The “first” High Desert Book Festival, produced by Victor Valley Arts and Education Center, will be held at the Fifteenth Annual Victorville Fall Festival, 14343 Civic Drive, Victorville CA 92392. We will be located adjacent to the Food Court and City Hall. Victor Valley Arts is a local 501c3 nonprofit.
This Book Festival will feature free ticketed presentations by bestselling authors and Hollywood screenwriters, books for sale by our local High Desert writers, a Children’s Pavilion with nonstop storytelling, visiting exhibitors from other cities, and festival merchandise. Barnes & Noble will be setting up a mini bookstore
International bestselling writer Anne Perry, who has over 27 million books in print, is the featured presenter. Perry will share the stage with acclaimed novelist Victoria Zackheim, author of the novel The Bone Weaver and creator/editor of six anthologies.
The day’s presentations will begin with “The Young Screenwriters Panel.” Los Angeles screenwriters Brandon Broussard, Hudson Obayuwana and Jana Savage of MURDER Ink will discuss the collaborative screenwriting writing process, and producing their first feature film this summer with Netflix.
More information, a list of our exhibitors and other presenters is available on our website.