Other titles include “Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East” and his most recent, “Zealot.” SCHEDULE Thinking About Religion in Today’s World Sunday, 3 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center › Atlas is the author of “Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet,” which was nominated for a National Book Award in 1977, and “Bellow: A Biography.” He is the founding editor of “Penguin Lives” and three other series of brief biographies: “Eminent Lives,” “Great Discoveries” and “Icons.” SCHEDULE Biography: The Famous and the Infamous Sunday, noon, Hancock Foundation › Auxier is the author of “Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard,” which Kirkus raved in a starred review “should be in the hands of every human young enough at heart to be enchanted by the written word.” His first novel, “Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes,” earned many accolades.“The Night Gardener” earned starred reviews and was a finalist for many awards. SCHEDULE Middle-grade Fiction: Fantastical Feats Saturday, p.m., YA Stage › Aveyard is the New York Times best-selling author of the Red Queen series, whose newest entry is “Glass Sword.” A Massachusetts native, Victoria moved to Los Angeles to earn a BFA in screenwriting at USC.He lives in Santa Monica With his husband, and his latest book is “Love, or the Witches of Windward Circle: A Horror Farce.” SCHEDULE Fiction: A Touch of Modern Horror Sunday, p.m., Seeley G.Mudd 124 › Amdahl is the author of “The Daredevils,” “Across My Big Brass Bed,” “The Intimidator Still Lives In Our Hearts,” “I Am Death” and “Visigoth,” as well as several plays, the most recent being “Dharma Comes to Dinner.” He is the recipient of a Jerome Fellowship and a Pushcart Prize.ALAJE provides jazz studies students the opportunity to arrange and perform a range of musical selections, from standards to original compositions, making ALAJE a launching point for some of the finest musicians of the next generation. He is a two-time Ignatz winner and four-time nominee and works full-time as a writer and storyboarder on Cartoon Network’s “Adventure Time.” SCHEDULE Illustrating Lives: The Art of the Graphic Novel Saturday, 10 a.m., Salvatori Computer Science Center 101 › Aldrin, alongside Neil Armstrong, became one of the first humans to walk on the moon in 1969.SCHEDULE Afro/Latin Jazz Music Performance Sunday, p.m., USC Stage › Alden is the author of the graphic novels “It Never Happened Again,” “Wicked Chicken Queen,” “Lydian” and “New Construction,” which is a 2015 finalist for the L. Since then, Aldrin has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and more than 50 other honors.His plays and fiction are set in Los Angeles’s Chicano barrios and often feature gay and lesbian and working-class themes.
Prior to becoming an advocate she built a successful career on Wall Street at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. Library’s Best Books of the Year list, the Bank Street Best Book list, the YALSA “Best Fiction for Young Adults” list and the Amelia Bloomer Project. A., Joel worked alongside Dave Eggers and Ninive Calegari as director of national programs for 826 National.Aldrin’s new book is “No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon.” SCHEDULE Author of “No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon,” Interviewed by Carolyn Kellogg Saturday, p.m., L. Times Stage › Alexander is a poet, educator and best-selling author of 21 books, including “The Crossover,” which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children, among many other awards.Alexander believes that poetry can change the world and he uses it to inspire and empower young people through his Book-in-a-Day literacy program. SCHEDULE Young Adult Fiction: The Light Fantastic Saturday, 3 p.m., YA Stage › Ahmed is a Bangladeshi writer based in Dhaka.Kissinger” and “Forty Steps.” SCHEDULE History Through Fiction’s Lens Sunday, p.m., Annenberg Auditorium › The Afro-Latin American Jazz Ensemble, directed by Aaron Serfaty, is one of several ensembles housed Within the USC Thornton School of Music.SCHEDULE From Page to Stage: Playwriting, History and Adaptation Sunday, noon, Wallis Annenberg Hall › Alford is an author, historian and professor emeritus at Northern Virginia Community College. Times’ music editor and, before that, a senior writer covering culture With Newsweek magazine.He is a founding board member of the Abraham Lincoln Institute of Washington, D. native who has written in publications ranging from Rolling Stone to the New York Times. SCHEDULE Ideas Exchange: Carrie Brownstein in Conversation With Lorraine Ali Sunday, 11 a.m., Bovard Auditorium › Allende was born in Mexico City in 1974 but can pull off 1985 under the proper light.SCHEDULE Young Adult Fiction: Fantasy & World Building Sunday, 3 p.m., Town & Gown › Bakewell was a bookseller and a curator of early printed books at the Wellcome Library before publishing her highly acclaimed biographies “The Smart,” “The English Dane” and the best-selling “How to Live: A Life of Montaigne,” which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography.She teaches in the Masters of Studies in Creative Writing program at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, and her latest book is “At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails.” SCHEDULE Narrative Journalism: Bringing a Story to Life Sunday, 10 a.m., Andrus Gerontology Center › Baldwin is the author of “You Lost Me There” and “Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down.” His next novel is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.SCHEDULE Fiction: Finding a New Normal Sunday, 1 p.m., Andrus Gerontology Center › Amster is president of Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises.A former editor at Pantheon and Vintage, she has been described in the L. Times as “a dogged prospector of the city’s literary talent.” Her clients include novelists Christopher Noxon, María Amparo Escandón and Joy Nicholson; Mac Arthur fellow Will Allen; Beard Award winner Kim Boyce; popular historian Margaret Leslie Davis; and best-selling research psychologist Elaine N. SCHEDULE Publishing: The Big Picture Saturday, a.m., Hancock Foundation › Anders is an American journalist, editor and fiction writer.