43rd  Annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Tickets

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43rd Annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Tickets

43rd Annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes

By Los Angeles Times

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Friday, April 21 · 7pm PDT


Bovard Auditorium USC Campus 3551 Trousdale Parkway Los Angeles, CA 90089

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes are dedicated to discovering new voices and celebrating the highest quality of writing across the spectrum of book publishing. For over four decades, the program has recognized outstanding literary works published in fiction, history, poetry, biography, young adult literature, science and technology, and more.

The prizes showcase and amplify the careers of diverse writers and each year, the prize honorees play a vital and prestigious part of the annual Festival of Books, the nation’s largest book event.

Join us on Friday, April 21, 2023 to celebrate the best work in literature!


General Admission: Includes Balcony seating in Bovard Auditorium for the Book Prize Ceremony.

VIP: Upgrade your experience at the Book Prizes festivities by becoming a VIP! This package includes Orchestra seating in Bovard Auditorium for the ceremony and entrance to the exclusive After-party immediately following the ceremony.

Downey Way Parking Structure Parking is $20.

For a complete list of finalists, please visit the Book Prizes Website.

Support the L.A. Times Book Prizes

The Christopher Isherwood and Ray Bradbury Foundations both support prizes in the program – in autobiographical fiction/nonfiction and science fiction/fantasy respectively. These awards extend and preserve the literary legacies of both writers.

You can support the Book Prizes through our community fund here. Make sure to select “LA Times Book Prizes” as the project when making your donation.

Covid Guidelines and Assumption of Risk

If you or anyone within your group has or is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, we ask you to please stay home to ensure the health and safety of our audience and staff. Face coverings are encouraged for all attendees. By voluntarily attending this event, you acknowledge the following:

Attending the event includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to COVID-19. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of illness does exist; and

You knowingly and freely assume all such risks related to illness and infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, and release Los Angeles Times and its affiliate partners of liability; and

You hereby knowingly assume the risk of injury, harm and loss associated with the activity, including any injury, harm and loss caused by the negligence, fault or conduct of any kind on the part of the Released Parties.

Thank You To Our Prize Presenters

About the organizer

$20 – $75