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OVER A QUARTER CENTURY OF DEDICATION TO PROTECTING, PRESERVING AND PROMOTING EROTIC ART.
October 2, 2005
Los Angeles, CA

City of West Hollywood
presents the:
Fourth Annual
West Hollywood Book Fair

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
will be participating

10 AM - 6 PM — Free Parking!

· Guest appearances & panels featuring noted authors & artists ·
· Celebrity readings & storytelling ·
· Poetry & Performances ·
· Book signings ·
· Writing workshops ·
· Numerous independent bookstores & literary organizations ·
· Kids' stage ·
· Activities & entertainment for ALL ages ·
· Food galore ·
...and more!

Special Guest BILL MAHER signing his book
“New Musings: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer”
at Book Soup Bookstore booth

Volunteer to help us out with this event!

THE FICTION PAVILION

IN THE BEGINNING: ON WRITING THE FIRST NOVEL
(11:00am-Noon)
Moderator: Adreana Robbins
Panelists: Seth Greenland, Marlon James, Frances Norris, Frederick Smith
Book Signing afterwards at Book Events and Authors Unlimited booth

FLESH & BLOOD: CREATING FULLY REALIZED CHARACTERS IN FICTION
(12:15-1:15pm)
Moderator: Lisa Teasley
Panelists: Chris Abani, Trebor Healey, Joy Nicholson, Mark Haskell Smith
Book Signing afterwards at Book Events and Authors Unlimited booth

SHADES OF COLOR: EMBRACING AND TRANSCENDING IDENTITY IN FICTION

(1:30-2:30pm)
Moderator: Richard Yarborough
Panelists: Chieh Chieng, María Amparo Escandón, Luis Rodriguez, Paula Woods
Book Signing afterwards at Book Events and Authors Unlimited booth

ROAD MAPS: PROCESS & STRATEGY IN WRITING FICTION
(2:30-3:30pm)
Moderator: Paul Mandelbaum
Panelists: Bebe Moore Campbell, David Francis, Aimee Liu, Leslie Schwartz
Book Signing afterwards at Book Events and Authors Unlimited booth

CHEWING ON CHICK LIT: A QUASI-SERIOUS DISCUSSION
(3:30-4:30pm)
Moderator: Liza Palmer
Panelists: Mary Castillo, Jennifer Coburn, Tamara Gregory, Whitney Lyles
Book Signing afterwards at Book Events and Authors Unlimited booth

THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT PAVILION

COMICS GO HOLLYWOOD
(11:30am-12:30pm)
Moderator: Ryan Liebowitz
Panelists: Fiona Avery, Reginald Hudlin, Mark Verheiden, and others TBA
Book Signing afterwards at Golden Apple Comics booth
MICHAEL YORK in conversation with Ella Taylor
(12:30-1:15pm)
Book Signing afterwards at Skylight Books booth

ALL ABOUT ME: WRITING THE ONE PERSON SHOW

(1:15-2:15pm)
Moderator: Michael Kearns
Panelists: Precious Chong, Dan Kwong, Alec Mapa, Julia Sweeney
Book Signing afterwards at Book Soup booth

GOSSIP AND GLITTER: UNDERNEATH THE HOLLYWOOD MICROSCOPE
(2:30-3:30pm)
Moderator: Dennis Hensley
Panelists: Michael Joseph Gross, Heather Howard, Marcia Wallace, John Wilson
Book Signing afterwards at Book Soup booth

OPTIONS: THE ROAD FROM BOOK TO FILM
(3:30-4:30pm)
Moderator: Christopher Lisotta
Panelists: Andrew Neiderman, Rex Pickett, Dirk Wittenborn
Book Signing afterwards at Book Soup booth

THE MYSTERY & HISTORY PAVILION

UGLYTOWN: A LOCAL PUBLISHER RIDES THE SMALL PRESS WAVE
(11:00am-Noon)
Moderator: Jim Pascoe & Tom Fassbender
Panelists: Rodney Johnson, Mike Lester, Nathan Walpow
Book Signing afterwards at Uglytown Press booth

