Our past speakers have ranged from novelists, journalists and humorists to travel writers, memoirists and experts in social media for writers. Here is just a sampling....

Novelist Susan Straight

author of National Book Award finalist Highwire Moon

Carolyn See

Award-winning author of novels and memoirs, including Golden Days

Amy Friedman memoirist and 

author of Desperado's Wife

Lisa Napoli

NPR correspondent and author of 

Radio Shangri-La

Andrew Tonkovich

Editor of Santa Monica Review and

Orange County: A Literary Field Guide

D.P. Lyle, M.D.

author of Forensics for Dummies

Katie Mayberry

Social Media Marketing for Writers

Cricket Rumley

YA author of Never Sit Down in a Hoop Skirt