Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library



Author Willy Vlautin and his newest novel, The Night Always Comes

Interview With an Author: Willy Vlautin

April 01, 2021

Willy Vlautin is the author of five novels: The Motel Life, which was made into a film starring Dakota Fanning, Emile Hersh, and Stephen Dorff;

Author Grant Farley and his first novel, Bones of a Saint

Interview With an Author: Grant Farley

March 25, 2021

Grant Farley worked as an English teacher for over twenty-five years and has taught at a Santa Monica alternative school, a barrio junior high, and a Marine Science magnet in San Pedro.

Author Sylvain Neuvel and his latest novel, A History of What Comes Next

Interview With an Author: Sylvain Neuvel

March 18, 2021

Sylvain Neuvel is the author of The Themis Files trilogy and the novella The Test.

Author Olivia Campbell and her first book, Women in White Coats

Interview With an Author: Olivia Campbell

March 11, 2021

Olivia Campbell is a journalist and author specializing in medicine and women; her work has appeared in The Guardian and The Washington Post, New York Magazine, and The Cut, among others.

Author Sarah Lagan and her latest novel, Good Neighbor

Interview With an Author: Sarah Langan

February 25, 2021

Sarah Langan, a Columbia MFA graduate with an MS in environmental toxicology, is a three-time recipient of the Bram Stoker Award. One of her previous novels, The Keeper, was a New York Times Editors’ Pick.

Author Victoria Gosling and her debut novel, Before the Ruins

Interview With an Author: Victoria Gosling

February 19, 2021

Victoria Gosling grew up in Wiltshire, England, and studied English Literature at Manchester University. She is the founder of The Reader Berlin, hosting salon nights in Berlin and writers’ retreats in Greece and Italy. She also organizes The Berlin Writing Prize.

Author Anne Youngson and her latest novel, The Narrowboat Summer

Interview With an Author: Anne Youngson

February 16, 2021

Anne Youngson is retired and lives in Oxfordshire. She has two children and three grandchildren to date. Her debut novel, Meet Me at the Museum, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.

Author Serena Burdick and her latest book, Find Me in Havana

Interview With an Author: Serena Burdick

February 11, 2021

Serena Burdick graduated from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in California before moving to New York City to pursue a degree in English Literature at Brooklyn College.

Author C.S. Malerich and her latest novella, The Factory Witches of Lowell

Interview With an Author: C.S. Malerich

February 04, 2021

C.S. Malerich is the author of the novel Fire & Locket. In addition to writing, she has taught mythology to undergrads at the University of Maryland and pursued interests in folklore, cultural studies, and public health, sometimes all at once.

Author T.A. Willberg and her debut novel, Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder

Interview With an Author: T.A. Willberg

January 28, 2021

T.A. Willberg was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and holds a chiropractic master's degree from Durban University of Technology. She currently lives in Malta with her partner.