On April 29 LitHop Fresno will be taking place. We took a moment to chat with this year's LitHop director Juan Luis Guzman about this unique literary event-he is tasked with organizing the event and the planning committee. Fresno's second Poet Laureate Lee Herrick was the founder of LitHop.
When attending Visalia’s Taste the Arts street fair on Saturday, October 17, be sure to stop at Neighborhood Bookstore’s booth. Neighborhood Bookstore was inspired by Carole Firstman and Irene Morse, both published local authors.
Here it is 2014 and after 100 years of existence, both the City of Orange Cove and the Orange Cove Women’s Club will be celebrating its centennial. Three service organizations met collectively to plan a special event entitled “BACK IN TIME: A 100 YEARS OF MEMORIES," which will take place on May 31. The Orange Cove Women’s Club, the Orange Cove Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Orange Cove American Legion have been working diligently to plan a celebration for the people of Orange Cove. With the help of several local packing houses acting as sponsors, these three entities were able to plan this back in time event.
Here finally are some more of the Left Coast Crime Mining For Murder mystery author video interviews that have not yet been posted here in KRL! We have Simon Wood, Clark Lohr, Louise Crawford, Sally Carpenter, Jonnie Jacobs, Naomi Hirahara and Ken Kuhlken. Watch for our interview with Juliet Blackwell coming later this month.
As we prepare to head off to Left Coast Crime 2012 in Sacramento next week KRL asked a few of the authors we’ve interviewed/reviewed in the past who are attending this year’s LCC for some tips and thoughts on the conference, as well as info on the panels they are on.
Although many people confine their interest in mysteries to reading by themselves in the privacy of their own living room, there are others who enjoy the camaraderie, the excitement and the stimulation of gathering with other readers, writers, and fans at mystery conventions. That’s one of the reasons if you love crime fiction, you’ll want to attend Left Coast Crime in Sacramento: Mining for Murder, March 29-April 1.
Marilyn Meredith interviews mystery author Jean Henry Mead who used to live and work in the San Joaquin Valley, and Terell Byrd reviews her latest book Murder On The Interstate. At the end of this post is a chance to win a copy of this book.