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Posts Tagged ‘Michelle Huneven’

LitFest Pasadena This Saturday

Pasadena’s first community-wide book festival is launching this Saturday. The free event will feature local authors and publishers in readings and panel discussions, as well as children’s activities, music, theater, and best of all, food trucks.

Pulitzer Prize winner and Pasadena resident Jonathan Gold will be in attendance for a little sit down chat with KPCC book critic David KipenLarry Wilson, event co-founder and public editor of the Pasadena Star-News, will interview award-winning novelists Janet Fitch and Michelle Huneven. And then there’s a panel discussion on L.A. Noir led by best-selling mystery writer Denise Hamilton. Find the full schedule here and here.

LitFest runs from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. in Pasadena’s Central Park.

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Get a Literary Agent

Get a Literary AgentStarting August 6, learn how to find the right agent for your book and write a query that will get the deal done! Taught by Barbara Clark, a book agent and publishing consultant, you will learn the best methods for finding a literary agent, the proper protocol and etiquette for seeking literary representation, how to send queries and more. Register now!

FBLA Crashes Oddly Named Writers’ Soiree at Formosa Part Two

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Pictured are FBLA editor Pandora Young with author Janelle Brown. Other notables at the first ever LADWP last night at the Formosa Cafe were Cecil Castellucci, Michelle Huneven, Patrick Brown, Antoine Wilson and book blogger John Fox.

We ran into LAT tech writer David Sarno who illustrated what he does for a j-o-b by kissing his iPhone. True story. Really happened. Tech writers. Hmf.

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LA Weekly‘s Annual Weekly Literary Supplement Hits Newsstands

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The Weekly Literary Supplement offers a summer reading sampler in the form of excerpts from novels by Charlie Haas, Michelle Huneven, and Peter Gadol.

The issue also includes a review of A.W. Hill‘s Nowhere-Land, interviews with influential literary critic James Wood and author Geoff Dyer, and Alan Rifkin on publishing your novel online.