderwise

Sparkelina Kinderwise, “Emotional Intelligence books for children: How to Make and Keep Friends, How to Describe My Feelings”

Kinderwise
Booth 532

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Kindley is senior editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books. He teaches at Claremont McKenna College. His book, “Questionnaire,” is forthcoming in July 2016.

SCHEDULE
Creative Storytelling: Playing With Form
Sunday, 1 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Jessy King

Jessy King, “The Greatest Fall from Grace: How Love Conquered All”

Author Solutions
Booth 206

April 9, 4:30 p.m.
April 10, 2:30 p.m.

C.R. King

C.R. King, “The Last Deputy; A Fraternity of Gunslingers: True Stories of Wild West Gunmen”

Mystic Dragon Publishing
Booth 515

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Kipen is the founder and co-director of Libros Schmibros, a lending library and bookshop in L.A.’s Boyle Heights neighborhood. He was book critic and editor for the San Francisco Chronicle for seven years before becoming the director of literature for the National Endowment for the Arts (2005-2010). He is a frequent reviewer in The Wall Street Journal, the L.A. Times, the New York Times and on KPCC.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: A Lens on the Past
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Kirkman is a stand-up comedian, writer and actress. She has two comedy albums, “Self-Help” and “Hail to the Freaks,” as well as a Netflix comedy special, “I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine).” She is the author of the New York Times bestseller “I Can Barely Take Care of Myself.” Her new book is “I Know What I’m Doing — and Other Lies I Tell Myself.”

SCHEDULE
All You Can Do Is Laugh: Comedic Personal Essays
Saturday, 4 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Kittscher is the author of the middle-grade mysteries “The Wig in the Window” and “The Tiara on the Terrace.” A graduate of Brown University, Kittscher taught middle school for several years and is now a tutor. She lives With her husband in Pasadena.

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Adventure With a Smirk
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Jon Klassen

Jon Klassen, “Pax, Extra Yarn, This Is Not My Hat, Sam & Dave Dig a Hole”

Once Upon a Time Bookstore
Booth 713

April 9, 11:00 AM

Jon Klassen, “This Is Not My Hat”

Skylight Books
Booth 138

April 10, 2:30 p.m.

Norman Klein

Norman Klein, “The Imaginary 20th Century”

Rare Bird Lit
Booth 064

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Kleine is a five-time MacDowell Colony fellow and a New York Foundation for the Arts fellow. Her critical writing has appeared in PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, the Los Angeles Review of Books and on her blog, The Dancers Will Win. Her debut novel, “Calf,” was described by Publishers Weekly as “unsettling, scary and often brilliant” and was selected as one of their Best Fiction Books of 2015.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Lives Intertwined
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Kerry Kletter

Kerry Kletter, “The First Time She Drowned”

Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Klinger is the New York Times best-selling editor of the Edgar-winning “New Annotated Sherlock Holmes,” “New Annotated Dracula” and “New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft,” as well as the four-volume Annotated Sandman With Neil Gaiman, “In the Company of Sherlock Holmes: Tales Inspired by the Holmes Canon,” co-edited With Laurie R. King and “In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe: Classic Horror Stories, 1814-1916.”

Leslie S. Klinger, “The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, The New Annotated Dracula”
Horror Writers Association
Booth 828

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Leslie S. Klinger, “A Study in Sherlock Holmes”
Mystery Ink Bookstore
Booth 376

April 10, 3:00 p.m.

Leslie S. Klinger, “In the Company of Sherlock Holmes”
Sisters in Crime/LA
Booth 367

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: A Touch of Modern Horror
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Knoll is a former senior editor at Cosmopolitan and articles editor at Self magazine. “Luckiest Girl Alive” is her first book. An instant bestseller, it was 2015’s best-selling debut novel. She grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia and graduated from the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Penn., and from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, N.Y. She lives in New York City With her husband.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Ulterior Motives
Saturday, noon, Taper Hall 101 ›

Writing Page and Screen
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Koertge, a fixture on the L.A. poetry scene for more than 50 years, teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. He is the author of several books of poetry and prose, the latest of which is “Vampire Planet.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Vampire Planet”
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

The Sacred and the Profane in 21st Century Poetry
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Kohli is a reporter covering education for the Los Angeles Times. A product of Southern California, she grew up in Diamond Bar and graduated from UCLA. She worked as a metro reporter for the Orange County Register and as a reporter covering education and diversity for Quartz before joining The Times in 2015.

SCHEDULE
Education Matters: Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About LAUSD But Were Too Afraid to Ask
Sunday, 3 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Kolsby has written for the L.A. Times, Details, Bikini and the former Los Angeles Reader — where “Ear to the Ground,” co-authored With David L. Ulin, was first published serially. He wrote the films “City Unplugged” and “Spread” and works currently on the TV series “Masters of Sex.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Writing the Writer
Sunday, 4 p.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Patricia Komar

Patricia Komar, “Jobmobbers: Under the Watchful Eye of the Coyote”

Author Solutions
Booth 213

April 10, 1:30 p.m.

Gene Kopelson

Gene Kopelson, “Reagan’s 1968 Dress Rehearsal: Ike, RFK, and Reagan’s Emergence as a World Statesman”

Figueroa Press
Booth 037

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Andreas Kossak

Andreas Kossak, “Violet Winter”

California State University, San Bernardino
Booth 964

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Kottaras is originally from Chicago, but now she writes and teaches in the Los Angeles area. She holds an M.A. in English from UC Irvine. She is author of “How to Be Brave” and the forthcoming “The Best Possible Answer,” both from St. Martin’s Press/Griffin Teen.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Love and Other Disasters
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., YA Stage ›

Fiction: The Game of Life
Sunday, 3 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Kraft is deputy managing editor of the L.A. Times, is responsible for the front page, the Column One feature and major investigative, explanatory and narrative reporting projects. During more than two decades at The Times, Kraft has been a national and foreign correspondent as well as a news department head.

SCHEDULE
Global Ideas: Shaping the Past, Shaping the Future
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Kreizman is the creator of “Slaughterhouse 90210,” a blog and book that celebrates the intersection of literature and pop culture. She is a writer and critic whose work has appeared in the New York Times, BuzzFeed, the Hairpin, Vulture, Medium, Vol. 1 Brooklyn and more. A former book editor, Maris takes special pleasure in critiquing her own writing.

SCHEDULE
Publishing Industry: The New and the Now
Sunday, 3 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Krozser, publisher of Booksquare.com, covers the intersection of technology and publishing. She serves on advisory boards for several publishing startups; presents at conferences such as Tools of Change for Publishing, Digital Book World and South by Southwest; has appeared on “NewsHour With Jim Lehrer”; and contributes to various industry publications.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Romance Between the Covers
Sunday, 11 a.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Krull writes for young readers, most recently the “Women Who Broke the Rules” series of six biographies. Her 60-plus books have garnered starred reviews and awards. The Children’s Book Guild of Washington, D.C., honored her With its Nonfiction Award for her body of work that “has contributed significantly to the quality of nonfiction for children.” She lives in San Diego.

Kathleen Krull, “Women Who Broke The Rules series, Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight”
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
Booth 732

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Nonfiction: Bringing History to Life
Saturday, 4 p.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Kubica is the best-selling author of “The Good Girl” and “Pretty Baby.” She holds a bachelor’s from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in history and American literature. Her first novel received a Strand Critics Nomination for Best First Novel and was a nominee in the Goodreads Choice Awards. Her new book, “Don’t You Cry,” is out in May.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Truth and Consequences
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Kun is a professor in the USC Annenberg School for Communication, where he directs the Popular Music Project of the Norman Lear Center. He is the author or editor of several books, most recently “To Live and Dine in L.A.: Menus and the Making of the Modern City” and his writings on music and culture have appeared in the New York Times, the L.A. Times, Los Angeles magazine and many other publications.

Josh Kun, “To Live and Dine in L.A., Songs in the Key of Los Angeles”
Angel City Press
Booth 119

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Woody, Wilshire and South L.A.: Selected Histories
Sunday, 3 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

L

Lackey is the author of over 100 books, including “Hunter,” the 30-book Valdemar series, the Secret World Chronicle series, the Serrated Edge series, the Elemental Masters series, the Diana Tregarde series, the Obsidian Mountain series, the Perduring Flame series, the Elvenbane series, the Shadow Grail series and many more.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fantasy: Beyond This Realm
Sunday, noon, Norris Theater ›

S.L. Ladd

America Star Books
Booth 1018

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Rene Colato Lainez

Rene-Colato-Lainez, “From North to South, Playing Loteria, Rene Has Two Last Names”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

Lakshmi is the host of the Emmy Award-winning Bravo series “Top Chef” and the author of two cookbooks: “Easy Exotic” and “Tangy, Tart, Hot & Sweet.” The first internationally successful Indian supermodel, she has appeared in numerous fashion spreads and has walked the runway for many designers. She lives in New York City With her daughter, and her new book is “Love, Loss and What We Ate: A Memoir”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Love, Loss and What We Ate: A Memoir,” Interviewed by Noelle Carter
Saturday, 1:20 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Lalami is the author of the novels “Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits,” a finalist for the Oregon Book Award; “Secret Son,” which was on the Orange Prize long list; and “The Moor’s Account,” which won the American Book Award, the Arab American Book Award and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and appeared on the Man Booker Prize long list. “The Moor’s Account” was also a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: History on the Page
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Norris Theater ›

Landis is the author of “Rainey Royal,” a novel, and “Normal People Don’t Live Like This,” a linked story collection. She has received a fellowship in fiction from the National Foundation for the Arts, and her stories have appeared in Tin House, Bomb and the 2014 O. Henry Prize Stories.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Pushing Boundaries
Sunday, 4 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Lapidos is the editor of the L.A. Times op-ed page and the Sunday opinion section. She previously worked at Slate as a culture editor and the New York Times as the opinion section staff editor. There she launched the Taking Note blog and wrote editorials on various topics, including marijuana legalization, the 2012 presidential contest and the 2014 mid-term elections. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University in literature and a master’s from Cambridge University.

SCHEDULE
Opinion: Writing Personal Essays for the Popular Press
Saturday, 3 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Larson is a film, TV and novel writer born in Rochester, Minn. After attending the University of Miami (no, not in Ohio), Larson moved to New York, then to Los Angeles, where he was a staff writer on an animated series called “My Gym Partner’s a Monkey” for Cartoon Network. G.P. Putnam’s Sons will publish “Pennyroyal Academy” and its sequels, and the film adaptation is currently set up at Lionsgate.

M.A. Larson, “Pennyroyal Academy”
Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Epic Adventures
Sunday, 10 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Sandi Latimer

Sandi Latimer, “Poodle Mistress: The autobiographical story of life with nine toy poodles”

Author Solutions
Booth 207

April 10, 1:30 p.m.

Sandi Latimer and John Kady

Sandi Latimer and John Kady, “Newsroom Buddies: A Working Friendship at United Press International”

Author Solutions
Booth 207

April 9, 3:30 p.m.

Lauer is the deputy director of the Poetry Society of America and the poetry editor of A Public Space. He is the author of “Fake Missed Connections: Divorce, Online Dating and Other Failures.” The L Magazine named him one of five Brooklyn writers to watch. He is poetry co-chair for the Brooklyn Book Festival and lives in Brooklyn.

SCHEDULE
Memoir: At Loose Ends
Saturday, 3 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Lee is a political reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Prior to joining the newspaper in August 2014, Lee worked for three years at the Denver Post and covered state and national politics. He’s also reported from the scenes of destructive wildfires and mass shootings and was a member of the Post staff that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage of the Aurora theater shooting.

SCHEDULE
Essential Politics: Stories From the Trail with Christina Bellantoni and Kurtis Lee
Sunday, 11 a.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Lee is known to millions as the co-creator of Spider-Man, the Avengers, X-Men, Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four and hundreds of other comic heroes and is the chairman emeritus of Marvel. Currently, Lee is the chairman and chief creative officer of POW! Entertainment, where he continues to create characters and superhero franchises for a new generation.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir,” Interviewed by Jevon Phillips
Saturday, 11 a.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Leigh is the author of “Blood, Sparrows and Sparrows,” the winner of the 2015 Late Night Library Debut-litzer Prize in Poetry. The recipient of fellowships and awards from the Frost Place, Poets & Writers Magazine, Kundiman, Rattle and the Asian American Literary Review, Leigh received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and lives in Brooklyn.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Blood, Sparrows and Sparrows”
Sunday, 10 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

Lenney wrote “The Object Parade” and “Bigger than Life” and, With Judith Kitchen, edited “Brief Encounters: A Collection of Contemporary Nonfiction.” She teaches in the Bennington Writing Seminars and the Rainier Writing Workshop and serves as the senior nonfiction editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

SCHEDULE
Writing the Universe Within
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

The Art of the Essay
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Leo writes the nationally syndicated Web Buzz column for the Los Angeles Times, co-hosts the podcast “This Week in Travel,” available on iTunes, and is best known for editing the award-winning “Sand in My Bra,” a women’s travel humor series by Travelers’ Tales. Leo also co-founded BestKidsApps.com, a website that reviews children’s iPhone and iPad apps.

SCHEDULE
More for Your Money: Finding Travel Bargains
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

Leonard covers Los Angeles County’s criminal courts for the Los Angeles Times. A native of England, he started reporting for the paper in 1997 and has written about foster care, county government, jail violence, law enforcement issues and crime, among other subjects.

Lepucki is the author of the New York Times best-selling novel “California” and the novella “If You’re Not Yet Like Me.” A staff writer at the Millions, she is the founder of Writing Workshops Los Angeles. Her fiction and nonfiction have been published in the L.A. Times, McSweeney’s, the New York Times and elsewhere.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Sanity and Survival
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Leung has been the pastry chef at Little Flower in Pasadena since 2010, after baking at such leading Los Angeles restaurants as Spago, Grace and JiRaffe. She is the co-author of “Little Flower Baking.”

SCHEDULE
Co-author of “Little Flower Baking,” Cooking Demonstration
Sunday, 11 a.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Levi is a writer and producer from NYC, co-director of the Gabriel García Márquez Fellowship in Cultural Journalism in Cartagena, Colombia, and artistic advisor to the Zaubersee Russian Music Festival in Lucerne, Switzerland. A founding editor of Granta magazine, he is the author of many stories, a journalist, a playwright and a novelist, With “A Guide for the Perplexed” and, most recently, “Septimania.” He currently lives in Rome.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Belief Outside the Margins
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Lewis is a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at USC. Her book “Voyage of the Sable Venus” won the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry and is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Poetry.

SCHEDULE
Race, Justice and Poetry: National Book Award Winner Robin Coste Lewis
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Leyner is the author of many novels, including “The Sugar Frosted Nutsack” and his most recent, “Gone With the Mind.” His nonfiction includes the New York Times bestseller “Why Do Men Have Nipples?” He co-wrote the movie “War, Inc.” and lives in Hoboken, N.J.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Writing the Surreal
Saturday, 1 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Liang, visual information specialist, is an advocate for increasing diversity in national parks. Using his fine arts degree, he works towards this goal through a variety of visual media, such as publications, photography, the web and social media.

SCHEDULE
The Future of National Parks – Michael Liang, Visual Information Specialist
Saturday, 2:45 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

Barbara Lieberman

Barbara Lieberman, “A Fairy tale; Message on the Wind”

Mystic Dragon Publishing
Booth 515

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Ellie Lieberman

Ellie Lieberman, “Society’s Foundlings”

Mystic Dragon Publishing
Booth 515

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Wayne Liebman

Wayne Liebman, “The Space Elevator”

Wordsmith Writing Coaches
Booth 182

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

Liew is an award-winning comics artist, painter and illustrator whose work includes the New York Times bestseller “The Shadow Hero” With Gene Luen Yang, “Sense & Sensibility” and “Doctor Fate” With Paul Levitz. He has received Eisner nominations for “The Shadow Hero” and “Wonderland,” as well as for spearheading “Liquid City,” a multi-volume comics anthology. His new book is “The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye.”

SCHEDULE
Illustrating Lives: The Art of the Graphic Novel
Saturday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Lim’s “Crossing the Peninsula” won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, the first for a woman and an Asian. The “Irreversible Sun,” “Ars Poetica for the Day” and “Do You Live In?” appeared in 2015. With 10 poetry and three short story collections, three novels and The Shirley Lim Collection, her memoir “Among the White Moon Faces” received an American Book Award.

SCHEDULE
VQR: California and the Imagination
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

Recipient of the 2015 Joe Hill Labor Poetry Award; founder of VAGABOND; a writer, poet, multi-media artist and activist, Lipman is the author of six books. Most recently he is a contributor to the anthology “Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles,” the largest L.A.-area poetry anthology ever–is now available from Tia Chucha Press.

Lisicky is the author of five books: “The Narrow Door,” “Unbuilt Projects,” “The Burning House,” “Famous Builder” and “Lawnboy.” He has received fellowships from the NEA and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass., among others. He teaches in the MFA program at Rutgers University-Camden.

