Los Angeles Times

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

  • Cthulhu for your Christmas tree and other book news

    Cthulhu for your Christmas tree and other book news

    What's happening in the world of books? Here's the latest. It's a Cthulhu Christmas: Do you prefer horror to angels, monsters over the Virgin Mary? 2015 is here for you. H.P. Lovecraft's most terrifying creation, Cthulhu, is now a Christmas tree topper. The dreaded Cthulhu is folded and perched,...

  • Holiday books: Great reading for the season

    Holiday books: Great reading for the season

    Check out our holiday book picks: 148 books that will please and delight, engage and soothe, intrigue, invigorate and inspire. It’s the season for giving, for getting -- and for reading. Read more: Get your holiday party conversation started with books on Woody Allen, Donald Trump – and poetry?...

  • Get your holiday party conversation started with books on Woody Allen, Donald Trump - and poetry?

    Get your holiday party conversation started with books on Woody Allen, Donald Trump - and poetry?

    The holidays are considered a time of peace and harmony. Inside, we have heaps of books — more than 100 — to please and delight, to give as gifts that engage and soothe, intrigue, invigorate and inspire. But before we get to that, we wanted to share some books of the season that are more controversial,...

  • Journalist Jorge Ramos to publish new book, 'Take a Stand'

    Journalist Jorge Ramos to publish new book, 'Take a Stand'

    Television journalist and author Jorge Ramos will publish his new book, "Take a Stand," in March. The book, subtitled "Lessons from Rebels," is to be published simultaneously in English and Spanish (as "Sin Meido"). As the lead anchor of Univision's nightly news, host of the Spanish-language network's...

  • Julianne Moore signs on to adaptation of Brian Selznick's 'Wonderstruck'

    Julianne Moore signs on to adaptation of Brian Selznick's 'Wonderstruck'

    Brian Selznick's bestselling book "Wonderstruck" is headed to movie screens, and Julianne Moore has signed on to the project, Deadline reports. Selznick's hefty illustrated children's books have earned him an adoring fan following. "Wonderstruck," published in 2011, followed 2007's "The Invention...

  • Branch library to be dedicated to Wanda Coleman

    Branch library to be dedicated to Wanda Coleman

    The Los Angeles Public Library will dedicate its Ascot Branch library to poet Wanda Coleman later this month. Coleman, who died in 2013, was considered Los Angeles' "unofficial poet laureate"; friends, fans and family had advocated for a permanent remembrance. Coleman's poetry, full of creative...

  • Don DeLillo's new novel, 'Zero K,' announced

    Don DeLillo's new novel, 'Zero K,' announced

    This week, Don DeLillo will accept the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters -- its lifetime achievement award -- at the National Book Awards. But that doesn't mean the author has stopped writing. On Monday, Scribner announced that DeLillo's next novel,...

  • Fernando del Paso wins prestigious Cervantes Prize

    Fernando del Paso wins prestigious Cervantes Prize

    Mexican author Fernando del Paso was awarded the Cervantes Prize on Thursday. The $135,000 award is the most prestigious Spanish-language literary prize. The 80-year-old writer is known best worldwide for the massive and ambitious "Palinuro of Mexico." The book was published in Spain in 1977, in...

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