OPENING CEREMONY
(Noon-12:30pm)

GALS WITH GUNS: HOW FEMALE AUTHORS HAVE RESHAPED THE MODERN MYSTERY NOVEL
(12:30-1:30pm)
Moderator: Linda Palmer
Panelists: Rochelle Krich, Naomi Hirahara, Taylor Smith, Carolyn Wheat
Book Signing afterwards at Mystery & Imagination Bookstore booth

CHRISTOPHER RICE IN CONVERSATION WITH JAN BURKE
(2:00-3:00pm)
Book Signing afterwards at Mystery & Imagination Bookstore booth

THE POLITICS OF MURDER: WHEN HOMICIDE AND SOCIAL ISSUES INTERSECT
(3:30-4:30pm)
Moderator: Eric Stone
Panelists: Denise Hamilton, Gary Phillips, Nichelle Tramble, Marcos M. Villatoro
Book Signing afterwards at Mystery & Imagination Bookstore booth

PEOPLE, PLACES & POLITICS PAVILION

THE HEALING PEN: THE REVOLUTION & EVOLUTION IN WRITING ABOUT HIV/AIDS
(11:00am-12:15pm)
Moderator: Tony Valenzuela
Panelists: Pato Hebert, Philip Huang, Eric Rofes
Book Signing afterwards at Skylight Books booth

TO BE OR…? : WHERE POLITICS & POETRY INTERSECT
(12:30-1:30pm)
Moderator: Kate Gale
Panelists: Frances Payne Adler, Mark Cull, Alicia Portnoy, Sholeh Wolpé
Book Signing afterwards at Red Hen Press booth

FREE SPEECH IN A POST-9/11 WORLD
(1:45-2:45pm)
Moderator: Erin Aubry Kaplan
Panelists: Robbie Conal, David Ulin, Steve Rohde
Book Signing afterwards at Skylight Books booth

THE MANY FACES OF JEWISH CREATIVE WRITING
(3:00-4:00pm)
Moderator: Amy Klein
Panelists: Barbara Davilman, Ruth Andrew Ellenson, Daniel Jaffe, Gina Nahai, Ellis Weiner
Book Signing afterwards at Book Events and Authors Unlimited booth

EARTHLY DELIGHTS & BEYOND PAVILION

PET PROJECTS: WRITING ABOUT OUR FURRY AND FEATHERED FRIENDS
(11:30am-12:30pm)
Moderator: Diana Guerrero
Panelists: Carol Gurney, Michael Konik and his dog Ella, and others TBA
Book Signing afterwards at Bodhi Tree Bookstore booth

SCISSORS, PAPER, ROCK: POSTMODERN WRITING AND MUSIC
(12:45-1:45pm)
Moderator: Catherine Daly
Panelists: Rob Roberge, Mike Watt, and others TBA
Book Signing afterwards at Skylight Books booth

NEIL GAIMAN (author of “Anansi Boys”) in conversation with Heidi McDonald
(2:00-2:45pm)
Book Signing afterwards at Golden Apple Comics booth (ticketed signing limited to 1 hour)

HOWDY SPORTS FANS
(3:00-4:00pm)
Moderator: David Davis
Panelists: Jean Ardell, Lonnie White and others TBA
Book Signing afterwards at Angel City Press booth

ASSORTED LIVES PAVILION

RUSSIAN AUTHORS PANEL
(11:00am-Noon)
Moderator: Ushangi Rizhinashvili
Panelists: Arkady Gurovich, Victor Raizman, Vladamir Rozenbaum, Leonid Vaisman
Book Signing afterwards at Kovcheg Bookstore booth

MEMOIRS LIGHT THE CORNERS OF MY MIND

(12:15-1:15pm)
Moderator: Terry Wolverton
Panelists: Veronica Chambers, Lynn Freed, Felice Picano, Jennifer Saginor
Book Signing afterwards at Book Soup booth

West Hollywood Book Fair
Hours: 10 AM - 6 PM

West Hollywood Park
647 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069 Map  323.848.6400
West Hollywood Book Fair Website

 

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