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Point Loma Library Monday Night Author Adventures (Part 3): a FREE in-person series featuring bestselling author and baker Amy Wallen

September 11, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT


About the In-Person Library Series

We are delighted to introduce a fun 2023 author series in partnership with the Point Loma Library, and we invite you to join us! Don’t miss the opportunity to meet five bestselling and fan-favorite authors, Joe Stillman, Kathi Diamant, Amy Wallen, Jennifer Coburn, and Kitty Morse.

Our part 3 event features bestselling author and baker Amy Wallen, as she discusses her book, How to Write a Novel in 20 Pies.

BOOKS are available for pre-order below to be delivered to the event for signing.

Upcoming Series Schedule

PART 3 featuring Amy Wallen: Monday, September 11, 6:30pm Pacific
PART 4 featuring Jennifer Coburn: Monday, October 9, 6:30pm Pacific
PART 5 featuring Kitty Morse: Monday, November 13, 6:30pm Pacific


Part 3: Amy Wallen

Amy Wallen is the San Diego-based author of When We Were Ghouls, A Memoir of Ghost Stories and the Los Angeles Times bestseller Moon Pies & Movie Stars. Her essays have been published in The Gettysburg ReviewThe Normal SchoolCountry Living and other national magazines and anthologies.

Her book, How to Write a Novel in 20 Pies is a charming illustrated book on her journey writing a novel, some of her teaching experience, and some recipe-stories on pies, because it was through pie that she claims she survived novel writing.

To schedule a book club visit with Amy or any of our authors on NovelNetwork:


Part 4: Jennifer Coburn

Jennifer Coburn is the author of the highly-anticipated historical novel, Cradles of the Reich, about three very different women living at a Nazi Lebensborn breeding home at the start of World War ll. Jennifer has also published a mother-daughter travel memoir, We’ll Always Have Paris, as well as six contemporary women’s novels. Additionally, Jennifer has contributed to five literary anthologies, including A Paris All Your Own.

When Jennifer is not going down historical research rabbit holes, she volunteers with So Say We All, a live storytelling organization, where she is a performer, producer, and performance coach. She is also an active volunteer with Reality Changers, a nonprofit that supports low-income high school students in becoming the first in their families to attend college. She specializes in college essay development, interview prep, and all-around tiger mothering.

To schedule a book club visit with Jennifer or any of our authors on NovelNetwork:


Part 5: Kitty Morse

Kitty Morse is the author of ten cookbooks, including a memoir with recipes titled Mint Tea and Minarets: a Banquet of Moroccan Memories, named Best Book/Arab Cuisine by the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Other titles include Cooking at the Kasbah: Recipes from my Moroccan Kitchen (now in its tenth printing from Chronicle Books), The California Farm Cookbook, and Edible Flowers: A Kitchen Companion with Recipes.

 Her 11th cookbook Bitter Sweet: A Wartime Journal and Heirloom Recipes from Occupied France — part Holocaust history, part memoir, part cookbook — features recipes from Kitty’s Alsatian ancestors, and is based upon original family documents and photographs chronicling living in Alsace during the Nazi occupation in WWII.

To schedule a book club visit with Kitty or any of our authors on NovelNetwork:


As this event is free and open to the public, no registration is required and seating is available on a first-come, first-served based. However, we encourage you to support each of the featured authors by pre-ordering a copy of the book below to be delivered to the event for signing. Additional copies will be available for sale at the event on a limited basis.

About the Point Loma/Hervey Library

One of the largest libraries in the City of San Diego, the Point Loma/Hervey Library offers many unique features and several conference rooms, a computer lab and media room. Fitting with Point Loma’s history as a fishing village, the library incorporates themes of marine life and nautical history throughout the two-story building.




Location Details
3701 Voltaire Street San Diego, CA 92107


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