Where: Booth #76 Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC) www.iwosc.org
When: Saturday, April 30, 12 - 1pm
Topic: IWOSC membership, the writer's life, my straw hat
When: Later that day, 2 - 3pm
Topic: Book signing, My Inflatable Friend and Rubber Babes (first two comic novels in the Rollo Hemphill series) - and wide-ranging insightful discussion on "Boychik Lit is Hipper Fratire."
boy-chik Yiddish word for a young man with more chutzpah than brains. It's all about male-centered comic fiction, in the manner of P.G. Wodehouse, Peter De Vries (godfather of boychik) and more recent masters of the genre, Erik Tarloff (The Man Who Wrote the Book) and Peter Lefcourt (The Woody). Here's a place for commentary on this evolving form. You can buy Gerald's books from Amazon.com, bn.com, or your favorite bookseller in paper or ebook.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Meet Gerald Everett Jones at the Book Fair in LA
Labels: author appearance, book signing, comedy, comic fictino, fratire, guy lit, humorous fiction, Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, male fiction, satire
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