SCHEDULE
Memoir: Struggle and Strength
Sunday, 2 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Locke’s novel “Pleasantville” made numerous best of 2015 lists. Her first novel, “Black Water Rising,” was nominated for a L.A. Times Book Prize. Her second book, “The Cutting Season,” was the 2013 winner of the Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. She is a writer and producer on the Fox drama “Empire.”

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Echoes of the Past
Saturday, 10 a.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Writing Page and Screen
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Guero Loco, a.k.a. Mr. GL, is a bilingual, educational hip-hop artist focused on helping students learn another language through rhythm, repetition and motivation. GL learned Spanish while serving in the Marine Corps at age 17. He attended the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Calif., and since 2013 Mr. GL has been touring the U.S. and Mexico speaking about the importance of being multilingual.

SCHEDULE
Bilingual Performance
Saturday, 4 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Lotfe is from Guadalajara, in Jalisco, México. She has been working in TV and radio for over 11 years, covering topics such as culture, sports, ecology, music and health.

SCHEDULE
Emcee
Saturday, Hoy Stage ›

Sunday, Hoy Stage ›

Longo is a biogerontologist and cell biologist known for his studies on the role of starvation and nutrient response genes on cellular protection, aging and diseases and for proposing that longevity is regulated by similar genes and mechanisms in many eukaryotes. He is currently a professor at the USC Davis School of Gerontology With a joint appointment in the department of Biological Sciences, as well as serving as the director of the USC Longevity Institute.

SCHEDULE
To Live and Thrive: Insights Into Living Long and Living Well
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Lopez is a columnist at the L.A. Times who writes about life and culture in California. He is the author of “In the Clear” and “The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship and the Redemptive Power of Music,” which became a major motion picture. His latest book is “Dreams and Schemes.”

SCHEDULE
A Conversation With L.A. Times Columnist Steve Lopez
Saturday, 1 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Emory Lord

Emory Lord, “When We Collided”

Once Upon A Time Bookstore
Booth 732

April 9, 3:00 p.m.

Lord is the author of “Open Road Summer” and “The Start of Me and You.” She lives in a pink row house in Cincinnati With a husband, two rescue dogs and a closet full of impractical shoes. Her new book is “When We Collide.”

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Love and Other Disasters
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., YA Stage ›

Lord is an author, critic and cartoonist. Her most recent book is “The Accidental Feminist: How Elizabeth Taylor Raised Our Consciousness and We Were Too Distracted by Her Beauty to Notice.” She also wrote “Forever Barbie: The Unauthorized Biography of a Real Doll” as well as “Astro Turf: The Private Life of Rocket Science.”

SCHEDULE
Kim Stanley Robinson in Conversation With M.G. Lord
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Town & Gown ›

Low was a longtime editor for the L.A. Times Book Review. Before that, she was the paper’s deputy editor for community news. She is now the managing editor at Black Clock.

SCHEDULE
Memoir: Living Beyond Fear
Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Lozano is active in the vibrant Los Angeles Latino arts scene. His art has been featured in numerous exhibits in Southern California; his public installation “La Metro Lotería” entertains passengers at the La Brea Metro stop in LA. He received his Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts degrees from CSU Fullerton. He lives in Fullerton and is the author of the picture book “Little Chanclas.”

SCHEDULE
Children’s Books: Pictures on the Page
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Lu is the author of the New York Times best-selling novels “Legend,” “Prodigy” and “Champion,” as well as “The Young Elites.” A full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing Assassin’s Creed and getting stuck in traffic. She lives in Los Angeles With one husband, one Chihuahua mix and two Pembroke Welsh corgis.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Fantasy and World Building
Sunday, 3 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Africa. A novelist (“Faces in the Crowd,” “The Story of My Teeth”) and essayist (“Sidewalks”), her work has appeared in publications including the New York Times, the New Yorker, Granta and McSweeney’s. “Faces in the Crowd” received the 2014 L.A. Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and “The Story of My Teeth” is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Fiction.

Valeria Luiselli, “The Story of My Teeth”
Skylight Books
Booth 138

April 9, 3:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Writing the Surreal
Saturday, 1 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Lummis is a writer, arts organizer and influential teacher of poetry in Los Angeles. Her collection, “Open 24 Hours,” won the Blue Lynx Poetry Prize. She’s had poems in Plume, The Hudson Review, The Normal School and The New Yorker. Her essays have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Malpais Review and other publications.

SCHEDULE
The Poet’s Place in an Uneasy World
Saturday, 10 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Lutz is the founding editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books and the author of books on weeping, slackers, nervousness and the function of criticism at the present time. He is a professor of creative writing at UC Riverside.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Road Home
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Lynch is a writer and editor at the L.A. Times who works across a variety of sections, including News, Food, Health and TV. She is also the CEO – Chief Encouragement Officer – for #LATFit, an online campaign to help people achieve their health and fitness goals by making small, simple lifestyle changes.

SCHEDULE
Alison Sweeny, Author of “Opportunity Knocks,” Interviewed by Rene Lynch
Sunday, 12:10 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

M

MacHale is the author of the best-selling Pendragon series. He has written, directed and produced many TV series and movies for young people on Nickelodeon, the Disney Channel and HBO. His latest book is “Voyagers Project Alpha.”

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Fantastical Feats
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

MacKeen is an award-winning investigative journalist who spent nearly a decade researching and writing her grandfather’s story. Previously she was a staff writer at Salon, Newsday and SmartMoney. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Elle, the L.A. Times and elsewhere. Her book is “The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey.”

Dawn Anahid MacKeen, “The Hundred Year Walk”
Abril Armenian Bookstore
Booth 144

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Past to Present: The Echoes of War
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Macks is the author of “Monologue: What Makes America Laugh Before Bed” and four previous books and was a top writer for “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” for 22 years. He has also written for 18 Academy Award shows; for the Emmy Awards, the Golden Globes, the Tony Awards; and for some of the nation’s top comedians, politicians, corporate leaders and sports commentators.

SCHEDULE
Make ‘Em Laugh: A Look at Comedy From All Sides
Saturday, 10 a.m., Norris Theater ›

Madievsky is the author of a poetry collection, “Emergency Brake,” which was named Tavern Books’ 2015 Wrolstad Contemporary Poetry Series selection. Her work appears or is forthcoming in The Iowa Review, Gulf Coast, Prairie Schooner, Rattle, ZYZZYVA, and elsewhere. She was a 2015 Tin House Scholar in Poetry. She is originally from Moldova and lives in Los Angeles, where she is a doctoral student at USC’s School of Pharmacy.

SCHEDULE
Inspire Us Contest Winner
Sunday, 4:45 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Mafi is the New York Times best-selling author of the Shatter Me series. She was born in Connecticut, but she currently resides in Santa Monica, where she drinks too much coffee and finds the weather to be just a little too perfect for her taste. Her new book, “Furthermore,” is forthcoming in August.

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Middle-grade Fiction: Epic Adventures
Sunday, 10 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Maggi is the author of the Twin Willows Trilogy and the standalone thriller “The Forgetting.” She holds a BFA from Emerson College and lives in Los Angeles With her husband, daughter and two oddball cats, and is working hard on her next book.

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Young Adult Fiction: The Light Fantastic
Saturday, 3 p.m., YA Stage ›

Monique Maharaj

Monique Maharaj, “The Cheaters”

Author Solutions
Booth 216

April 9, 1:30 p.m.

Amy Main

Amy Main, “40 Dates & 40 Nights”

Adaptive Studios
Booth 177

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Mallery has entertained millions of readers With her witty and emotional stories about women and the relationships that move them. Publishers Weekly calls Susan’s prose “luscious and provocative.” While Susan appreciates the critical praise, she is most honored by the enthusiastic readers who write to tell her that her books made them laugh, made them cry and made the world a happier place to live. Her latest book is “The Friends We Keep.”

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Fiction: Romance Between the Covers
Sunday, 11 a.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Marciano is the grandson of Ludwig Bemelmans and has continued his grandfather’s legacy of the Madeline books. He is the author of “Bemelmans: The Life and Art of Madeline’s Creator,” “The Nine Lives of Alexander Baddenfield” and The Witches of Benevento books, which were illustrated by Sophie Blackall.

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Author of “The Witches of Benevento”
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Michelle Market

Michelle Market, “Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909, Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls are Born to Lead”

Once Upon a Time Bookstore
Booth 713

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Mary Marks

Mary Marks, “Gone but Knot Forgotten”

Sisters in Crime/LA
Booth 367

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

Markoff joined the New York Times in March 1988 as a reporter for the business section. He now writes for the science section from San Francisco. “What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry,” was published in 2005, and his newest book, “Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots,” is a 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize finalist in Science and Technology.

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Science, Technology and the Human Condition
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Marr writes fiction for adults, teens and children. Her books have been translated into 28 languages to date and have been bestsellers in the U.S. as well as various countries overseas. She is best known for the Wicked Lovely series for teens, and her newest YA book, “Seven Black Diamonds,” which is the first in a new two-book faery series, was released in March.

Melissa Marr, “Wicked Lovely series, Seven Black Diamonds”
Once Upon a Time Bookstore
Booth 713

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Dangerous Lives, Dark Secrets
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Marro’s work has appeared in The San Diego Reader, The Gloucester Daily Times, LiteraryMama.com and elsewhere. A long-time resident of the “North Country” region of New Hampshire, she holds degrees from the University of New Hampshire and Rutgers University and now lives in San Diego. “Casualties” is her debut novel.

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Fiction: The Ties That Bind
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Cydney Marshall

Cydney Marshall, “The Last Flight”

Author Solutions
Booth 216

April 9, 2:30 p.m.

Heather Ruth Martin

Heather Ruth Martin, “Reclaiming Konia”

Abril Armenian Bookstore
Booth 144

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

Martelle is the author of five books of history, the most recent of which is “The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth.” He’s currently working on a biography of William Walker, the most successful of the pre-Civil War filibusters who, for a time, was president of Nicaragua.

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Thinking About Religion in Today’s World
Sunday, 3 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Nathan Masters

Masters is a writer and public historian whose work focuses on the evolution of Los Angeles’ natural and built environments. He is host, producer and managing editor of “Lost LA,” an original public TV series from KCET and the USC Libraries. His work has appeared in the L.A. Times, Los Angeles Magazine, The Public Historian, Boat and others.

Nathan Masters, “Lost LA/USC Libraries”
KCETLink Media Group
Booth 950

April 10, 2:30 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Woody, Wilshire and South L.A.: Selected Histories
Sunday, 3 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Masumoto is an organic peach and nectarine farmer and the author of nine books including “Epitaph for a Peach,” “Wisdom of the Last Farmer” and a farm family cookbook, “The Perfect Peach.” PBS will nationally broadcast a feature documentary, “Changing Season,” about the theme of succession on a family farm, in May.

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Food Futures, Presented by California Humanities
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Matson received her MFA in writing for children from the New School in New York City. She was named a Publishers Weekly Flying Start author for her first book, “Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour,” which was also recognized as an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults. Her second book, “Second Chance Summer,” won the California State Book Award. Her latest book is “Since You’ve Been Gone.”

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Young Adult Fiction: Love and Other Disasters
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., YA Stage ›

Mayer is a tenured professor at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts. The author of over 30 plays, his most recent play collection, “Blood Match and Other Plays,” will be published later this year. He also writes the children’s book series “Big Dog on Campus” about his dog Don Aldo on the USC campus. He is a founding member of the Temblors, a new collective of L.A.-based playwrights.

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Big Dog on Campus
Saturday, 11:40 a.m., USC Stage ›

From Page to Stage: Playwriting, History and Adaptation
Sunday, noon, Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Michael Mayo

Michael Mayo, “Adventures of Alex Walker Series”

ValStar Publishing
Booth 842

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Like Henry Folger, Mays has been possessed by a lifelong obsession With Shakespeare and his times. A former student of Frank McCourt, Mays spent much of her Manhattan girlhood holed up in the New York Public Library listening to vinyl LP recordings of performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Her new book is “The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger’s Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare’s First Folio.”

Oliver Mayer, “Big Dog on Campus Goes to the Library”
Figueroa Press
Booth 037

April 9, 2:00 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Narrative Journalism: Bringing a Story to Life
Sunday, 10 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

McCain is a Canadian-born and -educated writer and poet who also attended New York University. She served as editor of The Poetry Project Newsletter and was program coordinator at the Poetry Project from 1991 through 1994. With Legs McNeil, she wrote “Please Kill Me; The Uncensored History of Punk,” a 20th anniversary edition of which will be published in June of this year.

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Thank You and Good Night: Eras of Music
Sunday, 11 a.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

McCloud is the award-winning author of “Understanding Comics,” “Making Comics,” “Zot!” and many other fiction and nonfiction comics spanning 30 years. He has lectured at Google, Pixar, Sony and the Smithsonian Institution. His most recent book is the graphic novel “The Sculptor.”

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Scott McCloud in Conversation With Ben Blacker
Sunday, 4 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

McClure is the author and illustrator of “Collect Raindrops,” “In,” “Mama, Is It Summer Yet?”, “To Market, To Market,” “Apple” and, most recently, “Waiting for High Tide.” She is also the illustrator of “All in a Day” by Cynthia Rylant and “May the Stars Drip Down” by Jeremy Chatelain. McClure lives in Olympia, Wash.

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Children’s Books: Pictures on the Page
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

A native of Sussex, England, McDonald studied politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford University before working as a music journalist and entertainment critic. She is a full-time novelist and screenwriter in Los Angeles. “The Oxford Inheritance” is her newest book.

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Fiction: Romance Between the Covers
Sunday, 11 a.m., Hoffman Hall ›

McFadden is the author of the national bestsellers “This Bitter Earth,” “The Warmest December” (short-listed for the Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Award) and “Sugar,” a Black Caucus of the American Library Assn. Fiction Honor Book. She also writes racy, humorous fiction under the pseudonym Geneva Holliday. Her latest is “The Book of Harlan.”

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History Through Fiction’s Lens
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

McGhee is the New York Times best-selling author of “Someday,” as well as “Firefly Hollow,” “Little Boy,” “So Many Days,” “Bye-Bye Crib,” “Always,” “A Very Brave Witch” and the Bink and Gollie books. McGhee is also the author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated adult novel “Shadowbaby,” which was also a Today Show Book Club selection. Her latest book, coauthored With Kathi Appelt, is “Maybe a Fox.”

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Middle-grade Fiction: From All Sides
Saturday, 3 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Edith McGrath

Edith McGrath, “Morning Star Journey”

larryfarmerwrites
Booth 188

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

McGilligan is the author of the Edgar-nominated “Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light,” the New York Times Notable Books “George Cukor: A Double Life” and “Fritz Lang: The Nature of the Beast” and ”Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane,” a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Biography.

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Biography: Mid-Century Lives
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

The American Booksellers Assn. selected McGinty’s debut novel, “The End of Fun,” as an Indies Introduce Winter/Spring 2016 debut selection. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has worked as a marijuana farmer, regular farmer, newspaper reporter and English instructor.

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Young Adult Fiction: Magical Realism on the Page
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., YA Stage ›

McMahon has been reviewing children’s books for more than a decade. A journalist and former book editor for the San Francisco Chronicle, McMahon is also a published author whose book “Revolution in the Bleachers: How Parents Can Take Back Family Life in a World Gone Crazy Over Youth Sports” grew out of her experience keeping up With two athletic kids.

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Middle-grade Fiction: Real Talk
Sunday, noon, YA Stage ›

McNeil is an opera singer and writer. She is the author of “3:59,” “Possess” and “Ten,” which was a 2013 YALSA Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, a Romantic Times Top Pick and an ALA Booklist Top 10 Horror Fiction for Youth. Her latest book is “Get Even.”

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Young Adult Fiction: The Rest of the Story
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

Medina is the author of YA novels “Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass,” which received the Pura Belpré Author Award, and “The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind,” as well as the picture books “Mango, Abuela and Me,” which received two Pura Belpré honors and “Tía Isa Wants a Car,” winner of an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award. Her newest young adult novel is “Burn Baby Burn.”

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Perspectives on the Past: Writing Young Adult History
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

Author of “Mango, Abuela and Me”
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Anthony Meindl

Anthony Meindl, “Book The F#©king Job”

Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop
Booth 951

April 9, 11:30 a.m.

Mele is on the faculty at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism. With a background in technology, politics and media, Nicco is an active angel investor and the author of “The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath.”

SCHEDULE
Are Presidential Primaries Good for Democracy?
Saturday, noon, Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Jasser Membreno

Jasser Membreno, “ThoughtS/Pensamiento”

Cinenovel
Booth 995

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

MERLIN

America Star Books
Booth 1012

April 9, 3:00 p.m.

Michael

Michael, “The Truth The Whole Truth Nothing but the Truth”

Author Solutions
Booth 207

April 9, 1:30 p.m.

