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Altadena Library Indie Author Night with Carolina Rivera Escamilla, Eric J. Guignard, Willa C. Richards, and Cody Sisco

Meet local authors and hear readings of their best and newest works. Book sales will take place on-site. Authors Carolina Rivera Escamilla is an educator, bilingual writer, theater actor, and documentarian who lives in Los Angeles. A Fellow of Pen America Emerging Voices, her first book of short stories, entitled "…after…" was published in 2015 (Worlds Stage Press). Born in El Salvador, Rivera Escamilla is currently writing a novel. Her recently released first book of poetry entitled, “In a Corner of Your Country,” was published by Bellucci, Palms & Carmichael Publishing, LLC. in March 2023. • IG @carolinariveraes Eric J. Guignard is a writer and anthologist of dark and speculative fiction, operating from the shadowy outskirts of Los Angeles. He’s twice won the Bram Stoker Award, won the Shirley Jackson Award, and been a finalist for the World Fantasy Award and International Thriller Writers Award. His latest books are his novella "Last Case at a Baggage Auction" (Harper Day), novel "Doorways to the Deadeye" (JournalStone), and short story collection "That Which Grows Wild" (Cemetery Dance). • Twitter: @ericjguignard IG @eric_j._guignard Willa C. Richards is the author of the novel "The Comfort of Monsters." She is a graduate of Read More ...


Discussion and Signing of Sally Stevens’ Memoir, “I Sang That”

Book Soup 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA, United States

Singer Sally Stevens, who has worked with artists like Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé and Sturgill Simpson, will give a book talk and sign copies of her memoir “I Sang That.” Called “elegant, honest and full of music and history” by Tony and Grammy award-winning composer Marc Shaiman, “I Sang That” (Atmosphere Press) recounts Stevens’ personal journey into the world of music-makers who create the film scores, television music, sound recordings, commercials and concert evenings the public has enjoyed during her lengthy career. In that six-decade span, her role varied from concert tours with Ray Conniff, Nat King Cole and later, Burt Bacharach to television variety shows like Danny Kaye, Carol Burnett and the Smothers Brothers to recording session work with Dean Martin, Neil Diamond, and Sonny and Cher. Her work eventually expanded into singing and contracting choirs for over a thousand film and television scores for renowned composers such as John Williams, Alan Silvestri, James Horner, Marc Shaiman, James Newton Howard, Danny Elfman, Dave Grusin, Hans Zimmer, James Horner, Jerry Goldsmith, James Newton Howard, Randy Newman and Terence Blanchard, and many others. Some of the more recent film scores she worked on were “Bridge of Spies,” directed by Steven Spielberg Read More ...


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