The 9th annual West Hollywood Book Fair will take place Sunday, September 26th from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM at West Hollywood Park.
The event is free and will feature 130 exhibitors, eight author panel stages, six performance stages, and several workshops that will focus on the craft and business of writing.
300 authors, experts, performers and artists are scheduled to appear at the event, including: Amber Benson, David Petersen, Adrienne Barbeau, Frank Beddor, Molly Ringwald, Joshua Dysart, Alison Arngrim, Mike Mignola, Steve Niles, and Heroes creator and Executive Producer, Tim Kring.
The Comics and Graphic Novels Pavilion will feature panels about female writers working in the industry, the future of web comics, independent publishing, and H.P. Lovecraft's influence on horror comics.
The Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Pavilion will host a Star Wars reading with actor and artist, Shawn Crosby, as well as panels about collaborative writing, young adult fantasy, and the long time love affair readers have carried on with vampires and werewolves.
The Green School of Hollywood will be performing a play based on Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451," adapted for and performed by children. A ghost story telling tent and a kid's stage will also help to keep young readers entertained.
Workshops about finding success as a freelance writer, journaling, and writing for the television and film industry will be taught by industry professionals. All workshops are free of charge, but space is limited, so arriving early for these events is encouraged.
The extensive list of exhibitors includes: Archaia Comics, Giant Robot Magazine, Book Soup, The Comic Bug, Austenacious, The Greater Los Angeles Writer's Society, and many more.
Free parking is available at the Pacific Design Center. For more information and a complete schedule of events and exhibitors, please click here.