Michel is the author of the story collection “Upright Beasts” and the co-editor of the science flash fiction anthology “Gigantic Worlds.” His work has appeared in Tin House, Granta, the New York Times, NOON, The Believer and elsewhere. He is the editor-in-chief of ElectricLiterature.com and the co-editor of Gigantic magazine.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Art of the Short Story
Saturday, 10 a.m., Town & Gown ›

Fiction: Off-Kilter
Saturday, 1 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Militello is the author of “A Camouflage of Specimens and Garments,” “Body Thesaurus,” named one of the top books of 2013 by Best American Poetry and finalist for the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award, and “Flinch of Song,” winner of the Tupelo Press First Book Award. She teaches in the MFA program at New England College.

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Author of “A Camouflage of Specimens and Garments”
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller, “Deadly Sins (1 and 2), Whispering Wishes”

BOOK fri-ENDS Blog
Booth 125

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

M. J. Minerman

M. J. Minerman, “The Spinster’s Guide to Dating”

Jennylynd James
Booth 147

April 9, 2:00 p.m.
April 10, 2:00 p.m.

Wona Miniati

Wona Miniati, “Trader Joe’s cookbook”

Cooking with Trader Joes/Brown Bag Publishers
Booth 942

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Mitchard has written over 20 books, including several bestsellers and award-winners. She is editor in chief and co-creator of Merit Press, a realistic YA fiction imprint; a Distinguished Fellow at the Ragdale Foundation in Lake Forest, Ill.; a DeWitt Wallace Readers Digest Fellow; and a professor of fiction and creative nonfiction at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her latest novel is “Two If By Sea.”

Jacquelyn Mitchard, “Two if by Sea”
Mysterious Galaxy
Booth 368

April 10, 3:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Lives in Transition
Sunday, noon, Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Mlynowski is the New York Times best-selling author of the Whatever After series as well as “Bras & Broomsticks,” “Frogs & French Kisses,” “Spells & Sleeping Bags,” “Parties & Potions,” “Gimme a Call” and “Ten Things We Did (And Probably Shouldn’t Have).”

Sarah Mlynowski, “Whatever After series, Upside-Down Magic series”
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
Booth 732

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Once Upon a Frog” (Whatever After series)
Saturday, 11 a.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Molesky is associate professor of history at Seton Hall University. He received his PhD from Harvard. He is the recipient of numerous awards and grants and has contributed to The Wall Street Journal and many academic publications. He has written two books, the most recent of which is “This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason,” a 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize finalist in History.

SCHEDULE
History: Laws of Nature, Laws of Man
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Molina is a nutrition and fitness expert who has established a reputable career in the television industry. She has worked in shows like Republica Deportiva and Sabado Gigante and is currently the ambassador for healthy living in the morning show Despierta America. Now she debuts her new book Jugosa y Fit where she shares her secrets to fitness and a good juice.

Moore is the owner of Little Flower Candy Co. and the chef/owner of Little Flower Cafe and Lincoln Restaurant, both in Pasadena. She is author of the award-winning “Little Flower: Recipes from the Cafe” and “Little Flower Baking.”

Christine Moore, “Little Flower Baking, Little Flower: Recipes From the Cafe”
Prospect Park Books
Booth 103

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Co-author of “Little Flower Baking,” Cooking Demonstration
Sunday, 11 a.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Addison Moore

Addison Moore, “Ethereal, 3:AM Kisses,Beautiful Oblivion, Burning Through Gravity”

BOOK fri-ENDS Blog
Booth 125

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Leslie Ann Moore

Leslie Ann Moore, “Griffin’s Daughter, Griffin’s Shadow, Griffin’s Destiny”

Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS)
Booth 953

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Morgan and Heather Cocks co-created the hugely popular, long-running celebrity fashion blog Go Fug Yourself (Twitter: @fuggirls). People magazine, Entertainment Weekly and the New York Times, among others, lauded their best-selling contemporary fiction novel, “The Royal We.” They’ve also written two young adult novels, “Spoiled” and “Messy.” They both reside in L.A. and have never done a juice cleanse.

Jessica Morgan, “The Royal We”
Mysterious Galaxy
Booth 368

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Game of Life
Sunday, 3 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Jylene Morgan

Jylene Morgan, “There Was a Moose on Clifford Street”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 10, 10:30 a.m.

Morris is a former Marine infantry officer. From 2004 to 2007, he reported from Iraq. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Slate, The New Yorker and the Best American Nonrequired Reading series. In 2008, he was awarded a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. His book “The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder” is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Current Interest.

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Science, Technology and the Human Condition
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Morton is a screenwriter, author of nonfiction books, award-winning prose writer and Halloween expert. Her books include “Netherworld,” “Malediction” and “Zombie Apocalypse: Washington Deceased.” She currently serves as President of the Horror Writers Assn. and is also an active member of Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers and Sisters in Crime.

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Fiction: A Touch of Modern Horror
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Mozingo is a projects reporter for the L.A. Times. He won a Robert F. Kennedy Award for his coverage of the earthquake in Haiti and helped lead a Miami Herald reporting team whose investigation into the crash of the space shuttle Columbia was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is the author of “The Fiddler on Pantico Run.”

SCHEDULE
San Bernardino: Covering the Story
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Mullen is the author of seven poetry books, including “Recyclopedia” and “Sleeping with the Dictionary,” a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her latest collection is “Urban Tumbleweed.” She is a professor of English and African American studies at UCLA.

SCHEDULE
The Sacred and the Profane in Twenty-First Century Poetry
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Andrus ›

Marcelino Muñoz

Marcelino Muñoz, “Propósito de vida, el por qué y para qué vivir”

Author Solutions
Booth 206

April 9, 2:30 p.m.

Monica Murphy

Romance Writers of America
Booth 916

April 9, 4:00 p.m.

Murphy is the author of “Harley and Me: Embracing Risk on the Road to a More Authentic Life,” a book that weaves memoir With neuroscience and psychology to look at the upside of risk-taking, particularly in mid-life. She has published three previous books, is an associate professor at the Antioch University MFA program and a former weekly book critic for the L.A. Times.

SCHEDULE
Memoir: Living Beyond Fear
Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Muske-Dukes is the author of eight books of poems, four novels, two essay collections and co-edited anthologies. She’s former Poet Laureate of California and professor of English/creative writing at USC. She has been a National Book Award short-list finalist, an L.A. Times Book Prize finalist, a PSA’s di Castagnola Award-winner, a Library of Congress Award-winner and a Dylan Thomas Award-winner, and she has received six Pushcart Prizes.

SCHEDULE
The Sacred and the Profane in 21st Century Poetry
Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Selected Works: Carol Muske-Dukes
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Larry J. Musson

America Star Books
Booth 1016

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Myers is the executive vice president of worldwide corporate communications and public affairs for Warner Bros. Myers served as White House Press Secretary during President Bill Clinton’s first term and was the first woman to hold the position. After leaving the White House, she worked as a political analyst, commentator, contributing editor to Vanity Fair and author of New York Times best-selling book “Why Women Should Rule the World.”

SCHEDULE
Election 2016
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

N

Nadell is president of the Hill Nadell Literary Agency, based in Los Angeles. She represents fiction and nonfiction writers.

SCHEDULE
Publishing: The Big Picture
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Nadia Natali

Nadia Natali, “Stairway to Paradise”

Rare Bird Lit
Booth 064

April 10, 2:30 p.m.

In Dinosaur Encounters, watch as dinosaurs come to life! Our realistic juvenile T. Rex and Triceratops, Hunter and Dakota, are large-scale, full-body puppets that capture imaginations. Performance artists will guide you back in time to better understand dinosaur anatomy, possible behavior and movement. Learn about pterosaurs – flying reptiles that lived in the sky around the same time as the giant creatures that roamed the earth – by a real paleontologist from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

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Dinosaur Encounters
Reading by 9 Children’s Stage
Saturday, 1 p.m. ›

Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ›
Sunday, noon ›
Sunday, 3 p.m. ›

Pterosaurs: Flight in The Age of Dinosaurs
Sunday, 4 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Nelson is editorial director for books and Kindle at Amazon and is responsible for all editorial presentations in the bookstore. She was formerly the books editor of O magazine and the editor in chief of Publishers Weekly.

SCHEDULE
Anna Quindlen in Conversation With Sara Nelson
Sunday, noon, Town & Gown ›

Nesteroff is a former stand-up comic turned writer. A longtime contributor to WFMU writing about the history of comedy, Nesteroff’s latest project is hosting the Classic Showbiz Talk Show, a live series in Los Angeles. Nesteroff is the author of “The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy.”

SCHEDULE
Make ‘Em Laugh: A Look at Comedy From All Sides
Saturday, 10 a.m., Norris Theater ›

Rodney Neu

Rodney Neu, “Above the Horizons”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 10, 10:30 a.m.

Adam T. Newman

Adam T. Newman, “How to Catch a Cold, The Girl Who Lost Her Voice”

Milo Ink Books
Booth 583

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Newton is the author of three acclaimed works of history and biography: “Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made,” “Eisenhower: The White House Years” and, With Leon Panetta, “Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace.” A veteran L.A. Times journalist, he now edits Blueprint, a California policy magazine, and is writing a history of modern California and biography of Jerry Brown, to be published in 2019.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Sanity and Survival
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Nguyen was born in Vietnam and raised in the U.S. His stories have appeared in Best New American Voices, TriQuarterly, Narrative and the Chicago Tribune. He teaches English and American Studies at USC. His books include “The Sympathizer,” winner of an Andrew Carnegie Medal, the 2015 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller, among other honors, and “Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Underbelly
Saturday, noon, Hoffman Hall ›

Past to Present: The Echoes of War
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Patricia Nichvolodoff

Patricia Nichvolodoff, “Sophia’s Red Hat”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 9, 11:30 a.m.

Patricia Nichvolodoff, “Joey Helps Grandma”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Patricia Nichvolodoff, “Joey Visits Grandpa”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 10, 1:30 p.m.

Noël is the New York Times best-selling author of 23 novels, including the Immortals, Riley Bloom and Soul Seekers series. With millions of copies in print, her books have been translated into 36 languages and have made numerous international bestseller lists. Born and raised in Orange County, she’s lived in both Mykonos and Manhattan and is now settled back in Southern California.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Suspense in Series
Sunday, 1 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Russell Nohelty

Russell Nohelty, “Katrina Hates The Dead” & “My Father Didn’t Kill Himself”

Wannabe Press
Booth 955

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Vincent Noot

Vincent Noot, “Find the Shapes”

ValStar Publishing
Booth 842

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Nolan became a freelance writer at age 18, With several pieces for the L.A. Times’ West magazine. He is the author of “Ross Macdonald: A Biography,” “Artie Shaw, King Of The Clarinet: His Life And Times” and co-editor (With Suzanne Marrs) of “Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald.”

SCHEDULE
Biography: Mid-Century Lives
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Grandma Nor

Grandma Nor, “Katie and the Troll Queen”

Author Solutions
Booth 207

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Grandma Nor, “The Magic Stones”

Author Solutions
Booth 207

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Norris is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C. He has written for The Atlantic, the Washington Post, Foreign Policy and numerous other publications. His book “Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism” is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Biography.

SCHEDULE
Biography: Mid-Century Lives
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Jay Norry

Jay Norry, Author of the “Walking Between Worlds” trilogy

Sudden Insight Publishing
Booth 153

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Helen North

America Star Books
Booth 1014

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Northup has published 11 poetry books, the most recent being “East Hollywood: Memorial to Reason.” Northup received his bachelor’s in English at CSU Northridge, where he studied verse With Ann Stanford. He is a founding member of Cahuenga Press. Lewis MacAdams, in the LA Weekly, wrote, “Northup is the poet laureate of East Hollywood.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “East Hollywood: Memorial to Reason”
Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Prado is the 2016 recipient of the George Drury Smith Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry, given annually by Beyond Baroque Literary Foundation. She has published 11 books, her latest being “Oh, Salt/ Oh, Desiring Hand.” She taught in the Master of Professional Writing Program at USC for 20 years and continues to teach privately.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Oh, Salt/Oh, Desiring Hand”
Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Novey is the author of the debut novel “Ways to Disappear” and “Exit, Civilian,” selected for the National Poetry Series. Her fiction and poetry have been translated into eight languages, and she’s written for NPR’s “All Things Considered,” the New York Times and The Paris Review. Her most recent translation is Clarice Lispector’s novel “The Passion According to G.H.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Writing the Surreal
Saturday, 1 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Novic is the author of the novel “Girl at War,” a 2015 finalist for the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction from the L.A. Times. She is the fiction editor for Blunderbuss Magazine. She holds an MFA in fiction and literary translation from Columbia University and teaches writing at Columbia, Wesleyan University and With the veteran-run nonprofit Words After War.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: A Lens on the Past
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Nyad, once the greatest long-distance swimmer in the world, has served as correspondent for Fox Sports News, host on CNBC and announcer of sporting events on ABC Sports. Nyad writes a weekly column for NPR and has published several books, the latest of which is “Find a Way.”

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Diana Nyad With an Introduction by Robin Abcarian
Saturday, 4 p.m., Town & Gown ›

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Oates is a recipient of numerous awards, and she has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her most recent publications include a memoir of her childhood, “The Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Memoir,” published last year, and her latest novel, “The Man Without a Shadow,” which published early this year.

SCHEDULE
Joyce Carol Oates in Conversation With Michael Silverblatt
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Bovard Auditorium ›

Ochoa is the arts and entertainment editor of the L.A. Times and co-founder of the literary journal Slake, which features narrative reporting, fiction, memoir, poetry, art and photography. Prior to her role at the L.A. Times, Ochoa was editor of the LA Weekly and Gourmet magazine and an interim editor of the Hollywood Reporter.

SCHEDULE
The Search for Meaning: Exploring Truth and Purpose
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

O’Connor is the author of the novella “Among Wolves” and the novels “Untouchable” and “Half World.” His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Zyzzyva, The Rattling Wall and the Los Angeles Review of Books. He is the recipient of the Barnes & Noble Discover Award for Fiction and has been short-listed for the Sunday Times/EFG Story Prize.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: The Long Arm of the Law
Saturday, 1 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

O’Connor is the author of the novel “Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings,” forthcoming from Viking, as well as two collections of short fiction and of two works of nonfiction, the memoir “Will My Name Be Shouted Out?” and “Orphan Trains.” Jennifer Egan selected his story “Next to Nothing” for Best American Short Stories 2014.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: A Lens on the Past
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Oh is a visionary both in and out of the kitchen. He is founder of Seoul Sausage Co., co-founder of Hanjip, managing partner of Escala, co-owner of Nomad Kitchen, winner of multiple TV competition shows, partner in Johnnie Walker’s “Keep Walking” campaign and a budding TV personality, author and clothing designer.

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Matt Rodbard, Author of “Koreatown: A Cookbook,” Cooking Demonstration With Chris Oh
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Oliver is a writer and producer of movies, books and TV series for children and families. She has created over 100 TV episodes, four movies and seven books. She lives in Los Angeles With her husband, Alan. They have three sons named Theo, Ollie and Cole, one fluffy dog named Annie and no iguanas.

Lin Oliver, “Oliver, Here’s Hank Series, Little Poems for Tiny Ears”
Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Co-author of “Here’s Hank #7: You Can’t Drink a Meatball Through a Straw”
Sunday, 10 a.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Olsson is the author of “Waterloo” and “All the Houses.” She has written about politics, science, and popular culture for magazines including The New York Times Magazine and Texas Monthly, where she is a contributing editor. She is also a former editor of Texas Observer. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., she now lives in Austin, Texas, With her family.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Ties That Bind
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Omowale is the director of the Southern California Library, a community library and archive in South Los Angeles that holds extensive collections relating to the histories of social justice movements in L.A. and beyond.

SCHEDULE
Woody, Wilshire and South L.A.: Selected Histories
Sunday, 3 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

O’Nan is the author of 15 novels, including “West of Sunset,” “The Odds,” “Songs for the Missing,” “Last Night at the Lobster” and “A Prayer for the Dying.” His 2007 novel, “Last Night at the Lobster,” was a national bestseller and a finalist for the L.A. Times Fiction Book Prize. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, and his next book, “City of Secrets,” will be in stores later this month.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: History on the Page
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Norris Theater ›

Orlean is the author of eight books, including “The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup,” “Saturday Night” and “The Orchid Thief,” which was made into the film “Adaptation,” written by Charlie Kaufman. Her book “Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend” won the Ohioana Book Award and the Richard Wall Memorial Award. Orlean has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1992. She lives in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Susan Orlean in Conversation With Carolyn Kellogg
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Town & Gown ›

Sally Smith O’Rourke

Sally Smith O’Rourke, “Yours Affectionately, Jane Austen; The Man Who Loved Jane Austen”

Jane Austen Society of North American
Booth 930

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Orozco is a bilingual author and singer whose joyful performances bring out the child in all of us. His vast store of traditional songs from Latin America, coupled With his engaging style, will have everyone singing and dancing With him. He has recorded more than 13 CDs and authored three books.

