2014 Literary Orange
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Literary Orange Schedule
Literary Orange 2016 Schedule
Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

8:00 am – 8:30 am
Registration, Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 8:45 am

8:45 am – 9:30 am
Welcome & Morning Keynote Speaker: J.Ryan Stradal

9:30 am - 9:50 am
Keynote Speaker Autograph Session

9:50 am – 10:30 am
Author Panel #1

Poetry: Monster Verse
Michelle Mitchell- Foust, Christopher Davidson, Grant Hier, Suzanne Lummis
Moderator: Tony Barstone

Romance: The Art of Passion
Christina Lauren, Zoe Archer
Moderator: Wendy Crutcher

Mystery: Malice & Mayhem
Matt Coyle, Mike Befeler, Rachel Howzell Hall
Moderator: Mary Menzel

Memoir: Hope and Challenge
Allene Symons, Barbara Williams, Sharael Kolberg
Moderator: Sharon Nicola

Fiction: Intimacy of Place
Michelle Gable, Katherine Taylor, Anita Hughes
Moderator: Maria Hall- Brown

10:40 am – 11:20 am
Author Panel #2

Fiction: Adrenaline Rush
Dwayne Alexander Smith, Drew Chapman
Moderator: Nina Sadowsky

Audiobooks: Tell Me a Story
Nicholas Guy Smith, Kathleen McInerney, Hillary Huber
Moderator: Dan Musselman

Fiction: What Remains
Jan Ellison, Gwendolyn Womack, Laura Diamond, Sejal Badani
Moderator: Marrie Stone

U.S. Navy in Fiction: Ships, Subs & SEALS
John J. Gobbell, Rick Campbell
Moderator: Chris Wright

Non-Fiction: The Girl’s Got Game
Gwendolyn Oxenham, Tina Aldatz, Colleen Hannegan
Moderator: Desiree Zamorano

11:20 am – 11:40 am
Autograph Session For Panel 1 & 2 Authors

11:45 am - 12:35 pm

12:35 pm - 1:20 pm
Afternoon Keynote Speaker: Melanie Benjamin

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm
Keynote Speaker Autograph Session

1:50 pm – 2:30 pm
Author Panel #3

Random House: What Do I Read Next?
Wade Lucas, Steve Atinsky

Humor: Seriously, I’m Kidding
Kliph Nesteroff, Mark Haskell Smith
Moderator: Jill Patterson

Mystery: Just the Facts
Terri Nolan, Barry Lancet, Neal Griffin
Moderator: Robert Weibezahl

Young Adult: #TrendingTeenLit
Cat Winters, Ellen Hopkins, Robyn Schneider, Cecil Castellucci
Moderator: Allen Kesinger

Fiction: Battlefields
Stephanie Kegan, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Lan Cao
Moderator: Mercedes Julian

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm
Autograph Session for Panel #3 Authors

2:50 pm - 3:35 pm
Dessert & Afternoon Keynote Speaker: Debbie Macomber

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
Keynote Speaker Autograph Session

Literary ORange is sponsored by
Official Bookseller
Sponsor: Mysterious Galaxy: Official Book Seller

Sponsor: KPCC Southern California Public Radio

Sponsor: Orange County Children's Book Festival

Sponsor: Friends of the Fountain Valley Library

Sponsor: Friends of La Habra Library

Sponsor: Friends of Los Alamitos Library

Sponsor: Friends of the Seal Beach Library

Sponsor: Friends of the Dana Point Library

Sponsor: Friends of the San Clemente  Library

Sponsor: Friends of the Westminister Library

Sponsor: Friends of the Rancho Santa Margarita Library

Sponsor: Friends of the Laguna Niguel Library

Become a Sponsor

Your support for Literary Orange will help ensure the continuing success of Orange County’s premiere literary event, as well as enhance the visibility of authors, readers, and libraries in Orange County.

For more information, contact:

Susan Pina