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