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Carolyn Kellogg

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Carolyn Kellogg is book editor of the Los Angeles Times. She is a recipient of the paper’s editorial award and she is a vice president of the board of the National Book Critics Circle. Kellogg has served as editor of LAist.com, web editor of Marketplace and has been widely published. She has an MFA in creative writing and a bachelor's degree from USC.

Recent Articles

  • A second Amazon brick-and-mortar bookstore is coming -- to San Diego

    A second Amazon brick-and-mortar bookstore is coming -- to San Diego

    Amazon's second brick-and-mortar bookstore will open in San Diego this summer, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The final sign of the bookstore was just that — a sign. Signage over construction in the University Towne Center Mall in San Diego reads, "Coming this summer — Amazon books." Last...

  • Hachette to acquire Perseus' publishing arm, finally

    Hachette to acquire Perseus' publishing arm, finally

    Hachette will acquire Perseus' publishing arm, both publishers announced Tuesday. The deal is the culmination of an effort that started and was stopped in 2014 when details proved too complicated. Now things have been simplified by separating Perseus' publishing business from its distribution business....

  • L.A. Times Book Prizes will honor Juan Felipe Herrera, James Patterson; finalists announced

    L.A. Times Book Prizes will honor Juan Felipe Herrera, James Patterson; finalists announced

    Leading the L.A. Times Book Prizes announced Tuesday are U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, who will be presented with the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, and bestselling author James Patterson, recipient of the Innovator’s Award for his work to inspire a lifelong love of reading...

  • Novelist Umberto Eco dies at 84; wrote 'Name of the Rose' and 'Foucault's Pendulum'

    Novelist Umberto Eco dies at 84; wrote 'Name of the Rose' and 'Foucault's Pendulum'

    Umberto Eco, an Italian novelist and intellectual of worldwide renown who imbued his work with humor and scholarship and whose novel “The Name of the Rose” became a global phenomenon, has died, his American publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt confirmed late Friday afternoon. He was 84. Eco was...

  • Allen Ginsberg's poem 'Spring night at four a.m.'

    Allen Ginsberg's poem 'Spring night at four a.m.'

    “Spring night four a.m.” from Allen Ginsberg's "Wait Till I'm Dead: Uncollected Poems," reviewed for the Los Angeles Times by Craig Teicher. [Poem]Spring night four a.m.Garbage lurks by the glass windowsTwo guys light a matchSmoke rolls over Eighth Street whereSpade queens walk lipsticked looking...

  • Exclusive: YALLWest teen book festival announces 2016 lineup

    Exclusive: YALLWest teen book festival announces 2016 lineup

    YALLWest is coming, and if that doesn't mean anything to you, you're not a teen reader. Now in its second year, YALLWest is a book festival targeted at teens -- although it won't turn away grownups who like YA books, and younger readers are invited too. Set for Santa Monica April 30-May 1, festival...

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