- Prominent California African-American authors will discuss writing in the time of Black Lives Matter with Altadena novelist and LitFest co-founder Jervey Tervalon.
- Poetry, YA, true crime and literary fiction writers will share their recent work.
At our fifth anniversary, we will also celebrate the great authors of past years - including Pulitzer winners Jonathan Gold, Megan Marshall and Daniel Walker Howe - as well as novelists Mona Simpson, Michelle Huneven and Naomi Hirahara, poets Wanda Coleman and Brendan Constantine, poet and YA author Ron Koertge, scholar and Libros Schmibros proprietor David Kipen, L.A. mystery writer Denise Hamilton, Lalo Alcaraz, creator of the daily comic strip "La Cucaracha," Kogi truck creator and author Roy Choi and memoirist Jillian Lauren, author of "Some Girls: My Life in a Harem."
For more information on participating as a sponsor, event creator or volunteer, write: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Larry Wilson, co-founder of LitFest Pasadena at 626-429-1739.