University of Southern California

Festival of Books 2013

Inspiration for writers at USC conference

The USC Writers Conference returns to Doheny Library for an expanded two day format on April 18 & 19. This year’s theme is Duets: Writers, Editors, Illustrators, Mentors. Ivory Madison, CEO and editor-in-chief of redroom.com returns as keynote sharing her writing approach. Panelists include:

  • Perks of Being a Wallflower author Stephen Chbosky
  • Argo screenwriter, Joshuah Bearman
  • Deputy editor of Los Angeles Magazine, Nancy Miller
  • Novelist Susan Straight
  • Writer Keshni Kashyap and illustrator Mari Araki
  • Writer Amy Wallace

Register online; general admission is $125, USC alumni $75.