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LitFest in the Dena
Not-Quite Silenced Voices: Overcoming Abuse of Authority
Saturday, May 6, 2023
Mountain View Mausoleum
2300 N Marengo Ave
Altadena, CA 91001
2pm-3pm in the Cloister Gardens
Participants: Paula Bernstein (moderator), Julia Bricklin, Tori Eldridge, Naomi Hirahara, Jeri Westerson
From nonfiction to mysteries, these authors’ works reveal authority figures silencing dissent by abusing their power. Their stories examine how people survive, circumvent, and overcome these abuses to create real change. With Julia Bricklin (Red Sapphire, an account of employing people blacklisted in 1950s Hollywood), Naomi Hirahara (Clark and Division delves into the internment of Japanese Americans), Tori Eldridge (The Ninja’s Blade addresses contemporary sex trafficking in LA), Jeri Westerson (Courting Dragons, pitting a bisexual jester against prejudices of Henry VIII’s court) and moderator Paula Bernstein (Murder Is Hate about a closeted gay LAPD detective and the murder of a homeless trans man).
See http://litfestinthedena.org/ for all Litfest in the Dena programs.
Donald Bruce Kaufman-Brentwood Branch Library
Saturday, April 29, 2023
11820 San Vicente Boulevard
Los Angles, CA
The Donald Bruce Kaufman-Brentwood Branch Library is hosting a panel to promote ENTERTAINMENT TO DIE FOR during their April Authors Forum, on Saturday April 29 at 2pm, at 11820 San Vicente Boulevard in Los Angeles. Panelists include anthology contributors Lynda Palmer, Melinda Loomis, Diana Gould, and Anne Louise Bannon, who will moderate.
Toastmasters 4 Writers Presents
Public Speaking: An Essential Element of a Writer’s Toolkit
Saturday, March 4, 2023
Zoom Meeting – 10:00am Pacific
Toastmasters 4 Writers is hosting a panel of authors who will discuss the value of public speaking for writers!
Moderator: Shannon Muir Broden
Shannon, who writes under the name Shannon Muir, is the author of the brand new jazz mystery Charles Boeckman Presents Doc and Sally in “The Death of Buddy Turner” from Pro Se Press. Find her writing: https://www.shannonmuirauthor.com/
Shannon previously served on the board of Sisters in Crime/Los Angeles as its webmaster and Speakers Bureau Director. Shannon is currently Secretary of Toastmasters 4 Writers.
Ellen Byron’s Cajun Country Mysteries have won two Agatha Awards and multiple Lefty Awards. She also writes the Vintage Cookbook Mysteries, the Catering Hall Mysteries (under the name Maria DiRico), and will debut the Golden Motel Mysteries in 2024. Ellen is an award-winning playwright and non-award-winning TV writer of comedies like Wings, Just Shoot Me, and Fairly Odd Parents. But she considers her most impressive credit working as a cater-waiter for Martha Stewart. https://www.ellenbyron.com/
Matt Coyle is the author of the bestselling Rick Cahill crime series. His books have won the Anthony, Shamus, Lefty, Authors on the Air Book of the Year, Ben Franklin Silver, Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Silver, and San Diego Book Awards. He was named the Mystery Writer of the Year for 2021 by the San Diego Writers Festival. DOOMED LEGACY is the ninth book in the Rick Cahill series. https://mattcoylebooks.com/
Meeting ID: 650 941 6494