Carolyn Kellogg

Writer

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

  • Finalists for 2016 Hugo Awards are named

    Finalists for 2016 Hugo Awards are named

    The finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced Tuesday online. The list is below. The final ballot to select this year’s winners will open in mid-May and will be open to all Attending, Young Adult and Supporting members of MidAmeriCon II. The...

  • Finalists for 2016 Hugo Awards are named

    Finalists for 2016 Hugo Awards are named

    The finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced Tuesday online.  The final ballot to select this year’s winners will open in mid-May and will be open to all Attending, Young Adult and Supporting members of MidAmeriCon II. The winners of the 2016...

  • Viet Thanh Nguyen wins the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for 'The Sympathizer'

    Viet Thanh Nguyen wins the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for 'The Sympathizer'

    Viet Thanh Nguyen took the Pulitzer Prize in fiction Monday for his debut novel, "The Sympathizer," published by Grove Press. Nguyen, a professor at the USC, is one of the L.A. Times' 10 critics at large. "Thanks for all your good wishes," Nguyen wrote on Facebook. "I double checked with real people...

  • World's best-selling author says that 'publishing' and 'innovation' belong in the same sentence

    World's best-selling author says that 'publishing' and 'innovation' belong in the same sentence

    James Patterson was awarded the L.A. Times Book Prize Innovator's Award at the L.A. Times Book Prizes on Saturday. This is a transcript of his acceptance speech. Hi, I’m Stephen King. [laughter] You know, it’s a long, long way from Newburgh, N.Y., where I grew up – which was recently voted the...

  • Juan Felipe Herrera's words of wisdom: You. Have. A. Beautiful. Voice.

    Juan Felipe Herrera's words of wisdom: You. Have. A. Beautiful. Voice.

    Juan Felipe Herrera was awarded the L.A. Times Book Prize Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement at the LA Times Book Prizes on Sat., April 9. This is a transcript of his acceptance speech. Thank you so much. Muchas gracias. I am humbled by this. I want to thank Robert Kirsch’s legacy and...

  • Introducing the L.A. Times Critics-at-Large

    Introducing the L.A. Times Critics-at-Large

    Meet the new Critics-at-Large for our books pages. These 10 writers have beautiful voices, brilliant minds, critical insights and strong opinions. We are delighted that they will share them with us. We see books as being more than something that sits on a shelf (although they are that, enduringly)....

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