Participating Authors 2017

Meet Some Of Northern California’s Most Distinguished Authors

Keynote 
Héctor Tobar
Deep Down Dark

Fiction
Meg Waite Clayton
Race For Paris
Jessica Barksdale Inclán
The Burning Hour
Lindsey Lee Johnson
Most Dangerous Place on the Planet
Chris McCormick
Desert Boys 
Steven Nightingale
Hot Climate of Promises and Grace
Shanthi Sekaran
Lucky Boy

Historical Fiction
C.W. Gortner
Marlene
Mark A. Jacobson
Sensing Light 
Gina L. Mulligan
From Across the Room
Susan Sherman
If You Are There

Memoir
Andy Furillo
The Steamer: Bud Furillo and the Golden Age of L.A. Sports
Tracey Helton Mitchell
The Big Fix
Patti Palamidessi
The Other Four Letter Word
Dorothy Rice
The Reluctant Artist
Elizabeth Rynecki
Chasing Portraits

Mystery/Thriller
Cara Black
Murder on the Quai
Lisa Brackman
Go-Between
R. Franklin James
The Trade List
John Lescroart
Fatal  
Susan Spann
The Ninja\’s Daughter: A Hiro Hattori Novel
Simon Wood
Deceptive Practices

Nonfiction
Steven M. Avella
Charles K. McClatchy and the Golden Era of American Journalism
Julie Hill Barton
Dog Medicine
Georgeanne Brennan
My Culinary Journey: Food and Fetes of Provence
Colin Dickey
Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places
Chris Enss
Ma Barker: America’s Most Wanted Mother
Mike Pereira
After Further Review
Charles Russo
Striking Distance: Bruce Lee & the Dawn of Martial Arts in America
Kate Schatz
Rad Women Worldwide
Narda Zacchino
California Comeback: How a “Failed State” Became a Model for the Nation

Poetry
Susan Kelly DeWitt
Spider Season
Mary Zeppa
My Body Tells Its Own Story

Young Adult
Kim Zarins
Sometimes We Tell the Truth