Gomez-Rejón, Maite

Maite Gomez-Rejón Culinary Culture: How Food Connects Us to Our Wellbeing, Sunday, May 7 at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum Maite Gomez-Rejón has dedicated her career to exploring the nexus of art and culinary history through lectures, cooking classes, and tastings in museums across the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County […]

Hong, Tanya Ko

Tanya Ko Hong Reclaiming Witches and Monstrous Women, Sunday, May 7 at 12:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum Tanya (Hyonhye) Ko Hong (고현혜) is an internationally published poet, translator, and cultural-curator who champions bilingual poetry and poets. She is the author of five books, including The War Still Within (KYSO Flash Press, 2019). Her poetry appears in […]

Howzell Hall, Rachel

Rachel Howzell Hall A Life of Crime, Saturday, May 6 at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum Rachel Howzell Hall is the critically acclaimed author of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize-nominated, Wall Street Journal and Amazon Charts bestseller We Lie Here, the Anthony-, Strand and International Thriller Award-nominated These Toxic Things and the Los Angeles Times […]

Hirahara, Naomi

Naomi Hirahara Not-Quite Silenced Voices: Overcoming Abuse of Authority, Saturday, May 6 at 2:00pm Mt. View Mausoleum Naomi Hirahara is an Edgar Award-winning author of multiple traditional mystery series and noir short stories. Her Mas Arai mysteries, which have been published in Japanese, Korean and French, feature a Los Angeles gardener and Hiroshima survivor who […]

High, Nikki

Nikki High Bookstores We Love, Sunday, May 7 at 2:00pm and Kindred (moderator), Sunday at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum Nikki High is the owner of Pasadena, California’s newest and only BIPOC focused bookstore, Octavia’s Bookshelf. Nikki was introduced to Ms. Butler’s work as a teenager and she has been obsessed with her work ever since. […]

Heiser, Chris

Chris Heiser How to Get Published, Sunday, May 7 at 5:00pm, Mt. View Mausoleum Chris Heiser has been publisher of The Unnamed Press since its founding in 2014. He is also an acquiring editor, seeking fiction and nonfiction titles. Previously, he was deeply involved with starting up nonprofit translation press Phoneme Media (now an imprint […]

Harrison, Hazel Clayton

Hazel Clayton Harrison Pasadena Rose Poets, Sunday, May 7 at 12:30pm and Kindred, Sunday at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum Hazel Clayton Harrison is the author of The Story of Christmas Tree Lane, a children’s book and Crossing the River Ohio, a memoir. Her book of poetry and prose, Down Freedom Road, was released by Shabda […]

Harper, Jordan

Jordan Harper A Life of Crime, Saturday, May 6 at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum Jordan Harper is the Edgar-Award winning author of She Rides Shotgun, Everybody Knows, and The Last King of California. Born and educated in Missouri, he now lives in Los Angeles, where he works as a writer and producer for television. https://jordanharper.substack.com/. […]

Haddad, Shibli

Shibli Haddad Power of One, Sunday, May 7 at 2:00pm, Mt. View Mausoleum My name is Shibli Haddad. I own a somewhat unconventional gas station called Replicant Shell in Pasadena located at the corner of Arroyo Pkwy and Del Mar Blvd. This station was previously run by my father till his passing in 1998. Seventeen […]

Guerrero, Jean

Jean Guerrero Outrageous Literary Stories, Sunday, May 7 at 5:00pm, Mt. View Mausoleum Jean Guerrero is a columnist at the Los Angeles Times. She is the author of Hatemonger: Stephen Miller, Donald Trump and the White Nationalist Agenda. Her first book, Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir, won a PEN Literary Award and was named one of […]

Green, Lorne

Lorne Green Tribute to Eric Priestley: The Enduring Legacy of Black Culture & the Arts, Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00pm and Surviving the Literary Life at 7:30pm, Altadena Library Lorne Green is an artist and an educator, his career in Television, Film, and Theatre spans over 30 years with an emphasis on devised theatre work. […]

Govine Ituarte, Gerda

Gerda Govine Ituarte Debut Women Authors Over 60, Saturday, May 6 at 3:30pm and Pasadena Rose Poets, Sunday, May 7 at 12:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum Dr. Gerda Govine Ituarte established the Pasadena Rose Poets with seasoned and published poets in 2016 and served as Editor of their two published collections in 1999 and 2022. She […]