At Literary Women Festival of Authors, Love of Lady Writers Comes Full Circle

They might hide behind thick, hardback covers and words so sinewy you can’t help but keep reading, but authors are, underneath it all, just like many of us: inquisitive chatterboxes, compulsive storytellers and, despite their best efforts, occasional procrastinators. At least that’s what I learned at the 32nd Literary Women’s Festival of Authors, a day-long conference for book lovers that’s nothing short of a Long Beach bibliophile tradition.

Wendi Bear: Crushing The Kinky Donut


Author Wendi Bear will be at Gatsby Books at 7PM on Thursday, June 13, reading from her darkly comic first novel, It’s Not My Fault. In this interview, Bear discusses how the book arose as a tool for coping with life’s challenges.