Literary Arts
The Allendale Branch Library Presents The Disneyland Story

The Allendale Branch Library presents “The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream,” discussion and book signing with author Sam Gennawey on Saturday, July 12, 2014, 2:00 p.m. A historian and urban planner with a not-unhealthy obsession for theme parks, Sam Gennawey will discuss and sign copies of The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s…

Learn From An Author How to Write Your Own Memoir

Author/editor will hold a two-hour hands-on workshop designed to jump-start those who would like to “wade into the waters of memory” and begin writing their memoirs. Hazel Clayton Harrison will hold a lecture entitled “From…

Huntington President Steven S. Koblik Announces Retirement

The president of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, Steven S. Koblik—largely credited with transforming the institution into a dynamic and thriving intellectual and cultural center with a focus on impact and outreach—has…

Dana Gioia Wins Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry

Dana Gioia, the USC Judge Widney Professor Of Poetry And Public Culture, has been named the recipient of Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry. Gioia, celebrated for his poetry, criticism and arts advocacy, joins…

Red Hen Press Announces 2013 Award Series Winners

Red Hen Press is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 awards series. The Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award, the RHP Short Story Award, and the RHP Poetry Award are given each year for, respectively,…

Thursday, July 31

Noir California – The Masters of 20th Century Crime Fiction

L-R: Denise Hamilton, Kim Cooper, Tom Nolan and Julie Rivett A panel of local crime novelists will discuss 20th Century Crime Fiction in California on…

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Friends of Crowell Public Library Present Four Books, One City: Meet the Authors

Every year the Friends of Crowell Public Library present a program of One Book, One City events that brings the community together in celebration of the joy of reading. This year they are going above and beyond this concept to present Four Books, One City: Meet the Authors. Four times the authors, four times the fun! The events will kick off Thursday, January 30, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. with author Christopher Norgaard who wrote, Unfair Competition – Murder by Gunshot: The Untold Story of the Neutrogena Empire. Mr. Norgaard’s book traces fifteen years in the saga between Neutrogena International Corportion’s…

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