The Los Angeles Festival of Books, scheduled for April 23 and 24 on the University of Southern California campus, is the nation’s largest literary event. With over 550 participants, including an exciting lineup of authors, poets, artists, chefs, celebrities, musicians, and a diverse group of exhibitors, this event promises to be a literary smorgasbord.
Ann Binney has worked in publishing in various capacities for many years. She started in New York working for Putnam and then moved through various positions at Price Stern Sloan, Penguin and Knopf before working as a freelance publicist and media escort in Los Angeles. She joined the L. A. Times as a contractor working on the Festival of Books and Book Prizes in 2006. As Associate Director, Events for the Times, she is the lead for the Festival of Books and Book Prizes and works with the L.A. Times editorial team on various other events, including the monthly Book Club and Ideas Exchange series.Support the show