LATimes Festival of Books 2023 - Schedule

Main Festival Website


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Signings at The Ripped Bodice Booth (980)


SATURDAY, April 22:

12pm - Thien-Kim Lam

12pm - Meryl Wilsner

1pm - Kennedy Ryan

1pm - Ashley Herring Blake 

2pm - Mazey Eddings

3:30pm - Amalie Howard

3:30pm - Elissa Sussman



SUNDAY, April 23:

11:30am - Lauren Kung Jessen 

11:30am - Alison Cochrun 

12:30pm - Kate Spencer 

12:30pm - Jasmine Guillory 

1:30pm - Alexandria Bellefleur 

1:30pm - Taj McCoy 

2:30pm - Anna Todd 

2:30pm - Piper J. Drake


Romance Panels

(organized by us!)


SATURDAY, April 22:

10:30am-11:30am - Romance in the Big City

Ronald Tutor Building

Featuring: Lauren Kung Jessen, Alexandria Bellefleur, Kate Spencer, & Jasmine Guillory. Moderator: Maureen Lenker


2:30pm-3:30pm - Writing with HEArt

Taper 101

Featuring:  Alison Cochrun, Taj McCoy, Anna Todd, & Piper J. Drake. Moderator: Taylor Capizola


SUNDAY, April 23:

10:30am-11:30am - Love at Any Age: Writing Romance from Middle Grade to Adult

Town & Gown

Featuring: Ashley Herring Blake, Amalie Howard, Elissa Sussman, & Mazey Eddings. Moderator: Katherine Zofrea.


3:30pm-4:30pm Taking Pleasure in Pleasure

Taper 101

Featuring: Thien-Kim Lam, Meryl Wilsner, & Kennedy Ryan. Moderator: Maureen Lenker