LitFest Pasadena is a celebratory day of readings, performances, and panel discussions featuring well-known and upcoming California authors, hands-on activities, good food, better books, and family-friendly fun all aimed at promoting the literary arts!
LitFest Pasadena 2.0 features over 80 authors, storytellers, performers, and over 40 exhibitors for a day that will explore an eclectic mix of subjects from Southern California surf culture to local history, children’s and young adult literature, and more. A few of our guests include:
JONATHAN GOLD, Pulitzer-Prize winning Los Angeles Times food critic, in conversation with the “626 Foodettes.”
REYNA GRANDE, American Book Award winner for “Across a Hundred Mountains,” speaking as a member of a panel exploring Latino literature.
KATE DURBIN, Los Angeles-based writer, performer, and founding editor of the online journal “Gaga Stigmata,” performing on and off stage.
HISTORY LIT, a project of the theater troupe Unbound Productions, performing a Harriet Beecher Stowe story.
ALAN BRENNERT, Emmy award-winning writer/producer of L.A. Law, speaking on a panel about his new novel.
BOB BAKER MARIONETTE THEATER, a treasured Los Angeles institution for more than 50 years, presenting a children’s performance.
More than 40 exhibitors will entice attendees with a variety of products, services, and activities. LitFest’s unbeatable price—FREE—and easy access (just steps from the Central Park Gold Line station) will make for a fantastic day for all!
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