SCHEDULE
Musical Act
Sunday, 2 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Musical Act
Sunday, 4 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Ortiz is the author of “Excavation: A Memoir,” “Hollywood Notebook” and the forthcoming “Bruja.” Her work has appeared in the New York Times, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Hazlitt, Vol. 1 Brooklyn and The Nervous Breakdown, among other outlets. Wendy co-founded the Rhapsodomancy Reading Series, which she curated and hosted from 2004 to 2015 in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Memoir: Live Through This
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Osborn has been an LGBT and social justice activist for 40 years. Author of “Coming Home to America” (St Martins, 1996), she has served as Executive Director of NGLTF, the LA Gay and Lesbian Center, and the Liberty Hill Foundation. She’s current senior policy deputy to LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl.

SCHEDULE
The Evolution of Gay Rights: Lillian Faderman & Torie Osborn in Conversation With Patt Morrison
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Osborne is an advocate and supporter of children’s literacy and the award-winning author of more than 100 books for children and young adults. Creator of the Magic Tree House series, Osborne is the co-author of the companion Magic Tree House Fact Trackers series With her husband, Will Osborne, and her sister, Natalie Pope Boyce.

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Author of the “Magic Tree House” Series
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Otis is the author of “Yes, Yes, Cherries.” She has been published in Tin House, McSweeney’s, Zyzzyva and others. Her stories have received an honorable mention for the Pushcart Prize and been named a Distinguished Story of the Year. She is a fiction professor in the Low-Residency MFA Program at UC Riverside.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: What Shapes Us
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Wayne Overson

Wayne Overson, “A RUN OF LUCK”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 9, 2:30 p.m.

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Paige is the best-selling author of the Dorothy Must Die series. Before turning to young adult literature, she worked in the TV industry, where she received a Writers Guild of America award and was nominated for several Daytime Emmys. Danielle lives in New York City. Her latest book is “Yellow Brick War.”

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Young Adult Fiction: The Rest of the Story
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

John Palisano

John Palisano, “Dust of the Dead, Ghost Heart”

Horror Writers Association
Booth 828

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Panowich, a military brat, grew up constantly on the move and saw such varied locations as Germany, Rome, East Berlin (before the wall came down) and the Swiss Alps. He was a touring musician for 12 years before settling in East Georgia With his family. He now works as a firefighter, and his first novel, “Bull Mountain,” is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Mystery/Thriller.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Ulterior Motives
Saturday, noon, Taper Hall 101 ›

Elisa Parhad

Elisa Parhad, “Southern California: A Guide for the Eyes”

EyeMuse Books
Booth 024

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Parker was born in Los Angeles and lives in Southern California. He is the author of 21 novels, including the Edgar Award- winning “Silent Joe” and “California Girl,” as well as “Laguna Heat,” which was made into an HBO movie. His newest novel is “Crazy Blood.”

T. Jefferson Parker, “Crazy Blood”
Mystery Ink Bookstore
Booth 376

April 9, 11:00 a.m.

T. Jefferson Parker, “Full Measure”
US For Warriors Foundation
Booth 970

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: The Long Arm of the Law
Saturday, 1 p.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Parmar was born in Nottingham in 1979 and was raised in Southern California. She is the reviews editor of the Wolf magazine and edited “The Collected Poems of Hope Mirrlees.” Her critical book on Mina Loy, “Reading Mina Loy’s Autobiographies,” was released in 2013. She teaches 20th century literature and creative writing at the University of Liverpool, and her newest book is “Eidolon.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “Eidolon”
Sunday, 11 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

Partington is a writer, teacher and book critic. Her writing appears in the L.A. Times, Ploughshares’ Blog, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Las Vegas Weekly, Electric Literature and the Rumpus.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Finding a New Normal
Sunday, 1 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Parvini is a reporter on the L.A. Times’ Metro desk covering breaking news and stories throughout the state (but sometimes, you’ll catch her somewhere like Iowa reporting on infectious diseases). She speaks fluent Persian and conversational Spanish and Italian.

SCHEDULE
San Bernardino: Covering the Story
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Jimmy Pascascio

University of Phoenix
Booth 744

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Passarello is an actor and writer originally from Charleston, S.C. She studied nonfiction at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Iowa, and her essays have appeared in Creative Nonfiction, Gulf Coast, Slate, Iowa Review, Normal School, Literary Bird Journal and Ninth Letter. She is author of “Let Me Clear My Throat” and “Animals Strike Curious Poses” and is the recipient of a Whiting Award.

SCHEDULE
Writing The Universe Within
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Pastor is a professor of sociology and American studies and ethnicity at USC, where he directs the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity and the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration. Pastor holds an economics PhD from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and is the inaugural holder of the Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society and Social Change at USC.

SCHEDULE
Crossing Borders: Migration, Integration and Communities in Transition
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Patterson is the author of “The Little Brother,” “The Peerless Four” and “This Vacant Paradise,” a 2011 New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. Her story collection, “Drift,” was a finalist for the California Book Award and the Story Prize and was selected as one of the best books of 2009 by the San Francisco Chronicle.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: What Shapes Us
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Pawel is a journalist and independent scholar and the author of two books about Cesar Chavez and the farm worker movement. Her most recent book, “The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography,” won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Prize and the California Book Award Gold Medal and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

SCHEDULE
Rise Up: Power to the People
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Robert Payne Cabeen

Robert Payne Cabeen, “Fear Worms”

Horror Writers Association
Booth 828

April 10, 1:00 p.m.

Pearce is a national reporter for the L.A. Times. In 2014, he covered the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and often writes about violence, disasters, social movements and civil liberties. He hails from Kansas City, Mo.

SCHEDULE
The World Today: Searching for Hope on a Global Scale
Saturday, 1 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Suzy Pearce

Suzy Pearce, “Rose”

California State University, San Bernardino
Booth 964

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Pearson is a New York Times best-selling author of more than 50 suspense and young adult adventure novels. Over the years, his work has been published in two-dozen languages and has been adapted for network TV and the Broadway stage. His newest book is “Kingdom Keepers: The Return Book Two: Legacy of Secrets.”

Ridley Pearson, “Kingdom Keepers: The Return Book Two, Legacy of Secrets”
Disney Publishing Worldwide
Booth 595

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Epic Adventures
Sunday, 10 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Peete, actress, author, activist and philanthropist, has devoted her life and career to autism awareness. Her book “Same But Different: Teen Life on the Autism Express” was written With her children, twins Ryan Elizabeth and R.J. Her picture book, “My Brother Charlie,” co-written With her daughter, Ryan Elizabeth, and illustrated by Shane Evans, received an NAACP Image Award.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Same But Different,” With Special Guests Ryan and R.J. Peete
Sunday, 11 a.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Percer is a three-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize and has twice been honored by the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Foundation. She received a B.A. in English from Wellesley and a PhD in arts education from Stanford University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship for the National Writing Project at UC Berkeley. “All Stories are Love Stories” is her current book.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Lives Intertwined
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Perl-Rosenthal is assistant professor of history and spatial sciences at USC. His research focuses on the age of the American Revolution in the Atlantic world. His writings have appeared in The New Republic and Tablet as well as in many scholarly journals. He is now working on a new book about the cultural history of the age of revolution.

SCHEDULE
Crossing Borders: Migration, Integration and Communities in Transition
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Perry is the best-selling author of over 20 novels, including the Edgar Award-winner “The Butcher’s Boy,” “A String of Beads,” “The Boyfriend” and “Poison Flower,” which was named one of the 101 best crime novels of the past decade by Booklist. “Vanishing Act” was named one of the 100 best mysteries of the 20th century by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Assn.. “Forty Thieves” is his newest release.

Thomas Perry, “Forty Thieves”
Mystery Ink Bookstore
Booth 376

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Agents and Alibis
Saturday, 4 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Alyssa Petersel

Alyssa Petersel, “Somehow I Am Different”

Acorn Publishing
Booth 716

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Petty writes books for kids that are also often enjoyed by immature adults. She likes stories that are funny, absurd and ask big, unanswerable questions. Her debut book is “I Don’t Want to be a Frog.” She has another book coming in 2017 called “Claymates.”

SCHEDULE
Picture This: Silly Stories and the Art of Children’s Books
Sunday, 2 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Zoe Phiko

Zoe Phiko, “Nobuddies”

California State University, San Bernardino
Booth 964

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Gary Phillips

Gary Phillips, “The Underbelly”

p.m. Press
Booth 152

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Phillips is the award-winning author of “And Yet They Were Happy” and “The Beautiful Bureaucrat,” a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Fiction. Her short story collection, “Some Possible Solutions,” is forthcoming from Henry Holt. Her work has appeared in Tin House, Electric Literature and the New York Times. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at Brooklyn College.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: A Lens on the Past
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Phillips started at the L.A. Times in 2004 working as a producer on the home page of the website and in sports. During this time, he helped win an L.A. Press Club award for an interactive Super Bowl package. He made the transition to entertainment and helps maintain The Times’ entertainment site online.

SCHEDULE
Stan Lee, Author of “Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir,” Interviewed by Jevon Phillips
Saturday, 11 a.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Pittman is an award-winning cartoonist working in animation, comics and illustration for over 20 years. He grew up in Atlanta and attended Georgia State University before beginning his career With Walt Disney Feature Animation. Most recently, Pittman was a writer/story artist for Disney’s hit TV series “Phineas and Ferb.” He lives in Florida and is the author of the book “Red’s Planet.”

SCHEDULE
Middle-grade Fiction: Adventure With a Smirk
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Pochoda is the author of “Visitation Street” which was chosen as an Amazon Best Book of the Month, Amazon Best Book of 2013 and a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the L.A. Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Self magazine and House & Garden.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Perspective and Perception
Sunday, 3 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Poetsenvy

Poetsenvy, “Ramon’s World: Beyond the Edge of Reality”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 10, 10:30 a.m.

Pon is the author of “Silver Phoenix,” named a top 10 fantasy and science fiction book for Youth by ALA’s Booklist and one of 2009’s best fantasy, science fiction and horror books by Voya. Her latest novel “Serpentine,” is a Junior Library Guild Selection and received starred reviews from School Library Journal and Voya. She is the co-founder of Diversity in YA and sits on the advisory board of We Need Diverse Books.

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Young Adult Fiction: Sealed With a Kiss
Saturday, noon, YA Stage ›

Young Adult Fiction: The Light Fantastic
Saturday, 3 p.m., YA Stage ›

Pond is a cartoonist, illustrator and writer. She has created comics for the L.A. Times, Seventeen magazine, National Lampoon and more. Her TV writing credits include the first full-length episode of “The Simpsons” and for the shows “Designing Women” and “Pee Wee’s Playhouse.” In 2014, she was awarded the Pen Graphic Literature Award for Outstanding Body of Work. Her latest book, “Over Easy,” is a semi-memoir about diners, drugs and ’70s California.

SCHEDULE
Graphic Memoirs: Drawing on Real Life
Saturday, 1 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

M.G. Potter

M.G. Potter, “Ball Girl: Sports Scribe in a Skirt”

Author Solutions
Booth 216

April 9, 10:30 a.m.
April 10, 11:30 a.m.

Pousson was born and raised in Acadiana, in the bayou of Louisiana. His short stories won a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. He also was a finalist for the John Gardner Fiction Book Award, the Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award and the Lambda Literary Award. His latest book is “Black Sheep Boy.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Eccentrics
Saturday, noon, Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Press is a writer and editor who served as the books and culture editor and deputy TV editor at the L.A. Times, culture editor at Salon and literary editor and book and TV critic at the Village Voice. She is currently writing a book about women in TV.

SCHEDULE
Memoir: Struggle and Strength
Sunday, 2 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Julie Prestsater

Julie Prestsater, “Against the Wall, Between the Sheets, Tell Me You Love Me, Double Threat”

BOOK fri-ENDS Blog
Booth 125

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Prinzmetal is a poet, psychotherapist and teacher. She has taught poetry and creative writing for more than 25 years. Her poems have appeared in many magazines including Prairie Schooner, The Comstock Review, The Journal and The Cincinnati Review. Her first book, “Snow White, When No One Was Looking,” was published in 2014.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Snow White, When No One Was Looking”
Sunday, 4 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Puliafito is recognized worldwide as an innovator in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal disease and an accomplished leader in academic medicine. In 2007, he was appointed dean of the Keck School of Medicine at USC. Previously, he served as director of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

SCHEDULE
To Live and Thrive: Insights Into Living Long and Living Well
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Purdum is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and senior writer at Politico. He previously spent more than 20 years at the New York Times, where he served as diplomatic correspondent, White House correspondent, and Los Angeles bureau chief. His newest book is “An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964.”

SCHEDULE
Political History: Shaping Democratic Process
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

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Quartey was born in Ghana and raised by a black American mother and a Ghanaian father. A practicing physician, he lives and works in Southern California. He is the author of the acclaimed Darko Dawson series, which includes “Wife of the Gods,” “Children of the Street,” “Murder at Cape Three Points” and the recently published “Gold of Our Fathers.”

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Cities in Suspense
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Quindlen is the author of six best-selling novels, including “Rise and Shine,” “One True Thing,” “Black and Blue,” “Every Last One” and “Still Life With Breadcrumbs,” as well as eight nonfiction books, including “A Short Guide to a Happy Life” and “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake.” Her New York Times column, Public and Private, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. From 2000 to 2009, she wrote Newsweek’s Last Word column. Her new novel is “Miller’s Valley.”

SCHEDULE
Anna Quindlen in Conversation With Sara Nelson
Sunday, noon, Town & Gown ›

Quinones is a Los Angeles-based freelance journalist, formerly With the L.A. Times, and author of three books of narrative nonfiction. His latest book is “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” which made best books of 2015 lists by Amazon, the Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Buzzfeed and Entertainment Weekly, won the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Current Interest.

SCHEDULE
Crime, Justice and Redemption in America Today
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

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Raab is a writer, editor and musician. He is editor and founder of TNY.press, which publishes and designs experimental literature for print and online and the Electronic Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature.

SCHEDULE
Publishing Industry: The New and the Now
Sunday, 3 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Waheed Rabbani

America Star Books
Booth 1012

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Rae is an actress whose career spans six decades. She is known for her portrayal of Edna Garrett in the sitcoms “Diff’rent Strokes” and its spin-off, “The Facts of Life.” She is the author of the recent memoir “The Facts of My Life,” co-authored with her son, Larry Strauss.

SCHEDULE
authors of “The Facts of My Life”
Sunday, 1:20 p.m., Los Angeles Times Main Stage ›

Ragan has authored nine books of poetry, including “The Hunger Wall” and is translated into 12 languages. Honors include three Fulbrights, two honorary PhDs, the Emerson Poetry Prize and nine Pushcart nominations. He has contributed to the L.A. Times, Poetry magazine and The Nation and is the subject of the 2015 Arina Films documentary “Flowers and Roots.”

SCHEDULE
Selected Works: James Ragan
Sunday, 4 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Rayner’s books include “Murder Book” and “The Devil’s Wind.” Rayner writes for The New Yorker, the L.A. Times and the Los Angeles Review of Books. His most recent book is “A Bright and Guilty Place.”

SCHEDULE
Pretty Deadly: The Dark Side of California
Saturday, 10 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Reece is a poet and priest. His first collection, “The Clerk’s Tale,” won the Bakeless Prize in 2003. He has received NEA and Guggenheim grants, a Witter Bynner Prize from the Library of Congress, a Whiting Writers’ Award and the Amy Lowell Travelling Scholarship. His most recent book is “The Road to Emmaus: Poems.”

SCHEDULE
The Poet’s Place in an Uneasy World
Saturday, 10 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Adam Reed

Adam Reed, “Bee in the Sea”

Bee in the Sea
Booth 581

April 9, 11:00 a.m.
April 10, 11:00 a.m.

W. Craig Reed

W. Craig Reed, “Red November”

US For Warriors Foundation
Booth 970

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Reeves, the best-selling author of such books as “President Kennedy: Profile in Power,” is an award-winning journalist who has worked for the New York Times, written for The New Yorker and served as chief correspondent for “Frontline” on PBS. Currently the senior lecturer at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC, his latest book is “Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II.”

SCHEDULE
Writing Epic History
Saturday, noon, Hancock Foundation ›

Reichardt is a SoCal native and high school writing instructor. She has a master’s degree in professional writing from USC and dual undergraduate degrees in literature and creative writing from UC San Diego. Her latest book is “Underwater.”

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Hard Truths
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Reid is an author, essayist and TV writer from Acton, Mass. Her debut novel, “Forever, Interrupted,” has been optioned With Dakota Johnson attached to star. She is adapting her second book, “After I Do,” for Freform. Her most recent novel, “Maybe In Another Life” has been featured in People magazine, US Weekly and Cosmopolitan.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Truth and Consequences
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Amy Reiley

Amy Reiley, “fork me, spoon me: the sensual cookbook”

Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS)
Booth 953

April 9, 12:00 a.m.

