Whittier Alumnus, Professor Featured at 13th Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, April 26-27

Friday, April 25, 2008

Charles Bock, Whittier Class of 1991 and author of the 2008 acclaimed novel Beautiful Children, and Tony Barnstone, English professor and noted poet, will both be participants in this two-day, annual Los Angeles event, focusing on writers from a variety of genres and drawing crowds in the hundreds of thousands. On Saturday, April 26, Bock will take part in a panel discussion on fiction about urban renewal (10:30a.m.); also on Saturday, Barnstone will give a staged poetry reading from his work"The Golem of Los Angeles" (4:30p.m.).