Expired: SDWEG Member T. Jefferson Parker at Warwick’s and Mysterious Galaxy

August 23 (Wednesday, 7:30 pm) — Warwick’s will host T. Jefferson Parker to discuss and sign his new novel, The Room of White Fire.

August 25 (Friday, 7:30 pm)T. Jefferson Parker signs The Room of White Fire at Mysterious Galaxy.

A Southern Californian native, T. Jefferson Parker began his career writing as a reporter for newspapers which helped give him the knowledge and inspirations for his first novel, Laguna Heat. Jeff’s novels primarily focus on crime mysteries occurring in Southern California and have received the highest of praises from The New York Times, The Washington Post, as well as won multiple awards.

His newest novel, The Room of White Fire, takes readers on a thrilling tale of chase as a P.I. hunts down a soldier who has escaped a mental institution and knows secrets that could change everything.

Parker is the author of numerous novels and short stories, the winner of three Edgar Awards, and the recipient of a Los Angeles Times Book Prize for mysteries. He lives in Fallbrook, California, and can be found at www.tjeffersonparker.com.

Read more at here.

Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla (858) 454-0347, For additional information, go to http://www.warwicks.com/.

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego. For additional information, go to http://www.mystgalaxy.com/ or call (858) 268-4747.

Thanks to SDWEG member Sam Warren for including notice of these events in the Readers & Writers Calendar of Events.

Expired: Festival of Books Schedule

San Diego Festival of Books

A complete lineup of the panels and speakers at the August 26 Festival of Books can be found here.  Admission to the event is free, though there is a small charge, $3, to attend the panel discussions. Tickets can be purchased online ahead of time. Of that fee, $1 from each ticket will be donated to the San Diego Council on Literacy. Events in the Children’s Pavilion are free.

Presentations will be held in four locations: Main Hall, McMillin Event Center; Foyer, McMillin Event Center; NTC Command Center, Room 1; and Children’s Pavilion, Legacy Center.

SDWEG members T. Jefferson Parker, Richard Lederer, Corey Lynn Fayman, Steve Breen, and Barrett Clemmenson Powell are among the speakers to be featured at the event. A number of speakers at past Guild programs are also featured in some of the panels.

A map showing the layout of the venues is also available at the same link as the schedule. Scroll down to locate the map.

The event organizers are also looking for volunteers to help as author escorts; speaker or event coordinators; program and venue support; greeter and information booth; children’s pavilion assistants; and support staff for vendors, exhibitors, and sponsors. For more information about these opportunities, see this link.