Author Elise Hooper will moderate a special panel with bestselling authors Sara Ackerman, Yangsze Choo, Kate Quinn, and Noelle Salazar as they discuss historical fiction, the writing process, their favorite summer reads, and more. At this virtual program, they’ll share behind-the-scenes tidbits on what it’s like to be an author, while also leaving plenty of time for Q&A.

Through a special partnership with Orinda Books (, a book purchase includes an autographed bookplate and an opportunity for a virtual chat with the authors immediately following the program. Please mention “WCLF Program” when making a purchase online or by phone.

Live! from the Library, produced by the Walnut Creek Library Foundation, features free public lectures, literary events, and cultural programs for the Walnut Creek and Ygnacio Valley libraries. Live! Programs are currently online as we follow public health guidelines. Program sponsors are Friends of the Walnut Creek Library, East Bay Times, and Minuteman Press Lafayette. 


  • Occurs Monday, July 20th, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Walnut Creek Library Foundation

Walnut Creek, CA


Walnut Creek Library Foundation