Resmovits is an editor and reporter who covers education for the L.A. Times. Before that, she spent four years as the Huffington Post’s education reporter. From 2014 to 2015, she was a Columbia University Spencer Fellow. Her writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the Forward and the New York Daily News. She serves on the board of trustees for the Columbia Daily Spectator and the Education Writers Assn.’s journalist advisory board.

SCHEDULE
Education Matters: Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About LAUSD But Were Too Afraid to Ask
Sunday, 3 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Revoyr is the author of four novels, including “Southland,” which was an L.A. Times Best Book of 2003; “The Age of Dreaming,” which was a finalist for the 2008 L.A. Times Book Prize; and “Wingshooters,” a Booklist Editors’ Choice for 2011 and an O, The Oprah Magazine Book to Watch For. Revoyr’s newest novel, “Lost Canyon,” was published in August 2015.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Perspective and Perception
Sunday, 3 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Reynolds, born and raised in California, has written about travel, the outdoors, arts and culture for the Los Angeles Times since 1990. Since 2009, he has climbed Mayan pyramids, roamed Red Square in a snowstorm, been shushed at the New York Public Library and jumped from the tallest building in Soweto.

SCHEDULE
The Future of National Parks
Saturday, 2:45 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

So You Want to Be a Travel Writer? Eleven Things You Need to Know
Saturday, 4 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

Reynolds is the author of critically acclaimed book “When I Was the Greatest,” for which he was the recipient of the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent; the Coretta Scott King Honor books “Boy in the Black Suit” and “All American Boys” (co-written With Brendan Kiely); and “As Brave as You,” his middle-grade debut. “Boy in the Black Suit” is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Young Adult Literature.

Jason Reynolds, “All American Boys, The Boy In The Black Suit”
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
Booth 732

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Missing Pieces
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Shabnam Rezaei

Shabnam Rezaei, “Babak and Friends”

Farhang Foundation
Booth 157

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

Ribon is an author, TV writer, screenwriter and actress from Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania She graduated from the University of Texas-Austin With a degree in acting. She’s the author of “Notes to Boys: And Other Things I Shouldn’t Share in Public,” “Going in Circles” and “You Take It From Here.” She lives in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Game of Life
Sunday, 3 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Alan Rifkin

Alan Rifkin, “Burdens by Water: An Unintended Memoir”

Brown Paper Press
Booth 931

April 9, 12:00 p.m.
April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Rifkind is a book critic whose work has been published in the L.A. Times, the New York Times and the Washington Post. Rifkind was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Balakian Award.

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Crime Fiction: Agents and Alibis
Saturday, 4 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Riggs grew up in Florida but now makes his home in the land of peculiar children — Los Angeles. He was raised on a steady diet of ghost stories and British comedy, which probably explains the novels he writes. His newest book is “Library of Souls.” A film adaptation of “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” directed by Tim Burton, will be in theaters this fall, and a new book “Tales of the Peculiar,” will be published in October.

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Young Adult Fiction: Fantasy and World Building
Sunday, 3 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Bonnie Ring

Bonnie Ring, “Women Who Knew Jesus”

Author Solutions
Booth 216

April 9, 3:30 & 4:30 p.m.

Rivera is a Pushcart Prize-winning author whose first novel, “The Education of Margot Sanchez,” will be published in 2017. Her work has appeared in Latina, L.A. Times, Cosmopolitan, Tin House and Bellevue Literary Review, among other outlets.

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Young Adult Fiction: Hard Truths
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Rivera is the younger sister of the singer Jenni Rivera. Rosie has appeared alongside her sister in the reality show “I Love Jenni” on Mun2, MTV’s Spanish language channel. Rosie appears frequently on shows such as “Despierta América Primer Impacto” and “Rica, Famosa, Latina.” She is the author of “My Broken Pieces.”

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Author of “My Broken Pieces: Mending the Wounds …” Interviewed by Tommy Calle
Saturday, 1:40 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Locus Awards. He is the author of 11 previous books, including the best-selling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed “Fifty Degrees Below,” “Forty Signs of Rain,” “The Years of Rice and Salt” and “Antarctica,” for which he was sent to the Antarctic by the U.S. National Science Foundation as part of their Antarctic Artists and Writers’ Program. He lives in Davis, Ca., and his newest book is “Aurora.”

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Kim Stanley Robinson in Conversation With M.G. Lord
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Town & Gown ›

CJ Roberts

CJ Roberts, “Captive in the Dark, Seduced in the Dark, Epilogue, Determined to Obey”

BOOK fri-ENDS Blog
Booth 125

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Andy Robinson

Andy Robinson, “Stepping into the Light”

Figueroa Press
Booth 037

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson, “Aurora”

Mysterious Galaxy
Booth 368

April 9, 3:00 p.m.

Rocco is an author and illustrator of books for children, including “Beep! Beep! Go to Sleep!” and “Blizzard.” He is the winner of the Caldecott Honor for “Blackout” as well as the illustrator for Rick Riordan’s multimillion copy best-selling series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, the Kane Chronicles and the Heroes of Olympus.

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Illustrator of “Beep! Beep! Go to Sleep”
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Rock is the author of “Klickitat,” which Kirkus praised, calling it “brooding, evocative, mysterious; a tale for mature readers to dig into — and then discuss.” He is a recipient of Guggenheim, NEA and Wallace Stegner Fellowships. His adult novel, “My Abandonment,” won the American Library Assn.’s Alex Award. He lives in Portland, Ore., With his wife and two young daughters.

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Young Adult Fiction: Magical Realism on the Page
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., YA Stage ›

For over a decade, Rodbard has written magazine and Web features about restaurants, chefs, drinks, music, cooking and travel, With an occasional listicle thrown in to pay the bills. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Bon Appétit, Travel & Leisure, Saveur, Tasting Table and Epicurious, and he currently serves as a contributing editor at Food Republic.

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Author of “Koreatown: A Cookbook,” Cooking Demonstration With Chris Oh
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Rodriguez is best known for the best-selling memoir “Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.” He has written 15 books of poetry, fiction, children’s literature and nonfiction. He is co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore and Tia Chucha Press in the San Fernando Valley. His latest book is “It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions and Healing.” He is the official poet laureate of L.A.

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The Poet’s Place in an Uneasy World
Saturday, 10 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Poetry Reading
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Los Angeles Poet Laureate
Saturday, 4 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Nancy Temple Rodrigue

Nancy Temple Rodrigue, “Hidden Mickey novels”

Double R Books Publishing- Rodrigue & Sons Company
Booth 126

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Norma Rodriguez

Rodriguez is author and founder of the bilingual children’s books Lil’ Libros, inspired by her own experience trying to find bilingual, first-concept books that she could enjoy reading to her son and her desire to connect him to his Latino cultural roots. She is also senior producer of the internationally syndicated radio show “On Air With Ryan Seacrest.”

Patty Rodriguez, “Lil’ Libros”
Lil’ Libros
Booth 562

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

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Children and Cultura
Sunday, 12:10 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Roe’s fiction has appeared in Tin House, One Story, the Sun, Glimmer Train, the Kenyon Review and other publications. His nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon and elsewhere. His novel “The Miracle Girl” is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction.

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Fiction: The Eccentrics
Saturday, noon, Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Rollins is the best-selling author of international thrillers, translated into more than 40 languages. His Sigma series has been lauded as one of the top crowd-pleasers by the New York Times and one of the hottest summer reads by People magazine. His most recent books are “The Bone Labyrinth” and “War Hawk.”

James Rollins, “The Kill Switch”
US For Warriors Foundation
Booth 970

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

James Rollins, “Bone Labyrinth”
US For Warriors Foundation
Booth 970

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

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Crime Fiction: Buried Secrets
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Romo is a second generation L.A. native and one of the co-founders of the NoHo Lit Crawl. In 2005, he singlehandedly produced Palabrazilla, two nights of 12 spoken word forces from all around L.A. under one roof with a celebration of poetry, storytelling, short fiction and personal essays at The Knitting Factory in Hollywood.

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Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Ronnen is the founder of Veg Advantage, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping food service operators integrate vegetarian options into their menus. Best known as the chef who created recipes for Oprah’s 21-day vegan cleanse in the spring of 2008, he is the author of “The Conscious Cook.”

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Co-author of “Crossroads: Extraordinary Recipes From the Restaurant That Is Reinventing Vegan Cuisine,” Cooking Demonstration
Saturday, 2 p.m., Acura Cooking Stage ›

Roosevelt covers the economy for the Orange County Register. Before that, she covered the environment and energy for the L.A. Times and was a national correspondent for Time magazine. She was also a foreign correspondent for Time, based in Paris. She covered Congress for the Washington Post and was the Post’s New York bureau chief.

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Crime, Justice and Redemption in America Today
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Roper is a novelist and biographer. Formerly a literature professor, he now babysits grandchildren. His books published last year are “The Savage Professor,” a novel, and “Nabokov in America,” a study of the Russian-born author of “Lolita.” He has a sideline in outdoor writing and won the Boardman Tasker Prize for “Fatal Mountaineer,” about climber Willi Unsoeld. He lives in Berkeley.

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Biography: Mid-Century Lives
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Kate Rorick

Kate Rorick, “The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet, The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet”

Jane Austen Society of North American
Booth 930

April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Gayle Garner Roski

Gayle Garner Roski, “Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui; Endeavour’s Long Journey; Thomas the T. rex; Mei Ling in China City”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Gayle Garner Roski, “Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui; Mei Ling in China City; Endeavour’s Long Journey; Thomas the T. rex”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Roy founded her collection in 2004 and built it into a globally recognized and award-winning ready-to-wear lifestyle brand. She is a sought-after speaker on entrepreneurship and philanthropy and has shared her story across the world, including at the White House. Roy founded Kindness Is Always Fashionable as a philanthropic platform to help artisans create sustainable income for their families and communities and is the author of “Design Your Life.”

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Author of “Design Your Life: Creating Success Through Personal Style,” Interviewed by Adam Tschorn
Saturday, 4:50 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Ruhl’s plays include “In the Next Room,” or, the vibrator play, “The Clean House,” “Passion Play,” “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” “Stage Kiss,” “Dear Elizabeth” and “The Oldest Boy.” She has received numerous awards including a MacArthur Fellowship and PEN American Award as well as being a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award nominee.

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Creative Storytelling: Playing With Form
Sunday, 1 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Robert Ruiz, Jr.

Robert Ruiz, Jr., “Destiny’s Journey: Pico Pequin’s Quest for America”

Author Solutions
Booth 216

April 9, 11:30 a.m.

Aldelmo Ruiz, PE

Aldelmo Ruiz, PE, “Reflections: An Engineer’s Story”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 9, 4:30 p.m.
April 10, 2:30 p.m.

Ruland is author of the novel “Forest of Fortune” and the short story collection “Big Lonesome” and co-author, With Keith Morris (of Black Flag, Circle Jerks and OFF!), of “My Damage.” Ruland’s work has received awards from Reader’s Digest, the San Diego Book Awards and the NEA. He curates the irreverent reading series Vermin on the Mount, now in its 12th year.

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Fiction: Perspective and Perception
Sunday, 3 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

R. J. Russell

R. J. Russell, “Life: Efficacious Thoughts in Rhyme”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 9, 3:30 p.m.

Russell is a Los Angeles-based author who originally hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a graduate of Harvard College and a Virgo to the core. Her newest book is “Wandering Star.”

Romina Russell, “Zodiac”
Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

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Young Adult Fantasy: Beyond This Realm
Sunday, noon, Norris Theater ›

Evelyn M. Ryan

Evelyn M. Ryan, “Take Your Power Back: Healing Lessons, Tips, and Tools for Abuse Survivors”

Author Solutions
Booth 206

April 9, 11:30 a.m.

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Designer/media professional Saenz was selected as featured American designer in China and has been featured in Vogue UK, Hollywood Reporter and Glamour and on Univision, Telemundo and CNN. He is currently head of multicultural development for the L.A. Times. He’s on Twitter @UrielSaenz.

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Emcee
Saturday, Hoy Stage ›

Sunday, Hoy Stage ›

SAKURA, a cello quintet hailed as “brilliant” and “superb” by Mark Swed in the L.A. Times, is built on the artistry and virtuosity of its members: Jonathan Dormand (U.K.), Michael Kaufman (U.S.), Yoshika Masuda (Japan/Australia), Peter Myers (U.S.) and Sarah Rommel (U.S.). The quintet is named in honor of the great mentor and artist Ralph Kirshbaum; sakura (Japanese) and Kirschbaum (German) have the same meaning (“cherry tree”).

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SAKURA Cello Quintet
Sunday, 11:40 a.m., USC Stage ›

Sadoski starred for three seasons as Don Keefer on the Golden Globe-nominated series “The Newsroom.” His additional television credits include a recurring role on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and guest starring roles on “Ugly Betty,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and “Law & Order.” You can currently see him on “Life in Pieces” on CBS and can follow him on twitter @thomassadoski.

Charlene Sands

Romance Writers of America
Booth 916

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Santat is the Caldecott Medal-winning and New York Times best-selling author and illustrator of “The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend,” as well as the illustrator of many other picture books, including “Crankenstein” by Samantha Berger. Dan lives in Southern California With his wife, two kids, and various pets. “Are We There Yet?” is his newest book.

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Children’s Books: Pictures on the Page
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Savage is the author and illustrator of “Where’s Walrus?” named a best book of the year by Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Horn Book and the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books. He is also the illustrator of the acclaimed best-selling picture book “Polar Bear Night,” which was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book. His newest title is “Where’s Walrus? And Penguin?”

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Author of “Where’s Walrus? And Penguin?”
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

C. Sawusch-Pytlik

C. Sawusch-Pytlik, “The Warning I: Unveiling the Future”

Author Solutions
Booth 204

April 9, 11:30 a.m.

Sawyer is one of only eight writers in history to win all three of the world’s top awards for Best Science Fiction Novel of the Year: the Hugo, the Nebula and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. The ABC TV series “FlashForward” was based on his best-selling novel of the same name. His 23rd novel, “Quantum Night,” has just been published.

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Fiction: Fantastical Visions
Saturday, 3 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Scalzi is the Hugo Award-winning author of “The End of All Things,” “Redshirts” and other novels. As of the printing of this information, he has yet to be attacked and/or consumed by a bear.

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John Scalzi in Conversation With Charlie Jane Anders
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Mary Schaller

Mary Schaller, “Deadly Distrust”

Author Solutions
Booth 207

April 9, 10:30 a.m.

Scheer is editor in chief of the online magazine Truthdig, professor at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and co-host of “Left, Right and Center,” a weekly syndicated radio show broadcast from KCRW. He has worked as a national correspondent and columnist for the Los Angeles Times and is the author of nine books, including his latest, “They Know Everything About You.”

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Political History: Shaping Democratic Process
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Schine is the author of “Fin & Lady,” “The Three Weissmanns of Westport,” “The Love Letter” and “The New Yorkers,” among other novels. She has contributed to The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, the New York Times Magazine and the New York Times Book Review. “They May Not Mean To, But They Do” is her newest book.

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Fiction: The Road Home
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Schlitz is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning “Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village,” the Newbery Honor Book and New York Times bestseller “Splendors & Glooms” and several other books for young readers. Her latest book, “The Hired Girl,” is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Young Adult Literature.

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Young Adult Fiction: Putting the Story in HiSTORY
Saturday, 10 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Schultz is the author of the National Poetry Series Selection “What Ridiculous Things We Could Ask of Each Other.” His poems have appeared widely, including in Poetry magazine, TriQuarterly and Missouri Review, and he has received the “Discovery”/Boston Review prize and a Ruth Lily Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation.

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Author of “What Ridiculous Things We Could Ask of Each Other”
Saturday, 10 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

Schulz published his first novel, “Down by the River,” in 1990, and spent the next 12 years writing a novel of the Jazz Age, “Crossing Eden,” which he wrote for his father, the late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz.

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Fiction: The Road Home
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Schuman is an author and journalist based in Asia. His new book, “Confucius and the World He Created,” was published in 2015. He is also the author of “The Miracle: The Epic Story of Asia’s Quest for Wealth.” Schuman has been a correspondent for Time magazine and The Wall Street Journal and has contributed to Businessweek, Bloomberg View and the New York Times.

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History: Laws of Nature, Laws of Man
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Schwartz has written for Bookforum, the New York Times, Lapham’s and the 2012 Oscars, among many publications. He is the comics editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books.

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Graphic Memoirs: Drawing on Real Life
Saturday, 1 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Schwartz is the author of two novels, “Jumping the Green” and “Angels Crest.” “Angels Crest” debuted as a film in 2012. She has published numerous short stories, essays and articles in various national publications including the L.A. Times and Poets & Writers magazine. Schwartz is the recipient of many awards and artist grants and is the founder of the literary magazine Charlotte.

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Fiction: Belief Outside the Margins
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Schwartz, the L.A. Times best-selling crime novelist, is the author of “Boulevard” and “Beat,” the dark noir series about sex-addicted homicide detective Hayden Glass. Schwartz was a 2012 judge for the Edgar and Thriller Awards and a 2015/2016 judge for the L.A. Times Book Prize. He is a veteran of the film business, where he worked as the director of development for filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen.

