About Day of Authors
THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE 2016 DAY OF AUTHORS!
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT OUR 25th DAY OF AUTHORS, MARCH 25, 2017!
We are looking forward to seeing you at our 25th A Day of Authors on Saturday March 25, 2017. Our main speakers and break-out authors will be available to sign books throughout the day.
Each spring, ALPHA has hosted A Day of Authors, where prominent authors inform and entertain more than 550 book lovers. Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, biographer A. Scott Berg, Elizabeth George, Jane Smiley, Janet Fitch, Lisa See, John Lescroart, Aimee Bender, J.A. Jance, Anne Cherian, T. Jefferson Parker and many others have spoken at A Day of Authors.
Along with speakers, the day includes a continental breakfast, a delicious served lunch, terrific raffle prizes, some wonderful items in a silent auction, access to hundreds of fantastic books and book signings with all of our authors!
Proceeds from this fundraising event benefit the following community groups: St. Jude Medical Center’s “Healthy Beginnings'” Tiny Togs Program, providing clothing to children from infancy through age 3; Operation School Bell (a national program) readying needy children for school–ALPHA contributes backpacks and the reading books for this program; Santa’s Closet, supporting Assistance league-Fullerton with funding for gift cards to low income families with children for the holidays; McKinney-Vento Toiletry Project, donating needed toiletries to homeless families with children; and Special Families – Emergency Needs, which provides services, furniture, and equipment to special needs children and their families.
We look forward to seeing you there!