Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library



Author Jacqueline Holland and her latest novel, The Mystery Writer

Interview With an Author: Sulari Gentill

April 11, 2024

After setting out to study astrophysics, graduating in law and then abandoning her legal career to write books, Sulari Gentill now grows French black truffles on her farm in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains of Au

Author Justinian Huang and his debut novel, The Emperor and the Endless Palace

Interview With an Author: Justinian Huang

April 04, 2024

Born to immigrants in Monterey Park, California, Justinian Huang studied English at Pomona College and screenwriting at the University of Oxford.

Author Sophie Wan and her debut novel, Women of Good Fortune

Interview With an Author: Sophie Wan

March 28, 2024

Sophie Wan is a Bay Area native who is now battling the winters in Philadelphia. She graduated from UC Berkeley and spends far too much time drafting emails and drinking tea.

Author Shubnum Khan and her debut novel, The Djinn Waits a Hundred Years

Interview With an Author: Shubnum Khan

March 21, 2024

Shubnum Khan is a South African author and artist.

Author Izzy Wasserstein and her debut novel, These Fragile Graces, This Fugitive Heart

Interview With an Author: Izzy Wasserstein

March 14, 2024

Izzy Wasserstein is a queer, trans woman who teaches writing and literature. She was born and raised in Kansas and received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico.

Author Kacen Callender and their latest novel, Infinity Alchemist

Interview With an Author: Kacen Callender

February 22, 2024

Kacen Callender is the bestselling and award-winning author of multiple novels for children, teens, and adults, including the Stonewall Honor Book,

Author Gareth Brown and his debut novel, The Book of Doors

Interview With an Author: Gareth Brown

February 15, 2024

Gareth Brown wanted to be a writer from a very young age, and he completed his first novel as a teenager.

Author Douglas Preston and his latest novel, Fourteen Days

Interview With an Author: Douglas Preston

February 08, 2024

Douglas Preston is an author of thirty-nine books of both non-fiction and fiction, of which thirty-two have been New York Times bestsellers.