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Crime Fiction: Echoes of the Past
Saturday, 10 a.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

M. Gerald Schwartzbach

M. Gerald Schwartzbach, “Leaning on the Arc: A Personal History of Criminal Defense”

Ankerwycke Publishing
Booth 934

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

Arnold Schwartzman

Arnold Schwartzman, “Los Angeles Central Library: A History of Its Art and Architecture”

Angel City Press
Booth 119

April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Scott, a seasoned Realtor, and his brother Jonathan Scott, a renowned designer, star in HGTV’s “Property Brothers,” “Property Brothers at Home,” “Buying & Selling” and “Brother vs. Brother.” They founded Scott Brothers Entertainment and are the authors of the recently published book “Dream Home: The Property Brothers’ Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House.”

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Co-author of “Dream Home: The Property Brothers Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House”
Saturday, 12:10 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Scott, a renowned designer, and brother Drew Scott, a seasoned Realtor, star in HGTV’s “Property Brothers,” “Property Brothers at Home,” “Buying & Selling” and “Brother vs. Brother.” They founded Scott Brothers Entertainment and are the authors of the recently published book “Dream Home: The Property Brothers’ Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House.”

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Co-author of “Dream Home: The Property Brothers Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House”
Saturday, 12:10 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Eric Dean Seaton

And… Action! Entertainment
Booth 880

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Sunny Seki

Sunny Seki, “Little Kokeshi Doll from Fukushima; Tale of the Lucky Cat”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Sunny Seki, “Little Kokeshi Doll from Fukushima; Tale of the Lucky Cat; Yuko Chan and the Daruma Doll”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Senghor is a writer, mentor and motivational speaker whose story of redemption has inspired thousands. He is a former Director’s Fellow at the MIT Media Lab and a Community Leadership Fellow With the Kellogg Foundation. He currently serves as the director of strategy and innovation With #cut50, a bipartisan initiative to safely reduce the U.S. prison population to half by 2025. He is the author of “Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption in an American Prison.”

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Crime, Justice and Redemption in America Today
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Sengupta is a veteran foreign correspondent for the New York Times and winner of the 2003 George Polk Award for foreign reporting. She lives in New York City and is the author of “The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young.”

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The World Today: Searching for Hope on a Global Scale
Saturday, 1 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Sepetys was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers and music lovers. The daughter of a refugee, Ruta is drawn to stories of strength through struggle. Her award-winning historical novels are published in over 40 countries. Her third novel, “Salt to the Sea,” exposes one of the greatest hidden disasters of World War II. Sepetys lives With her family in Tennessee.

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Young Adult Fiction: Putting the Story in HiSTORY
Saturday, 10 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Serle is the author of “Famous in Love,” “When You Were Mine” and “The Edge of Falling” and is an obsessive lover of all things teen entertainment. She grew up in Maui and Los Angeles and now lives in Manhattan. Her newest book is “Truly Madly Famously.”

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Young Adult Fiction: Sealed With a Kiss
Saturday, noon, YA Stage ›

Shanker, mild-mannered assistant by day, milder-mannered writer by night, is a New York University graduate currently living in Los Angeles. “These Vicious Masks” is his new book.

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Young Adult Fiction: Suspense in Series
Sunday, 1 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Shankman is the director and producer of the exuberant musical remake of “Hairspray,” the producer of the top-grossing “Step Up” films, the director of the adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks bestseller “A Walk to Remember” and the director of “Bringing Down the House.” Shankman has also directed episodes of “Modern Family” and “Glee” and he was a popular judge on “So You Think You Can Dance.” He is the author of “Girl About Town.”

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Young Adult Fiction: Sealed With a Kiss
Saturday, noon, YA Stage ›

David Shannon

David Shannon, “Duck on a Bike, No, David!, Bad Case of Stripes, Hiawatha and the Peacemaker”

Once Upon A Time Bookstore
Booth 732

April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Shapiro is associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Santa Cruz. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including the journals Nature and Science, and she was a 2009 recipient of a MacArthur Award. She lives in Santa Cruz. Her book “How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction” is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Science and Technology.

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Science, Technology and the Human Condition
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Jonathan Shapiro

Jonathan Shapiro, “Deadly Force” and “Lawyers, Liars, and the Art of Storytelling”

Ankerwycke Publishing
Booth 934

April 9, 11:00 a.m.

Melanie Shawn

Melanie Shawn, “My First, The Someday Trilogy, Magic Kiss!”

BOOK fri-ENDS Blog
Booth 125

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Sheinkin is the award-winning author of fast-paced, cinematic nonfiction histories for young readers. His most recent, “Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War,” is a captivating nonfiction investigation of the Pentagon Papers that was selected as a 2015 National Book Award finalist, a 2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award finalist and a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Young Adult Literature.

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Young Adult Nonfiction: Bringing History to Life
Saturday, 4 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Derek Shore

Derek Shore, “KCET SoCal Connected”

KCETLink Media Group
Booth 950

April 10, 2:30 p.m.

Shrum was senior advisor to the Kerry-Edwards campaign in 2004. The Atlantic Monthly described him as “the most sought-after consultant in the Democratic Party.” He also served as a senior adviser to the Gore 2000 presidential campaign, to the campaign of Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak and to the British Labour Party in the 2001 parliamentary campaign.

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Are Presidential Primaries Good for Democracy?
Saturday, noon, Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Election 2016
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Shurtliff was born and raised in Salt Lake City. She is the author of “Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin,” a Texas Bluebonnet Master List Selection and recipient of the International Reading Assn. Children’s and Young Adult Book Award. Coming soon are “Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk” and “Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood.”

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Middle-grade Fiction: Fantastical Feats
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

Sidhu is the author of “Deep Singh Blue” and “Good Indian Girls” and a winner of a Pushcart Prize and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. His non-fiction appears in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Salon, the Nation, Vice and many other publications.

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Fiction: The Eccentrics
Saturday, noon, Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Silver is an art historian and independent curator. An emerging scholar of queer feminist visual culture, performance, activism and art history, she is co-editor (With Amelia Jones) of “Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories.” Silver is a lecturer of critical studies and visual culture at the USC Roski School of Art and Design.

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Art as Activism: Contemporary Art and Social Engagement
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Silver’s most recent novel, “Mary Coin,” was a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Southern California Independent Bookseller’s Award. She is also the author of two previous novels, “No Direction Home” and “The God of War,” as well as two story collections, “Babe in Paradise” and “Alone With You.” A new novel, “Little Nothing,” will be published in September.

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Fiction: The Road Home
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Silverblatt is the person authors go to when they want a serious literary conversation about their writing, because he reads everything they’ve ever written, often surprising authors With insights about their work. As host of KCRW’s “Bookworm” since 1989, Silverblatt has introduced listeners to emerging authors along With writers of renown.

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Joyce Carol Oates in Conversation With Michael Silverblatt
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Bovard Auditorium ›

Phyllistine Simmons

Phyllistine Simmons, “The Adventures of Prescott Junior McCoy III and Friends: Volume One: The Power of Imagination”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

ME Sims

ME Sims, “A Little Bit of Pleasure”

A Little Bit of Pleasure
Booth 193

April 9, 2:00 p.m.
April 10, 2:00 p.m.

Simons is an actor best known for his role as Jonah Ryan on the HBO television series “Veep,” as well as his performances in the films “Inherent Vice” and “The Interview.” You can follow him on twitter @timothycsimons.

Simpson is the author of “Casebook,” “Off Keck Road” and many others. “Off Keck Road” won the Chicago Tribune’s Heartland Prize and was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. Simpson has received a Whiting Writers’ Award, Guggenheim grant, Lila Wallace Readers Digest Writers’ Award and a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Simpson is on the faculty at UCLA and teaches at Bard College.

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Fiction: Lives Unraveling
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Small Shelter is a five-piece indie rock outfit formed from USC’s Popular Music Program. Their debut EP, released last August, is a collection of songs at times bombastic and at times quiet and reserved.

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Pop Music Performance
Saturday, 5:30 p.m., USC Stage ›

Philippa Sklaar

Beyond Love
Booth 211

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Smetanka is vice president and executive editor at Counterpoint/Soft Skull Press. His projects include works by Laura Pritchett, Richard Hell, Jill Bialosky, Dana Johnson, Tara Ison, Nancy L. Cohen, Kim Addonizio, Tod Goldberg, Leslie Zemeckis and Karen E. Bender, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award.

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Publishing: The Big Picture
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including “A Thousand Acres,” which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, as well as five works of nonfiction and a series of books for young adults. In 2001 she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and in 2006 she received the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature. “Twenty Yawns” is her first picture book illustrated by Lauren Castillo.

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Author of “Twenty Yawns”
Saturday, 4 p.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Smiley was the first American ever to simultaneously host talk shows on both PBS and NPR. Time magazine selected Smiley as one of America’s 50 most promising young leaders. He is the author of several books, including his latest, “50 for Your Future: Lessons From Down the Road.”

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Author of “50 for Your Future: Lessons From Down the Road”
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Smith grew up in Buffalo, N.Y., and now lives in Charlotte, N.C. After graduating from art school With a bachelor’s in painting, she earned her master’s in art history. She has also written on the topics of art history and modern and contemporary art. “The Way I Used to Be” is her first novel.

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Young Adult Fiction: Hard Truths
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Crystal Smith

Crystal Smith, “I am Hapa; Daddy, My Favorite Guy”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Smith is a therapist specializing in grief and the author of “The Rules of Inheritance” and “After This: When Life is Over Where Do We Go?” She has written for the New York Times, the Huffington Post, Salon.com, Slate, Chicago Public Radio and the Guardian. Smith works in private practice in L.A.

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The Search for Meaning: Exploring Truth and Purpose
Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Smith is the editor in chief of Kirkus Reviews, the nation’s leading pre-publication journal of book reviews. He is also a member of the board of directors of the National Book Critics Circle and the literary director of the San Antonio Book Festival.

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Memoir: At Loose Ends
Saturday, 3 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Smith grew up in Australia and now lives in Austin, Texas. He is the author of “The Last Painting of Sara de Vos” and three earlier novels. His short fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared widely, including in The Atlantic, Texas Monthly and the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Journal. He teaches writing in the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers.

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History Through Fiction’s Lens
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Icy Smith

Icy Smith, “Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui; Three Years and Eight Months; Half Spoon of Rice; Mei Ling in China City”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 9, 11:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Lucinda Smith

Lucinda Smith, “Emily D. and Me”

Figueroa Press
Booth 037

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Smith is the author of five novels, most recently “Raw: A Love Story” and the nonfiction books “Naked at Lunch: A Reluctant Nudist’s Adventures in the Clothing-Optional World” and “Heart of Dankness: Underground Botanists, Outlaw Farmers and the Race for the Cannabis Cup.” His work has appeared in Salon, the Independent, the L.A. Times and Vulture. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Creative Storytelling: Playing With Form
Sunday, 1 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Michael Smith

Michael Smith, “What in the World; Thomas the T. rex, Relativity”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 9, 11:00 a.m.

Michael Smith, “My Ducky Buddy, Grasshopper Buddy, A Smile”

East West Discovery Press
Booth 510

April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Penny A. Smith

Penny A. Smith, “Jimmy Dean: The Longest Dog You’ve Ever Seen”

Author Solutions
Booth 213

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Smith is a researcher and designer at Institute for the Future’s Food Futures Lab. She works With many of the largest food, health and consumer packaged goods companies to imagine new stories for the future of food. She was recognized for culinary diplomacy for the U.S. at Expo Milano 2015, wrote for National Geographic’s food blog and traveled across the U.S. on the Millennial Trains Project, exploring new possibilities for food innovation.

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Food Futures, Presented by California Humanities
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Sherri Smith

Sherri Smith, “The Toymaker’s Apprentice, Flygirl, Orleans”

Pages: A Bookstore
Booth 707

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Soman illustrates the Ladybug Girl books, which he also writes With his wife. Soman comes from a family of artists and is an instructor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, as well as at the Mill Street Loft, a non-profit arts education center in the Hudson Valley.

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Illustrator of “Ladybug Girl: The Super Fun Edition”
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Soni is the dean of religious life at USC, where he is also an adjunct professor in the school of religion and a university fellow at the Annenberg Center on Public Diplomacy. He holds degrees in religion from Tufts University, Harvard University, UC Santa Barbara and the University of Cape Town, as well as a law degree from UCLA School of Law.

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Religion and Violence: The Middle East and Beyond
Saturday, 3 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Southard’s first book, “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,” was a New York Times editors’ choice and finalist for the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award. Southard holds an MFA from Antioch University, Los Angeles, and was a Norman Mailer Center nonfiction fellow. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the L.A. Times and Lapham’s Quarterly.

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The World Today: Searching for Hope on a Global Scale
Saturday, 1 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Spalding received a bachelor’s in advertising and marketing communications from Webster University and currently works as the digital media planner for an independent film advertising agency. She’s a lover of all things YA and an active member of the community. She’s the author of “Kissing Ted Callahan,” ”The Reece Malcolm List” and “Ink Is Thicker Than Water.” Her latest book, “The New Guy,” hit shelves on Tuesday.

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Young Adult Fiction: Love and Other Disasters
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., YA Stage ›

Young Adult Fiction: Teenage Wasteland
Sunday, 3 p.m., YA Stage ›

Specktor is author of the novels “American Dream Machine” and “That Summertime Sound,” as well as a nonfiction book of film criticism. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, GQ, the Paris Review, Harper’s and many other publications and anthologies. He is a founding editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books.

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Fiction: What Shapes Us
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Spillman is editor of Tin House magazine and editorial advisor of Tin House Books. He has written for Details, Salon, GQ, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair and Vogue, among others. He has also worked for Random House, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker and taught at various MFA programs, including Columbia University. His new book is the memoir “All Tomorrow’s Parties.”

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Fiction: The Eccentrics
Saturday, noon, Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Memoir: At Loose Ends
Saturday, 3 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Sprague is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Passport Services With the Department of State and oversees the issuance of all US passports. She joined the Foreign Service in 1973 and served in Seville, Spain; at the U.S. Sinai Field Mission and at the Consulate General in Jerusalem. Previously she was Director of Language Services which provides interpreting/translating services to the White House and the federal government.

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Record Demand for U.S. Passports
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Travel Smart Stage ›

Spritely presents all the feels of your favorite teen angst music, wrapped up in a refreshing indie-pop package. The band consists of Jillian Lavin (vocals and songwriting), Michael Arrom (keys), Pat Rector (guitar), Philip Labes (Bass), Julian McClanahan (violin and acoustic guitar) and Kiko Brenneisen (drums).

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Pop Music Performance
Saturday, 2 p.m., USC Stage ›

St. John’s most recent books are “The Auroras” and “The Window.” He is also the editor of “The Darkening Trapeze: Last Poems of Larry Levis.” He teaches in the PhD Program in creative writing and literature and is chair of English at USC.

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Poetry and the Arts: The Influence of Music, Cinema and the Visual Arts in Contemporary Poetry
Sunday, 11 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Selected Works
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Stahl is the award-winning author of nine books, including the memoir “Permanent Midnight” and the novels “Happy Mutant Baby Pills” and “I, Fatty.” Stahl’s journalism has appeared in Esquire, the New York Times, The Rumpus and The Believer. He has also written for film and TV, most recently the HBO film “Hemingway & Gellhorn” and the IFC series “Maron.”

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Memoir: Live Through This
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Stead has written four novels for children: “When You Reach Me” (a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Newbery Medal and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Fiction), “Liar & Spy” (Winner of the Guardian Prize for Children’s Fiction and a New York Times Book Review Notable Book for Children), “First Light” (a Junior Library Guild Selection and a New York Public Library Best Book for Teens), and, most recently, “Goodbye Stranger.”

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Middle-grade Fiction: Real Talk
Sunday, noon, YA Stage ›

Stefans earned a BA from Bard College, attended the CUNY Graduate School and earned a master’s in electronic literature from Brown. His poetry books include “Viva Miscegenation,” “Kluge: A Meditation, and Other Works,” and “Free Space Comix.” Other books include “Before Starting Over” and “Fashionable Noise: On Digital Poetics.” He teaches poetry, new media, and screenplay studies at UCLA.

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Author of “Viva Miscegenation”
Saturday, 12:50 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

Ariana Stein

Ariana Stein, “Lil’ Libros”

Lil’ Libros
Booth 562

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

Elaine Stienon

Elaine Stienon, “The Way to the Shining City: a story of the early Mormons in Missouri and Nauvoo, Illinois”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 9, 2:30 p.m.

Elaine Stienon, “In Clouds of Fire: a story of community”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 10, 2:30 p.m.

Scott Stevens

Scott Stevens, “The Lost Deposition of Glynnis Smith McLean, Second-Class Survivor of the RMS Titanic: A Historical Novel”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 9, 10:30 a.m.

