Speakers

Meet Our Speakers, Authors, Journalists, Publishing Professionals and Thought Leaders:

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?
1:00p Intermission
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
1:00p Russell Nohelty
1:15p Jenna Busch
1:30p Maria Alexander
1:45p Edgar Scott
2:00p Scott Brody
2:15p Debra Eckerling
2:30p Sara Winokur
2:45p Bill McCormick
3:00p Sheryl Benko
3:15p BREAK — 15 minute intermission
3:30p Sue William Silverman
3:45p Bilal Alaji
4:00p Gerald Everett Jones
4:15p Diana Lee Brown
4:30p Brandyn Cross
4:45p Ryan Southwick
5:00p Ora Nadrich
5:15p Steven Joseph
5:30p David Ruggerio
5:45p Joanna Dodd Massey, Ph.D.
6:00p Raye Mitchell, Esq.
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Saturday, May 9, 2020
Location: LABookFest.com

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