What a fabulous evening last night meeting Walter Mosley via The Literary Feasts Celebrating the Los Angeles Public Library. Hosted by Paula Wagoner & Rick Nicita world famous producers in their exquisite Beverly Hills estate; it was truly an enchanting evening full of provocative discussions and incredible food by Wolfgang Puck.
The Literary Feasts Celebrating the Los Angeles Public Library is a bi-annual event presented by the Library Foundation and The Council of the Library Foundation. The 2011 Literary Feasts was held last evening with over 50 dinners, each featuring a distinguished author, will be hosted in the most beautiful homes in Los Angeles. Distinguished writers who participated in past feasts have included business leaders and luminaries. Funds raised from the 2011 Literary Feasts will benefit Library educational programs focusing on children and teens. http://www.lfla.org/events/signature-benefits/literary-feasts.php
Walter Mosley is one of the most versatile and admired writers in America today. He is the author of more than 34 critically acclaimed books, including the major bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins. His work has been translated into 23 languages and includes literary fiction, science fiction, political monographs, and a young adult novel. His short fiction has been widely published, and his nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times Magazine and The Nation, among other publications. He is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, a Grammy and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in New York City. waltermosley.com/