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Glimpsing Steinbeck’s “Collective Mind” Through Steve Hauk’s Stories

By Stephen A. Cooper Reflecting on “the soul of artists and writers,” nineteenth-century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche observed that art “performs the task of preserving, even touching up extinct, ...

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California Poet Laureate Nomination Process Now Open

Sacramento CA— The official nomination and application process for the next California Poet Laureate is now open. Complete details are available at http://arts.ca.gov/initiatives/pl.php. The submission deadline is July ...

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Prominent Local Authors to Sign, Discuss New Books Celebrating Women’s Empowerment

Oceanside CA— Neal Katz, Award-winning author of the Victoria Woodhull Saga and Victor Villaseñor, bestselling author of Rain of Gold , and three-time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize ...

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Animal Behavior College Graduate Publishes Dog Safety Book for Children

Santa Clarita CA— Responsible pet owners know the best way to prevent their dogs from biting people is to socialize and seek professional training for them. Each year ...

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An Evening with Author Emily St. John Mandel-April 5

Oceanside CA— ‘Station Eleven’ author Emily St. John Mandel will join KPBS North County Reporter Alison St. John at the Star Theatre on April 5, 2018, 7:00pm, for ...

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San Diego Historical Chinese Museum Welcomes Sheldon Lou

Sheldon Lou (courtesy photo)

San Diego CA— The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is thrilled to have special guest and author Sheldon Lou as their Third Saturday Lecture speaker, Saturday, January 20, ...

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City of Carlsbad Announces ‘Carlsbad Reads Together’ 2018

Carlsbad CA— The City of Carlsbad is pleased to share details about Carlsbad Reads Together 2018, a program that brings community members together and engages them in a discussion about ...

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Join Legendary Shaping Icon, Rich Harbour for the Re-release of ‘The Harbour Chronicles’

San Clemente CA— On Saturday, September 23 from 4-7 PM, Surfing Heritage & Culture Center(SHACC) is hosting a book signing celebrating the reprinting of the Harbour Chronicles. Come join ...

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‘Dough Knights and Dragons’ Author Event at Barnes & Noble

Oceanside CA— Listen to an interesting tale! Sing about dragons and knights! Decorate a paper doughnut, crown, dragon, or miniature coat of arms! Author Dee Leone will make a special appearance ...

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NYT Bestselling Author, Stephanie Perkins at Barnes&Noble-October 1

Oceanside CA— From Stephen King’s It to American Horror Story to Stranger Things to Scream Queens, the writing is on the wall: we just can’t get enough of ...

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Teen Author with Autism Takes Home Gold at Foreword Indies Book Award

Irvine CA— Teen Cookbook Author, Chase Bailey received the highest recognition from the annual Foreword Indies Awards for, “The Official Chase ‘N Yur Face Cookbook.” Foreword Review Magazine ...

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Former Oceanside Resident Writes Novel on the Road

North County journalist pens and publishes novel she wrote while living full-time in an RV Oceanside CA— Former North County Times and San Diego Union Tribune freelance reporter ...

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Write On, Oceanside! June 22-24

Celebrating Local Authors Oceanside CA— This year, Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, in partnership with Oceanside Public Library, invites the public to “Write On, Oceanside! Literary Fair” that celebrates ...

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Write On, Oceanside! Literary Fair June 22-24

Oceanside CA— This year, Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, in partnership with Oceanside Public Library, invites the public to “Write On, Oceanside! Literary Fair” that celebrates local authors with ...

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Write On, Oceanside! Celebrates Local Authors

Oceanside CA— This year, Oceanside Public Library, in partnership with Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, invites the public to the “Write On, Oceanside! Literary Fair,” that celebrates local authors ...

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