Attention LA fans: If you’re going to be in town this April 20-21, you’re not going to want to miss this! Veronica Roth will be one of the invited authors at this year’s LA Times Festival of Books on the USC campus! If you want a chance to meet her, definitely stop by. Here’s more information on the event:
What is the Festival of Books?
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 150,000 book lovers each year.
Where is it?
On the USC campus.
Who attends the Festival?
People of all ages from across Southern California and even other parts of the country. The festival is a free public event, and includes exciting author events, storytelling, cooking demonstrations and poetry readings. The Festival of Books also includes nearly 300 exhibitor booths representing booksellers, publishers, literacy and cultural organizations.
Who exhibits?Booksellers, publishers, literacy and cultural organizations sell and promote books and book-related merchandise and distribute related information. Many of the independent booksellers participating in the festival represent the diverse ethnic and cultural communities of Los Angeles and sell books of different languages and genres.