Welcome to LA's Premier Online Book Festival--Here's What You Need to Do
It’s crazy-easy to enjoy this FREE online BookFest. You are already here.
To watch the Keynote and Panels, just scroll down and watch right here on the Home Page. Easy-peasy!
Are you hankering to chat and add comments (be nice) to the panels? Then click on through to the YouTube stream and get interactive there.
Do you want to join the Live Ask an Author Chats? Those start at 1:00pm PT and last until 6:30pm PT. Just click on Live Chat.
LA BookFest Happens: Saturday, May 9, 2020.
A full slate of activity that features Mitch Albom, NJ Ayuk, Brandyn Cross, Bob Difornio, Sarah Kendzior, John Kobylt, Dan Lothian, Jonathan Maberry, Raye Mitchell Esq., Ora Nadrich, Connie Schultz, Sue William Silverman, Danny Trejo, Sara Winokur and many others, is presented by The Greater Los Angeles Writers Society.
Live Stream - Watch Live on May 9
Kick back and watch the Keynote, Panels, Conversations, the After Party, and more on YouTube. You can chat with other attendees and some of the panelists and members of the LA BookFest team there, too.
Meet Our Speakers, Authors, Journalists, Publishing Professionals and Thought Leaders:
ENter to Win: BIG BUNDLE OF BOOKS – LA BOOKFEST ULTIMATE BOOKISH GIVEAWAY
Win a big bundle of books and bookish goodies to decorate your bookshelf. This ultimate bookish giveaway features over 20 books from many of the fabulous authors participating in the LA BookFest.
Schedule (Pacific Time)
|10:00a||Welcome Message from LA BookFest Founder Desireé Duffy|
|10:15a||Opening Keynote by Best-Selling Billions at Play author NJ Ayuk|
|11:00a||A Conversation with Mitch Albom|
|Noon||The Future of Fiction: What Are People Writing Today for Tomorrow’s Readers?|
|1:30p||Integrity in Journalism in the Age of Covid-19, Fake News and Partisan Politics|
|2:30p||The Allure of the Memoir: Telling the Human Story|
|3:30p||The World Is Getting Closer: How Digital Media Is Changing Society|
|4:30p||A Conversation with Sarah Kendzior|
|5:30p||Power Pitching Your Manuscript or Screenplay: How to Make Them Love Your Story|
|6:30p||Be Genius – Bossology 101: 5 Power Moves to a Big Idea with Raye Mitchell Esq.|
|7:30p||After Party Celebration|
|8:45p||Danny Trejo Reads Goodnight Moon|
|3:15p||BREAK — 15 minute intermission|
|3:30p||Sue William Silverman|
|4:00p||Gerald Everett Jones|
|4:15p||Diana Lee Brown|
|5:45p||Joanna Dodd Massey, Ph.D.|
|6:00p||Raye Mitchell, Esq.|
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