Janice Stevens

Janice Stevens, “Remembering the California Missions”

Linden Publishing/Gallery II/HBE Publishing
Booth 181

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

Stillman is the author of “Desert Reckoning” (L.A. Press Club Award winner, Southwest Book of the Year and Amazon editors’ pick), “Mustang” (L.A. Times Best Book of the Year and California Book Award silver medal winner for nonfiction) and “Twentynine Palms” (L.A. Times Best Book of the Year and bestseller).

SCHEDULE
Pretty Deadly: The Dark Side of California
Saturday, 10 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Stohl is the author of Marvel’s “Black Widow: Forever Red” as well as the Icons series, and she is co-author of the best-selling Beautiful Creatures novels and Dangerous Creatures novels. She is a long-time veteran of the video game industry, co-founder of Charleston’s YALLFest, the biggest YA book festival in the country, and its sister festival, YALLWest. She lives in Santa Monica With her husband and two excellent kittens.

Margaret Stohl, “Black Widow: Forever Red”
Disney Publishing Worldwide
Booth 595

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

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Young Adult Fiction: The Rest of the Story
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

Stradal is the author of the New York Times best-selling novel “Kitchens of the Great Midwest.” His writing also appears in such places as Hobart, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Joyland and The Rumpus. He lives in Los Angeles, where he is editor-at-large at Unnamed Press and fiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown.

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Fiction: Pushing Boundaries
Sunday, 4 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Straight has published eight novels, including “Between Heaven and Here,” “A Million Nightingales” and “Highwire Moon,” as well as two books for children. Her stories and essays are included in O. Henry Prize Stories and Best American Short Stories and have been featured on NPR. Forthcoming books are a collection, “Take the Golden State” and a novel, “Sometimes Cover Your Shadow With Mine.” She is the recipient of the 2013 L.A. Times Robert Kirsch Award.

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Fiction: On the Edge
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

A former subway graffiti artist, stand-up comic, television writer, ghost writer, and corporate poet, Strauss is a writer and teaches high school English and coaches basketball in South Central Los Angeles. His newest book is “The Facts of My Life,” the memoir of his mother Charlotte Rae, which he co-authored.

Ardie Stuart Brown

Ardie Stuart Brown, “The Sad Owl That Didn’t Give a Hoot: A “Story” Coloring Book”

Author Solutions
Booth 205

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Summell is a graduate of UC Irvine’s MFA Program in Writing, and his short fiction has since appeared in the Paris Review, Esquire, Electric Literature, Noon, McSweeney’s, One Story and elsewhere. He is the author of “Making Nice.”

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Fiction: With Friends Like These …
Saturday, 4 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Judith Surls

Judith Surls, “From Cows to Concrete: The Rise and Fall of Farming in Los Angeles”

Angel City Press
Booth 119

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Sussman received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College and, in a previous life, managed animators and organized spreadsheets at some of the best animation studios in the world, including Nickelodeon, Disney, DreamWorks and Sony Imageworks. “Burn” is her latest book.

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Young Adult Fiction: The Light Fantastic
Saturday, 3 p.m., YA Stage ›

Phoef Sutton

Phoef Sutton, “Crush”

Prospect Park Books
Booth 103

April 10, 3:00 p.m.

Swanson is the Edgar Award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller “Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer.” Newsweek named “In Cold Blood” and “Manhunt” as the two greatest nonfiction crime books ever written. His other books include the award-winning YA bestsellers “The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy” and “Chasing Lincoln’s Killer.”

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Young Adult Nonfiction: Bringing History to Life
Saturday, 4 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Sweeney is an award-winning actress, producer, director, TV host and author of four previous books, including the novels “Scared Scriptless” and “The Star Attraction.” She serves as the Fitness Ambassador to City of Hope and an Ambassador to Stand Up 2 Cancer. Her latest book is “Opportunity Knocks.”

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Author of “Opportunity Knocks,” Interviewed by Rene Lynch
Sunday, 12:10 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Sweeney lives in Los Angeles With her husband and children. She has an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars. “The Nest” is her first novel.

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Fiction: Lives in Transition
Sunday, noon, Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Originally hailing from the stretch of Floridian beach known as the ‘Space Coast’, where residents deal With the sonic resonance of space shuttles shaking their houses and watch rockets launch into space from the beach, SWIMM has created a sound that blends ethereal soundscapes and sun-soaked, beachy vibes; a perfect representation of the unique place in which they grew up.

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SWIMM
Saturday, 1 p.m., LA Sound Stage ›

John Sylvain

John Sylvain, “The Space Elevator”

Wordsmith Writing Coaches
Booth 182

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

Sze-Lorrain’s new poetry collection, “The Ruined Elegance,” is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Poetry. The author of two previous books, “My Funeral Gondola” and “Water the Moon,” she is also a widely published translator of contemporary Chinese, French and American poets. Her latest translation is Yi Lu’s “Sea Summit.” A zheng harpist, she has performed worldwide.

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Poetry and the Arts: The Influence of Music, Cinema and the Visual Arts in Contemporary Poetry
Sunday, 11 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Author of “The Ruined Elegance”
Sunday, 2 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

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Obie Chobie
Booth 587

April 9, 11:00 a.m.
April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Tahir is the best-selling author of the YA fantasy “An Ember in the Ashes,” which she began writing while working nights as a newspaper editor. She grew up in California’s Mojave Desert at her family’s 18-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother’s comic book stash and playing guitar badly.

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Young Adult Fantasy: Beyond This Realm
Sunday, noon, Norris Theater ›

Talley grew up in Roanoke, Va., writing terrible teen poetry and riding a desegregation bus to the school across town. A Lambda Literary Fellow, she lives in Washington, D.C., With her wife, plus an anti-social cat and a goofy hound dog. When she’s not writing, she’s often planning communication strategies at organizations fighting for equal rights and social justice. She is the author of “What We Left Behind.”

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Young Adult Fiction: Love and Other Disasters
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., YA Stage ›

Taylor, literary editor at large of the Chicago Tribune, is the author (With Adam Cohen) of “American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley and his Battle for Chicago and the Nation.” Past president of the National Book Critics Circle, she has also taught at Mount Holyoke College, was a long-time correspondent at Time magazine and has served on multiple book award juries.

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Writing Epic History
Saturday, noon, Hancock Foundation ›

Is the Best Thing Ever.” His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Tin House and Lucky Peach. He is the fiction editor of The Literary Review and lives in Portland, Ore.

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Fiction: In Brief
Sunday, 2 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Taylor is the author of the novels “Valley Fever” and “Rules for Saying Goodbye.” Her stories and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the L.A. Times, Elle, Town & Country, Zyzzyva, The Southwest Review and Ploughshares, among other publications. She has won a Pushcart Prize and the McGinnis Ritchie Award for Fiction.

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Fiction: What Shapes Us
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Taylor is the author of “Work & Days” and “The Forage House.” Her poems and essays have appeared widely in publications including The New Yorker, The Academy of American Poets and the New York Times. She is currently the on-air poetry reviewer for NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

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VQR: California and the Imagination
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Poetry Stage ›

Temple is the publisher of Akashic Books, an award-winning, Brooklyn-based independent company dedicated to publishing literary fiction and political nonfiction. In addition to past accolades, Temple won the Ellery Queen Award in 2013 and is one of the main organizers of the Brooklyn Book Festival.

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Publishing Industry: The New and the Now
Sunday, 3 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Dave Tevelin

Dave Tevelin, “Death At The Howard and Siege Of The Capital”

Dave Tevelin
Booth 201

April 9, 12:00 p.m.
April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Influenced by artists like David Bowie, Radiohead, M83 and Massive Attack, The Controversy’s music has been described a “seamless mash up of electronica with psychedelic rock; infectious pop songs which merge the melodies of 80’s Depeche Mode and OMD with a touch of The Knife and Metronomy.” The band’s latest album, “Don’t Count On Me,” has been named “electronic art-pop masterpiece” by FourCulture Magazine, KCRW featured as Today’s Top Tune.

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The Controversy
Inspire Us Contest Winners

Sunday, 11:00 a.m., LA Sound Stage ›

Nick the Music Man and Jen the Fairy Dancer are a husband-and-wife duo dedicated to sharing the joy of music and movement With children everywhere. With over 20 years of work in the classroom and on the stage, their interactive kids’ music is enriching, imaginative and irresistible.

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The Nick and Jen Show
Emcees, Saturday, Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Sunday, Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Jessica Therrien

Jessica Therrien, “Best-Selling YA Series: Children of the Gods”

Acorn Publishing
Booth 716

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Stanley S. Thirnton

Stanley S. Thirnton, “He Walks with Dragons”

Mystic Dragon Publishing
Booth 515

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Thomas has written for everything from her high school newspaper to Warner Bros. TV. She’s a true crime addict who lives on Long Island With her husband and rescue cat. Her novel, “The Darkest Corners,” was just published.

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Young Adult Fiction: Dangerous Lives, Dark Secrets
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Thompson, a Steinbeck Fellow at San Jose State University, is an award-winning journalist who has written for publications that include The Nation, Harper’s and Mother Jones. His most recent book is “America’s Social Arsonist: Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth Century.”

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Rise Up: Power to the People
Sunday, 11:30 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Wendy Thomas Russell

Wendy Thomas Russell, “Relax, It’s Just God: How and Why to Talk to Your Kids About Religion When You’re Not Religious”

Brown Paper Press
Booth 931

April 9, 12:00 p.m.
April 10, 12:00 p.m.

Barbara Thomason

Barbara Thomason, “100 Not So Famous Views of L.A.”

Prospect Park Books
Booth 103

April 9, 11:30 a.m.

Thrash is a staff writer for Rookie, a popular online magazine for teenage girls. “Honor Girl,” her first book, is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Graphic Novel/Comics. She lives in Delaware.

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Graphic Memoirs: Drawing on Real Life
Saturday, 1 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Gale Tobin Holz

Gale Tobin Holz, “WHO AM I, REALLY?: The True-life Story of an Adoptee Searching for Her Identity”

Author Solutions
Booth 204

April 9, 10:30 a.m.

Tolan is a journalist, documentary radio producer and associate professor at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC. He has reported in more than 30 countries in the Middle East, Latin America, the Balkans and Eastern Europe. His most recent book, “Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land,” is a 2015 finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize in Current Interest.

SCHEDULE
The World Today: Searching for Hope on a Global Scale
Saturday, 1 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Toltz is an Australian novelist. Prior to his literary career, he lived in Montreal, Vancouver, New York, Barcelona and Paris, variously working as a cameraman, telemarketer, security guard, private investigator, English teacher and screenwriter. His latest book is “Quicksand.”

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Fiction: With Friends Like These…
Saturday, 4 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Torres is an investigative reporter covering education for the L.A. Times. Prior to joining The Times, Torres was part of the investigative team at the Denver Post and the Austin bureau chief for the El Paso Times in Texas. She has won several state and national awards, including the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas’ top honor for a yearlong investigation that exposed a major school cheating scheme.

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Education Matters: Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About LAUSD But Were Too Afraid to Ask
Sunday, 3 p.m., L.A. Times Central ›

Toten won the Governor General’s Literary Award in Canada for “The Unlikely Hero of Room 13b,” which was starred in Kirkus and School Library Journal as well as appearing on numerous best of 2015 lists. She is the author of the acclaimed Blondes series as well as “The Game.” “Beware That Girl,” a psychological thriller, will be out in May.

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Young Adult Fiction: Dangerous Lives, Dark Secrets
Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Tremblay is the author of six novels, including “A Head Full of Ghosts,” “The Little Sleep” and the forthcoming “Disappearance at Devil’s Rock.” His short fiction has appeared in many “year’s best” anthologies, and he’s on the board of directors for the Shirley Jackson Awards.

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Fiction: A Touch of Modern Horror
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Shortly after USC was founded in 1880, a group of musicians came together to form what would become the Trojan Marching Band. Now the largest spirit organization on campus, the band features over 300 students from nearly every major at USC and is a prominent and visible representative of the university, With over 350 engagements per year.

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Festival Kickoff
Saturday, 10 a.m., USC Stage ›

Trojan Marching Band
Sunday, 10:15 a.m., USC Stage ›

The members of Trousdale came together at USC and quickly created their own musical genre: sunshine folk. Centered around three-part harmonies, their sound is part country, part ’60s folk and all kinds of charming.

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Pop Music Performance
Sunday, 12:50 p.m., USC Stage ›

Tschorn is a staff writer at the L.A. Times, where his fashion and popular culture coverage focusing on men’s style and the grooming arts can be found online daily and in the Image section on Sunday. He holds a bachelor’s in philosophy and a master’s in journalism, which has prepared him perfectly for watching fashion shows and asking: “Why?”

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Rachel Roy, Author of “Design Your Life: Creating Success Through Personal Style,” Interviewed by Adam Tschorn
Saturday, 4:50 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Tulathimutte is author of the novel “Private Citizens.” A graduate of Stanford University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has contributed to Vice, Salon, The New Yorker online, Threepenny Review, AGNI, the Los Angeles Review of Books and other outlets. He has been selected for an O. Henry Award and a Macdowell Fellowship.

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Fiction: With Friends Like These …
Saturday, 4 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Mark Tullius

Mark Tullius, “Twisted Reunion, 25 Perfect Days, Brightside”

Mark Tullius
Booth 958

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

Turan is film critic for the L.A. Times and NPR’s Morning Edition as well as the director of the L.A. Times Book Prizes. A graduate of Swarthmore College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, he teaches film reviewing and non-fiction writing at USC. His most recent books are “Never Coming to a Theater Near You” and “Free For All: Joe Papp, the Public and the Greatest Theater Story Ever Told.”

SCHEDULE
Make ‘Em Laugh: A Look at Comedy From All Sides
Saturday, 10 a.m., Norris Theater ›

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Ulin is the author, most recently, of “Sidewalking: Coming to Terms With Los Angeles,” a finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, and the novel “Ear to the Ground,” co-written With Paul Kolsby. A 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, he is the former book editor and book critic of the Los Angeles Times.

David Ulin, “Ear to the Ground”
Skylight Books
Booth 138

April 10, 11:30 a.m.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Art of the Short Story
Saturday, 10 a.m., Town & Gown ›

The Art of the Essay
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Fiction: The Art of the Real
Sunday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Kazan Taiko was founded in the fall of 2002, joining the ranks of existing groups like UCLA Kyodo Taiko, UCI Jodaiko and Stanford Taiko. With the guidance of TaikoProject’s then-artistic director and current managing director and USC alumnus Bryan Yamami, founders Koichi Sanchez and Bridge Mei created USC’s first taiko (Japanese percussion) ensemble.

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Japanese Drum Performance
Sunday, 4:30 p.m., USC Stage ›

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Kurosh Valanejad

Kurosh Valanejad, “The Cat and the Coup”

Farhang Foundation
Booth 157

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Diane Vallere

Diane Vallere, “Crushed Velvet”

Sisters in Crime/LA
Booth 367

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

Lucien Van Oosten

Lucien Van Oosten, “K-Bridge: A Story About Discovery”

Mystic Dragon Publishing
Booth 515

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

J. S. Vangrow MD

J. S. Vangrow MD, “Predatory Medicine: Do you think your doctor cares? How to find out and avoid being victimized.”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 10, 11:30 a.m.

Vida is the award-winning author of five books, including “And Now You Can Go,” “Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name” and “The Lovers.” A founding editor of The Believer magazine, she lives in Northern California With her husband and two children. Her latest book is “The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Lives Unraveling
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Villalon is the managing editor at Zyzzyva. His work has appeared in Zocalo Public Square, VQR, The Believer, Black Clock and other publications, and he is a contributing editor at LitHub.com.

SCHEDULE
Publishing Industry: The New & the Now
Sunday, 3 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Villamil is a bilingual poet, editor, translator, singer, and cultural manager from Bogota Columbia who is recognized internationally. Inspired by the axiom of Holderlin, she presents her poetry with a mixture of literature and brief stanzas of song that inspires and delights her audience. While she dabbles in modern Spoken Word styled, she plays with elements of her own domain in an original style.

Vogelsang’s six poetry books include “Orbit,” just released in the Pitt Poetry Series. His work has been included in numerous anthologies such as The Pushcart Prize and The Best American Poetry. Vogelsang was co-editor of the Norton anthology “The Body Electric: America’s Best Poetry” from The American Poetry Review. He is the recipient of a California Arts Council Fellowship and three NEA fellowships in poetry.

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Author of “Orbit”
Saturday, 3:30 p.m., Poetry Stage ›

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Two Dollar Radio published Waclawiak’s critically acclaimed first novel, “How To Get Into the Twin Palms,” in 2012. ABC TV recently optioned her second novel, “The Invaders.” Formerly an editor at The Believer, she is now deputy culture editor at BuzzFeed.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Lives Unraveling
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Denise Wade

Denise Wade
Booth 960

April 9, 11:00 a.m.
April 10, 11:00 a.m.

