Sagest’s own sage Charley Allen will be part of a panel discussion during LitFest Pasadena, an annual two-day literary festival. “The Story Behind The Illustrated Story” panel will explore the collaborative process of creating illustrated books from the perspectives of authors, visual content creators, and a book producer/publisher. Other panelists include historian/biographer Elizabeth Pomeroy, children’s picture book author Kelly Nott, children’s picture book author Kerry Madden-Lunsford, and children’s book author/illustrator Chris Robertson. The discussion will be held on Sunday, May 19 from 3 to 4 pm at Vanessa’s Café in Arcade Lane (696 E Colorado Bl. , Pasadena) For full details on LitFest, visit the event website.
It’s Pasadena Showcase season!
Southern California doesn’t have seasons like other parts of the country. Sure, this winter has been particularly wet and there were some blink-and-you’d-miss-them snow flurries in a few pockets around Los Angeles. But when the sun comes out, so do the flip-flops and tank tops. March or May—it doesn’t matter. The way we know spring is on its way is when tickets go on sale for the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts’ annual fundraiser, the Pasadena Showcase House of Design. It’s the oldest, largest and most successful house and garden tours in the country. Funds raised support a diverse group of recipients from the Los Angeles Opera Company to…
Glen Dawson: Mountaineer and Bookman
We are proud to present a new title from Sagest! Order your copy from our online store. (Bookstores may contact Sagest for quantity orders or download the information sheet.) The book is also available at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena. Glen Dawson was born into a world of books, libraries, and mountain climbing, only seven years after his father opened Ernest Dawson’s Antique Book Shop on South Broadway in Los Angeles in 1905. His father would be his early mentor and his destiny was set, a destiny now engagingly told by Elizabeth Pomeroy. She invites you into his several worlds—and more—as she skillfully unpacks Glen’s remarkable life story, showing how his footprints…