Our Meet the Author events are designed to connect books, authors and readers for an unforgettable experience. Have an intimate conversation with authors you admire or experience a cultural outing with them in the company of fellow passionate readers.
Some of our past Adventures include:
- A horse show and brunch with NYT bestselling author Elizabeth Letts; event supporting Red Bucket Equine Rescue
- Touring Chinatown Los Angeles with NYT bestselling author Lisa See
- Attending the La Jolla Playhouse production of Rex Pickett’s internationally renowned book Sideways, including a private tour and wine tasting
- Brunch at legendary Croce’s with Ingrid Croce and husband Jimmy Rock, for an intimate discussion about her life with Jim Croce
- Savoring exotic Persian cuisine in the company of 7 of the most prominent Iranian writers today, including Gina Nahai, Persis Karim, and KPBS One Book, One San Diego award winner Zohreh Ghahremani
- A French Kitchen Cookbook Adventure at The Lodge at Torrey Pines with renowned food writer and French Cooking School instructor Patricia Wells
- High tea in the classic setting of the Westgate Hotel, enjoying harp music and a lecture from Kathi Diamant, SDSU’s Kafka Project Director
We offer a number of Adventures for younger readers, including:
- Fancy Nancy Tea at the Westgate Hotel, with NYT bestselling children’s illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser
- Author & Illustrator signing and benefit for Sandy Hook Elementary, featuring David Shannon, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Salina Yoon, Candace Ryan, Marla Frazee, Susie Ghahremani, Annika Nelson, Edith Hope Fine, Paul Brewer, Kathleen Krull, Arthur Salm, and Robin Preiss Glasser
Travel beyond traditional book signings to enjoy the company of your favorite writers with one of a kind shared Meet the Author Adventures. Our events support and introduce you to small businesses and charities, all while bringing book themes to life. You will visit new venues across Southern California and be swept away on short journeys inspired by the books and authors you love most. We look forward to taking you on an Adventure soon!