At the L.A. Times Festival of Books this weekend

Tomorrow I fly to Los Angeles for the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Hope to see some of you there.

My current schedule:

Friday, 6:30-9:00 PM, at Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave. — Attending a party hosted by the Mystery Writers of America.

Saturday, 11:00 AM, in the Salvatori Computer Science Center (SAL 101) — Panel discussion, “Seeing the Light,” moderated by Mary Otis and with fellow panelists Alex Shakar and James Wallenstein Janet Fitch, to be followed immediately by a book signing.

Saturday, 8:30 PM-midnight, at the L.A. Central Library — Attending the Young Literati’s Book Drop Bash. This one’s invitation only, but if you’re there, come say hi.

Sunday, 11:00 AM, at booth #372 (Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore) in Founder’s Park — Book signing.

And for those of you who are staying in Seattle while I jet down to SoCal, Saturday night at Key Arena is the Season 8 playoffs for the Rat City Rollergirls roller derby league. Doors open at 4:30 PM, first bout starts at 5:30. Don’t miss it!