February 22, 7 p m. Pen on Fire Speaker Series

An Evening with Novelists Dawn Tripp and Norman Ollestad
                   In conversation with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett

An Independent Mystery


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 DAWN TRIPP is the author of Georgia: a novel of  Georgia O’Keeffe. A National Bestseller and a finalist  for the New England Book Award, Georgia has been  described as “complex and original” by The New York  Times Book Review and “magical and provocative”  by USA Today. Winner of the Massachusetts Book  Award for Fiction, Tripp is the author of three previous  novels, Moon Tide, The Season of Open  Water, and Game of Secrets. Her essays have  appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review, The  Believer, The Rumpus, Psychology Today, and NPR.  She lives in Massachusetts with her family.  www.dawntripp.com

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 February 22, 7 p m. Pen on Fire Speaker Series -  An Evening with Novelists Dawn Tripp and Norman OllestadIn conversation with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett

 Saturday, February 25, 11 a.m. – San Clemente Friends of the Library  Annual  Author Luncheon, Speakers: Catriona McPherson, Alex Espinoza, Kim  Hooper. For  reservations: Alma Savage at (949) 453-5504

 Sunday, March 19, 10 a.m. -  Anaheim Public Library Foundation 22nd  Annual Mystery Luncheon and Auction, Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim  Resort,  Speakers: Sue  Ann Jaffarian, Naomi Hirahara, Sheila Lowe,  Daryl Gerber  Woods.   

 April 22 – 23,Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, USC campus.

 Sunday, October 1, 3rd Annual Ladies of Intrigue, Embassy Suites, Orange  County.

  Mystery Conferences:

 March     16 – 19, Left Coast Crime, Hawaii, USA
 April       28 – 30, Malice Domestic, Maryland, USA
 May        18 – 21, Crimefest, Bristol, England
 July        11 – 15, Thrillerfest, New York, USA
 October 12 - 15, Bouchercon, World Mystery Conference, Toronto, Canada



 Norman Ollestad is the author of French Girl with  Mother and the 2009 bestseller Crazy for the  Storm: A Memoir of Survival. Norman’s writing  has received extraordinary praise from The New  York Times to Entertainment Weekly, and has won  admiration from esteemed voices including  Russell Banks, Jim Harrison, Susan Cheever, and  Carolyn See, and invited comparisons to Tobias  Wolff and Jon Krakauer.