What’s Novel in California?
Jacqueline Briskin, author of Onyx, Paloverde and others.
BETTER THAN RUBIES
…our author talks about her fans.
Helene Hanff on her maiden voyage to California. Author of 84 Charing Cross Road…. a love affair with reading. (Now a play, opening in New York in December, and starring Ellen Burstyn.) Also, Duchess of Bloomsbury Street, numerous TV scripts and the highly personal tourist guide of New York, Apple of My Eye.
Trampling Out the Vintage
Robin Johnson, PhD, poet-in-residence at Pepperdine University joins Ann Stanford, Ph.D., poet, and editor of The Women Poets in English for this discussion.
As a matter of fact
Elaine Kendall, author of The Upper Hand, The Happy Mediocrity, and Peculiar Institutions… and Los Angeles Times critic. She is joined by Betty Harper Fussell for this presentation.
“Grand Slam”: Writing for Television, Film and Stage
Cynthia Whitcomb Mandelberg is a Long Beach writer of outstanding television biographies, including Eleanor, First Lady of the World starring Jean Stapleton in May of 1982, and The Grace Kelly Story being produced in association with Cheryl Ladd. Also, Looking Glass a play based on the life of Lewis Carroll.
I’ll take romance!
Patricia Matthews, author of Love’s Raging Tide, Midnight Whispers and Tides of Love.
Whodunits? The women do it well!
Eileen Lothamer, PhD, in Victorian Literature along with co-conspirator Louise Lubbe, Professor of English, emeritus, discuss the women writers of the genre.
Meditations on the Meaning of Magic
Roberta Smoodin, author of Presto!
Trampling Out The Vintage
Ann Stanford, PhD., poet, and editor of The Women Poets in English is joined by Robin Johnson PhD., poet-in-residence at Pepperdine for this discussion.