LA Festival of Books 2016

Romance Writers of America® will be at the Festival of Books!

LARA, OCCRWA and RWA San Diego have joined forces to bring romance to the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

Our booth is near the LA Times stage, a very convenient location to visit with our authors/members.

Many of our authors are New York Times and USA Today best sellers, and all of them believe in Happily Ever After!

In addition to meeting our signing authors and volunteers, visitors will have the chance to win books from many of our authors. We will also have a small romance bookstore, with proceeds to fund future booths at the festival.

There are also several scheduled events of note to the romance community.

Find us at Booth 916!

Here’s the schedule of signing authors:

Saturday, April 9th

Sandra Edwards, Tessa McFionn, Allison Morse, and Debbie Decker
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HelenKay Dimon, Marie Andreas, Maggie Marr, and Vicki Crum
helenkaydimonmarieandreasMaggie Marrvicki
Suzanne Enoch, Tameri Etherton, Pamela DuMond, and Debra Kristi
Monica Murphy, C.J. Corbin, Saharra K. Sandhu, and Debra Holland

Sunday, April 10th

Charlene Sands, Linda Rice, Mia Hopkins, and Sylvie Fox
Brenda Novak, Cynthia Diamond, Jan Moran, and Louella Nelson
Carlene Love, S.L. Hannah, Belle Ami, and Tracy Reed

We hope to see you there!

Scheduled events of note to romance lovers:

Please visit this page to see how to attend events at LAFOB.


10:00am – Seeley G. Mudd 123
Young Adult Fiction: Putting the Story in HiSTORY
Aaron Hartzler, Laura Amy Schlitz, Ruta Sepetys, Monica Hesse

10:30am – YA Stage
Young Adult Fiction: Magical Realism on the Page
Brandy Colbert, Shaun David Hutchinson, Sean McGinty, Peter Rock

12:00pm – YA Stage
Young Adult Fiction: Sealed with a Kiss
Cindy Pon, Rachel Hawkins, Lucy Keating, Adam Shankman, Rebecca Serle

12:30pm – Bovard Auditorium
Cassandra Clare in conversation with Alex Cohen

1:30pm – YA Stage
Perspectives on the Past: Writing Young Adult History
Aaron Hartzler, Monica Hesse, Meg Medina, Cat Winters

3:00pm – YA Stage
Young Adult Fiction: The Light Fantastic
Cecelia Ahern, Susan Dennard, Cindy Pon, Elissa Sussman


10:30am – YA Stage
Young Adult Fiction: Love & Other Disasters
Amy Spalding, Emery Lord, Morgan Matson, E. Katherine Kottaras, Robin Talley

11:00am – Hoffman Hall
Fiction: Romance Between the Covers
Tessa Dare, Anne Girard, Susan Mallery, Ann A. McDonald

1:00pm – Seeley G. Mudd 123
Young Adult Fiction: Suspense in Series
Ally Carter, Maggie Hall, Alyson Noel, Tarun Shanker

1:30pm – Norris Theater
Sylvia Day in conversation with Beth Yarnall

1:30pm – YA Stage
Young Adult Fiction: The Rest of the Story
Cecil Castelluci, Melissa de la Cruz, Danielle Paige, Margaret Stohl

3:00pm – Town & Gown
Young Adult Fiction: Fantasy & World Building
Sarah Enni, Victoria Aveyard, Sarah Rees Brennan, Marie Lu, Ransom Riggs

3:00pm – YA Stage
Young Adult Fiction: Teenage Wasteland
Aaron Hartzler, Jesse Andrews, Don Calame, Jeff Garvin, Amy Spalding

3:30pm – Taper Hall 101
Young Adult Fiction: Dangerous Lives, Dark Secrets
Denise Hamilton, Zac Brewer, Melissa Marr, Kara Thomas, Teresa Toten

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