Festival of Books 2012

Full Schedule and Author Appearances Published Today

Passes to attend the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, taking place April 21 and 22, go on sale today at 10 a.m. While the event is free, enthusiasts who want to reserve tickets to see their favorite authors, purchase valet parking, and get a discount on tickets to the L.A. Times Book Prizes can do so by buying the $30 panel pass. Panel passes can be purchased through the Festival of Books website.

The Festival of Books is the nation’s largest book fair, with more than 500 authors participating. Noted writers scheduled to appear include children’s book author Judy Blume, bestselling novelist T.C. Boyle, mystery writer Robert Crais, and young adult author John Green. A complete list of authors who will be coming to the festival is now online.