Participating Authors 2017

Meet Some Of Northern California’s Most Distinguished Authors

Keynote 
Héctor Tobar
Deep Down Dark

Fiction
Lucy Jane Bledsoe
A Thin Bright Line
Meg Waite Clayton
Race For Paris
Jessica Barksdale Inclán
The Burning Hour
Lindsey Lee Johnson
Most Dangerous Place on the Planet 
Erin Lyon
I Love You Subject to the Following Terms and Conditions
Steven Nightingale
Hot Climate of Promises and Grace
Maureen O’Leary
The Ghost Daughter
Shanthi Sekaran
Lucky Boy

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

Memoir
Julie Barton
Dog Medicine
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  
Catriona McPherson
The Reek of the Red Herring
Eileen Rendahl
Cover Me in Darkness
Susan Spann
The Ninja’s Daughter: A Hiro Hattori Novel
Simon Wood
Deceptive Practices

Nonfiction
Ivy Anderson
Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute
Steven M. Avella
Charles K. McClatchy and the Golden Era of American Journalism
Georgeanne Brennan
My Culinary Journey: Food and Fetes of Provence
Chris Enss
Ma Barker: America’s Most Wanted Mother
David Helvarg
The Golden Shore: California’s Love Affair with the Sea
Kathryn Olmsted
Right Out of California: The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism
Mike Pereira
After Further Review
Eric Rauchway
The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the Depression, Defeated Fascism, and Secured a Prosperous Peace
Charles Russo
Striking Distance: Bruce Lee & the Dawn of Martial Arts in America
Kate Schatz
Rad Women Worldwide
T. J. Stiles
Custer’s Trials
John Walton
The Legendary Detective: The Private Eye in Fact and Fiction
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 Culbertson
The Possibility of Now
Kim Zarins
Sometimes We Tell the Truth