dirtcakes will be taking part in the inaugural Big Orange Book Festival, Sept. 21-22, 2012 at Chapman University in Orange California.
Titled From Steampunk to Poetry in 2 Days, the event features vendors from the literary world and an array of authors, essayists, poets, play & screenwriters.
A fraction of the participants includes The Daily Show co-creator and former head writer Lizz Winstead, long time LA poet Wanda Coleman, other southern California poets Allison Benis White and dirtcakes contributor Karen An-hwei Lee, OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano, former speechwriter for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and non-fiction writer Tom Zoellner, friends and Steampunk aficionados James Blaylock & Tim Powers, and dirtcakes poetry editor, yours truly.
The event will include individual readings, panels, exhibits, and a local focus with an as-yet-unannounced set of southern California writers reading at every hour.
Be sure to check the schedule for this new event: www.bigorangebookfestival.com.