Wagman is the award-winning author of five novels, most recently “Life #6.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: The Art of the Real
Sunday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Wagner is the author of “The Chrysanthemum Palace,” a PEN Faulkner Fiction Award finalist; “Still Holding;” “I’ll Let You Go,” a PEN USA Fiction Award finalist; “I’m Losing You;” and “Force Majeure.” His newest book is “I Met Someone.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Lives in Transition
Sunday, noon, Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Waldman grew up in suburban Washington, D.C., studied writing at Dartmouth and then Boston University, and has since written for the Washington Post, the New York Times, McSweeney’s, Wired, Slate and Outside magazine. His latest book, “Rust: The Longest War,” is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Science and Technology.

SCHEDULE
Everything Connects: Building Blocks of Daily Life
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Wallace is a retired pro basketball player who played 16 seasons in the NBA. A native of Philadelphia, Wallace played college basketball at the University of North Carolina before moving on to the NBA in 1995. His new children’s book is “Honeydew and Marylu.”

SCHEDULE
Children and Cultura
Sunday, 12:10 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Wallen, author of the novel “MoonPies and Movie Stars,” is associate director at New York State Summer Writers’ Institute. She also facilitates a manuscript workshop in San Diego With David Ulin and teaches novel writing at UC San Diego Extension. Her essays have been published in the Gettysburg Review, the Normal School, Country Living, the Writers’ Chronicle and other national magazines.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: On the Edge
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Jan Walters

Jan Walters, “York Street: A Ghost and a Cop Series”

Author Solutions
Booth 215

April 9, 1:30 p.m.

Wang works as a prop/FX designer on the Emmy-nominated TV show “Steven Universe” and is one of the four co-founders of the annual comics festival Comic Arts Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Illustrating Lives: The Art of the Graphic Novel
Saturday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Wappler wrote about arts and culture for the L.A. Times for seven years and has also been published in Rolling Stone, The Believer, LA Weekly and DamE, where she now works as an editor. Her fiction has appeared in Black Clock and Joyland Retro, among other places. She lives in Los Angeles and is the author of “Neon Green: A Novel.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Lives Intertwined
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Gregory Ware

Gregory Ware, “Just Love Everybody”

Green Ivy Publishing
Booth 162

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

A.E. Washerman

A.E. Washerman, “1886 Ties That Bind: A Story of Politics, Graft and Greed”

Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS)
Booth 953

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Waters, chef, author and food activist, is the owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley. In 2015 she was awarded the National Humanities Medal by Barack Obama. She is the author of 15 books, including the New York Times bestsellers “The Art of Simple Food” and “The Art of Simple Food II.”

SCHEDULE
Food Futures, Presented by California Humanities
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Town & Gown ›

Chad Waters

Chad Waters, “When Zombies Attack!!”

Red Maverick Publishing
Booth 708

April 9, 10:00 a.m.

Weedman is an award-winning actress, playwright and author. TV credits include “The Daily Show,” “True Blood,” “Arrested Development,” HBO’s “Hung” and HBO’s “Looking.” Film credits include “Imagine That,” “Date Night” and “A Five Year Engagement.” Her newest book is “Miss Fortune: Fresh Perspectives on Having It All From Someone Who Is Not Okay.”

SCHEDULE
All You Can Do Is Laugh: Comedic Personal Essays
Saturday, 4 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

Weil is the editor in chief of Liveright Publishing Co., a publishing division of W.W. Norton relaunched in 2012. Authors With whom he is currently working include Jonathan Kirsch, Allan Gurganus, Walter Kirn, Annette Gordon-Reed, Philip Glass, Jim Holt, Max Boot, Mary Beard, Clive James, Alan Ryan, James McCourt and the estate of James Purdy. He began his career in American publishing in 1978.

SCHEDULE
Publishing: The Big Picture
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Weingarten is the author of “Thirsty,” “The Gang That Wouldn’t Write Straight” and “Station to Station.” He has co-edited the music anthologies “Yes Is The Answer” and “Here She Comes Now” and produced the rock documentaries “God Bless Ozzy Osbourne” and “The Other One.”

SCHEDULE
Thank You and Good Night: Eras of Music
Sunday, 11 a.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Welliver has become a familiar face on TV, thanks to his roles on “Lost,” “Deadwood,” “Sons of Anarchy” and “The Good Wife.” His film credits include: “Gone Baby Gone,” “The Town,” “Argo” and “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” He currently stars as Harry Bosch in the Amazon series “Bosch.”

SCHEDULE
Michael Connelly in Conversation With Titus Welliver
Sunday, 1 p.m., Bovard Auditorium ›

Wenzel has devoted much of her career to interdisciplinary research that seeks to understand and address health- related needs of vulnerable populations, particularly individuals experiencing homelessness in urban communities. She serves as director of the USC School of Social Work’s Research Cluster of Excellence on Homelessness, Housing and Social Environment.

SCHEDULE
State of Emergency: Homelessness in L.A.
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

West is an artist who, for over 10 years, has gained international recognition for her explorations of materialism in film. She is an assistant professor of fine arts practice at USC’s Roski School of Art and Design. Her latest commission, “Flashlight Filmstrip Projections,” was featured in the January 2015 issue of Artforum and will be traveling to Tramway International in Glasgow, Scotland, in September.

SCHEDULE
Art as Activism: Contemporary Art and Social Engagement
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Jeri Westerson

Jeri Westerson, “Silence of Stones”

Sisters in Crime/LA
Booth 367

April 10, 2:00 p.m.

Wheeler studied art and design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout and moved to Los Angeles to begin creating children’s books. She is the author and illustrator of several acclaimed books for young readers, including the New York Times bestseller “Miss Maple’s Seeds” and the new picture book “Tell Me a Tattoo Story.”

Eliza Wheeler, “Tell Me a Tattoo Story”
Chronicle Books
Booth 561

April 9, 2:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Children’s Books: Pictures on the Page
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Lillian M. Whitlow

Lillian M. Whitlow, “Lift Ev’ry Voice”

Author Solutions
Booth 213

April 9, 10:30 a.m.

Wiener writes for The Nation, hosts a radio program on KPFK and teaches U.S. history at UC Irvine. His most recent book is “How We Forgot the Cold War: A Historical Journey across America.”

SCHEDULE
Everything Connects: Building Blocks of Daily Life
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Hancock Foundation ›

Wilentz is the author of several books, including “The Rainy Season,” “Martyrs’ Crossing” and “I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen.” In 2014, she won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography for “Farewell, Fred Voodoo.” She writes for the New Yorker and the Nation and teaches in the literary journalism program at UC Irvine.

SCHEDULE
Writing The Universe Within
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Wilkman is a documentary filmmaker and author. His TV series “Moguls and Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood” was nominated for three Emmy Awards and named one of the year’s top 10 programs by the New York Daily News and The Wall Street Journal. With his late wife, Nancy, he wrote two books about Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Pretty Deadly: The Dark Side of California
Saturday, 10 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Williams is a Canadian musician and actress. Her films include “Thief of Hearts” and “City of Hope.” She won a Canadian Emmy for her role in “Mother Trucker” and portrayed Amelia Earhart at Canada’s National Arts Center, Joan Baez at L.A.’s Met Theatre and Lady Macbeth at La Jolla Playhouse. “The Hope in Leaving” is her first book.

SCHEDULE
Memoir: At Loose Ends
Saturday, 3 p.m., Hoffman Hall ›

Williams writes for Salon, the L.A. Times, the New York Times and numerous other publications. In 2011, she was diagnosed With stage 4 melanoma and entered an innovative Sloan Kettering clinical trial that eradicated her cancer in just weeks. “A Series of Catastrophes and Miracles” is her second book.

SCHEDULE
Memoir: Struggle and Strength
Sunday, 2 p.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Williams-Paisley is an actress, writer and advocate for dementia research and caregivers. She and her husband live in Tennessee With their two sons and two dogs. “Where the Light Gets In” is her first book.

SCHEDULE
Author of “Where The Lights Gets In”
Sunday, 3:40 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Wendie Willson

Wendie Willson, “Aly Rutherford and the Ancients”

Wendie Willson
Booth 586

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

JJ Amaworo Wilson

JJ Amaworo Wilson, “Damnificados”

p.m. Press
Booth 152

April 9, 1:00 p.m.

Wilson is the author of the novels “Panorama City” and “The Interloper.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Sanity and Survival
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 124 ›

Wilson is a German-born, British-educated prize-winning author of over 20 books about language and language learning. “Damnificados” is his first major fiction work. Penguin, Johns Hopkins University Press and myriad literary magazines in England and the U.S. have published his short fiction.

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Finding a New Normal
Sunday, 1 p.m. Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Wilson is best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Dwight Schrute on NBC’s “The Office,” though today he’s equally well-known for his millions of Twitter followers and the philosophy website he founded, SoulPancake, which launched a New York Times best-selling book of the same name. His newest book is “The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith and Idiocy.”

SCHEDULE
Author of “The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith and Idiocy”
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., L.A. Times Stage ›

Wind is the author of the upcoming middle-grade nonfiction “The Queer History Project: No Way, They Were Gay?” He is the founding blogger of “I’m Here. I’m Queer. What The Hell Do I Read?” and is the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ Official Blogger and 2015 Member of the Year.

SCHEDULE
Children’s Books: Pictures on the Page
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Picture This: Silly Stories and the Art of Children’s Books
Sunday, 2 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Winkler is an actor, producer and director, and he speaks publicly all over the world. If you asked him what he was proudest of, he would say, “Writing the Hank Zipzer books With my partner, Lin Oliver.” He lives in Los Angeles With his wife, Stacey, their three children and two dogs.

SCHEDULE
Co-Author of “Here’s Hank #7: You Can’t Drink A Meatball Through A Straw”
Sunday, 10 a.m., Reading by 9 Children’s Stage ›

Winslow is a former private investigator and consultant. His book “California Fire and Life” received the Shamus Award, and his novel “The Winter of Frankie Machine” has been purchased, With Robert DeNiro to play the lead role. Winslow’s latest book, “The Cartel,” is now in pre-production With Fox and Ridley Scott and is a finalist for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize in Mystery/Thriller.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Echoes of the Past
Saturday, 10 a.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center ›

Winters is the author of “The Cure for Dreaming” and “In the Shadow of Blackbirds,” which collected three starred reviews and was a finalist for the William C. Morris Award for debut YA fiction. She lives in Portland, Ore.

SCHEDULE
Perspectives on the Past: Writing Young Adult History
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., YA Stage ›

Witt was born in New Hampshire and raised in the Midwest. He graduated from the University of Chicago With a degree in Mathematics in 2001. Following a two-year stint in East Africa working in economic development, he graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. His book, “How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century and the Patient Zero of Piracy,” is a 2015 L.A. Times Book Prize finalist in Current Interest.

SCHEDULE
Thank You and Good Night: Eras of Music
Sunday, 11 a.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Michelle Wolfe

Michelle Wolfe, “The Three Graces”

Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS)
Booth 953

April 9, 12:00 a.m.

S.T. Wolff

S.T. Wolff, “The Mortal God: Heart of History Series. Book I”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 9, 1:30 p.m.

Woodcraft Rangers is a free after-school program for kids, ensuring a safe environment while parents are working and motivating kids to challenge themselves and take on different activities. The featured mariachi and folklorico students range in age from first to sixth grade, With Mr. Mata instructing the mariachi group and Ms. Baez as the folklorico instructor.

SCHEDULE
Children’s Musical Act
Saturday, 10:40 a.m., Hoy Stage ›

Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Hoy Stage ›
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Hoy Stage ›
Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Hoy Stage ›

Wood writes about pop music in all its ever-quickening splendor. Prior to joining the L.A. Times in 2012, he was a freelance contributor to Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Spin and the Village Voice. He grew up in Little Rock, Ark., graduated from Northwestern University and knows every word to “Mo Money Mo Problems.”

SCHEDULE
Thank You and Good Night: Eras of Music
Sunday, 11 a.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Woods, a member of the National Book Critics Circle, is a contributor to the L.A. Times and the author of eight books. She has written four Charlotte Justice mysteries and several works of short fiction.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Ulterior Motives
Saturday, noon, Taper Hall 101 ›

Woods is the author of more than 60 novels, many featuring his character, Stone Barrington. He is a native of Georgia and began his writing career in the advertising industry. “Chiefs,” his 1981 debut won the Edgar Award. An avid sailor and pilot, Woods lives in Florida, Maine and New Mexico. His newest book is “Family Jewels.”

Stuart Woods, “Scandalous Behavior”
Mystery Ink Bookstore
Booth 376

April 9, 3:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE
Crime Fiction: Agents and Alibis
Saturday, 4 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

Lynelle Woolley

Flower Girl World
Booth 514

April 9, 10:00 a.m.
April 10, 10:00 a.m.

Wray is the author of “Lowboy,” “Canaan’s Tongue” and “The Right Hand of Sleep.” The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writer’s Award and a Mary Ellen von der Heyden Fellowship from the American Academy in Berlin, he was named one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists in 2007. His newest novel is “The Lost Time Accidents.”

SCHEDULE
Fiction: Writing the Surreal
Saturday, 1 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Charles Wright

Charles Wright, “The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band hit song Express Yourself and auto biography Up: From Where We’ve Come”

John D. Wright

John D. Wright, “The Smallest Spark”

Author Solutions
Booth 207

April 10, 10:30 a.m.

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Marc Yablonka

Marc Yablonka, “Tears Across the Mekong”

Figueroa Press
Booth 037

April 9, 12:00 p.m.

A best-selling author, Yarnall writes mysteries, romantic suspense and the occasional hilarious tweet. Along With her husband, two sons and their rescue dog, she lives deep in the heart of Southern California, where she is hard at work on her next novel.

SCHEDULE
Sylvia Day in Conversation With Beth Yarnall
Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Norris Theater ›

Yashin is an assistant professor of comparative literature at USC. His work focuses on modern Arabic and Turkish literatures and the complex entanglement between cultural and political representation. He is currently at work on a book on 19th century Ottoman (Arabic and Turkish) literature, tentatively titled “Disorienting Figures: The Rhetoric of Sovereignty between the Arab and the Turk.”

SCHEDULE
Religion, Politics and Violence: The Middle East and Beyond
Saturday, 3 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Yehling is the author, co-author and ghostwriter of 18 books, including the acclaimed “Just Add Water,” the biography of autistic surfing great Clay Marzo and finalist for the 2015 Dotty Gray Literature Award for outstanding writing on autism. A former PR agency owner, Yehling works With authors as an editor/shepherd/coach, marketing and publicity consultant, social media and online content provider, and book proposal writer.

SCHEDULE
Dropping In: The Surf Report
Saturday, 1 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium ›

Yellin is an award-winning political journalist and former CNN chief White House correspondent whose career includes reporting for CNN, ABC and MSNBC. She has covered Capitol Hill, domestic politics and the White House, and her work was featured prominently throughout the last three campaign cycles. Her written work has been published in the New York Times, The L.A. Times, Entertainment Weekly and Details.

SCHEDULE
Are Presidential Primaries Good for Democracy?
Saturday, noon, Wallis Annenberg Hall ›

Yoon is the best-selling author of “Everything, Everything.” She grew up in Jamaica (the island) and Brooklyn (part of Long Island). She currently resides in Los Angeles With her husband and their daughter, both of whom she loves beyond all reason.

SCHEDULE
Young Adult Fiction: Missing Pieces
Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd 123 ›

R. Aspen York

R. Aspen York, “Estela and her Christmas Sandwich Catastrophe”

Author Solutions
Booth 214

April 10, 12:30 p.m.

Young is an author, producer, director and screenwriter who has been nominated for seven Emmys and seven Writers Guild of America Awards and has won two WGA Awards. He created the TV show “China Beach” and wrote for “The West Wing.” His latest book is “Pieces of Glass: An Artoire.”

SCHEDULE
Writing the Universe Within
Satuday, 10:30 a.m., Taper Hall 101 ›

Creative Storytelling: Playing With Form
Sunday, 1 p.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 ›

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Val Zavala

Val Zavala, “KCET SoCal Connected”

KCETLink Media Group
Booth 950

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Zemeckis’ new book, “Goddess of Love Incarnate,” is the biography of iconic burlesque dancer Lili St. Cyr. Zemeckis’ Showtime documentary, “Behind the Burly Q” and book of the same name are definitive histories of burlesque. Her film “Bound by Flesh” chronicles Siamese twins Daisy and Violet Hilton and the history of carnival. Her next project is about the world’s first female tiger trainer, Mabel Stark.

SCHEDULE
Narrative Journalism: Bringing a Story to Life
Sunday, 10 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Zoellner is author of the nonfiction books “The Heartless Stone,” “Uranium,” “A Safeway in Arizona” and “Train.” His work has also appeared in The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, The Oxford American, Men’s Health, Slate and The Wall Street Journal, among other places. He is an associate professor of English at Chapman University and lives in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULE
Narrative Journalism: Bringing a Story to Life
Sunday, 10 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center ›

Bill Zuerrsher

Bill Zuerrsher, “Seeing Through Christianity: A Critique of Beliefs and Evidence”

Atheists United
Booth 941

April 9, 12:00 p.m.