Authors Night - Friday, April 29, 2011
5:00pm – 9:00pm
Asian Pacific American Legal Center
1145 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Tel (213) 977-7500
A gathering of authors, book lovers and members of the community to launch new books written by Fil Am authors. The program includes authors’ talks, readings and booksigning. Traditionally being held on the eve of the LA Times Festival of Books. RSVP requested. Call (310) 514-9139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Also visit Friends of Philippine Expressions Bookshop in Face Book.
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books—Saturday, April 30th 10:00am – 6:00pm; Sunday, May lst. 10:00am – 5:00 p.m.
University Park Campus, University of Southern California. (USC)
West Adams district, South Los Angeles
This annual Festival has been going on for the last 16 years and is the nation’s largest public literary festival today. Last year, more than 140,000 people visited the festival, where over 400 authors blended with hundreds of exhibitors representing booksellers, publishers, literacy and cultural organizations.
Authors whose books will be launched during Authors Night will sign their books at the Festival booth of Philippine Expressions Bookshop, Booth 024 - Trousdale Parkway (which is the main promenade on campus with entrance at Exposition Boulevard). Call or email for specific schedule.
Lolan Buhain Sevilla and Roseli Ilano. Co-editors, Walang Hiya: Literature taking risks toward liberatory practice
James Daos. Ants on the Rainbow. . .You’ll Never Know! A book for children
Lorna Ignacio Dumapias. Editor, Filipino American Experience: The Making of a Historic Cultural Monument.
Lilia Lopez-Rahman. For the Sake of Louise: A Mother’s Triumph over Domestic Abuse
Cecilia Manguerra Brainard. Vigan and Other Stories.
Veronica Montes and Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, co-authors, Angelica’s Daughters
Virgil J. Mayor Apostol. Way of the Ancient Healer: Sacred Teachings from the Philippine Ancestral Traditions
Lane Wilcken. Filipino Tattoos: Ancient to Modern
R. Zamora Linmark. Leche: A Novel
Jessica Hagedorn will sign her latest novel, Toxicology on May lst. 12:30pm – 1:00pm, before she joins the literary panel
at the Festival. Book must be pre-ordered to avoid the rush.
Other guest authors who will also sign their books:
Carina Monica Montoya, Los Angeles Historic Filipinotown, and Filipinos in Hollywood
Florante & Rose Ibañez, Filipinos in Carson
Albert Mortiz, Discover the Philippines Cookbook
Both events are open and free-to-the-public. Parking structures are available in both venues. For more info : email—email@example.com or call (310) 514-9139. The events are part of the ongoing community outreach program of Philippine Expressions Bookshop, the Mail Order Bookshop dedicated to Filipino Americans in search of their roots. Now on its 27th year of serving the Filipino American Community. POBox 4201, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274.