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10 authors named L.A. Times Critics at Large, will contribute to Books section

10 authors named L.A. Times Critics at Large, will contribute to Books section

The Times has assembled a panel of distinguished and diverse writers who will regularly contribute to the Books section. 

The 10 authors who make up the Los Angeles Times Cultural Critics At Large have published works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. They have won dozens of prizes. A majority have deep connections to Southern California, even though they hail from four different nations.

They will help expand the literary conversation, challenging ideas and broadening readers' understanding of literature and culture within the contemporary moment. They will write essays, cultivate a conversation with readers and, occasionally,...

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