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Happy Hanukkah!

By Joy Bennett

November 28, 2013 | 5:18 am

Photo courtesy lemonvilleunited.ca

Wishing all my readers (both of them!) a wonderful and warm Hanukkah, and Happy Thanksgiving!  We all have so much to be grateful for. May your table be filled with warmth, smiles, and laughter, and may the years draw friends and family even closer, held in the Light of God's love.

  • Annette Bening at AFI FEST 2013

    By Joy Bennett

    November 15, 2013 | 7:09 pm

    Annette Bening, photo by Joy Bennett

    This past week the venerable AFI Fest 2013 has been going on, one of the most important film festivals around. Tuesday night I was fortunate enough to see Annette Bening at a panel discussing her work and life with Arie Posin, the writer... read on

  • The Breeders’ Cup

    By Joy Bennett

    November 4, 2013 | 1:30 pm

    Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California, November 2, 2013, photo by Joy Bennett

    Last Saturday I was thrilled to be given press access to the Breeders’ Cup Horse races at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.  The Breeders’ Cup Classic is the largest purse of any horse race in... read on

  • Erica Jong!

    By Joy Bennett

    November 2, 2013 | 7:11 am

    Author Erica Jong, photo by Joy Bennett

    Erica Jong is one of those iconic writers whose work has literally changed the world.  Her most famous book, Fear of Flying, has sold 20 million copies worldwide.  So I jumped at the chance to cover her reading and talk with Susan... read on

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  • The Power of Photography

    By Joy Bennett

    October 27, 2013 | 1:28 pm

    Exhibits at the Annenberg Space for Photography

    Last Wednesday afternoon we attended the Media Preview of the spectacular new exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography.  ‘The Power of Photography’ exhibit celebrates the remarkable photography from National Geographic’s... read on

  • The Magiker is Magic!

    By Joy Bennett

    October 23, 2013 | 5:24 pm

    Author Charles Dennis (left) and cast of the reading of The Magiker,
    October 22, 2013, Sportsmen's Lodge, Studio City, CA, photo by Joy Bennett

    Yesterday I attended a wonderful book reading of The Magiker, a new novel by Charles Dennis.  This is the latest novel from this... read on

  • Beverly Hills Literary Escape

    By Joy Bennett

    October 22, 2013 | 6:36 am

    Author Michael Cunningham (center left) at Beverly Hills Literary Escape, Beverly Hils, CA, October 19, 2013, photo by Joy Bennett

    Last weekend I had one of the most pleasurable literary experiences ever.  I was invited to cover the Beverly Hills Literary Escape, put on by... read on

  • A Night to Remember:  PEN Awards Dinner

    By Joy Bennett

    October 16, 2013 | 11:37 am

    Governor Jerry Brown Photo by Joy Bennett

    Monday night I went to one of the most exciting events this writer has ever covered.  It was the PEN Center USA’s Literary Awards Festival held at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on October 14, 2013.  PEN Center USA’S... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Joy Bennett lives in Santa Monica, California and is the author of Under a Quarter Moon, a poetry and short story collection; and a novel called Cruise.  She has also been...

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