My California debuts

Angel City Press and took their new anthology of travel and adventure essays to last week's Book Expo America in Chicago. And it was a hit with the West Coasters, they say. My California is the book of donated writing that will benefit the state arts council. Also, Mark Sarvas of the Los Angeles-based literary blog The Elegant Variation (subtitle Ad nocendum potentes sumus) was there and reports on a panel about blogs he was on. The title: Rewriting the rules of tastemaking and trade influence. Other panelists included Michael Cader of Publishers Lunch and Bookslut editor in chief Jessa Crispin.

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