Reading Room

Listen to an array of LA Book Fest Authors reading to you: Videos are launched

Enjoy videos of authors reading from the books, essays, poetry, their works in progress, and more.

Edgar Scott

Author Edgar Scott reads from 418

Sara Winokur

Author Sara Winokur reads from her book Double Blind

Ryan Southwick

Author Ryan Southwick reads from his book Angels in the Mist

Bilal Alaji

Author Bilal Alaji reads from his book This Ain’t My Life

Sheryl Benko

Author Sheryl Benko reads from her book The Last of Will

Scott Brody

Author Scott Brody reads from his book The Org

Steven Joseph

Author Steven Joseph reads from his book The Last Surviving Dinosaur: The TyrantoCrankaTsuris

Debra Eckerling

Author Debra Eckerling reads from her book Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goal

Diana Lee Brown

Author Diana Lee Brown reads from her book Fly By

Gerald Everett Jones

Author Gerald Everett Jones reads from his book Preacher Finds a Corpse

Joanna Dodd Massey

Author Joanna Dodd Massey reads from her book Culture Shock

Ora Nadrich

Author Ora Nadrich reads from her book Live True: A Mindfulness Guide to Authenticity

Sue William Silverman

Author Sue William Silverman reads from her book How to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences

Bill McCormick

Author Bill McCormick reads from his book The Brittle Riders Book III

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

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