Marshall Smith | May 1, 2012 Eduardo Santiago, author and producer of the Idyllwild Authors Series, standing on top of the INK Bookstore, host to the series. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Eduardo Santiago, celebrating year two as an Idyllwild homeowner, said he enthusiastically jumped into the Idyllwild community with both feet. Part of that jump […]

Marshall Smith | July 25, 2012 Author Amy Wallace (right) talked to a capacity crowd at INK Book Gathering on Sunday afternoon about her memoir, “Sorcerer’s Apprentice, My Life with Carlos Castaneda.” For the second year, Eduardo Santiago (left) organized the summer series author talks. Wallace was the final author for 2012. Photo by Barbara […]

Marshall Smith | July 18, 2012 Amy Wallace, author of “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” is next at the Idyllwild Authors Series. Photo courtesy of Amy Wallace Amy Wallace, daughter of author Irving Wallace, met Carlos Castaneda on her father’s recommendation when she was 15. “You would love him,” he said. And eventually she did. Wallace had […]

Steve Heller (right) joins Eduardo Santiago at the INK Book Gathering for the Idyllwild Author Series on Sunday afternoon. Heller talked about his writing and teaching life and discussed his book, “Lucky Kellerman,” which he wrote in 1987. He is currently writing a follow-up to that book, called “Return of the Ghost Killer.” Photo by […]

Marshall Smith | June 27, 2012  Amy Finley, author of “How to Eat a Small Country: A Family’s Pursuit of Happiness One Meal at a Time” will talk about her family’s six-month moveable feast odyssey through the French countryside as the next author in Eduardo Santiago’s Idyllwild Authors Series. Finley’s account of that journey, is […]

Friday, August 10th, 2012

George Snyder next at Authors Series

Marshall Smith | June 21, 2012 If you like early Truman Capote and Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City,” that particular ease, voice, style and literate sophistication, you’ll like Los Angeles author George Snyder. George Snyder Photo courtesy of George Snyder Snyder, who next appears for Eduardo Santiago’s Idyllwild Authors Series on Sunday, July 1, […]

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Tod Goldberg at Idyllwild Authors Series

Tod Goldberg, prolific author and chair of the master of fine arts in writing program at the University of California, Riverside, the Palm Desert Center, is funny, very funny and that’s the first thing you should know about him. His appearance as part of Eduardo Santiago’s Idyllwild Authors Series on Sunday, June 24, should be […]

Eduardo Santiago’s popular Idyllwild Author Series will feature a two for one bonus on Sunday, June 17. Amy Friedman and Dennis Danziger, two writers who happen to be married to each other will be the next guest speakers. Amy Friedman Friedman is the author of the long-running syndicated newspaper column and series of audio books, […]

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Amy Ephron next at Authors Series

Amy Ephron Photo by Jonathan Becker Amy Ephron, yes, that Ephron family, is the next author to speak at Eduardo Santiago’s Idyllwild Authors Series. She is the author of bestsellers “One Sunday Morning,” and “A Cup of Tea” that spent 37 weeks on the Los Angeles Times Bestseller list. Santiago will interview Ephron about her […]

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Michael Becerra next at authors series

Michael Jaime Becerra. Photo courtesy of Becerra.Michael Jaime Becerra, associate professor of creative writing at University of California, Riverside, said a sense of place and trust in his characters are the keys to his writing success. Michael Jaime Becerra, associate professor of creative writing at University of California, Riverside, said a sense of place and […]