October 12, 2009 (San Diego’s East County) – San Diego County Libraries will host a book festival in celebration of the written word on October 16-18. The festival includes appearances by nearly 100 authors at libraries in Bonita, Borrego Springs, Enicnitas, Poway, and Vista as well as appearances by top authors at the County Administration building.
Among the authors who will appear are best-selling detective novelist Joseph Wambaugh, reknown Western author Chet Cunningham, mystery writer Ken Kuhlken, “A Way With Words” radio host/author Richard Lederer, romance novelist Christie Ridgway, former TV broadcaster Kathi Diamant, cookbook author Kitty Morse, true crimes novelist Gar Mitrovich, and Victor Villaseñor, whose works have been compared to Steinbeck. Dozens of others span genres from poetry to humor to children's books. Many of the featured authors are also East County residents.
For a full schedule of events and descriptions of the authors, visit: http://www.sdcl.org/pageone.html and http://www.sdcl.org/pageone_participating-authors.html.