Thursday, October 1, 2009

West Hollywood Book Fair

Come out this Sunday, October 4th, for the West Hollywood Book Fair. Les Figues will be there, at Booth F6 in "The Field"—along with other small presses, local bookstores, non-profits and the "mystery scene."

Also, please join Les Figues authors and editors for two panel discussions, both happening at The Fact, Fiction and Future Pavilion.

12:00pm-12:55pm
[SHORT (STORY)]: WRITING SHORT FICTIONAL FORMS
Sarah Shun-lien Bynum
Amina Cain
Jennine Capo Crucet
Janet Sarbanes
Moderator: Teresa Carmody
Signings at Skylight Books Booth

3:15pm-4:15pm
THE FUTURE OF PUBLISHING
Teresa Carmody
Eloise Klein Healy
Cheryl Klein
Bronwyn Mauldin
Kerry Slattery
Moderator: Terry Wolverton
Signings at Skylight Books Booth

The complete schedule of panels is here.

There's also going to be excellent readings/performances throughout the day, like this one at The Lounge, curated by Mathew Timmons and Harold Abramowitz.

2:15pm-3:00pm
LATE NIGHT SNACK: an experimental cabaret and performance event series
Mathew Timmons and Harold Abromowitz host:
Amanda Ackerman
Liz Hansen
Andrew Maxwell
Laura Steenberge

And don't miss Elena Karina Byrne, introducing 5 poets at The Salon:

10:45am-11:45am
THE POETRY SALON
Elena Karina Byrne introduces:
Brendan Constantine
Karen Kevorkian
Sharmagne Leland-St. John
Elizabeth Pietrzak
Amber Tamblyn

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