CalArts Authors at West Hollywood Book Fair this Weekend

CalArts authors at the WeHo Book Fair.

Even though it’s Carmaggedon weekend in Los Angeles, a number of CalArts authors are braving the 405-less city to participate in the West Hollywood Book Fair this Sunday.

Among the authors expected at the fair are:

  • Doug Kearney, author of The Black Automaton, performs from 12:45-1:45 pm as part of the Red Hen Poetry Hour with Brendan Constantine, Kim Dower and Eloise Klein Healy at the fair’s Poetry Corner.
  • Alumna and Black Clock Production Editor Anne-Marie Kinney, whose debut novel, Radio Iris, was well-received by The New York Times earlier this year, participates in the Calling of the Land panel in the Fiction Pavilion from 12:45-1:45 pm with fellow authors Antoine Wilson, Katie Arnoldi, Patrick Brown and Tatjana Soli.
  • Martin Plot, author of Indivisible (2011) and a CalArts’ Aesthetics and Politics Program faculty member, discusses the State of the Union from 1-2 pm on the Park Stage, joined by authors Nancy L. Cohen, Robert Scheer, Paddy Hirsch and Mel White.
  • Critical Studies faculty member Jen Hofer takes to the Poetry Corner from 1:45-2:30 pm for the Kevin Simmonds & Friends Reading From Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality.

There’s free admission and free shuttles between the West Hollywood Library, West Hollywood Park and Plummer Park.

Download the full West Hollywood Book Fair schedule.

11th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair
West Hollywood Library and West Hollywood Park
625 North San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood
Sunday, September 30, 10 am to 6 pm


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