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California’s Eastern Sierra

Eastern Sierra Book Festival

  • Sponsoring Partner: Southern Mono Historical Society
  • Dates: July 14, 2019
  • Address: 5489 Sherwin Creek Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Phone: (858) 205-9530

A FREE all-day celebration of books, reading, writing and publishing.  Sign up for the email list here.

Games and festivities and food! Free books and books for sale all day.

Meet the Authors! From 3-5 p.m. Chat and get books signed: David Woodruff, Robin Morning, David Carle, Debbie Boucher, Greg Gutierrez, Jennifer Crittenden, and many others
Come as your favorite literary character, and let us guess who you are.

Be on the lookout for writer Mary Austin and Stephen Willard, renowned artist of the Eastern Sierra, as well as some Shakespearean characters and a famous Father.

Story hour at 2 pm with new book Skierella and a drawing workshop.

Working Dogs of the Eastern Sierra will be there at 2 p.m. Come meet your heroes!

Speaking program:

10:30 a.m. Chris Platt, Mono County Librarian: "Books Can Change Your Life, No Matter Your Age"

11:00 a.m. Panel: “What Do Booksellers Look for in a Book?”

12:00 p.m. Teri Rider: “Update on Publishing Trends”

12:30 p.m. Panel: “How Did I Get My Book Published?”

1:30 p.m. A Surprise Visit from Mammoth’s Most Famous Artist, Stephen Willard

2-3 p.m. Story Hour with new book Skierella and a drawing workshop

2-3 p.m. Working Dogs of the Eastern Sierra

3-5 p.m. Meet the Authors!

Also, a publishing workshop will be held in the afternoon for authors.

Tables with resources for those who wish to write or publish available all day.


Under the Temple of Folly tent at the Mammoth Museum at Hayden Cabin
5489 Sherwin Creek Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA


Sponsored by Whistling Rabbit Press and hosted by the Southern Mono Historical Society. Book sales will benefit the Mammoth Museum. 


Eastern Sierra Book Festival