You're Invited: The BookFest® Fall 2020 Happens Saturday, October 24 and Sunday October 25, 2020

Free to attend, just visit this website during the event.

The live stream takes place on the Books That Make You YouTube Page.

Featuring:  Jonathan Maberry, Raye Mitchell Esq., Ora Nadrich, Danny Trejo, Sara Winokur and many others. Presented by The Greater Los Angeles Writers Society and The Writers of the Future Contest.

Don’t miss out. Register now for email notices and get insider info about The BookFest®.

The BookFest Streams Live Here

The BookFest will live stream on October 24 and 25 on YouTube, Facebook and more. Just come here, to the website, to find the stream and watch the event.

Schedule (Pacific Time)

10:00amWelcome — Desiree Duffy
10:10amOpening Keynote – Sharon Koifman
10:30amDanny Trejo Reads from Trejo’s Tacos
11:00amPanel One – Self-Help Books When We Need Them Most
12:00pmPanel Two – Masters of the Macabre
1:00pmPanel Three — Books and Education During Covid
2:00pmPanel Four – Books, Authors and Genres Reemerging
3:00pmPanel Five – Words Matter
4:00pmPanel Six – Why We Love Stories
5:00pmPanel Seven – Young Adult Fiction in a Time of Tumult
6:00pmAfter Party
12:00pmWelcome — Desiree Duffy
12:15pmPanel One — Wickedly Creative
1:30pmPanel Two — My Precious
2:45pmPanel Three — The World Sucks
4:00pmPanel Four — Conversation with the Hudsons
TimeAsk An Author Chat
Ask Me About…
1:00pOra Nadrich
Ask me about mindfulness.
1:15pKevin Groh
Ask me about gaming.
1:30pMichelle Silverthorn
Ask me about authenticity in the workplace.
1:45pAnn O’BrienAsk me about conscious love and awareness practice.
2:00pSara Winokur
Ask me anything about Iceland.
2:15pAndy Davidson
Ask me about witches.
2:30pSean Conley
Ask me about football, yoga, and meditation.
2:45pSteven Joseph
Ask me about embracing your crankiness.
3:15pDr. Janet Brill
Ask me anything about intermittent fasting.
3:30pAdrienne Monson
Ask me about vampires.
3:45pEdgar Scott
Ask me my thoughts on the economy after the election.
4:00pBill McCormick
Ask me about the Multi-verse.
4:15pLon Varnadore
Ask me about clones of the future.
4:30pSheryl Benko
Ask me about the 1200 human bones they found in Ben Franklin’s old house.
4:45pAmyLea Murphy
Ask me about the best way to help teens in need.
5:00pJames Rollins
Ask me about weaving science and adventure into storytelling.
5:15pWilliam Craig Reed
How a Russian submarine propeled Putin to power.
5:30pJonathan Maberry
Ask me about surviging a zombie attack.

Join the Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to The BookFest Scavenger Hunt!

There are clues scattered throughout the pages of this website. Each clue will lead you to the next clue. Hint: each clue includes a fun Halloween icon. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt by finding the final clue will win a digital copy of Preacher Finds a Corpse. All who finish will also have a chance to win other great prizes including a grand prize mystery pack! 

Evil Pumpkin - Step 1 in The Bookfest's scavenger hunt


Your first clue: Let’s SPEAK with DANNY TREJO who has wielded knives for terror and taco.

Presented By:

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Writers of the Future Contest logo

Enter Our Giveaways

OwlCrate Giveaway

Prize box with Owlcrate Giveaway logo

One winner will win the November OwlCrate box delivered straight to your door with an exciting new book and fun goodies.

Grand Prize Giveaway

TheBookfest grand prize giveaway - 18 books, household items, rise cold brew, amazon gift card

The BookFest Ultimate Bookish Giveaway! Brought to you by your bookish buddies at Books That Make You.

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Saturday, Oct 24 and 25, 2020
Location: TheBookFest.com

Everyone signed up for The BookFest gets a FREE virtual gift bag with discounts and offers from our partners.  Virtual gift bags emailed at the end of The BookFest.

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