Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Celebrity Authors' Luncheon

25th Annual CALM
Celebrity Authors' Luncheon
Saturday, March 19th
2011 Fess Parker's Double Tree Resort
633 East Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Join CALM and celebrate 25 years of world famous authors & unforgettable stories.

Jack Canfield is the originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. He shares his insights in his book The Success Principle:  How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. Mr. Canfield is a Harvard graduate with a Master's Degree in phychological education.

Jean-Michel Cousteau, is an explorer, environmentalist, educator, film producer, and author.  Mr. Cousteau has spent most of life nurturing the work of his famous father and now in his newest book, My Father, the Captain, he gives us an intensely personal look into the lives of the Cousteau family.

Sue Grafton, New York Times bestselling author, is published in twenty-eight countries and twenty-six languages.  Her alphabetical series, began in 1982.  She has been named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America.  Ms. Grafton is currently working on "V" having completed U is for Undertow.

Jane Hamilton, lives, works, and writes in an orchard farmhouse in Wisconsin.  Her short stories have appeared in Harper's Magazine.  Her first novel, The Book of Ruth, won the PEN/Ernest Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel and was a selection of the Oprah Book Club. Her second novel, A Map of the World, was an international bestseller.  Her newest book, Laura Rider's Masterpiece, is not only funny but sexy and provocative as well!

Susan Straight's newest novel, Take One Candle Light a Room, portrays the forces that tear families apart and the ties that bind them together.  Ms. Straight has written for The New York Times Magazine, the Los Angeles Times and Harper's Magazine.  She has won an Edgar Award, a O.Henry Award, and was a finalist for the National Book Award.

These five authors will be Interviewed by Debby Davidson and Williamn Hermann

10 am - Meet the Authors
Books available for purchase and signing
11:45 am - Lunch is served
12:45 pm Author's Interview Program
2 pm Additional Book Purchasing and Signing

Tickets $125 each
Reservations 682-3925

all monies from this event remain in Santa Barbara
to support CALM (Child Abuse Listening Mediation)

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