WNBA-LA at The Spring 2021 BookFest

WNBA-LA is thrilled to participate in the Spring 2021 BookFest – April 17 & 18

The BookFest, an award-winning bi-annual online event, brings the book-loving community together from around the world for an online bookish adventure.

Saturday, April 17, is dedicated to readers, while Sunday, April 18, is dedicated to writers. To attend, just go to the website (http://TheBookFest.com) and check out the live stream to watch panels and conversations.

WNBA-LA VP Debra Eckerling, author of Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning, and Achieving Your Goals, will be participating in an author chat on April 17 at 4:50pm.

Our President Diana Giovinazzo is moderating a panel on memoir on April 18 at 11am: Sharing Your Story: The Secret Ingredient in Your Memoir is You

WNBA-LA presents a panel of amazing women memoirists. Whether you are toying with writing a memoir, have a story you need to tell, or are just fascinated by the genre, these authors are sure to inspire. Featured authors write about grief, redemption, and good old-fashioned sex. There’s something for everyone.

Bridgitte Jackson-Buckley, Author of The Gift of Crisis, chronicles her story of financial crisis and the meditation practice which helped to overcome it. Bridgitte is the owner of Little Visioneers Bookstore.

Arlene Schindler, Author of the memoir Stand Up & Heartbreak and the novel The Last Place She’d Look. Arlene, who originated the comedy-review column at The New York Post, currently reviews films for Watercooler.hq.

Sue William Silverman, Award-winning author of seven books, including How to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences and Love Sick: One Woman’s Journey through Sexual Addiction, made into a movie, teacher at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Moderator: Diana Giovinazzo, Author of The Woman in Red and forthcoming Antoinette’s Sister, President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Women’s National Book Association and co-creator of Wine, Women and Words, a weekly literary podcast.

To stay informed on everything BookFest-related, and to get a free Virtual Gift Bag emailed to you after The BookFest Adventure, sign up for email alerts: https://www.thebookfest.com/signup/.

You will also receive a free ticket to our VIP Spring Mixer (Click link for more information and event link)

Check out the full schedule here:


Hope to see you at The BookFest!